Government says it has now reached to 28 rural sites out of the 136 targeted for mobile towers intended to connect people in the rural setups where mobile companies are yet to reach them.
On June 7, 2020 the media fraternity was saddened with the passing of veteran Journalist Dr Tikhala Chibwana. He was a man that championed the promotion of the media industry particularly mentoring women to take up leadership positions not only in Malawi but in Africa as a whole.
The Malawi Energy Regulatory Authority (MERA) has donated 43 million kwacha worth of Covid-19 preventive items to fuel transporters, Blantyre, Lilongwe and Mzimba north District Health Offices.
Silver Strikers Football Club and some players it released are in a contractual row with the latter alleging that the club is reluctant to clear them.
Blantyre Synod of the CCAP through its education department with funding from Save the Children Malawi, is training a total of 60 teachers in special needs education in Neno district in a bid to make inclusive education achievable.
As effects of climate change continue to haunt people, authorities in Phalombe have expressed worry over lack of interest by people living in flood prone areas to access safer house construction guidelines when constructing their houses.
Tobacco Commission says will from Monday June 15, 2020 start allowing the presence of commercial growers and a representative for local small holder growers during the sale of tobacco following various consultations.
MISA Malawi has commended government for removing tax on radio and television broadcasting equipment, with a plea for government to consider scrapping off duty on newsprint and setting of the date for the implementation of the Access To Information ATI Act.
Following heavy and storm rains that fell on 27th May this year in Neno district and devastated over 157 people, the Red Cross Society in Neno district has come to the rescue of the affected with temporary shelter materials as the affected await to construct their own permanent houses.
Health authorities in Machinga have asked partners supporting in the fight against spread of Covid 19 in the district to first consult health facilities on the things the facilities need to be able to respond to the pandemic as confirmed corona virus cases continues to rise.
UNICEF with support from the Chinese Government has donated one motorcycle and nine bicycles to the Mulanje District Social Welfare Office to enhance its response to violence against children.
Financial Access for Rural Markets, Smallholders and Enterprise (FARMSE) has called upon ultra-poor households who are beneficiaries of Social Cash Transfer Program (SCTP) to explore other economic activities for sustainability of their livelihoods after graduating from the program.
Health Authorities in Mangochi have asked people who don’t have correct information on Covid 19 to stay quite than giving out wrong information, saying such will be more ruinous.