Neno First Grade Magistrates court before Her Worship Margret Khobiri has convicted and sentenced Jeremiah Primero, aged 25 years of Dwembe village in Tete province, Mozambique to 9 years in jail with hard labour for having carnal knowledge of his 14-year-old sister In-law.
Child Rights Network for Southern Africa has asked member states to promote statutes and charters that they signed with the African Union in a bid to promote child rights and eliminate all forms of child abuses.
In a bid to keep girls in school under a conducive environment, two organizations, Shape Our Future Foundation and Days for Girls, are implementing a project in Neno and Mangochi which aims at providing girls with free locally made sanitary kits.
Some interns and civil servants undertaking the mass national identification exercise registration have threatened to withdraw labor arguing they have not been paid since the commencement of the exercise.
Neno district has held its candlelight memorial service together with Nutrition Open Day in a bid to raise awareness on the need to get tested, start ART treatment while observing a nutritious diet.
Neno district has been named a champion and model to copy in as far as ending sexual gender-based violence is concerned in the country.
Youth and Sports minister, Ulemu Msungama, has today Wednesday took to task Mangalasi construction company which is constructing the Neno Integrated Youth Centre under the Jobs for Youth, saying works on the site are behind schedule and will not meet the June dateline.
As disasters still continue to disturb school calendars and affecting progress of learners, the Blantyre Synod Education Department of the C.C.A.P has trained teachers and Area Civil Protection Committees on best practices of reducing disaster impact.
Parents and guardians in Neno district have been urged to prioritize sending their children to Early Childhood Development Centers (ECDCs) as one way of ensuring that no child is left behind in education and mold productive future leaders.
The Mock Full Council Meeting organized by the Women Legal Resource Centre (WOLREC) has raised issues of unhygienic market places, recruitment of the aged as council support staff, bloated wage bill, deforestation and lack of job opportunities as some of the factors affecting development of Neno.