Forex Challenge Affecting Importation of Pesticides and Storage Facilities
Forex shortage has forced the Ministry of Agriculture to encourage farmers to use the sacks that protect crops from pests as government is exploring ways to improve the availability currently hampering suppliers from importing pesticides and storage facilities.
Othakarhaka Responds to Cyclone Freddy in Mulanje
A Mulanje based NGO, Othakarhaka Foundation on Monday made a donation of MK5 million worth of relief food and non-food items to Cyclone Freddy affected households in Mulanje.
JTI Launches Promotion, Farmers Expect To Produce More Food
Japan Tobacco International insists that the only way to achieve food security and economic independence among farmers is if the tobacco law is reviewed so that companies can be allowed to give farmers fertilizer for non-tobacco crops.
Man Jailed 7 Years for Forging Banknotes
Lilongwe Principal Resident Magistrate Court has convicted and sentenced 24-year-old Yamikani Mkuluwika to seven years in prison for making fake banknotes.
ICC Set for Fresh Probe on Nsundwe Rape Saga
The Independent Complaints Commission (ICC), an agency that looks into the conduct of the police, is set to start a fresh probe in May on women and girls who were allegedly raped by police officers in some parts of Lilongwe.
Malawi Red Cross Society President Visits Neno
The Malawi Red Cross Society president Innocent Majiya has today, Monday, paid a courtesy call to the office of the Neno District Commissioner for the first time since Cyclone Freddy struck.
Old Mutual Impressed with "Kuitsata Pension Yanu" Campaign
Old Mutual (Malawi) has expressed satisfaction with strides made in its "Kuitsata Pension Yanu" campaign launched in October last year.
Smallholder Cotton Farmers Concerned with Seed Prices
In Balaka, cotton farmers have decried the hike in cotton seed prices in the previous year and poor prices on the market as a set back to the farming.
Govt Constructs 13 Houses for Traditional Leaders Since 2019
Government has cited price escalation of construction materials and a 25 percent devaluation of the Kwacha as some of the factors that have delayed the completion of 70 houses for paramount and senior chiefs in the country.
CDEDI Concerned with Road Maintenance Work in Thyolo
Centre for Democracy and Economic Development Initiatives (CDEDI) Executive Director, Sylvester Namiwa, has asked authorities to intervene on the maintenance works near Nkhwakhazi bridge along Limbe-Thyolo-Muloza road, describing it as "a death trap."
Low Funding to MIE Worries Parliament
Parliamentary Committee on Education has expressed concern over shortage of financial support to the Malawi Institute of Education (MIE), saying it is affecting their operations.
JB Calls For Unity Amid Cyclone Freddy
Former president, Dr. Joyce Banda says Malawians should utilize Cyclone Freddy period to end divisions emanating from political affiliations, ethnical, religious and tribal differences among themselves.
BSLD Appeals for More Donations
A Balaka based charity organizations Better Standard of Living Development (BSLD), says it will continue supporting the underprivileged in communities.
MDI First Cohort Graduates
Mulanje Development Institute (MDI) on Friday graduated its first cohort with a call for the graduates to utilize skills and knowledge acquired during their two year stay at the college.
BCM Reaches Flood Survivors In PE and CZ
The Baptist Convention of Malawi (BCM) says Christians have a role to play in ensuring that people affected by the devastating effects of Tropical Cyclone Freddy are reached with physical and spiritual needs.
NFRA Ready to Store 2023 Maize Harvest Ready to Store 2023 Maize Harvest
The National Food Reserve Agency (NFRA) says it is ready to store this year's harvest after completing the maintenance works for the 12-year malfunctioning Luchenza and Mzuzu metallic silos.