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Police used teargas to disperse some dairy farmers and communities in Thyolo who stormed Nansadi Police Unit to seek explanations on why officers released a vehicle used by six people suspected to have stolen three cattle on Sunday night.

Senior Chief Mphuka of Thyolo has suggested formulation of a legislation which would spell-out a duration a married man can live behind his wife and trekk to South Africa, as many are reportedly deserting responsibilities in the district.

Vice President Saulos Chilima says government is committed to resolve land issues Thyolo and a fix in Mulanje where two conflicting projects, mining and tourism, in Mountain Forest Reserve are on the cards.

Ministry of agriculture has urged farmers in the country to adopt the use of improved storage facilities to minimize post-harvest losses which stand at 10 percent.

President Lazarus Chakwera has assured farmers that government will end fraud which marred this year's Affordable Inputs Programme (AIP).

Parliamentary Committee on Education says it is investigating why contractor abandoned the construction of 300 staff houses, students’ hostels, lecturer theatres and laboratory at Malawi University of Science and Technology (MUST) in Thyolo some seven years ago.

Construction of the Limbe-Sandama railway line is likely to incur additional costs due to increased vandalism of materials in Thyolo along Nansadi, Ndata farm, Makandi and seven villages in Luchenza.

Indigenous Business Association of Malawi (IBAM) President Mike Mlombwa has hailed government for the plan to be procuring Police uniform locally, describing it as a positive step in promoting indigenous businesses.

Stakeholders have been urged to sensitize farmers in Thyolo who use children to irrigate their crops at night in 47 irrigation schemes in the area of Senior chief Mphuka.

Over 4, 000 community members whose houses and crops were damaged since the onset of rains in Dzimbiri ward, Senior Chief Mphuka in Thyolo have reportedly not received any help.

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