Men Shunning STI Treatment in Mwanza

A surveillance of sexualy transmitted infections (STIs) conducted from January to December 2022 has revealed that 49 percent of people seeking such treatment in Mwanza district get re-infected.

Dr. Mugisha Re-Elected AFWASA President

The Managing Director of Uganda's National Water and Sewerage Corporation (NWSC) Dr Silver Mugisha has been re-elected as African Water Association President and the East African country’s capital, Kampala, has been voted to host the next AFWA Congress and Exhibition which is scheduled for February 2025.

Countries Urged to Include Women in Water Sector Policy Making

The International Forum of Professional Women for Water, Sanitation and Environment in Africa has highlighted the need to include women in policy and decision making in the water sector, observing that women suffer the most from the effects of poor sanitation.

MOH Non Committal on Banning Diapers 

Ministry of Health is non committal on whether it is considering instituting a ban on the use of diapers as a measure of containing the raging Cholera epidemic among other illnesses.

ACB Advances on Source Books in Primary Schools

The Anti-Corruption Bureau (ACB) says it is finalizing the development of a source book on Anti-corruption education that will soon be inducted in the primary school education.

MUST Student Dies After Falling From Upstairs

A Malawi University of Science and Technology (MUST) second year student, Michael Mapanje, has died after falling from a second floor of one of the buildings on campus.

4 Jailed for Torchin Bvumbwe Police

Limbe Senior Resident Magistrate, Byson Masonga, has sentenced four men to seven years imprisonment for torching Bvumbwe Police Sub-station in Thyolo in January last year.

Chiefs Urged to Champion Girl Child Education in Phalombe

Chiefs in the country have been challenged to protect girls in ensuring that they remain in school as failure to do so affects the country’s economic growth.

MH Police Arrest Two Foreigners, Recover Fake Money, Printing Equipment

Barely days after Mangochi Police Station arrested, Panganani William, 21, for possessing K300, 000 fake banknotes, Fort Maguire Police Unit in the district have also arrested  a Rwandan and a Burundian believed to be master-minders of processing the fake banknotes.

74 Households Yet to Receive DoDMA Maize in Thyolo

At least 74 hunger-stricken families in two villages of Loti and Mkwata in the area of Senior chief Mphuka claim are yet to receive maize under the government's lean season intervention, a  week after they were told to wait when others were receiving the items at Mkhathe.

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