Maranatha Girls Cheer Freddy Survivors
Students from Maranatha Girls have reached out to 40 households that were displaced by Cyclone Freddy at Nkolokoti camp in Blantyre with relief items worth K2 million.
Mount Meru K3.5m worth cooking oil to Freddy Survivors
Mount Meru has donated 1 ton of cooking oil worth K3.5 million to the Department of Disaster and Management Affairs.
Tz Bails Out Malawi with Military and Humanitarian Aid
The Republic of Tanzania has deployed 94 soldiers, 59 of whom are combat engineers who will restore and rehabilitate infrastructure destroyed by Cyclone Freddy in the southern region.
Youth Advocacy Key in Ending Child Marriages and Harmful Practices
The Parent and Child Health Initiative through UNICEF has emphasized the need for the youths in the country to be ambassadors of change in areas of Child Marriages and Gender Based Violence.
Ligowe Community Confiscates Maize from Vendors
Villagers around Ligowe ADMARC depot in Neno district have on Friday evening, confiscated 30 bags of maize suspected to have been bought dubiously at the depot by a Mwanza based vendor.
Oxfam Malawi Targets 15, 500 TCF Survivors in 3 Districts
Oxfam-Malawi has rolled out its first Tropical Cyclone Freddy humanitarian response targeting 15,500 households in three districts of Phalombe, Nsanje and Chikwawa with unconditional multipurpose cash transfer to the families.
Female Bankers Challenged on Leadership Roles
Bankers Association of Malawi Executive Director of Corporate Affairs of the Reserve Bank of Malawi Mercy Kumbatira said it is worrisome to note that women still hold the minority of leadership roles as compared to men.
Nsanje DC Vows to Protect Cyclone Freddy Humanitarian Support
Nsanje District Commissioner, Dominic Mwandira, has implored Cyclone Freddy survivors whose houses were not damaged by floods to stay away from camps so the support which is being provided only benefits the homeless.
MOMA Power Interconnector Project Works Commences
The Mozambique – Malawi (MOMA) power interconnection deal with Mozambique is expected to materialize by December this year 2023, following the commencement of construction work for towers to carry the 400KV lines from Mathambo power station to Phombeya in Balaka.
Raise Health Sector Budget to Avoid Collapse - Experts Warn
The Malawi government continues grappling to meet the Abuja declaration on allocation of 15 % of its national budget to health financing, 20 years after its adoption, a development experts describe as a signal of lack of commitment.
Banana Planting, A Step Towards Curbing Disasters – Chilima
Vice President Saulos Chilima has called on communities in Thyolo to embrace banana farming as a way to prevent future disasters.
World Bank to Improve Water, Sanitation in Blantyre
The World Bank has approved about K146 billion ($1m) for Malawi to help the country improve water and sanitation services and solid waste management services in the commercial city of Blantyre.
Cyclone Survivors Need Long-term Food Security
The Greenbelt Authority has called on stakeholders to consider putting in place long term measures that would ensure people affected by Cyclone Freddy are food secure, including winter farming as soon as the waters subside.
Centenary Bank Pledges to Invade Rural Malawi
Newcomer in the Malawi banking sector Centenary Bank has promised to establish its presence in rural areas which are not fully utilising at the moment, offering microfinance services to communities there.
Chakwera Calls for Unity to Restore Malawi after Cyclone Freddy
President Lazarus Chakwera has called on Malawians not to politicise the effects of Cyclone Freddy but work together to achieve a greater length in restoring the country back to its economic functioning state.
NGO Dares Stakeholders on Human Trafficking
Duty bearers in Nkhata-Bay have been challenged to fight human trafficking by reporting such cases and sensitising communities about the evil practice.