Germany provides K102m for water in Lilongwe

Germany has provided 125 000 euros (about K102 500 000) to Habitat for Humanity Malawi (HfHM) for improving access to water, sanitation and hygiene (Wash) in Lilongwe’s low income areas of Mtsiriza and Mtandile. HfHM Wash coordinator Ulemu Gondwe said the project will involve construction of boreholes, installation of water tanks and girl-friendly latrines, rehabilitation…

Akuti akukumana  Ndi womwalira

Maloza! Mtembo wa mtsikana uli m’nyumba, manda atakumbidwa, anthu ena amakumana naye akungozungulirazungulira pamsika komanso m’munda mwa makolo ake. Anthu a m’mudzi mwa Mponda m’dera la mfumu Mduwa ku Mchinji komwe kwachitika nkhaniyi akuganiza kuti mtsikanayo, Violet Lubani, wa zaka 19 adachita kuphedwa m’masenga. Violet amadandaula kuti diso likumupweteka ndipo adapita naye ku Kamuzu Central…

Lilongwe City Council seals KFC restaurant

Lilongwe City Council yesterday sealed the City Mall KFC fast food restaurant over hygiene concerns. In a letter addressed to KFC management, the council spokesperson Tamara Chafunya says proprietors failed to comply with hygiene requirements contained in the Public Health Act and Local Government (Food by-law) Act 2018. She says council officials and KFC management…

Dedza chief warns against political violence

Traditional Authority Chilikumwendo of Dedza has threatened unspecified action against candidates and supporters who perpetrate political violence in his area in the run up to the May 21 2019 Tripartite Elections. The chief sounded the warning at Magomero  Primary School in Dedza North West Constituency during a public debate which the National Initiative for Civic…

Mipingo ina ponyadira chipembedzo chawo imati ‘kupemphera ndi kwabwino kwatidziwitsa awa, awo ndi awo.’ Kukumana kwa mtundu womwewu kudasintha moyo ndi tsogolo la Elisha Mtambo ndi Menala Msiska womwe lero ndi banja. Elisha yemwe amachokera m’dera kwa mfumu Mwenelupembe m’boma la Chitipa akuti adakumana ndi Menala wochokera m’dera la mfumu Kachulu m’boma la Rumphi m’chaka…

Youths demand contraceptives

The unavailability of contraceptives in health facilities in Dedza is posing a challenge to youth’s sexual and reproductive health in the district. This was revealed last week when officials from East and Southern Africa United Nations Population Fund Agency (UNFPA) office and the regional director for cooperation at the Embassy of Switzerland in Zimbabwe visited…

Apam sets aside K10m for vigils

Association of Persons with Albinism (Apam) has budgeted K10.4 million to feed and accommodate 200 members drawn from all districts to take part in the planned vigil which is slated for March 6-8 2019. Apam president Overstone Kondowe told the press in Lilongwe on Friday that they will go ahead with their planned vigil at…

Chaka chino kuli zokolola mpweche

Unduna wa zamalimidwe, mthirira ndi chitukuko cha madzi walengeza kuti chaka chino alimi akolola matani 3.3 miliyoni a chimanga kuyerekeza ndimatani 2.6 miliyoni omwe adakololedwa chaka chatha. Izi zadziwika undunawu utachita kauniuni woyamba wa chiyembekezo cha kakololedwe kaulimi wa 2018/19 ndipo zotsatirazi zikutanthauza kuti chaka chino alimi a chimanga aonjezera makilogalamu 25 pa makilogalamu 100…

Aphungu akumana komaliza

Nthawi yatha. Aphungu a Nyumba ya Malamulo amene adasankhidwa mu 2014 akumana komaliza kuyambira Lachiwiri likudzali Amalawi asanavote pachisankho cha patatu pa 21 May chaka chino. Mwa zina, aphunguwo akakambirana za momwe ndondomeko ya zachuma ikuyendera kuchokera pomwe adaikhazikitsa chaka chatha komanso kumanso kukambirana mabilo ena. Izi zikutanthauza kuti nyumbayi akamaitseka, aphungu ena sadzabwereranso m’nyumbayo…

Malawi losing 379km² of forest land yearly

The Ministry of Natural Resources, Energy and Mining has said Malawi is losing 379 square kilometres (km²) of forest land every year due to poor land use practices. The ministry’s director of natural resources Stella Gama said this during a tree planting exercise organised by the faculty of Natural Resources at Lilongwe University of Agriculture…

KCH seeks tutors for  child cancer patients

Kamuzu Central Hospital (KCH) has appealed to stakeholders to mobilise volunteers to teach children undergoing cancer treatment as they miss out on school due to long hospital stay. Global Hope programmes manager Mphatso Magwaya, whose organisation manages all programmes of paediatric cancer ward at KCH, said this when Lions Club of Bwaila prepared lunch for…

Nyumba ya Malamulo yakhutira ndi MEC

Komiti yolondoloza malonjezo a boma ku Nyumba ya Malamulo yati ndiyokhutira ndi lipoti la bungwe loyendetsa zisankho la Malawi Electoral Commission (MEC). Bungwe la MEC lidawonekera pamaso pa komitiyo Lachiwiri m’sabatayi kukapereka lipoti la momwe zokonzekera za chisankho chapatatu zikuyendera. Polankhula ndi Tamvani, wapampando wa komitiyo Yaumi Aufi Mpaweni adati lipoti la MEC likusonyeza kuti…

Kupereka makalata ofuna kudzaimira m’chisankho chikudzachi ndiye kwatha, maso tsopano ali pazomwe zipani zasanja kufuna kutukula dziko lino. Kuunguza kwa Tamvani kwapeza kuti mfundo zomwe zipani zasanja sizikusiyana kwambiri. Zipani za UTM, MCP ndi PP atsindika nkhani ya ntchito, ulimi, maphunziro ndi magetsi. Chipani cholamula cha DPP chakana kuulula manifesito ake ati chifukwa nthawi ya…

Dowa herbalist gets 8 years for raping client

Mponela First Grade Magistrate’s Court in Dowa has sentenced herbalist Thom Binison, 45, to eight years imprisonment after finding him guilty of raping a female client. Mponela Police Station prosecutor Sammie Coglo Liwonde told the court that the herbalist raped the woman on the pretext of administering charms to reunite her with her former husband…