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Balaka to Institute By-laws to Protect Farmers From Exploitation

A two day Agriculture Fair in Balaka has ended with Balaka District Council expressing commitment to develop by-laws aimed at protecting smallholder farmers from exploitation in the district.

Kulinga Mawa Campaign Takes New Dimension

As one way of reaching out to many people with timely free family planning messages, the Family Planning Association of Malawi (FPAM) in Ntcheu is sensitizing communities using cinemas.

Red Cross Encourages Re-afforestation in Karonga

Malawi Red Cross Society has embarked on a 2 year preparedness for response and early warning action project aimed at encouraging communities to intensify re-afforestation drive and stop cultivating along the river banks in Karonga.

Lack of Modern Equipment Hits Technical College

Authorities at Naminjiwa Community Technical College in Phalombe say lack of modern equipment is hampering the provision of technical skills to students.

M’mbelwa Council Moves to Evict Information Officers

Daggers have been drawn between the M’mbelwa District Council and Department of Information following plans by the Council to evict information officers from their office and relocate them to a tiny office that can hardly accommodate two tables.

MACOHA Equips PWDs with Vocational Skills

Malawi Council for the Handicapped (MACOHA) says unless Persons with Disabilities (PWDs) or their parents are economically empowered, cases of people begging on the street will remain a big issue.

ZBS Moves in to Support Needy Students

Zodiak Broadcasting Station has moved in to bail out 27 learners from the best performing primary school in the 2019 Primary school leaving certificate of education exams who are failing to report to various secondary schools they have been selected due to financial support.

Forget about $ 18 Billion Port of Nsanje-Mozambique

Contrary to what President Peter Mutharika recently said that his government is in talks with neighbouring Mozambique, Head of the Department of Bilateral Cooperation at the Ministry of Transport and Communications in that country has made it blunt: discussion of the project to build the Nsanje inland port on the Chire River is a “closed affair”, according to Jornal Noticias of Mozambique.

Analysts Hail Mutharika’s Decision to Attend UNGA

Political commentators have described the decision by President Peter Mutharika to attend the 74th UNGA as a positive development considering the political impasse ever since the May 21st Tripartite Elections.

“Let the Budget Leave its Sense”

Human Resources for Health Coalition, a grouping of health service providers have pleaded with parliament to help in safeguarding the financial allocation towards the sector for effective service delivery.

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