Zipani zikufuna mayankho pa zitupa za unzika

Zipani za Malawi Congress Party (MCP) ndi People’s Party (PP) zati kusowa kwa zitupa zina za olembetsa m’kaundula wa unzika zidzasokoneza chisankho cha patatu cha 2019. Nthambi ya National Registration Bureau (NRB) yati mwa zitupa 1.7 miliyoni zomwe zidajambulidwa m’gawo loyamba la zitupa za unzika, 1.5 miliyoni ndizo zatuluka. Izi zili choncho, bungwe loyendetsa chisankho…

Zitupa zaunzika zina zasowa

Zitupa 93 893 za uzika m’boma la Kasungu zasowa. Tamvani itha kuvumbulutsa. Izitu zadziwika pamene bungwe lolembera unzika la National Registration Bureau (NRB) layamba kupereka zitupazi kwa eni. Mneneri wa wa bungwe la NRB Norman Fulatira watsimikiza izi ndipo wati: “Ili si vuto lalikulu mtima ukhale mmalo.” Maboma amene adayambirira kulembetsa za unzika a Mchinji,…

‘Boma likutengera a Malawi kumtoso’

Pamene nkhani ya malamulo oyendetsera zisankho ili mkamwamkamwa, mkulu womenyera ufulu wa anthu, John Kapito, wati nkhani za magetsi, madzi ndi kulowa pansi kwa chuma ndi zofunika kuti ziunikidwe mozama ndi Nyumba ya Malamulo yomwe yayamba dzuloyi. Kapito amathirirapo ndemanga pankhani yomwe yamanga nthenje yoti aphungu a nyumbayo sakambirana malamulo azisankho kaamba koti nduna sizidathe…

‘Dodma equipped for 2017/18 disasters’

The Department of Disaster Management Affairs (Dodma) says it is set to handle any disaster should it occur in the 2017/18 agricultural season. Vice-President Saulos Chilima, who is also Minister of Disaster Management Affairs, said this yesterday in Lilongwe when he received two drones from the Chinese government. He said although disasters come unexpectedly, the…

Titsirika nkhalango zonse—Ng’anga

Gulu lina la asing’anga ku Dedza ladzithemba kuti likhoza kuteteza nkhalango za dziko lino ndi chambu koma akuluakulu a boma ati zonse zili m’manja mwa asing’angawo kuti awakhutitse kuti njirayo idzayenda. Mkulu woyang’anira za nkhalango m’dziko muno Clement Chilima adati nthambiyo ndi yokonzeka kupereka mpata kwa asing’angawo kugwira ntchito ndi asing’angawo poteteza nkhalangozo. Iye adati…

Makuponi n’chipsinjo—Mafumu

Kuchepa kwa makuponi ogulira zipangizo za ulimi zotsika mtengo omwe boma limagawa kwa anthu mogwirizana ndi mafumu, kukubweretsa chitonzo kwa mafumuwo ndi maudani osatha mmidzi. Izi zikudzanso makamaka pamene boma latsitsa chiwerengero cha opindula pa chilinganizochi kuchoka pa 1.5 miliyoni kufika pa 900 000. Mafumu ena ati chiwerengero cha makuponi omwe amaperekedwa chimangobweretsa mavuto mmalo…

Chikwawa District ECD  services impresses ministry

Ministry of Gender, Children, Disability and Social Welfare has commended the operations of inclusive early childhood development (ECD) services in Chikwawa District. Speaking during a visit to Tithandizane Community Based Care Centre (CBCC) in Senior Chief Ngabu’s area, the ministry’s national coordinator for integrated ECD, Francis Chalamanda, said he was pleased with the way the…

Nora Foundation trebles enrolment in Dedza

Primary school enrolment in group village head Chiluzi in Traditional Authority (T/A) Kasumbu in Dedza has trebled over the past decade, thanks to initiatives by the Nora Docherty Foundation. Announcing the success story on Wednesday during the 10th anniversary of the foundation’s work in the area, the foundation’s country coordinator, Alick Botha, said provision of…

7 000 miss from pensions payroll

  About 7 000 pensioners cannot access their monthly pension benefits after their names were allegedly deleted from the pensions payroll effective September 2017. However, Ministry of Finance, Economic Planning and Development has blamed the situation on the pensioners themselves for failing to comply with the ministry’s call for a head count exercise last December.…

MCTU to report govt  to international body

  The Malawi Congress of Trade Union (MCTU) has threatened to take government to the Committee of Experts on Freedom of Association if it (government) fails to meet the former’s demands. The committee which is an arm of the International Labour Organisation (ILO) looks at disciplinary issues on freedom of association among its member States.…

NGO commissions K115m water plant

  Water Mission Malawi has commissioned a K115 million solar powered treated water plant at Liwaladzi in Nkhotakota where 9 831 people are expected to benefit. The two-pump water supply unit, whose daily water production is estimated at 35 880 litres, was funded by the McKinnon family from the United States of America and handed…

NFRA changes maize restocking strategy

Grain silos expert National Food Reserve Agency (NFRA) has announced a free-for-all supply of maize in its 2017 maize restocking exercise shelving the tender system which was announced earlier. NFRA Chief Executive Officer (CEO) Nasikuku Saukila made the announcement in Lilongwe yesterday during a press briefing aimed at updating the media on the restocking exercise.…

Mchinji farmers earning big from mushroom

  Some maize and tobacco farmers in Mchinji are now growing mushroom, which they say is earning them more money. Fifty farmers are growing and selling mushroom under a farmer-to-farmer programme implemented by Cultivate New Frontiers in Agriculture (CNFA). CNFA country director Rodrick Chirambo said mushroom is one of the crops with a ready market…

US fund gives Ntcheu farmers K70m boost

  United States African Development Foundation (USAdf) has given Ntcheu Smallholder Farmers Association, known as Chumachilimthaka, K70 million to expand its soya bean business. Speaking during the signing ceremony at Sharpe Valley, Traditional Authority (T/A) Ganya, Bwanje North member of Parliament (MP) Francis Mkungula thanked USadf for the donation. “It is such a big association…