Child rights activist, Memory Ngosi Chisenga, has asked government to enhance monitoring of child labour hotspot areas to address issues of child labor as farmers start processing tobacco in readiness for the opening of this year’s selling season.
A local organization based in Phalombe- Ufulu Wathu CBO, has underscored the need to support less privileged learners to ensure that they complete schooling in their respective areas.
The Anti-Corruption Bureau (ACB) says it is yet to conclude investigations into alleged recruitment of hospital support staff by Phalombe district council, five months after the bureau placed the council on its radar.
The Christian Health Association of Malawi (CHAM) says the long-awaited payroll migration into the government’s Human Resources Management Information System (HRMIS) will commence in February this year.
The Global Hope Mobilization (GLOHOMO) has challenged district councils to include human trafficking activities in the district development plans (DDP) and Social Economic Profile (SEP) to easily secure funding to counter the vice.
The Southern Region Water Board (SRWB) says it is in the process of finding a contractor to construct the Migowi Water Supply System Project in Phalombe.
The Anti-Corruption Bureau (ACB) says is on high alert to deal with any corrupt related practices allegedly orchestrated by service providers besides non-beneficiaries of Affordable Inputs Pogramme (AIP) to make this year’s government run initiative free from the vice.
The Ministry of Health says the country still remains at risk of registering more polio cases as neighboring countries continue detecting the disease in Under 5 children.
Authorities at Chitekesa Police Unit in Phalombe have singled out mobility challenges and inadequate personnel as major challenges affecting their operations.
Some diabetes and hypertension patients in Phalombe have appealed to health authorities in the district to consider starting administration of some medications at health centre level for easy accessibility among the patients.