Boy Spends 4 Months in Police Cell Despite Court Bail
A boy aged 17 has been in police custody at Lilongwe Police Station for close to four months now against provisions of the Child Care, Protection and Justice Act of 2010, Zodiak Online can reveal.
Experts Differ on Male Oriented Cholera Prevention Campaign
As the cholera outbreak still rages on in the country, experts have differed on the need for the country to devise a male oriented cholera prevention awareness campaign.
Immigration Dept Suspends Passports Printing
Some Malawians working in South Africa and beyond who returned for holidays are fearing for their jobs following the prolonged stay owing to the slowdown in passport printing at the Immigration Department.
Nsanje Girls Demand Protection
Girls in the area of Traditional Authority Chimombo in Nsanje district have made an emotional appeal to authorities to engage an extra gear on girl child protection endeavors.
Govt Wants Changed VDCs
Government says there is a need to change the village development committees (VDCs) across the country whose tenure expired two years ago amid reports of alleged corruption on social protection programmes.
Nsanje District Hospital Patients Shot in the Arm
A charity organization, Davies Fundraising, has bailed out 50 patients at Nsanje District Hospital with a donation of food and non-food items.
Child Rights Activist Tips Govt on Child Labor
Child rights activist, Memory Ngosi Chisenga, has asked government to enhance monitoring of child labour hotspot areas to address issues of child labor as farmers start processing tobacco in readiness for the opening of this year’s selling season.
T/A Mchinguza Warns Chiefs on Child Marriages
Traditional Authority Mchinguza of Machinga has threatened to remove from positions chiefs who are aiding perpetrators of child marriages to escape into neighboring Mozambique, saying it is affecting efforts to end the vice in the area.
Haiya Vies for SULOM Top Seat
Nyasa Big Bullets Vice President, Fleetwood Haiya, has declared his candidacy for the Super League of Malawi (SULOM) Presidency at the February 25, 2023 elections to be held in Mangochi.
MDF Bills Non-Payment Affects CRWB Operations
Central Region Water Board (CRWB) has bemoaned the tendency of some government entities that do not pay water bills which have now accumulated to K4.6 billion by the close of 2022, a development which affects operations.
CHREAA Demands Tabling and Passing of Prison Bill
State human rights organs and the Centre for Human Rights Education, Advice and Assistance (CHREAA) have demanded the immediate tabling of the Prison Bill in the February sitting of parliament, (a bill) which they feel has gathered dust on the shelves for about ten years now.
Cholera Deaths Worry Health Experts
Health Experts have raised a red flag on the country's cholera death cases after they hit a record near 1000, signifying the worst outbreak to hit the country in two decades.
Three Sentenced to 7 Years IHL For Robbery In Lilongwe
The Mapuyu Second Grade Magistrate court in Lilongwe, has convicted and sentenced three men to 7 years imprisonment with hard labour for the offence of robbery.
MW Requests Additional 7.6 Million Cholera Vaccine Doses
Malawi has requested for additional 7.6 million cholera vaccine doses from the World Health Organization (WHO), as the ministry of health has run out of stock.
Industrial Hemp Farmers in Thyolo Accuse CRA, USCA
Some industrial hemp farmers in Thyolo have accused the Cannabis Regulatory Authority (CRA) and an off-taker, United States Cannabis Association in Malawi (USCA) of dumping them despite the agreement to buy their hemp.
7 Suspects Arrested in Thyolo Murder Case
Four men have been arrested in Thyolo on suspicion that they defiled and killed a 12-year-old school girl last week on Tuesday.