News In Northern Region

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Skepticism; Resistance Affecting Implementation of Land Laws

The authorities in the ministry of lands say while the reception of the amended land laws of 2022 by the public has been positive, there continues to be some minimal resistance and skepticism from those that do not fully understand them.

Northern Region in Two Day of Blackout

Most of the areas in the Northern Region have spent the last two days in complete black out with taps running dry after four ESCOM pylons tipped over in an area called Chikwawa in Salima District.

Lack of Privacy Fueling ARV Default Rate Among Youth

Adolescent girls and young women in Mzimba south have complained of a lack of privacy and confidentiality at health facilities which they say compromises their access to ARVs and sexual reproductive health services.

Forestry Stakeholders Drilled on Court Operations

Various stakeholders engaged in the protection of forest reserves in Mzimba have been drilled on how courts operate in the prosecution of offenders who have committed forest-related crimes.

Malawi Working on Improved Tobacco by 2028

The Tobacco Commission has disclosed ambitious plans to be the number One tobacco-growing country in the SADC region despite opposition like the anti-smoking campaign standing in their way.

CSOs Laments Poor Sanitation Within Rumphi Market

Civil Society Organisations in Rumphi have raised concerns with poor sanitation within Rumphi market claiming it is posing a threat of Cholera outbreak in the district.

No Resources for Lura Technical College in Rumphi- Govt

The ministry of labour says the abandoned Lura Technical College in Rumphi requires more resources to be completed.

Rumphi District Council Launches Tree Planting With High Expectations

Rumphi District Council has launched this year's tree planting season with hope to increase survival rate from the current 75 percent to 90 percent.

Mzimba Women Constructs a Health Post to Increase Vaccine Uptake

A women's care group in the Traditional Authority Kampingo Sibande in Mzimba North has constructed a health post and house for a Health Surveillance Assistant (HSA) in a bid to among other things increase vaccine updates among under five children in the area.

Synod of Livingstonia Bans Congregants From Traveling to Zambia

The CCAP Synod of Livingstonia has banned its local congregants from traveling to Zambia for church activities amid rising cases of Cholera in that country which has claimed the lives of more than 400 people in a space of three months.

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