VDCs Warned Against Politicizing Development Projects

VDCs Warned Against Politicizing Development Projects

By George Mponda, MANA Dedza District Council has warned newly elected Village Development Committee (VDC) members against politicizing development projects. The council’s Acting Director of Planning and Development, Lottie Makina sounded the warning Wednesday during an orientation meeting with the newly elected VDC members who will have a five-year term.  Makina said the VDCs were […]

Norwegian Govt Hands Over Motorcycles to Ministry of Education

Norwegian Govt Hands Over Motorcycles to Ministry of Education

By Ireen Kayira Norwegian Government on Wednesday handed over 105 motorcycles to Ministry of Education Science and Technology (MoEST), to facilitate efforts aimed at improving education for the young people, especially girls. Speaking with Malawi News Agency (MANA) in Lilongwe after the donation, Norwegian Ambassador to Malawi, Steinar Egil Hagen said education is one of […]

Govt Assures People Of Relief Support

Govt Assures People Of Relief Support

Vice President of the Republic of Malawi and Minister responsible for Disaster Management Affairs, Everton Chimulirenji appealed to all Malawians not to panic with the current situation of food shortage saying the government has put in place mechanisms to assist them. He speaking at a function held at Chakhaza primary school in the area of […]

CSOs Demand Funding Loss, Damage Due Emissions

CSOs Demand Funding Loss, Damage Due Emissions

By Chimwemwe Njoloma in Spain Civil Societies at the ongoing Cop25 meeting in Madrid, Spain have strongly come out demanding wealthy countries such as America and the European Union (EU) to have a lion’s share in financing Loss and Damage due to emissions. At a side event held on Wednesday organised by the World Wide […]

Council Loses Over K10 Million Due to Vendors’ Strike

Council Loses Over K10 Million Due to Vendors’ Strike

By Owen Zayambika Mchinji district council says it lost about MK10.5 million in revenue collection to an industrial action staged by vendors plying their trade at Mchinji town market between the months of September and October, 2019. Mchinji District Commissioner, Bester Mandere told Malawi News Agency (MANA) that the lost money has made the council […]

DPP, MCP Sign Peace Pact

DPP, MCP Sign Peace Pact

By Andrew Mkonda, MANA Major political parties in the country namely Democratic Progress Party (DPP), Malawi Congress Party (MCP), UTM, Alliance for Democracy (AFORD) and other stakeholders have signed a memorandum of understanding on peace. The signing ceremony took place on Tuesday in Karonga district during a daylong stakeholders’ peace building workshop organinised by the […]

Minister Ben Phiri Warns Mayors, Council Chairs On Land Grabbing

Minister Ben Phiri Warns Mayors, Council Chairs On Land Grabbing

By Mphatso Nkuonera Minister of Local Government and Rural Development, Benson Malunga Phiri has issued a stern warning to Mayors, Council Chairpersons and their deputies to desist from land grabbing. The minister issued the warning at Golden Peacock Hotelin Lilongwe during a three day training of Mayors, council chairpersons and their deputieson management of council […]

No-One Will Die of Hunger, Veep Chimulirenji Tells Malawians

No-One Will Die of Hunger, Veep  Chimulirenji Tells Malawians

By Tiyanjane Nandie Mambucha, MANA The Vice PresidentEverton Chimulirenji has assured people in Dowa district and the country as a whole that no one will die of hunger. Chimulirenji who is also Minister responsible for Disaster Management Affairs said government is aware that many households in the country are in need of food hence commitment […]

Presidential Elections Case:CCAP Blantyre Synod Seeks Divine Intervention

Presidential Elections Case:CCAP Blantyre Synod Seeks Divine Intervention

By Thumbiko Nyirongo The Church of Central Africa Presbyterian (CCAP)-Blantyre synod has organized prayers and fasting in readiness for the electoral case ruling by the Constitutional Court. According to communiqué jointly signed by synod’s Moderator Reverend Masauko Mbolembole and General Secretary Reverend Billy Gama the synod has set 23rd to 29 December as prayer and […]