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Mmbelwa District Council Petitioned For Adjusting Taxes Upwards Without Consultations

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 NGOs Team up To End GBV in Mzimba and Nkhatabay Districts

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.

Protect Babies at Mphompha Health Center in Rumphi, Expert Tells Govt

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.

Chiefs Ask Government to Share them Dwambazi Livestock Farm Idle Land

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.

Students Vow to Continue With Demonstrations

Students from public schools in Mzuzu have vowed to continue demonstrations against the stay away by their following a directive by the Teachers Union of Malawi.

Teachers Resume Stay Away

Some teachers in various schools in Mzuzu are currently staging a stay away demanding risk allowances from Government.

Delays to Open Likoma Constituency College Angers Young Islanders

Young people on Likoma Island will wait a little longer to start acquiring technical skills  as the districts’ Water Users Association is delaying to connect piped water to the just constructed Constituency Technical College in the district. 

K75 Billion World Bank Grant to Improve Service Delivery in Councils

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.

K120 Billion for Mw - Mz Rail Link

Governments of Malawi and Mozambique are expected to invest one hundred and ten billion kwacha to rehabilitate a rail link between the two countries that was interrupted during the civil war in Mozambique.

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