In a bid to prevent unnecessary road accidents in the eastern region, the Road Traffic Department together with Police in the region have trained 120 motorcyclists and pedal cyclists in Balaka on road safety and regulations.
The Malawi Council of Churches (MCC) has challenged religious groupings in the country to establish counseling centers within their churches to deal with rising cases of suicides owing to mental health related problems.
Director of Health and Social Services in Balaka district, Dr. Eugene Katenga Kaunda, has appealed to people in the district to go in large numbers to vaccinate their under five children, who are often prone to the Polio disease.
The Public Private Partnership Commission (PPPC) has finally submitted to the Ministry of Finance documents requesting for approval of a feasibility study on Golden Sands Project in Mangochi district.
The National Initiative for Civic Education (NICE) has observed that the forthcoming local government by-elections in Shire Ward, Balaka Central East Constituency will be marred by voter apathy.
The Council for Non-governmental organizations in Malawi (CONGOMA) has come under fire from Balaka Civil Society Organizations (CSOs) over its archaic use of communication channels following a meeting on NGO Act Amendment Bill.10 of 2022 of the New NGO Regulatory Authority (NGORA).
Life Ministry Malawi, a Christian organization, has through its "Tingathe project love in action" trained 200 households in hygiene and sanitation in Balaka and Machinga districts.
The Fathers Union Mens Guild of the Anglican Diocese of Upper Shire on Sunday made available food and nonfood items to more than 200 needy people in Machinga district worth five million kwacha.
Since launching her "Tisiyeni Nafe Tiphunzire" initiative on 26 August, 2020, legislator for Balaka West Constituency Irene Mambala says she has visited twenty-four primary schools out of forty-eight schools in her constituency in a quest to motivate learners to work hard and support those in need.
Member of Parliament for Balaka North, Tony Ngalande, says he will lobby government to provide agricultural inputs such as seeds for people in Balaka for winter cropping.