Health workers join Fun Run

  Health workers in the country have added morale to the buildup of this Saturday’s Mother’s Fun Run by rendering their services at Ntchisi District Hospital, this year’s beneficiary. Over 50 health personnel from the Society of Medical Doctors (SMD), Association of Malawian Midwives (Amami) and the National Organisation of Nurses and Midwives (Nonm) visited…

Nice, Police sign elections peace pact

  National Initiative for Civic Education (Nice) Trust and Central Region Police have signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) to ensure peace during the electoral period in the region. The pact will among other things see Nice Trust advocate tolerance while the police ensuring that  perpetrators of violence are brought to book. Central Region Police…

Sensasi ili mkati

Pamene kalembera wa anthu ndi nyumba ali mkati, mafumu ena ati akuyembekezera kuti mavuto amene amakumana nawo achepa chifukwa boma limagwiritsa ntchito zotsatira za kalemberayo popereka zofunika kwa Amalawi. Kalemberayo, amene amachitika pakatha zaka 10 zilizonse, adayamba pa 3 mwezi uno ndipo akuyembekezeka kudzatha pa 23. Polankhula ndi Tamvani, T/A Mlauli ya ku Mwanza, T/A…

Bean consumption remains low in Malawi

  Minister of Agriculture, Irrigation and Water Development Joseph Mwanamvekha has bemoaned the low consumption of beans and its products which remains at six kilogrammes (kg) per year per person against the recommended 15kg per year per person. The minister said this during the launch of the Technology for African Agriculture Transformation (TAAT)-Bean compact on…

Beans consumption still low, says ministry

  The Ministry of Agriculture, Irrigation and Water Development has decried beans per capita consumption currently at six kilogrammes (kg) per person per year against the internationally recommended 15 kg per person per year. Speaking at the launch of the Technology for African Agriculture Transformation (Taat)-Bean Compact on Monday in Lilongwe, the minister responsible Joseph…

Youth Parliament exposes more child rights violations

  Harmful cultural practices and little knowledge about Child Care and Justice Act among parents continue infringing children rights in Dowa, it has emerged. These issues were raised by children during a two-day children’s parliament organised by non-governmental organisations (NGOs) in the district on Thursday and Friday last week. The children said cultural practices such…

Sitilemba akunja—Ansah

Pamene kalembera wachisankho walowa gawo lachisanu, mkulu wa bungwe la zisankho la Malawi Electoral Commission (MEC) Jane Ansah wati Amalawi asade nkhawa, chifukwa anthu a kunja salembetsa nawo m’kaundula. Ansah adanena izi potsatira ndemanga za ena kuti pali chiopsezo choti nzika zina za dziko la Mozambique zikhonza kulembetsa m’kaundula m’boma la Mulanje. Malinga ndi anthu…

 ‘Mgwirizano ungathetse zipolowe’

Mgwirizano pakati pa atsogoleri, ngakhale asemphane maganizo pa ndale ndiko kungathetse zipolowe ndi mikangano ya ndale, atero akadaulo. Iwo adanena izi potsatira chiwembu chofuna kuotcha maofesi a bungwe loona z ku Lilongwe sabata yatha, kuotchedwa kwa galimoto ziwiri za otsatira gulu la United Transformation Movement (UTM) masiku apitawo komanso kuopsezedwa kwa otsatira UTM ku Nyumba…

AfDB unveils k17.6bn agriculture fund

The African Development Bank (AfDB) has unveiled a K17.6 billion Agriculture Fast Track (AFT) Fund that seeks to boost Malawi’s agriculture sector, which contributes about 30 percent to the gross domestic product (GDP). AfDB principal governance expert Fenwick Kamanga, who is also officer in-charge for Malawi office, said 10 African countries are expected to benefit…

Achinyamata akambirana za m’manifesto

  Nthambi ya achinyamata ya chipani cha Malawi Congress Party (MCP) yakambirana mfundo zokhudza achinyamata zomwe chipani chawo chiyike m’manifesto yake yokopera anthu pachisankho chikudzachi. Woyang’anira za achinyamata Richard Chimwendo Banda watsimikiza izi ndipo mneneri wachipanichi mbusa Maurice Munthali wati kupatula achinyamatawa, chipanichi chikulandira maganizo kuchokera ku magulu osiyanasiyana. “Tili mkati mopanga manifesto yathu poonjezera…

New school to ease distance problems in Dedza

Pupils from group village head Chikwasa in Traditional Authority Kaphuka in Dedza have been relieved from walking long distance to school thanks to a non-governmental organisation Nanze which handed over an elementary school to government yesterday.  Group village head Chikwasa said, before construction of the school, pupils used to walk almost three kilometers to Katawa…

Minister appeals for smooth succession

    Minister of Gender, Children, Disability and Social Welfare Jean Kalilani on Monday appealed for a smooth succession of the Malenga chieftaincy in Ntchisi. Speaking on behalf of President Peter Mutharika during the burial of the late Senior Chief Malenga, the minister urged the royal family to ensure that procedures are followed when identifying…

Chewa king against  early marriages

  Chewa king Kalonga Gawa Undi has challenged his chiefs in Malawi, Zambia and Mozambique to use their power as traditional leaders to promote education for boys and girls and fight early marriages. He said this during the annual Chewa ceremony Kulamba on Saturday at Kalonga Gawa Undi’s Mkaika Residence in Zambia. Said Gawa Undi:…

Anthu 500 000 sadalembetse

Zotsatira za kalembera wachisankho m’gawo loyamba ndi lachiwiri zasonyeza kuti anthu 468 860 omwe amayenera kulembetsa sadalembetse nawo m’kaundulayo. Malingana ndi zotsatira zochokera ku bungwe la Malawi Electoral Commission (MEC), m’gawo loyamba, anthu 1 094 269 amayenera kulembetsa koma anthu 798 351 ndiwo adalembetsa kuimirira anthu 73 pa anthu 100 aliwonse. M’gawo Lachiwiri, anthu 1…