Senior Chief Chimaliro of Thyolo has asked the government to complete the construction of the World Bank funded 15 model Community Based Childcare Centres (CBCCs) which has stalled for a year now in the district.
Ministry of Transport and Public Works has attributed Covid-19 restrictions and recent cyclones as major factors that have delayed the completion of Limbe-Sandama railways line which was slated for May 2022.
Over 100 concerned locals along Thyolo -Thekerani-Bangula road have threatened to close it next week Monday following failure by the government and Mota-Engil to compensate them since 2019.
Government has been challenged to increase investment in child protection and strictly enforce child labour laws in order to end the vice in the country.
Lack of awareness and screening among most Malawians is said to be derailing efforts to fight growing cases of hypertension in the country, with a current prevalence rate standing at 16 percent.
Following a recent 25 percent devaluation of Kwacha, economists have advised the Reserve Bank of Malawi (RBM) to maintain small denominations such as K10 and K20 in the economy to facilitate business transactions.
Communities around Bvumbwe in Thyolo held a clean-up exercise at the torched police station on Thursday in readiness for the renovation of the facility amid reported criminal activities.
Thyolo is said to be trailing on efforts to create a better foundation for education and quality learners as statistics indicate that about 69 percent of children are lacking Early Childhood Education (ECD).
Angry community members in Traditional Authority Kapichi in Thyolo have demolished eight houses for the relations of a man suspected to have murdered a 70-year old Jonathan Paul.