A psychologist and a child rights activist have sounded an SoS over reports of increasing drug abuse among children.
Teacher trainees at Lilongwe Teachers’ Training College run amuck Monday morning when police fired teargas to disperse an otherwise peaceful assembly.
Angry communities and Civil Society members in Mzimba on Sunday blocked Admarc from transferring maize from their main depot in the district to other unknown destinations saying the district is also affected by the hunger situation.
For nearly three months now, Likoma district (comprising Likoma and Chisumulu islands on Lake Malawi) has operated without a District Health Officer in office.
The auditor general’s investigative report on farm machinery procurement under the India Line of Credit has revealed that about K143 million had been collected but there is no evidence indicating that the proceeds were banked.
Judge Dorothy Nyakaunda has called for an inter-parte hearing after reviewing the file from Zomba Magistrate’s Court where magistrate Benedicto Chitsakamire quashed a warrant of arrest of business mogul, Dr. Thomson Mpinganjira, in the alleged judge shopping case.
Investigations into alleged abuse of public funds in local councils will begin in February now that the office has received submissions from all the districts.
President Peter Mutharika is, reportedly, ‘dismayed’ by allegations that some people were making attempts to bribe five constitutional court judges with intention to have them sway verdict in a particular direction in the presidential election case underway.
Education minister Dr. Susuwele Banda says learners in schools in the country are taking after civil society organization approaches to getting authority attention.
A local organization operating in Dowa has found that there is stigma inflicted on school-going adolescent girls, especially when they are in menstruation, and that this is another factor fueling a sharp rise in school dropouts in the district.
The Forestry Department says it is struggling to ensure a higher survival rate of trees planted each year due to poor management as only 35 per cent are surviving.
In Chikwawa district, where people have not been spared the whip of hunger this season, traditional leaders are reporting situations beckoning rapid response.
Communities in Chitipa have vowed not to allow MRA staff return to Mbirima Border Post to resume tax collection until their demand on upgrading of Chitipa/Mbirima road is fulfilled.
A commissioner of the Malawi Electoral Commission MEC says use of correction fluid "tippex" will not be allowed in management of results in Lilongwe South Constituency by-elections, scheduled for Thursday next week.