Nkhotakota areas get boreholes, toilets

  Participatory Development Initiatives (PDI) has started rehabilitating boreholes and constructing toilets around Takumana Primary School in Senior Chief Mwadzama in Nkhotakota to ease water and sanitation problems. The development brings hope to several villages around the school which have been lacking access to potable water since the boreholes broke down in 2008, and a…

Must hands over ethanol stoves to farmers

Thyolo-based Malawi University of Science and Technology (Must) has handed over ethanol stoves to 36 households in Nkhotakota to assess the viability of ethanol as a domestic fuel. Speaking during the handover ceremony, Davies Mweta, executive dean of Malawi Institute of Technology under Must,said they want to be extracting raw ethanol from cassava peels, to…

  National Local Government Finance Committee (NLGFC) has warned Nkhotakota District Council over underperformance on financial management. Council chairperson Samson Kaziputa told members during a full council meeting about the development and that the council has been requested to submit an action plan to be implemented to address the situation. He said the underperformance included…

Council members cornered on refunds

  Nkhotakota District Council members were last Thursday surprised to learn that the council secretariat was yet to refund money to applicants of plots at an abandoned aerodrome. The last meeting resolved that the process of identifying the beneficiaries of the plots was not transparent and the process should recommence, the council resolved four months…

Madam Mutharika’s Trust encourages Nkhotakota

First Lady Gertrude Mutharika has said Beautify Malawi (Beam) Trust will work through market and health facilities in the country to improve sanitation and hygiene in public places. She said this on Saturday at Nkhotakota Primary School ground after participating in a cleaning exercise at Nkhotakota District Hospital and Nkhotakota Market. The First Lady said…