Cases of violence against the elderly in Chitipa, are showing no signs of abating despite massive campaigns against the vice.
Senior Chief Kameme of Chitipa, where government has told a Chinese mining company it will not be renewing its license, says he will be demanding compensation from the company which has been running mining activities for a while now.
Communities in Chitipa have vowed not to allow MRA staff return to Mbirima Border Post to resume tax collection until their demand on upgrading of Chitipa/Mbirima road is fulfilled.
Roads Authority says it understands the strategic importance of the Chitipa Mbirima Border road as it offers an alternative to Malawians trading with Tanzania.
Demonstrations which citizens of Chitipa conducted on Friday aimed at forcing government to remove Malawi Revenue Authority MRA officers at Mbirima Border Post where Malawi shares her boundary with Tanzania has ended in massive looting of shops, Zodiak Online can confirm.