Category Archives: Latest News In Malawi

Local leaders want police to join cholera fight In Malawi

Local leaders want police to join cholera fight In Malawi Local leaders in Traditional Authority (T/A) Mwirang’ombe in Karonga say they will seek police intervention to force some households to use water treated with chlorine to avert a cholera outbreak. Group village head Gangamwali on Tuesday said it is worrisome that some people were refusing chlorine administered by… Read More »

Synod Introduces K1bn Inclusive Education Project At Malawi

Synod Introduces K1bn Inclusive Education Project At Malawi The CCAP Synod of Livingstonia Education Department has introduced a K1 billion project on inclusive education to reach out to 574 secondary and primary schools. Briefing the Nkhata Bay District Executive Committee (DEC) on Tuesday, project manager Thomas Nkhonjera said the synod wants to achieve equal access to education for… Read More »

Met forecasts floods, dry spells in Nsanje ( Malawi)

Met forecasts floods, dry spells in Nsanje ( Malawi) The Department of Climate Change and Meteorological Services has forecasted that some parts of Nsanje District will likely be hit by either floods or dry spells in the 2018/19 rainy season due to impending El Nino. Chief meteorologist responsible for weather forecasting in the Department of Climate Change and… Read More »

NGO challenges boys to protect girls At Malawi

NGO challenges boys to protect girls At Malawi Malawi Girl Guides Association (Magga) says empowerment of boys in sexual and reproductive health (SRH) is vital in the prevention of early pregnancies and sexually transmitted infections (STIs). Magga coordinator Jonas Chisale said this on Sunday at Makwawa Scouts Camp in Zomba during a three-day boys’ camp under the organisation’s… Read More »

Mulli’s Lhomwe, DPP link draws outrage

Mulli’s Lhomwe, DPP link draws outrage Months after disputing the link between Mulhako wa Alhomwe and governing DPP, the cultural grouping’s chairperson Leston Mulli has come under fire for tribalising the party and politicising the ethnic group. Opposition political parties and some analysts yesterday said by suggesting during the Muhlako wa Alhomwe 11th anniversary celebrations at Chonde in… Read More »

AG defies CSOs on K270bn case

AG defies CSOs on K270bn case Attorney General (AG) Charles Mhango says he will not step aside as lead defence lawyer in the K270.4 billion claim case by businessperson Leston Mulli and his enterprises. Civil society organisations (CSOs) under the banner of Human Rights Defenders Coalition (HRDC) in a statement issued on Sunday, argued the AG’s involvement in… Read More »

Red Cross intensifies cholera prevention At Malawi

Red Cross intensifies cholera prevention At Malawi Malawi Red Cross Society (MRCS) has intensified efforts to prevent a possible cholera outbreak in 19 cholera-prone districts. The organisation is targeting 50 000 households in hotspot areas of Karonga, Rumphi, Nkhata Bay, Nkhotakota, Salima, Balaka, Mangochi, Machinga, Zomba, Phalombe, Mulanje, Blantyre, Mwanza, Chikwawa, Nsanje, Lilongwe, Dedza, Ntcheu and Kasungu. MRCS… Read More »

Minister Chiumia, five MPs face axe

Minister Chiumia, five MPs face axe …several PSs, Directors, DCs in trouble too Six lawmakers including Civic Education Minister Grace Chiumia could lose parliamentary seats after the assets office wrote Speaker of the National Assembly to declare their seats vacant. Public Declarations of Assets and Liabilities director Christopher Tukula confirmed in an interview that the office has also… Read More »

Qech has no CT scanner

Qech has no CT scanner Queen Elizabeth Central Hospital (Qech), one of the biggest public referral hospitals in the country is running without a computerized tomography (CT) scanner making treatment of various health conditions such as hydrocephalus and spina bifida difficult. A CT scan allows doctors to see inside the body. It uses a combination of X-rays and a… Read More »