Ronnex Chiwanda

Ronnex Chiwanda

Chairperson for Chitekesa Milk Bulking Group, Doreen Chaipa, says lack of markets is forcing dairy farmers to sell milk at a cheaper price of K200 per liter since they are failing to sell the product as a cooperative.

Labour officials in Phalombe have expressed worry over the growing tendency of child labor which is currently pegged at 61%; way above the Malawi national labor prevalence rate of 38%.

A local organization that advocates for the rights of youth in Phalombe has expressed worry over the delay by government to roll out the construction work for the constituency community technical colleges in the country.


A local organization that advocates for the rights of youth in Phalombe has expressed worry over delays by government to roll out construction of constituency community technical colleges.

Amid growing concerns of poor implementation of substandard development projects in the country’s councils, Malawi Building and Civil Allied Traders Association (MABCATA) and National Construction Industry Council (NCIC) have introduced a training course to equip local contractors with skills.

An outbreak of bedbugs has hit households in communities around Phalombe boma sparking discomfort among people who are now asking for official intervention.

A man aged 31, Dyton Malinga, has been arrested in Phalombe for allegedly killing another man aged, 22, Chimwemwe Chimberenga over alleged theft of a bicycle.

Man In for Murder Allegation

Police in Phalombe have arrested a 31 year-old-man, Dyton Malinga, for allegedly killing a 22 year-old-man, Chimwemwe Chimberenga, of Nampinga Village, Senior Chief Kaduya in Phalombe on suspicion that he stole a bicycle.

Phalombe South Parliamentarian, Mary Mpanga, has hinted on the need for the country to embrace water harvesting concept to alleviate hunger.

Phalombe North-East Parliamentarian, Denis Namachekecha, says hunger situation in his area is getting worse due to scarcity of maize in Agricultural Development and Marketing Corporation (ADMARC) depots, giving room to vendors to sell the staple grain at exorbitant prices.

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