The Environment

Kenya Floods Kill 194

Floods and landslides in Kenya have killed nearly 200 people, displaced 100,000 and strained critical infrastructure, with unprecedentedly high water levels at two dams forcing the evacuation of villagers at risk, officials said on Wednesday. The heavy rain, which accelerated in mid-April, is expected to continue in already hard-hit areas in the coming weeks, the Kenya Meteorological Department said in its most recent forecast. May...

Kunchedwa Asks People to Stop Consuming Bush Meat

Director of National parks and World Life Brighton Kunchedwa has asked the general public to refrain from consuming bush meat in order to prevent the spread viruses from world-life to people. The director spoke this during a launch of a campaign aimed at sensitizing people to stop consuming bush meat at the time the world is battling the corona virus pandemic that is being...

Hindu Community Plants 2, 500 Trees in Blantyre

As a move to ensure the environment is being cared, Hindu Community has planted 2, 500 trees at Khungulu LEA School in Blantyre on Sunday. chairperson for the Community, Vikesh Vanzara, said after the tree planting event that it is their duty to support Malawi government to make the country habitable. “Government on its own cannot do everything for us. Let us not ask government what...

MALAYSIA AND ITALY CONSULS PARTNERS MHEST IN TREE PLANTING

Honorary Consuls of Malaysia and Italy have partnered with Zomba based Mlambe Health and Social Trust (MhEST) in a campaign to plant 1 million trees within five years in the district to address environmental degradation. The event, took place on Sunday at Mandota Village in Traditional Authority Mwambo at Pirimiti area where two diplomats joined the community to plant 206 mango tree seedlings...

GOVT SETS UP SPECIAL CABINET COMMITTEE ON COVID-19

President Peter Mutharika has set up a Special Cabinet Committee on Coronavirus being headed by Minister of Health, Jappie Mhango. Among others, the Committee will assess the impact of the virus and oversee a cross-government response to its threat. Conspicuously missing is the Information Ministry widely regarded as crucial particularly in disseminating information on crucial emerging issues surrounding the virus. Health authorities have repeatedly maintained making...

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