The limited regulatory response to financial technology in Malawi is impeding the diversification of the fintech sector, a crucial industry with the potential to enhance financial accessibility in rural areas and during natural disasters.
The Blantyre City Council (BCC) has pleaded with well-wishers to support the relocation exercise of Cyclone Freddy survivors from Soche to Mapanga area.
Thyolo district commissioner Hudson Kuphanga says they are looking for resources to relocate Cyclone Freddy survivors in Sambambidzi area, Traditional Authority Changata that are returning to the disaster-prone site.
About thirty cyclone Freddy survivors who are still leaving at Chanza Primary School camp in Mtauchira Village in Chiradzulu on Tuesday were trained in soap as well as in some indigenous fertilizer making skills.
The Ministry of Homeland Security says provision of search and rescue skills to rural communities can assist the country to save lives and property during disasters.
A senior education official in Mulanje has challenged children that were affected by the Tropical Cyclone Freddy and dropped out of school to go back to school as life has to go back to normal after the disaster.
The Churches Action in Relief and Development (CARD) on Wednesday launched a K253.5 million cash transfer exercise under the Cyclone Freddy Response and Recovery Project in Traditional Authority Juma in Mulanje district.
The Malawi Washington Foundation (MWF), a Non-Profit Organisation founded by Malawians living in Washington DC, United States of America has donated dignity kits worth K1 Million to 100 young girls in Blantyre as one way of empowering them as they return to school.
The Maseko Ngoni Mulanje Chapter on Thursday cheered survivors of the Tropical Cyclone Freddy that are seeking shelter at Nanchidwa camp in Mulanje district.
Mary Mpemba is a mother of six children. She hails from Chidothi village in the area of Traditional Authority Mulumbe in Zomba.