In a bid to ensure equal representation of men and women in leadership positions, the Malawi Human Rights Resource Centre (MHRRC) through the Association of Progressive Women (APW) with funding from HIVOS has asked chiefs in Neno district to champion Gender Equality Act so that women are given a voice in decision making processes.
Police in Neno district have intercepted a vehicle suspected to be coming from South Africa carrying two Malawi nationals using uncharted routes.
Heavy rains coupled with strong winds on Thursday cut off road network and destroyed property worth millions of Kwacha in the area of Traditional Authority Symon in Neno district.
Heavy rains coupled with strong winds have destroyed over 46 houses rendering a population of 157 people destitute in Neno district.
Women's Legal Resource Centre (WOLREC) has equipped community journalists in Neno district with basic journalistic skills in a bid to promote good governance and accountability stories for the promotion of transparency at district council level.
Medicins Sans Frontiers has embarked on a corridor project aiming at equipping female sex workers with Covid-19 messages and protective equipment.
As schools are closed in the wake of Covid-19 outbreak, children being in the vulnerable group of people, are facing numerous abuses, ranging from infringement to the right to education, early pregnancies and marriages and taking over parental responsibilities at home.
Blantyre Synod of the CCAP through its education department is mobilizing learners in groups of five with supervision of Parent Teacher Association (PTA) to advance learning amid COVID-19 pandemic.
As the country now has confirmed 36 cases of the novel Covid-19 pandemic, Neno District Area Civil Protection Committee (ACPC) has settled for Covid-19 pandemic as their main focus area in this year's disaster mitigation calendar.
A Heath expert Maziko Matemba has asked government to speed up construction of Covid19 isolation and quarantine centers in all districts in a bid to avoid overwhelming central hospitals.