Category: Social

Traffic Police engages motorbike operators on road safety rules

BY PRISCILLA BEN - Thyolo, Malawi (25/07/2023): Motorbike operators at Thunga Trading Centre in Thyolo District have been advised to follow traffic rules as one way of preventing road accidents.

Miracle CBO that provides needs for over 700 vulnerable children

BY CHIKU JERE - Lilongwe Malawi (25/07/23) - Thirty (30) year old Steven Derrick Chinsendenji is building a foundation that has created a safe haven for over 700 underprivileged children, providing for their daily needs, including catering for their education as well as helping them discover and refine their skills and inborn talent, effectively molding them into responsible citizens that can look after themselves.

Increased theft cases at funeral vigils worries Lilongwe Police

Lilongwe-Malawi: Police in the Capital City have expressed concern over increased cases of theft of handbags containing electrical gadgets such as laptops, mobile phones handsets and cash, among others, at funerals.

Man arrested over wife' murder in Lilongwe

BY PRISCILLA BEN - Lilongwe-Malawi: Police at Nathenje in Lilongwe have arrested a 34-year-old man, Yamikani Chisamba, who allegedly murdered his second wife, Fanny Selemani, 22, in June this year following disagreements over farm produce at Chilima Village in Traditional Authority (T/A) Mazengera in the district.

Court jails, fines girlfriend for scalding boyfriend's wife

Lilongwe-Malawi: The First Grade Magistrate court sitting at Lilongwe on Wednesday, August 9, 2023 convicted and sentenced a 25-year-old woman, Matrida Kankhosi, to 1year 8 months imprisonment, and to pay a K100, 000 compensation for scalding her boyfriend's wife at Sankhani Village, Traditional Authority Njewa in Lilongwe District.

Boy 4, drowns in water reservoir in Lilongwe

LILONGWE: Tuesday, August 15, 2023 at around 12:00 hours a boy identified as Mayamiko Julius drowned in a water reservoir at Hongyuan Industries factory located around Chitipi Trading Centre in Lilongwe District.

Man arrested for illegal possession of medical drugs in Lilongwe

Police at Njewa in Lilongwe have arrested a 47-year-old man for being found in possession, and selling of medical drugs without a license on Sunday, August 20, 2023.

SCOM engages former member-graduates to a spiritual retreat

BY PRISCILLA BEN - Student Christian Organisation of Malawi (SCOM) has organised spiritual retreat for its former members who are graduates from various learning institutions, with an aim to return and empower their spiritual life using words which will help them to be good custodians of Christianity as they continue with life after school.

Police recover counterfeit fertilizer, suspect at large

Lilongwe Police Station over the weekend, recovered 92 counterfeit bags of fertilizer at Sankhani Village in Traditional Authority Njewa in the district.

Man jailed 15 years for having sexual intercourse with child

LILONGWE POLICE: The Principle Resident Magistrate’s court sitting in Lilongwe has convicted and sentenced a 25-year-old married man Emmanuel Kapa to a 15-year jail term for having sexual intercourse and impregnating a 16-year-old Secondary School girl.

Teenager drowns in Lilongwe River

BY PRISCILLA BEN. LILONGWE: A teenager identified as Steven Yang’anani on Sunday September 17, 2023 drowned in Lilongwe River while attempting to take a bath.

ETG staff and Kafita CCAP donate food items to Malingunde School for the Blind

By Misheck Silat Phiri LILONGWE: Happiness Group, a humanitarian team of Export Trading Group (ETG) employees, in a joint effort with Kafita CCAP Social Welfare wing on November 5, 2023 donated assorted food items to Malingunde School for the Blind heeding to the call about food shortage situation at the Lilongwe rural-based institution.

Skilled youth catalyst for Malawi economy growth - DML

By Misheck Silat Phiri and Priscilla Ben. LILONGWE: Discipling Market Place Leaders (DML) Ministries has challenged the youth in the country to acquire different skills such as professional brick laying, carpentry and fashion designing among others so that they become self-dependent and contributors to the country’s economy.

Bible Society of Malawi’s Young Samaritan Project to empower youth with life skills

By Misheck Silat Phiri LILONGWE: The year 2024, will be the year of youth between the age of 15 and 25, as they are expected to be empowered with different life skills through Young Samaritan Project to be introduced soon by the Bible Society of Malawi.

Gulu la zachifundo la Happiness lathandiza ovutika ku Lilongwe

Wolemba: MISHEK SILAT PHIRI - LILONGWE Gulu la zachifundo la ogwira ntchito ku kampani ya Export Trading Group (ETG) lotchedwa Happiness Group lapereka katundu osiyana-siyana kwamayi ovutika omwe amakhala mdera la Kaliyeka ku Area 23 mumzinda wa Lilongwe.

Care Centre emphasizes ‘girl-child education and women empowerment’ as tool to fight fistula

By MISHEK SILAT PHIRI - LILONGWE: Bwaila Fistula Care Centre National Coordinator Margret Moyo says promoting girl child education and empowering women in the country can play vital role in addressing the fistula problem among women in Malawi.