Member of Parliament for Machinga Lukwenu, Bright Msaka, says physically challenged people are facing unique challenges that need special attention for them to avoid covid-19.
Sexual offences in Mangochi have increased by 20 percent in the past 6 months compared to the same time last year, according to police.
Some families that were affected by road upgrading at Monkey Bay market road in Mangochi have expressed disappointment on how authorities are administering the issue of compensation.
A 34-year-old woman has died while her two friends have escaped with minor injuries at Monkey-bay in Mangochi after a wall of sand collapsed on them at a place they were doing sand mining.
Mangochi Senior Resident Magistrate Court on Wednesday sentenced to 16 years’ imprisonment with hard labour, a 26-year-old man for defiling a 14-year-old girl.
The Malawi Economic Justice Network (MEJN) says secrecy or any obstruction to access to information regarding the mining industry in the country, will just reduce further peoples’ benefits from the sector.
Police in Mangochi have arrested 5 men suspected to be part of the gang that has been terrorizing and committing serious breakings within Namwera and Katuli areas in the district.
The Ministry of Education has extended contracts for auxiliary teachers that were recruited in primary schools by two months.