Christopher Sande

Christopher Sande

Concerned by the resurfacing of cholera cases in some districts, authorities in Chikwawa have intensified rapid response teams along the borders with Mozambique in order to prevent the spread of the disease.

The Ministry of Homeland Security says provision of search and rescue skills to rural communities can assist the country to save lives and property during disasters.

Malawi Red Cross Society says timely disbursement of resources to the organisation by treasury has assisted the humanitarian organisation to participate in mobilizing communities in the just ended polio vaccination campaign.

Season four of Mo626 college basketball competition is back. There was excitement, suspense and action during the launch of the tournament at Kamuzu University of Health Sciences sports complex on Saturday in Blantyre.

A water and sanitation organisation, Evidence Action, says it has so far spent K4 billion to promote water treatment in rural areas of seven districts in Malawi.

A panel of three judges, sitting as a constitutional court in Blantyre says it will deliver its judgement on a homosexuality case at a date to be communicated.

The Blantyre Synod of the CCAP has asked for peace and unity ahead of its 34th Biennial Elective Assembly from 27th to 31st August this year in Blantyre.

A construction company, Icon Properties PLC has announced posting K16.7 billion after tax profit in 2022 with a final total dividend of K1.6 billion to be given to shareholders.

Malawi Broadcasting Corporation (MBC) says it has re-introduced Entertainers of the Year Annual Awards after a break of 18 years.

  • Police in Chikwawa have arrested eight more people for allegedly setting ablaze Chapananga Police Unit and stealing property belonging to police officers stationed at the facility.

    District police publicist, Sergeant Dickson Matemba told Zodiak last night that the eight suspects were apprehended during a joint operation conducted by Chikwawa Police and Mitole PMS Officers on the night of August 12th and 13th, 2023.

    This brings the total number of netted suspects to 10, as two were arrested on the same day of the incident.

    The arrested individuals have been identified as Yesaya Chipangula (20) and David Andrea (22) from Galonga Village, Tafuleni Yonasi (20), Malita Ephraim (49), Ephraim Halmiton (68), and Winnie Majonanga (20) from Mafazika Village, Maria Kelias (18) from Gagatambo Village, and Baziwel Matete (18) from Phwazi Village.

    They all hail from Traditional Authority Chapananga in Chikwawa District.

    Matemba said the suspects are expected to face charges of arson, malicious damage, and theft in court soon.

    Meanwhile, investigations are still underway to arrest additional individuals involved and the police are assuring the community that everyone connected to the incident will be held accountable.

    Chapananga Police Unit was set ablaze on July 25th, 2023, by irate community members seeking retribution for a murder suspect who was in custody.

    The police unit was shut down immediately after the incident, and all the six police officers were transferred to Chikwawa police station after the angry mob ransacked their houses.


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