Some concerned citizens in Chikwawa have conducted demonstrations petitioning the District Commissioner to address the infrastructure and unemployment challenges.
Hunger is reported to have hit hard some parts of Chikwawa as communities are surviving on Mango and Ziziphus Mauritiana fruits.
There are reports that hundreds of men in some villages under Chapananga in Chikwawa are flocking to Mozambique to seek alternatives for survival amid growing poverty levels.
Chikwawa District Commissioner has asked development partners to push the Central Government to allocate money in the next national budget in order to fight COVID-19 pandemic.
Authorities in Chikwawa have expressed worry over increased incidents of child prostitution.
Three people from the same family in Chikwawa have died after eating poisonous wild tubers as hunger is reportedly causing havoc there.
Two standard one learners have been admitted at St. Montfort hospital and several others are enduring the stings in homes after a swarm of bees attacked the learners at St. Mathew’s Primary School in Chikwawa on Tuesday morning.
A girl child has been killed and three others seriously injured in Nsanje after walls of the houses they were living in fell on them.
About 6, 000 people have been displaced by floods in Nyachikadza area in Nsanje district.
The Catholic Bishop of Chikwawa diocese has asked political party leaders to take advantage of the Christmas celebrations to unite and preach peace and love.