Almost a week after being displaced and seeking shelter in camps, some survivors of tropical cyclone Freddy in the area of Traditional Authority Namabvi in Mangochi district on Monday had a smile after receiving their first relief items.
Police in Mangochi district have arrested Frank Nasangwe, 22, for suspecting that he stabbed to death his fellow street food seller, Afick Peter, 30, over a piece of firewood.
Authorities at Koche Community Health Centre in Mangochi have appealed for more support towards cholera treatment and prevention, saying there are signs that the disease might resurface if they can relent in some services.
A First Grade Magistrate's Court in Mangochi on Wednesday, March 1, 2023, convicted and sentenced four men to 3 years and 6 months imprisonment with hard labour each, for being found in possession of forest produce without licence.
The Mangochi First Grade Magistrate's Court on February 21, 2023 convicted and sentenced Richard Lameck, 22 and Friday Dickson, 23, each to 3 months imprisonment with hard labor for requesting to buy a human placenta from a nurse at Malombe Health Centre.
Police in Mangochi district have arrested a 28-year-old Zambian national, Ibrahim Maxwell Mustafa, on suspicion that he has been stealing from various women through Facebook.
Barely days after Mangochi Police Station arrested, Panganani William, 21, for possessing K300, 000 fake banknotes, Fort Maguire Police Unit in the district have also arrested a Rwandan and a Burundian believed to be master-minders of processing the fake banknotes.
Health authorities in Mangochi district have asked partners to assist them with chlorine and Oral Rehydration Salt (ORS) as the district continues to register more cholera cases.
The Department of Disaster Management Affairs (DoDMA) has assured hunger stricken families targeted to benefit from the 2022/23 lean season response in Lulanga and Makanjira in Mangochi district that they will start receiving their provisions from next week.