Scabies have hit some districts in country with the situation being made worse by unavailability of drugs at most public health facilities.
Its a double blow for farmers around Euthini and Mbalachanda extension planning areas under Inkosi Chindi in Malawi's northern district of Mzimba.
Angry communities and Civil Society members in Mzimba on Sunday blocked Admarc from transferring maize from their main depot in the district to other unknown destinations saying the district is also affected by the hunger situation.
Women who aspired as councilors in the last polls say unless the country adopts a quota system of putting women in decision making positions the 50-50 campaign will remain a far-fetched dream.
Over 2,000 hectares of maize fields have been attacked by fall army worms in two Extension Planning Areas South of Mzimba district.
Malawi Police Professional Standards Unit has moved in to investigate allegations that some officers at Mzimba police station beat-up an under - aged girl inducing an abortion in the process.
Embangweni Mission Hospital in Mzimba, will now wear a new face following renovations which are underway to reduce some of the challenges faced by the facility owned by the CCAP Synod of Livingstonia health department.
Three form four girls have been expelled at Kanjuchi Community Day Secondary School in Mzimba over allegations that they may have been practicing witchcraft.
The National Initiative for Civic Education Trust is demanding of journalists nothing but ethical execution of their work away from reporting that has potential to incite violence ahead of pronouncement of the verdict in the presidential election case by the five-member panel of constitutional court judges.
In its quest to compliment government efforts aimed at reducing challenges that weigh down the education sector, World Vision Malawi has handed over a K60 million girls hostel at Chindindi Community Day Secondary school in Mzimba South.