Department of Forestry engages communities in conservation of forest | Malawi 24

Department of Forestry engages communities in conservation of forest | Malawi 24

The Department of Forestry has engaged communities in Likoma in the sustainable conservation of Makungwa Forest in the district. Makungwa Forest Local communities, living in or around the Makungwa forest, are the key partners of the sustainable forest management practices since their subsistence economies and their welfare are not only highly dependent on Lake Malawi […]

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Ministry of Labour wants K1.5 billion for Workers' Compensation Fund | Malawi 24

Ministry of Labour wants K1.5 billion for Workers’ Compensation Fund | Malawi 24

The Ministry of Labour, Skills and Innovation has asked for seed money amounting to K1.5 billion for Workers’ Compensation Fund. The ministry on Wednesday appeared before the Parliamentary Committee on Social and Community Affairs to appraise the Committee on the ministry’s mandate and the programmes they are implementing. Muhara says Capital Hill will be safeguarded […]

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Court plans to conclude elections case hearing by Dec 6 | Malawi 24

Court plans to conclude elections case hearing by Dec 6 | Malawi 24

The Constitutional Court says it plans to conclude hearing of the presidential elections case by 6 December. One of the five judges hearing the case, Justice Healey Potani, said this in court at the end of Wednesday’s session. He said when the case is adjourned on Friday this week, hearing will resume on 25 November, […]

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Malawi, EU sign agreement for M1 Road Rehabilitation project | Malawi 24

Malawi, EU sign agreement for M1 Road Rehabilitation project | Malawi 24

The European Union and Malawi have signed an agreement for the rehabilitation of the M1 Road. Paesen The agreement was signed by Malawi’s Minister of Finance Joseph Mwanamvekha, together with the Minister of Transport Ralph Juma and the Head of Delegation to Malawi, Sandra Paesen. The road project is aimed at improving road connection in […]

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Gaba masterclass gives Malawi win | Malawi 24

Gaba masterclass gives Malawi win | Malawi 24

The Malawi National Football team started their 2021 Africa Cup of Nations (Afcon) qualifying campaign with a hard-fought 1-0 victory over South Sudan at Kamuzu Stadium in Blantyre on Wednesday afternoon. A second half strike from Gabadinho Mhango was enough to seal all the three points for Group B opening game before Malawi’s trip to […]

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We have not sold Livimbo School - Vuwa Kaunda | Malawi 24

We have not sold Livimbo School – Vuwa Kaunda | Malawi 24

Minister of Lands, Housing and Urban Development Symon Vuwa Kaunda has refuted claims that government has sold Livimbo Community Day Secondary School to persons of Asian origin. On Wednesday, the minister visited both Livimbo Primary and Secondary schools to see for himself the actual situation on the ground. Vuwa (Centre) during the visit Kaunda was […]

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Mutharika to hold rally in Balaka tomorrow | Malawi 24

Mutharika to hold rally in Balaka tomorrow | Malawi 24

President Peter Mutharika will hold a Democratic Progressive Party (DPP) mass rally in Balaka on Thursday. According to the Office of the President and Cabinet, the rally will be held at Balaka Boma and will start at 1PM. Mutharika: will be in Balaka on Thursday The president’s rally in the district comes days after clashes […]

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Needy students meet parliamentary committee over loans grievances | Malawi 24

Needy students meet parliamentary committee over loans grievances | Malawi 24

Concerned needy students in Malawi today met the Parliamentary Committee on Education, Science and Technology on the students’ grievances on loan application and processing. This follows the students’ petition that was presented in the Chamber on 3rd October, 2019 and was referred to the committee by the petitioner, Member for Nkhotakota South Blainex Kaisi. Meeting […]

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HRDC concerned over violence in Malawi | Malawi 24

HRDC concerned over violence in Malawi | Malawi 24

The Human Rights Defenders Coalition (HRDC) has expressed concern over acts of violence in the country and has called on President Peter Mutharika to take action. Speaking at a press briefing in Lilongwe today, National Chairperson for the grouping Timothy Mtambo condemned the violence in Lilongwe where a person was killed as two villages fought […]

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Malawi receives 17 rhinoceros from South Africa | Malawi 24

Malawi receives 17 rhinoceros from South Africa | Malawi 24

Liwonde National Park in Malawi is now home to 17 rhinoceros from South Africa following one of the largest international black rhino translocations to date. The rhinos were released into the park The wild animals which were transported from South Africa on Monday, have all successfully been released into the park. Speaking at the Release […]

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