News In Northern Region (255)
Some concerned small scale business owners in Mzimba have petitioned the Mmbelwa district council to stop new hiked taxes saying they were instituted without consultations .
Two upcoming NGOs in the north - Purple innovation for women and girls and Mzuzu Entrepreneurial hub will embark on a two year project dubbed 'Wukani stop violence against women and girls' aimed at curbing the rising cases of gender based violence in Mzimba south and Nkhata - bay districts with funding from the spotlight initiative.
Hospital In-charge for Mphompha Health Center in Rumphi, Kumbukani Kasiyamaliro has confirmed to us that they female patients suffering from other diseases are being accommodated in a maternity ward due to lack of space at the facility.
Traditional leaders in Nkhota-kota, Nkhatabay and Mzimba districts have warned that they will continue encroaching Dwambazi Livestock Farm until government shares them part of the idle land for farm use.Senior Group Village Head Katumbi Mbalale of Nkhota-kota says their subjects do not have land for farming yet government has several idle land.
Services delivery in the country's councils stand to improve following a $100 million World Bank grant for a governance to enable service delivery project that will help in strengthening their responsiveness to needs of citizens and promote prudent management of resources to check abuse.