Chikwawa MP to Lobby for More Funds Towards Agriculture Sector
[Malawi News Agency]Chikwawa -An independent Member of Parliament for Chikwawa Central Constituency, Zaheer Gaffar Issa has pledged to lobby for more funds towards the agriculture sector in the upcoming budget meeting this September saying it is his wish that hunger becomes history in the country.
Community Colleges to Address Unemployment
[Malawi News Agency]Chiradzulu -The Principal Secretary in the Ministry of Labor and Manpower Development, Patrick Kabambe has said the construction of Community Colleges across the country will address unemployment among the youths.
Malawi Defence Forces Battling Waste in Kasungu
[Malawi News Agency]Kasungu -Kasungu District has about 22 Major health facilities and Kasungu District Hospital acts as a referral hospital. The 179 bed hospital situated near a place called Juma at the centre of Kasungu town has to cater for over 500,000 people who are in the district.
Mutharika Eyes Green Belt Initiative for Increased Agriculture Export Base
[Malawi News Agency]Blantyre -President Professor Peter Mutharika has reiterated his commitment to reviving the Green Belt Initiative (GIB) in a bid to increase agriculture export base. Professor Mutharika said this on Thursday when he presided over the official opening of the 11th National Agriculture Fair in Blantyre.
Zomba Man Arrested for Attempting to Defile an Imbecile
[Malawi News Agency]Zomba -Zomba police is keeping in custody a 27 year old man for attempted defilement of an epileptic girl in a bush.
Chitu Honey Cooperative Committed to Preserving Nature in Ku
[Malawi News Agency]Kasungu -In a quest to make their working environment conducive and boost its economic gains, Chitu Honey Cooperative in Santhe-Kasungu has embarked on re-afforesting M'bwabwa Hill in the area.
Partner in Hope Electrify Mpamba Health Centre in Nkhata Bay
[Malawi News Agency]Nkhata Bay -Hurdles faced by staff and communities at Mpamba Health Centre in Nkhata Bay due to lack of electricity will now be a thing of the past as Partner in Hope has electrified the health facility to the tune of MK13 million.
Northern Region Water Board Finally Achieves 24/7 Water Supply in Mzuzu City
[Malawi News Agency]Mzuzu -Mzuzu City residents are now enjoy continuous water supply all day every day following completion of upgrading and expansion of the water supply system in the city by Northern Region Water Board (NRWB).
APM Joins African Leaders to Show Commitment to the Fight Against HIV and Aids
[Malawi News Agency]Blantyre -President Professor Arthur Peter Mutharika on Thursday joined other 15 African Heads of State who have signed the 'Protect the Goal Campaign' as a sign of commitment to the fight against HIV and AIDS.
Media Urged to Report More On 'Unfair Trade'
[Malawi News Agency]Lilongwe -Media practitioners in the country have been urged to report more on Unfair Trade as this tendency reads to unsatisfaction among people in business.
Three Journalists Scoop Transparency Malawi 2014 Media Awards
[Malawi News Agency]Lilongwe -Three Journalists from different media houses in the country Thursday scooped the Construction Sector Transparency Initiative (CoST) Malawi 2014 Media Awards for the commendable work they did in reporting issues on construction.
Ministers' Bid for Hefty Pay Increases Blocked
[Deutsche Welle]A proposal by Malawian ministers for a massive salary increase has been blocked by President Peter Mutharika. The move comes as the country is struggling to recover from a corruption scandal.
Bits and Bytes Wins ICT Award
[Malawi News Agency]Lilongwe -Bits and Bytes Limited has won ICT award from Cyberoam during a function held at Sun City Hotel in South Africa on Sunday this week.
Rumphi Conducts Special Olympic Trials
[Malawi News Agency]Rumphi -Five athletes in Rumphi District have been selected to participate in the national trials in various distances of runs and softball to be held in Lilongwe from Thursday to Sunday.
Churches of Christ Urge Women to Be Development Architects
[Malawi News Agency]Mangochi -Gowa Synod Churches of Christ in Malawi minister in Ntcheu, Reverend Tendance Suya has urged women of the Church across the country to take a leading role in spearheading various development activities for the growth of the nation.
Machinga Council to Enforce Thin Plastic Paper Clean Up Exercise
[Malawi News Agency]Machinga -Machinga District Council will start a clean-up campaign on thin plastic papers in its markets as a way of implementing Government ban on the use of thin plastic papers.
President Mutharika to Sign Golden Ball Reaffirming Commitment to Prevent HIV
[Malawi News Agency]Lilongwe -State President Prof. Peter Mutharika will on Thursday sign a Golden Ball committing himself to HIV prevention.
Malawi and Brazil HIV Project in Limbo for Three Years
[Key Correspondents]A one-year project with a budget of US$100,000 - 200,000, to build cooperation between the Brazilian and Malawian governments in their responses to HIV, has not got off the ground for three years.
Robbers Kill Guard in Lilongwe
[Malawi News Agency]Lilongwe -Suspected armed robbers have attacked and killed a guard at Katantha Trading Centre in Area 36 in Lilongwe.
'United We Can Beat Blood Shortage'
[Malawi News Agency]Lilongwe -Ministry of Health (MoH) has challenged that the 80 000 units yearly minimum required amount of blood for transfusion in hospitals is achievable if everyone within the acceptable donates blood.