Some youths concerned with the negative impact of climate change in Balaka this Saturday evening bring shoulder to shoulder some veteran musicians to Maliachi lawns for a show aimed at raising funds for tree seedlings.
A first-grade magistrate’s court in Balaka has convicted and sentenced 43-year-old Village Headman Mbodzole to 14 years Imprisonment with Hard Labor (IHL) for defiling a 14-year-old girl.
Trees have wantonly been cut down in most parts of Balaka north.
Balaka District Commissioner, Emanuel Bambe, says about 77, 000 households are in need of food aid as hunger continues to hit the district harder.
A two day Agriculture Fair in Balaka has ended with Balaka District Council expressing commitment to develop by-laws aimed at protecting smallholder farmers from exploitation in the district.