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78 Percent Declare Assets, 20 LPOs Verified in Malawi - ODPOD

A preliminary annual assessment report has indicated that 78 percent of the Listed Public Officers (LPOs) have declared their assets, with the low grade officers as the most defaulters.

AACC Wants Finance Minister Account for Malawi's K6. 3 tn Debts

The All African Conference of Churches (AACC) has expressed concerns that the Minister of Finance is yet to account for the country’s K6. 3 trillion accumulated debts; explaining how they were taken and used, four months after the revelations.

Poaching Pressure Hits Liwonde National Park

Liwonde National Park is gradually becoming under siege. Aggression of poachers on wildlife and game rangers is increasing.

Village Headman Naphiyo 2 Arrested over AIP Fraud in Thyolo

A day after Zodiak carried a story on Affordable Inputs Programme (AIP) mess involving chiefs and vendors at Goliati selling point in Thyolo, agriculture authorities have busted the syndicate and forced Village Headman Naphiyo 2 to return K200, 000 he allegedly solicited from beneficiaries.

Goliati Vendors Boycott Market Fees Over Refuse

Vendors at Goliati market in Thyolo are boycotting paying daily fees from Monday this week to force the district council to collect refuse which they claim have piled up since 2017.

1, 600 Babies Born on Christmas Day

About 1,636 babies were born on Christmas Day this year in health facilities across the country.

Thyolo Farmers Struggle to Access AIP Fertiliser

Hope to harvest bumper yields this year is slowly diminishing for scores of smallholder farmers in four traditional authorities in Thyolo as some claim to have been going to Goliati selling point for three weeks now without redeeming fertiliser under the Affordable Inputs Programme (AIP).

TRADE Geared To Promote Farmers' Access To Market

Transforming Agriculture through Diversification and Entrepreneurship, (TRADE) program authorities say they will soon start disbursing the available K25 billion to farmer based organisations and companies to promote market access to farmers in Malawi.

Govt to Construct Multi-purpose Dams, Rainwater Harvesting Infrastructure in 2023

Government says it will from June 2023 commence construction of 10 multi-purpose dams and 20 rainwater harvesting structures for flood control, irrigation, water supply, and fishery services among others.

MBTS Needs 10,000 Units of Blood Monthly

The Malawi Blood Transfusion Services (MBTS) says it requires 10,000 units of blood monthly for the hospitals to help  accident survivors, expectant mothers and children during this festive and rainfall seasons.

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