Tags : Timveni

LEGUMES SEED EXPERTS WARN ON WAVERING SOYA BEANS PRICES

By Jecina Chikwelete  Legume seed experts in the country have hailed the good selling prices for Soya beans at the onset of the commodity’s marketing season. In an interview with Timveni Online, Legume Seed Trust Project Manager at African Institute of Corporate Citizenship, Sangwani Makoko said it is encouraging to see good soya beans prices […]Read More

WILDLIFE CRIME INCREASE AMONG THE YOUTH

By Aamon Butao  Lack of employment and high poverty levels among the youth have been pointed out as the major cause of wildlife crimes, especially pangolin smuggling in the country. The Department of Wildlife and National Parks Director Brighton Kumchedwa has said this in an interview with Timveni Online as more young people are being […]Read More

TIMVENI INVESTIGATIONS REVEAL THE STRUGGLES YOUTH FACE IN PURSUIT OF

By Nertha Hara & Aamon Butao  The Youth in the country have bemoaned government’s failure to put in place good strategies for disbursing youth loans under the National Economic Empowerment Fund (NEEF) in the country. In an interview with Timveni, Chairperson of Umodzi Youth Group, Hamdan Nyirongo, expressed frustration that young people in his group […]Read More

YPES TRAINS YOUTH IN BRIQUETTE-MAKING

By Jecina Chikwelete  With the aim of diverting away from the use of charcoal for energy, Youth Progressive Environmental Solutions (YPES) has embarked on a project aimed at training the youth and women in briquette-making. The project, which is funded by Global Fund's Green Grants, targets 30 women and 30 young people. The projects comes […]Read More

GOOD SOIL PARTNERS BAIL OUT UNI STUDENTS

By Blessings Bomati  Charitable Organization, Good Soil Partners, has appealed to several stakeholders to complement government’s efforts of uplifting higher education by supporting underprivileged tertiary education students. The organization’s Chief Operations Officer, Wabuka Saka, said this on Tuesday in Lilongwe when his organization reached out to 25 needy students from both public and private universities […]Read More

GOVT PLEDGES TO SCALE UP LEPROSY DRUG SUPPLY

By Meclina Chirwa  Government, through the National TB Control and Leprosy Elimination Program, says it has started processing the supply of leprosy drugs in all health care facilities across the country. The Program’s Manager, Dr James Mpunga, revealed this to Timveni Online following complaints from some leprosy patients at Bwaila Hospital in Lilongwe that they […]Read More

MEC TO REVIEW COMPLAINTS ON BORDER DEMARCATION

By Jecina Chikwelete  The Malawi Electoral Commission (MEC) says it will look into complaints and views of people from Mangochi who participated in the public hearing on the border demarcation exercise. Speaking during the public hearing, MEC Chairperson Justice Dr Chifundo Kachale said people of Mangochi welcomed the exercise since the attendance was impressive. People […]Read More

LOW TOBACCO PRODUCTION ATTRIBUTED TO ADVERSE WEATHER CONDITIONS

By Kenson McCloud  The Tobacco Association of Malawi (Tama) Farmers Trust has attributed low tobacco production levels this year to harsh weather conditions. According to trade requirements, Malawi was expected to produce 154 Million kilograms of tobacco, but estimates indicate the country has managed to produce 115 million kilograms. In an interview with, TAMA Farmers […]Read More

FIGHT AGAINST ECM INTENSIFIED IN THE COUNTRY

By Kenson McCloud  Breakthrough Action has expressed satisfaction with communities’ commitment in ending child and forced marriages in Traditional Authority Makhwira in Chikwawa. The remarks were made following an engagement between stakeholders and group village headmen under Makhwira’s authority on the progress made in ending child marriages in their respective areas. In an interview with […]Read More

FEDOMA CONCERNED WITH SECURITY FOR GRAVES OF PERSONS WITH ALBINISM

By  Aamon Butao  The federation of Disability Organizations in Malawi (FEDOMA) has said graveyards of people with albinism need much protection. The remarks by FEDOMA acting executive director Symon Munde come after the exhumation of the body of a person with albinism in Nsanje and the tampering of 2 grave yards of a person with […]Read More