News In Southern Region

News In Southern Region (2028)

11-Year-Old Girl Withdrawn from Marriage

The District Social Welfare Officer in Mulanje Martha Mkisi says the eleven-year-old girl whose father, Group Village Headman Makokola, married her off to a Mozambican has been withdrawn from the marriage.

RL Underscores Inclusion of Transporters in TIP Fight

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.

GVH Fined for Marrying Of 11-Year-Old Daughter

Traditional Authority Njema of Mulanje has ordered his Group Village Head to pay a fine of two goats after he found him guilty of marrying off his eleven-year-old biological daughter to a Mozambican.

Oxfam Waters Thyolo Thava

Oxfam has supported female member of parliament for Thyolo Thava, Mary Navicha, with K25 million worth piped water system which is expected to benefit over 20, 000 people.

Thyolo Farmers Told to Use Manure

Agriculture authorities in Thyolo have challenged smallholder farmers to diversify crops and embrace the climate smart technologies to maximize the crop harvests amid surge in fertilizer prices in the country.

Minister Supports Paramount Chiefs Council Establishment

Government says establishing Paramount Chiefs Council will help to reduce backlog of chieftaincy wrangles that are derailing development in the country.

UN Women Dares Partners to Commit More Funding Towards GBV Fight

United Women has implored stakeholders in the country to commit more funding towards the fight against Gender Based Violence (GBV) saying there is a lot more work to be done if the country is to achieve desirable results.

Humanitarian Staging Area Launched in Nsanje

A Humanitarian Staging Area (HSA) has been commissioned at Bangula in the flood prone Shire Valley, authorities say the facility is critical in saving lives and fast-tracking response during natural disasters.

MEGA in Dire Need of Electricity Meters

The Mulanje Electricity Generation Agency (MEGA) says it has a capacity of connecting three thousand houses to its electricity grid but due to inadequate finances to procure electricity meters, it has only connected 1, 600 houses.

Car Hits 2 Learners, 1 Dies in Thyolo

Two learners of the same family have been hit by a speeding vehicle yesterday morning at Bvumbwe in Thyolo and one has dead at Queen Elizabeth Hospital in Blantyre.

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