Blantyre Bans Selling of Foods Stuff

Blantyre City Council (BCC) authorities have with immediate effect banned the sale of ready to eat foods as a response to the outbreak of cholera which has hit some parts of the country. In a press statement released on Thursday, signed by BCC Chief Executive Officer, Dr. Alfred Chanza it outlined that due to the outbreak of cholera in some parts of the country, the Council has banned ready to eat foods such as boiled or roasted green maize….

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Five Years Later: BCC Vacates Encroachers Injunction

Blantyre City Council (BCC) has vacated a court injunction obtained by city residents who encroached on Sochi, Chilobwe and Chimwankhuntha forest reserve area. The injunction was granted by the High Court some five years ago and has been vacated few days after Vice President Saulos Chilima ordered the council to act swiftly in the reallocating residents from flood-prone areas for their own safety as the country continues to receive heavy rains which has already caused havoc in some parts…

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Veep Chilima Orders BCC to Vacate Injunction Obtained by Encroachers

Vice President Dr. Saulos Chilima on Thursday asked Blantyre City Council (BCC) to vacate an injunction obtained by people who encroached Soche Hill “with immediate effect” to reduce occurrence of accidents due to floods. Dr Chilima said this in Blantyre when he visited flood prone areas in Soche and Ndirande townships following the onset of the rains. Government, through its relevant institutions such as BCC and Malawi Housing Corporation (MHC), ordered encroachers around Soche Mountain to vacate the place…

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Chinese Investor Donates MK50 Million to Blantyre City Council

Chinese investors, owners of Sogecoa Golden Peacock Hotel in Lilongwe who are set to construct Sogecoa Business Park in Blantyre have donated K50 million to Blantyre City Council to help in promotion of sanitation and improve waste management. Executive Vice President for Anhui Foreign Economic Construction (Group) Company Limited, Xia Fang presented the cheque to Mayor for Blantyre City Council, Wild James Ndipo on Tuesday during the ground breaking ceremony for the construction of Sogecoa Business Park at Chichiri…

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