Police in Nsanje, have arrested Blessings Masina, 28, for allegedly being found in possession of human tissues (bones).
Nsanje Butchers on Friday stormed the district commissioner’s office to deliver a petition against a ban on slaughtering, marketing and movement of livestock to and from Foot and Mouth Disease (FMD) infected area.
Save the Children (STC) has decried a surge in the number of children affected by a cholera outbreak in Nsanje.
The High Court in Blantyre has delivered a default judgment, invalidating Prosper Tsamba’s appointment as Traditional Authority Mbenje of Nsanje.
Senior Chiefs in Nsanje have vowed to fight against the tendency of denying people including innocent children access to medication citing polio vaccine over religious beliefs.
1,100 care givers have dropped out in Nsanje, a development the district’s Principal Social Welfare Officer, Kumbukeni Kauwa, blames lack of incentives which demotivates them.
There are prospects of improved yield in disaster prone Nsanje district following a training on modern farming technology targeting young women.
Health Authorities in Nsanje have decried a tendency by some parents and guardians who are denying their children access to poliovirus vaccine due to religious beliefs.
Nsanje prison Spokesperson, Sub Inspector, Chifuniro Mukhuna, says food shortage has forced them to adjust to 60 kilograms of maize flour rations per day instead of the usual 80 to 85 kilograms.
A suspected Foot and Mouth Disease (FMD) has hit Nsanje’s Mpatsa Extension Planning area (EPA) forcing authorities to immediately ban the slaughtering, marketing and movement of livestock to and from the infected area.