A 51-year old Robert Yobe has been sentenced to 21 years imprisonment with hard labor (IHL) in Thyolo for defiling a 2-year-old girl.
Community leaders in Thekerani - Thyolo have asked the government to supply clean banana suckers to restore the banana farming which was hit by the diseases some three decades ago.
Two people have died with 13 others injured in Thyolo after a vehicle which they were traveling in involved in an accident.
A 22-year-old man Ndaona Malata has been fined K600, 000 in Thyolo for causing death by reckless driving and driving without license.
Stormy rains have destroyed at least 21 primary schools and one secondary school in Thyolo since October when the district received its first rains.
Thyolo district has registered first death of COVID-19 on Tuesday.
At least six drowning deaths have been reported in Thyolo in the past two weeks.