Expectations are high that the construction of a K4.2 billion three-storey Thyolo District Council office complex would complete by December this year.
Thyolo District Council has asked the Ministry of Water and Sanitation to intervene in settling the accrued K70 million water debt that the district hospital owes the Southern Region Water Board (SRWB).
Vice chairperson for Thyolo District Council, Councillor Hudson Ovira, has admitted that many youths in the country are not being taken on board in crucial public positions except to cause political violence.
Thyolo District Commissioner Rosemary Nawasha says many households are facing terrible hunger as they did not harvest enough last year besides shortage of land.
An assessment by the Thyolo District Council indicates that at least 554 families need food, seeds and roofing materials following the damage caused by strong winds and heavy rains this December.
A Thyolo-based tailor, Henry Akim, has asked private practice lawyers to assist him in legal representation in a case he is claiming K29 million of damages at the High Court from the Thyolo District Council.
The Ministry of Local Government says it will make its position known this week on the demands by ward councilors in Thyolo to have two council directors and building supervisor transferred for allegedly derailing development progress.
Sherrifs acting on behalf of Thyolo Active Youth Organisation (TAYO) have this Friday morning impounded the Thyolo District Council vehicle MG 166 AG for failure to pay a K32 million compensation in full as ordered by the High Court two weeks ago.