The Malawi Prison Services (MPS) has conceded that it is contributing to environmental degradation in the country through the use of fuel wood when preparing meals in its correctional facilities.
Two days after the Malawi Energy Regulatory Authority (MERA) announced a downward adjustment of the pump price of petrol, some motorists in Phalombe have expressed worry over some fueling stations for maintaining the old price.
Ministry of Gender says a total of 14 children have been remanded to the country’s two reformatory centres for alleged murder since January this year.
An economic governance arm for the Catholic Church in Malawi, Centre for Social Concern (CfSC) has applauded people in Phalombe for pushing for the completion of the long awaited state-of-the-art Phalombe District Hospital which is waiting for opening.
Health authorities in Phalombe say outreach clinics being implemented by stakeholders in the district are assisting to address challenges people living in hard to reach areas face when accessing health care services.
A child focused organization, World Vision Malawi (WVM) has underscored the need to promote hygiene in schools to spur provision of quality education in the country.
Authorities in Phalombe say over 200 children have been withdrawn from early marriages from April 2021.
Traditional Authority Kaledzera of Phalombe has appealed to government to expedite processes for the resumption of public works programme popularly known as ‘Ntchito za mthandzi’ to avert people’s suffering owing to effects of natural disasters such as hunger.
River of Life (RL), a local organization which is championing the fight against trafficking in person (TIP) in Phalombe, has underscored the need to incorporate transporters for the district to achieve meaningful fight against perpetrators.
The Ministry of Gender and Social Welfare says it has no plans to adjust upwards the monthly honoraria for the beneficiaries of the Social Cash Transfer Programme (SCTP) in the wake of the current harsh economic situation.