Cold Weather Kills Dedza Man

A 27 year old man has been found dead in Dedza after taking beer on empty stomach and later sleeping in the cold when he failed to make it home due to drunkenness, Police has confirmed. Police say Chifundo Masanza, from Mandala village in the area of Traditional Authority (TA) Kamenyagwaza in the district was found dead on Tuesday morning. In an interview with Malawi News Agency (Mana), Dedza Police Public Relations Officer (PRO), Sub Inspector Edward Kabango, said…

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Dedza Rolls Out Nutrition Project

United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) through World Vision Malawi has embarked on a project aimed at preventing cases of malnutrition among under-five children and adolescents. The project, which is being implemented in Machinga, Mangochi, Salima and Dedza, is a response to poor nutrition statuses in these districts and high prevalence rates of anemia, according to Project Coordinator for World Vision Malawi, Blessings Makanje. Makanje said in an interview on Wednesday that the project is for five months and will…

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Dedza MPs Meet Council on Mismanagement of Funds

Six Members of Parliament (MPs) in Dedza on Friday met council officials on the issue surrounding the mismanagement of council funds, Malawi News Agency has learnt. In an interview, MP for Dedza East Juliana Lunguzi who was speaking on behalf all the eight MPs in Dedza, said that the legislatures had a meeting with the council officials to ask for more information on what is happening so that they can make the decision and see how best to interact…

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Malawian Man Jailed 11 Years For Defiling Step Daughter

Dedza First Grade Magistrate Court has sentenced a 25 year old Man identified as Kasito Yasini for defiling his 11 year old step daughter in order to become rich. Police Prosecutor Sub Inspector Wedson Nyondo told the court that Yasini got charms from a certain herbalist to get rich and as a ritual, he was supposed to sleep with an under aged girl and on 2nd February, 2018 he forced his stepdaughter into his bedroom where he had sex…

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Bizarre: Angry Mob Attacks Catechist Over Dead Priest in Dedza

Drama ensued at the house of former Catholic Catechist at Mtakataka parish in Dedza when irate mob descended on his house following reports that he was keeping the late Fr. Juliano Absalom who died on January 19 in a road accident. The mob was demanding the immediate release of the priest who was said to be alive but kept by the catechist Phillias Kanyemba in his house among other dead people, Dedza Police said. Speaking in an interview with…

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Govt to Support People Affected by Disaster in Dedza

Principal Secretary in the Department of Disaster Management Affairs (DODMA), Clement Chinthu Phiri, said on Monday government will support households that have been affected by rainstorm in Traditional Authority Kamenyagwaza in Dedza. He was speaking when he visited group village headmen Nkhungumbe and Kapenuka’s areas to appreciate the damage done to crops due to the rainstorm which occurred 2nd January, 2018. “We have seen the damage that has been done here, it’s so devastating because 139 hectares of crops…

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