38 killed in attacks on Mali villages

Bamako – Thirty-eight people were killed and many others wounded in attacks on two ethnic Dogon villages in central Mali, the government said on...

Hot Weather Continues, ‘Please Stay Hydrated – Meteorological Department

The meteorological department has advised the general public to follow precautionary measures amid the heat wave the country is experiencing. According to the department the...

Beware, It’s Snake Season! Check Out Safety Tips

Due to the heatwaves and high temperatures currently in east africa, snakes, especially cobras seek refuge in cooler places like inside homes - so...

Uganda President pictured with his daughter grazing cattle

Unlike his colleagues, Ugandan President Yoweri Museveni usually does all manner of things for himself perhaps due to his military background. The former UPDF soldier...

Minister of Agriculture Kondwani Nankhumwa Opens International Tobacco Coalition Workshop in...

The Minister of Agriculture, Irrigation and Water Development, Kondwani Nankhumwa has officially opened an international Tobacco Coalition (T5) Workshop at Ufulu Gardens Hotel in...

Malawi Generally to Receive Normal Rainfall Amounts over Most Parts in...

By Robert Kumwenda Malawi is expected to receive normal rainfall amounts in most parts according to the department of climate change and meteorological services. Jolamu Nkhokwe...

FISP PROGRAM UNDER FIRE

FISP program has come under fire from a cross section of the society arguing that the program does not give desired returns anymore. According to...

MPs ANGRY WITH ROTTEN MAIZE

The Parliamentary Committee on Agriculture, Irrigation, Natural Resources and Climate Change has faulted Agricultural Development and Marketing Corporation (Admarc) for letting 7 000 tons...

Rumphi Forestry Department Confiscates 106 Bags of Charcoal

In the wee hours of Thursday, Rumphi Forestry Department confiscated 106 bags of charcoal which are said to be coming from Engucwini in Inkosi...

Environmentalists to Hold Demonstrations to Raise Awareness on Thin Plastic Ban

By Robert Kumwenda Environmentalists are on the 27th of September expected to hold a public march to raise awareness to the general public on what...

Angola, DRC suffering more forest fires than Amazon: Satellite Data

A lot of international attention has been on the devastating effects of fires rampaging through the Amazon rain forest in Brazil. The place is...

Amazon rainforest on fire

Fires are raging at a record rate in Brazil's Amazon rainforest, and scientists warn that it could strike a devastating blow to the fight...

Malawi RWHAM) launches rainwater harvesting initiative

Rainy Water Harvesting Association of Malawi RWHAM) has launched a Road for Water initiative that will see rainy water in the roads being used...

FAO to Reinforce Livestock Disease surveillance

Chief Director in the Ministry of Agriculture, Irrigation and Water Development, Yanila Mtupanyama has commended Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) for stressing the need...

Govt Apologises For Purchasing Farm Equipment With Archiac Technology

Government has apologized for purchasing farm equipment with archaic technology using part of the $50,000,000 line of credit from Export-Import Bank of India. A statement...

ADMARC to Start Procuring Maize from Local Farmers

The Agricultural Development and marketing Corporation (ADMARC) is expected to start procuring maize from local farmers, using funds borrowed from Ecobank. This comes amid concerns...

Youth Plant 240, 000 Trees in Mzimba

23 Youth clubs in Mzimba have planted 240, 000 trees through the Malawi Forest Restoration Program, a government initiative aimed at covering bare lands...

Govt called on to Adopt new Farming Technologies

Government has been urged to facilitate quick adoption of new farming technologies for farmers to obviate climate change effects and improve productivity. The call was...