A district mapping exercise conducted by the NGO Board in Ntcheu on operations of organizations there has revealed that a majority are working in areas with easy accessibility living out the hard-to-reach areas.
The Ntcheu district health office says it registered at least 5,000 teen pregnancies in 2020, which is a sharp increase from about 1, 200 in the previous year.
The Malawi Council for the Handicapped (MACOHA) says provision of vibrant skills development and employment opportunities can assist to curb availability of persons with disabilities (PWDs) begging in the country's cities.
Some Malawians have expressed interest to develop a new low-cost passenger airline and make it affordable for Malawians and serving domestic flights within the country on routes that have not been served in recent times.
The spokesperson for the group Mr. John Mkumba has confirmed the development to Zodiak online.
"The company will create jobs in all airports in Malawi, we will look at bringing back Malawian pilots and we shall also make direct flights from places like Mzuzu to other neighboring countries in the future," said Mkumba.
Mkumba said the group will obtain a license by the fourth quarter of 2021 and commence flights between Lilongwe, Blantyre, and Mzuzu.
He added that the airline will be able to provide safe, reliable, and affordable air transport to travelers and also provide an important boost to the national economy.
The Inspector General of Police, Dr. George Kainja, says the general public should expect more arrests of corrupt police officers as the institution has intensified the fight against corruption to reverse the trend in the service.
As the third wave of the covid-19 pandemic is looming in the country, a local organization called Mulelewaka Foundation has started providing psychosocial support to students in Nkhatabay following reports that some parents are providing false information to their children about the pandemic.
Divisions have emerged in the opposition Democratic Progressive Party (DPP) in Thyolo Urban District following the imposition of Felix Mahikiri as District Governor.
The Malawi University of Science and Technology (MUST) says it will now begin to adopt people with indigenous skills and innovation into its arm of Industrial Research and Innovation to improve on the local intellectual property (IP).