Youth and Sports minister, Ulemu Msungama, has today Wednesday took to task Mangalasi construction company which is constructing the Neno Integrated Youth Centre under the Jobs for Youth, saying works on the site are behind schedule and will not meet the June dateline.
As disasters still continue to disturb school calendars and affecting progress of learners, the Blantyre Synod Education Department of the C.C.A.P has trained teachers and Area Civil Protection Committees on best practices of reducing disaster impact.
Parents and guardians in Neno district have been urged to prioritize sending their children to Early Childhood Development Centers (ECDCs) as one way of ensuring that no child is left behind in education and mold productive future leaders.
The Mock Full Council Meeting organized by the Women Legal Resource Centre (WOLREC) has raised issues of unhygienic market places, recruitment of the aged as council support staff, bloated wage bill, deforestation and lack of job opportunities as some of the factors affecting development of Neno.
Partners in Health (PIH) has donated intravenous fluid drug worth K30 million to Queen Elizabeth Central Hospital (QECH) in Blantyre in a bid to improve hydration and increase electrolytes and blood sugar levels in patients.
Commissioner of police responsible for South West Region, Ellobiam Banda, has acknowledged that human resource and infrastructure challenges are hindering police operations in the South West region.
World Vision International - Malawi has called on the youth in Neno district to patronize VCT services in a bid to minimize HIV infections among the youths and maximize contraceptives intake.
As Malawi joins the rest of the world in commemorating Malaria Day today Sunday, the Child and Health Initiative (PACHI) has appealed to people of Neno to desist from selling bed nets to charcoal burners where it has also engaged faith leaders to advance Malaria prevention messages.
Action Aid Malawi (AAM) through IHART has distributed seeds for irrigation farming to some three hundred households of Sub-Traditional Authority Chikalema in Neno district who were affected by Cyclone Idai and fall army worms.