A group calling itself concerned friends of Makhanga has petitioned Nsanje District Commissioner quizzing the government for allegedly forcing people in the area to relocate upland.
Nsanje district council on Wednesday launched a Water Sanitation and Hygiene (WASH) Tithetse cholera and clean-up campaign with a call to communities to embrace the initiatives.
Taxpayers will have to pay extra funds to have contractor Site Guys Construction Company return to site and finish Nsanje boma market drainage system clearing works after the council under-estimated works.
A Governance Sub Committee in Nsanje under Civil Society Organizations (CSOs) has taken the district council to task over what it calls mediocre quality of clearing works on drainage systems around the boma.
The Ministry of Local Government has slammed a move by Nsanje district council members who last month passed a resolution to have three of their officers transferred over alleged incompetence.
Nsanje district council has cautioned local and international Non-Governmental Organizations (NGOs) against taking the lead in the implementation of various projects in the district, saying failure to adhere to such policy direction will leave the council with no choice but to disapprove their projects in future.
Three people who were allegedly hired as health surveillance assistants under Nsanje District Council without following laid down procedures, have been removed from the pay roll, District Commissioner, Dr. Medson Matchaya has confirmed.
The Anti-Corruption Bureau (ACB) has blamed delay to finish its investigation into alleged mismanagement of millions of kwacha meant for developmental projects at Nsanje district council on the council's alleged failure to provide proper records among other factors.
Concerns have emerged that Nsanje District Council employees have allegedly gone three months without receiving salaries.
The Anti-Corruption Bureau (ACB) is sitting on a petition by Nsanje district concerned citizens who have been pushing for action on alleged mismanagement of over K800 million at Nsanje District Council.