669 Girls Indulge in Unsafe Abortions in Phalombe

Health authorities in Phalombe say 669 girls out of 4, 123 who were impregnated in 2021 alone, procured unsafe abortions.

Land Wrangle Ensues in Machinga

A Land ownership wrangle of Mgodi estate area has erupted between local chiefs and district council authorities in Machinga as the chiefs allege that the authorities are illegally selling plots around the estate which was given to the communities by government.

Fredokiss Eyes 10, 000 Youths in Job Creation Initiative

Fredokiss, real name Penjani Kaluwa, has disclosed his ambition to train 10, 000 young people in blockchain and technology in a drive to create jobs for them.

Thyolo District Council Turns to CDF for School Fees

Thyolo District Council says it is banking hope on 10 percent of the increased Constituency Development Fund (CDF) to bail out needy students who are at the verge of dropping out due to school fees.

Govt to fill skills gap for Tea Industry

Minister of Labour Vera Kamtukule says government will set up a skills programme which she says will help to produce relevant workforce for the tea industry in the next three years.

Evidence Action Installs Chlorine Dispensers in Neno

Evidence Action has initiated a three-year project in Neno district where it is installing chlorine dispensers in all water sources to minimize waterborne diseases.

Rotarians Charged to Act Ahead of DISCON 2022

Rotary International Governor for District 9210, Victor Mensah, from Zambia, has called on Rotarians not to relax but to do more in being change makers and deliver impact to communities.

50 Disaster Surviving Families Need Food in MHG

About 50 Tropical Storm Ana surviving families from Kwilinde village under Traditional Authority Sitola in Machinga say they feel neglected as they are battling hunger.

Thyolo Flood Survivors Urged to Reconstruct Strong Houses

Flood survivors in Thyolo have been urged to rebuild strong structures which would withstand harsh climatic shocks.

Industry Dares Varsities on Practical Knowledge

Employers have challenged institutions of higher learning to not only focus on theory but practical skills so that they produce highly skilled professionals Malawi needs now to beef up the workforce for the much-touted transformation.

Mulanje District Council Hailed on LAPA

The Civil Society Network in Mulanje has hailed the district council for emerging as the best performing council in the implementation of District Development Fund (DDF) projects in the 2020/2021 financial year.

3 Arrested for Alleged Theft of Rail Materials

Police at Luchenza in Thyolo have arrested three people in connection to the theft rail materials along Limbe-Sandama railway line valued at K3.8 million.

WASHTED for Sustainable Renewable Energy

The Centre for Water, Sanitation Health and Appropriate Technology Development (WASHTED) at the Malawi University of Business Studies and Applied Sciences (MUBAS) in conjunction with University of Strathclyde and Rural Energy Access through Social Enterprise (EASE) project partners, says there is need for collaborated effort to promote sustainable renewable technologies in marginalized rural communities in Malawi.

Digital Equipment Prices Chocking Access to Digital Signals

Malawi Communications Regulatory Authority (MACRA) has conceded that high cost of digital equipment is affecting people's access to digital broadcasting signals.

Communities Blamed for Failing to Enforce Forestry Bylaws

Forestry authorities in Chikwawa have bemoaned failure by communities to adhere and enforce newly formed laws to fight illegal activities that are causing massive damage to the environment.

District Councils' ICT Officers Incapacitated to Update UBR

Government has admitted that inadequate capacity by district council Information and Communication Technology (ICT) officers to manage vibrant ICT ecosystem is affecting the effective implementation of the Unified Beneficiary Registry (UBR) rolled out five years ago to minimize duplication of social protection interventions.

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