There was commotion in Mverima Village in the area of Senior Chief Khwethemule in Thyolo on the evening of Saturday after relatives of two murdered suspected thieves set alight six houses of community policing members and other people.
Amid continued power outages in the country, the energy expert and businesspersons think investing in mini-grids will ease pressure on the national grid and spur economic activities in rural areas.
Government says it is upbeat the 83-kilometres Thyolo-Thekerani-Makhanga Road will be due for completion by October this year, now with six kilometres stretch remaining.
Cost implications triggered by the recent devaluation of the Kwacha and fuel hike have forced authorities in Thyolo to extend deadline of a 20, 000-seater Thyolo stadium.
Inadequate resources and special needs teachers are said to be affecting education at Mountain View boarding primary school for the deaf in Thyolo.
At a time citizens are grappling with the current economic hardships in the country, a population of about 64, 000 locals in Traditional Authority Mphuka in Thyolo is spending over K10, 000 for transport to access medical help due to lack of a public health centre in the area.
The Public Sector Reforms Management Department (PSRMD) says it is continuing to carry out its mandate on reforms at a time President Lazarus Chakwera stopped delegating tasks to Vice President Dr. Saulos Chilima.
Tea Association of Malawi (TAML) has expressed hope that American Embassy will scrape off Malawi from the list of countries whose tea is dented with child labour.
Government has warned that it will not tolerate any forms of child labour in all sectors that contribute to the country’s economy.
Traditional Authority Nanseta and Sub-Traditional Authority Mangazi of Thyolo have urged the humanitarian organisations to desist from making pledges to vulnerable communities they cannot fulfil, saying this undermines chiefs’ integrity.