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BREAKING: John Tembo Dies

Former Malawi Congress Party president and veteran politician John Zenus Ungapake Tembo has died.

Paris Sainte Germaine (PSG) Womens Football team has completed the signing of Malawi international Tabitha Chawinga on a season-long loan from Wuhan Jianghan University, the team and her manager have confirmed.

Preliminary figures for the second round of mass polio vaccination campaign which the country held last week indicates the intended target was surpassed.

The ministry of education has today called representatives of some 5, 000 unemployed primary school teachers to a round-table discussion pertaining to their demand for recruitment.

The Malawi Congress of Trade Union (MCTU) has introduced a new project to eliminate child labour cases which have become rampant in tobacco growing districts.

At least 38 children have today failed to return to school in the area of Sub-Traditional Authority Adamson in Machinga because authorities are yet to decommission initiation camps in the area.

At least 58.8 percent of Malawians are yet to break multidimensional poverty chains with the rural population dominating the list, a second national Multidimensional Poverty Index (MPI) report has revealed.

Lilongwe District Council has asked farmers to commercialise their agricultural productivity by, among other things, adding value to their produce and making it stand competitively on the international market.

By Henderson Charles Msusa

A 30-year woman has been apprehended for allegedly stealing a newborn at Ntchisi District Hospital.

Ntchisi Police Public Relations Officer Glory Kondowe, has identified the suspect as Mayines Banda, and was arrested Monday in the district.

" Banda tricked the owner of the baby, linafe Hayiton, that she was a friend to her guardian, who by that time had gone to the guardian shelter to prepare food. She offered herself to carry the baby, so that the mother could rest," Kondowe said.

Kondowe added, that with that assuarance, the mother then slept, then the suspect took advantage of this to sneaking out of the ward, fortunately, she was intercepted by the hospital's perimeter guard.

Banda who is expected to be taken to court soon  to  answer the charge of stealing a child. She  comes from Chole village, Traditional Authority Kalumo in the district.

By Henderson Charles Msusa

A man was killed while eight others were admitted to Ntchisi District Hospital following a road accident which occurred on an earth road between Chikhwakhwa and M'nyanga village Saturday.

One of the persons who was in the car involved in the accident, Petro Jaziel told Zodiak that the accident involved a lorry which carried about 63 people on board, a group of mourners, going to a funeral ceremony in M'nyanga Village Traditional Authority Vuso Jere in the district.

"At the time, the vehicle was coming from Malomo direction heading to the funeral ceremony. The driver failed to control the vehicle when passing through a mound, resulting into an overturn," he said.

Spokesperson for Ntchisi District Hospital Samison Mfuyeni, said following the accident, one man died because of severe head injuries.

"About 15 people sustained minor injuries and we treated them as outpatients," he added.


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