Mera launches anti-corruption policy

The Malawi Energy Regulatory Authority (Mera) has launched a Fraud and Corruption Prevention Policy aimed at fighting fraud and corruption at the energy authority. Minister of Natural Resources, Energy and Mining, Aggrey Masi, presided over the launch, held under the theme ‘Zero Tolerance on Fraud and Corruption in Energy Regulation’, at Bingu International Convention Centre […]

NGO donates bicycles to community facilitators

Gender Governance and Justice Development Centre (GGJDC), a non-governmental organization that promotes social justice, Monday donated 61 bicycles to community facilitators in Lilongwe. GGJDC Board Chairperson, Peter Chisi, said the donation would help ease transportation challenges that community facilitators are facing in their day-to-day work. “The facilitators face many challenges when they want to move […]

3 nurses suspended for negligence in Phalombe

Three nurses from Phalombe Health Centre have been suspended by the district council on allegations that they denied a woman in labour access to the labour ward, district officials said over the weekend. Maureen Chilikutali, Mphatso Chanza and Mercy Sonjera reportedly denied 18-year-old Alinafe Mtsinje access to the facility. Mtsinje, who comes from Filisi Village […]

Saulos Chilima challenges insurers on innovation

Vice President, Saulos Chilima, has challenged insurers in the country to be more innovative to boost insurance penetration in the country. Chilima was speaking in Blantyre on Saturday during the Insurance Institute of Malawi Charter Dinner held under the theme ‘Business Unusual’. According to the Reserve Bank of Malawi, insurance penetration in Malawi is pegged […]

Dry spell to affect livestock production in Blantyre ADD

The dry spell some districts in the Southern Region experienced recently will affect livestock production as farmers will struggle to provide feed to the animals, Malawi News Agency (Mana) has learnt. Blantyre Agricultural Development Division (BLADD) Programme Manager, Erick Haraman, said recently that, due to the dry spell, many farmers will be busy searching for […]

AS Vital eye Alfred Manyozo

Be Forward Wanderers’ no-nonsense midfielder, Alfred Manyozo Junior, is said to be on the radar of the Democratic Republic of Congo side, AS Vita, following his relatively impressive display in Nomads’ 4-0 loss to the Kinshasa hosts on Sunday. Manyozo confirmed that, after the Confederation of African Football (Caf) Champions League preliminary round first-leg game […]

Promote education to develop Malawi—First Lady

First Lady Gertrude Mutharika Tuesday emphasised the need to promote education in the country to ensure continued development. Mutharika made the remarks during the official opening of two community day secondary schools (CDSS) in Zomba built by Save the Children at Tillie and Bevlee, with sponsorship from two donors, Professor Gerlard Breslauer and Wunderkinder Foundation. […]

Fall armyworms destroy crops in Blantyre

The fall armyworms have attacked over 2,000 hectares in Blantyre, Blantyre District Agriculture Development Division (ADD) said yesterday. District Agriculture Officer, Linda Mphande, said 2,843 hectares of maize fields have been invaded by fall armyworms. Blantyre has 56,000 hectares of arable land, of which 44,806 hectares is for rain-fed maize while 3,465 hectares is for […]

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