News In Northern Region (44)
There were running battles between police and demonstrators in Mzimba after a third attempt by the protesters to seal council offices were thwarted by the law enforcers on apparent instruction from the regional commissioner for the Northern region.
Cases of violence against the elderly in Chitipa, are showing no signs of abating despite massive campaigns against the vice.
Exactly a week after the Sheriff in Mzuzu impounded bank property in the middle of business hours, the Sherriff has now seized five council vehicles in the city.
Scabies have hit some districts in country with the situation being made worse by unavailability of drugs at most public health facilities.
Its a double blow for farmers around Euthini and Mbalachanda extension planning areas under Inkosi Chindi in Malawi's northern district of Mzimba.
A person has been killed in floods that swept him down stream in Karonga while close to 2,000 families have been left homeless.
Mzuzu Senior Resident Magistrate, Patrick Kamisa, has granted bail to eight people accused of beating and undressing a woman in that city during the weekend.
Deputy police Inspector General, John Nyondo, has challenged men and women in uniform to desist from bribery and unnecessary use of teargas during operations.
Senior Chief Kameme of Chitipa, where government has told a Chinese mining company it will not be renewing its license, says he will be demanding compensation from the company which has been running mining activities for a while now.