Blantyre Recorded 2 New Cholera Cases
Two new cholera cases have been registered in Blantyre, bringing recorded cases to 518 with six deaths in the district.
UNDP, ECAMA Push For Vibrant Private Sector
The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) says 350, 000 people of which majority are enterprises and innovators in the agriculture sector have benefited from the 48 billion kwacha set aside for the implementations of various interventions.
When Salvation Lies in Manure
Hunger is bad. It devastates people’s minds and bodies. Physically, starvation ravages a person’s muscle, bones, skin and internal organs. On a long-term scale, hungry people are susceptible to chronic diseases like diabetes and heart diseases.
Parliament Protests Electricity Tariffs Hike
The Parliamentary Committee of Natural Resources and Climate Change says it will not support any increase of tariffs on electricity, arguing Malawians are already being subjected to tough economic hardships.
NRA Pushes Govt to Decriminalize Homosexuality
A minority human rights group, Nyasa Rainbow Alliance (NRA), has asked the government to implement the national action plan on human rights to remove repressive laws that criminalize consensual same sex relationships between consenting adults in private.
Police Net 10 for Carjacking
Police in Blantyre have arrested 10 people in connection with a spate of carjacking in the city and surrounding areas.
CWGE Touts Cervical Cancer Screening
Center for Women and Girls Empowerment (CWGE) has intensified awareness on cervical cancer screening among girls and young women amid concerns that the disease is approximately claiming 4, 000 lives in the country every year.
AG Pens CGH for Unpaid Taxes of Mineral Resources
Attorney General Thabo Chakaka Nyirenda has written a United States of America-based company, Columbia Gem House (CGH) demanding 309.6 billion United States dollars of unpaid taxes of mineral resources that were extracted from Chimwadzulu mine in Ntcheu district in Malawi.
REPSSI, YWCAM Urge Govt to Support Caregivers
The Regional Psycho Social Initiative (REPSSI) has encouraged government to professionalize the field of caregivers amid ongoing reports of lack of permanent incentives to motivate them in their work.
COST to Monitor Recovery Construction Works
The Construction Sector Transparency (COST) says it will put a close eye on billions of money that has been allocated to rehabilitate the infrastructure that was damaged by Tropical Storm Ana early this year.