Some village heads in the area of Traditional Authority Makanjira in Mangochi district have asked government to fast track delivery of both relief food and Affordable farm inputs, before the rains starts when roads are still passable.
Human harmful activities on the environment have contributed to the degraded of over 800 hectares of land in Mangochi district, mainly customary in the past 5 years, authorities have said.
A First Grade Magistrate's Court in Mangochi on Wednesday, March 1, 2023, convicted and sentenced four men to 3 years and 6 months imprisonment with hard labour each, for being found in possession of forest produce without licence.
A Senior Resident Magistrate Court in Mangochi on Tuesday April 26, 2022 convicted and sentenced Missi Bwanali, 30, to 17-years imprisonment with hard labour for pouring hot water on his wife as a punishment for delaying in serving him supper.
A Senior Resident Magistrate’s Court in Mangochi on Thursday, 4th November 2021, convicted and sentenced two men to 12 years’ imprisonment with hard labour for offering for sale a 4-year-old boy.
Some communities living around Malawi border areas with Mozambique at Makanjira in Mangochi who claim that their land was declared foreign, after a border reaffirmation exercise, say now they have to paying to access their gardens on the other side.
Gender, Community Development and Social Welfare Minister, Patricia Kaliati, has applauded a magistrate court in Mangochi for imprisoning a mother for permitting her husband to defile their 14-year-old daughter.
Members of the Presidential taskforce on Covid-19 has commended Mangochi district and municipal councils for what they are doing to fight the pandemic.
Some poor Muslim households in Mangochi have all the reasons to smile as they finish their holy month of Ramadan, thanks to the Kuwait Red Crescent Society (KRCS) for giving them food.
Health authorities in Mangochi say they are still investigating more on possible index case of Covid-19 that was found in the district last Saturday as the patient has been ruled out to be the source.