The Mock Full Council Meeting organized by the Women Legal Resource Centre (WOLREC) has raised issues of unhygienic market places, recruitment of the aged as council support staff, bloated wage bill, deforestation and lack of job opportunities as some of the factors affecting development of Neno.
Partners in Health (PIH) has donated intravenous fluid drug worth K30 million to Queen Elizabeth Central Hospital (QECH) in Blantyre in a bid to improve hydration and increase electrolytes and blood sugar levels in patients.
Commissioner of police responsible for South West Region, Ellobiam Banda, has acknowledged that human resource and infrastructure challenges are hindering police operations in the South West region.
World Vision International - Malawi has called on the youth in Neno district to patronize VCT services in a bid to minimize HIV infections among the youths and maximize contraceptives intake.
As Malawi joins the rest of the world in commemorating Malaria Day today Sunday, the Child and Health Initiative (PACHI) has appealed to people of Neno to desist from selling bed nets to charcoal burners where it has also engaged faith leaders to advance Malaria prevention messages.
Action Aid Malawi (AAM) through IHART has distributed seeds for irrigation farming to some three hundred households of Sub-Traditional Authority Chikalema in Neno district who were affected by Cyclone Idai and fall army worms.
Police in Neno district have called for collaboration between police and the community policing forums in a bid to combat crime in the district.
Member of Parliament for Neno North, Thoko Tembo, has introduced a K1.5 million sports trophy in an attempt to develop sports in his constituency.
The Catholic Commission for Justice and Peace of the Archdiocese of Blantyre says Covid-19 has affected its efforts of providing paralegal services to the marginalized rural populations of Neno district through its Paralegal clinics.