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Armed Forest Guards to Patrol Country's Forest Reserves

The Forestry department has embarked on recruitment of armed forestry guards to offload the responsibility of protecting forest reserves from the Malawi Defence Force which has a sole responsibility to guard the nation.

Communities Gang Up to Rehabilitate Road, MP Pools in K1 million in Solidarity

A grouping calling itself Hora Road Construction initiators in Mzimba Hora Constituency have mobilised themselves to embark on rehabilitation of 24 kilometers earth road from Ngomiyawo to Mtantha turnoff to ease mobility challenges to health facilities surrounding the area.

NGO Supports Community Policing Forums in GBV Fight

A Mzuzu based Non Governmental Organization - Purple Innovations for women and girls has deplored continued cases of gender based violence in the area of Inkosi Chindi in Mzimba which are impacting negatively on the social economic rights of women and girls.

Hippos Cause Havoc Along Vwaza Marsh Wildlife Reserve & Nyika National Park

Communities living along Vwaza Marsh Wildlife Reserve and Nyika National Park in Rumphi and Mzimba have bemoaned that Hippos and monkeys continues to destroy their crops.

Germany to Construct K4.7Bn Nyika-Vwaza Water Scheme

Over 33 thousand households surrounding Nyika National Park and Vwaza Wildlife Game Reserve in Rumphi and Mzimba districts will soon start drinking portable water ending years of drinking unsafe water from sources which they have in some cases shared with wild animals.

Tobacco Farmers Demand Better Prices

Farmers in Rumphi have urged tobacco buyers to offer good prices during this year’s marketing season.

Chakwera Calls for Unity to Restore Malawi after Cyclone Freddy

President Lazarus Chakwera has called on Malawians not to politicise the effects of Cyclone Freddy but work together to achieve a greater length in restoring the country back to its economic functioning state.

NGO Dares Stakeholders on Human Trafficking

Duty bearers in Nkhata-Bay have been challenged to fight human trafficking by reporting such cases and sensitising communities about the evil practice.

18,000 Caregivers Still Missing on Government Payroll

At least 18 thousand trained early childhood caregivers are yet to start receiving government honoraria months after Capitol Hill committed to improve their welfare.

Nkhata-Bay Chiefs Lead Fight Against COVID-19; Cholera

Local leaders in Nkhata-Bay have vowed to take leading roles in the fight against Covid-19 and cholera as the district prepares for the launch of integrated Covid-19 Vaccination and Tithetse Cholera campaigns.

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