Defilement Cases Worry Lilongwe Police

Police in Lilongwe have bemoaned the increase of defilement cases in the district following receipt of high number of such cases since January this year (2018). Lilongwe Police Station Inspector, Kingsley Dandaula, revealed to Malawi News Agency (Mana) that they have received 14 cases of defilement cases starting from the month of January to date, which is different from last year around the same time when they received 11 reports of defilement cases. Dandaula largely attributed the situation to…

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DC Calls for Emergency Intervention on Cholera

Despite commitments from the district health office and other stakeholders to fight and contain the outbreak of cholera in Lilongwe, the district is still registering an increase in the number of new cholera cases. District Commissioner for Lilongwe, Lawford Palani, on Thursday afternoon called for an emergency meeting to strategize on the way forward after getting reports of 20 new cholera cases at Bwaila Camp. He said it was alarming to note how fast the disease was spreading despite…

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Business Tycoon Simbi Phiri Builds Multimillion-Modern Primary School in Lilongwe

 In a gesture of remembering his roots, Khato Civils owner, Simbi Phiri has constructed and furnished a primary school in his home village of Chembe, T/A Mazengera in Lilongwe Rural East. Simbi was born and grew up in Chembe before he left for Botswana as a young boy with his father. The new facility which will be a junior primary school (Classes 1 to 5) will serve other villages within a radius of 15 kilometres. Chembe village is located…

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Lilongwe Maseko Ngoni Chapter to Hold Isingoni Competition

The Lilongwe Maseko Ngoni chapter will on February 10, 2018 host Isingoni competition at Golden Peacock Hotel in Lilongwe. The competition will draw together various Ngoni zones in the centre to encourage the youth of the Ngoni tribe to preserve their cultural practices. Lilongwe Maseko Ngoni chapter chairperson, Andrew Kamlopa said they have organised the competition to encourage Ngoni youth to preserve their cultural practices. “We are targeting the youth because they are the ones that will preserve our…

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Fire Destroys Lilongwe Peoples Shop Storeroom

A container that serves as a storeroom for Peoples Fast Save shop in Area 3, Lilongwe on Wednesday caught fire resulting in the destruction of metal tools used for making shelves. Speaking in an interview with Malawi News Agency (Mana) at the scene, Stores Clerk Felix Emmanuel said that it was in the morning of Wednesday when some employees at the shop saw smoke coming out from the other side of the container. “When we opened the storeroom, we…

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Teenagers Hit by Lightning while ‘Making Love’ in Lilongwe

Two teenagers in love affair were on Monday hit by lightning in Lilongwe at around 18:00 hours, Police has  confirmed. Kanengo Police Public Relations Officer, Laban Makalani, confirmed the incident to Malawi News Agency (Mana) on Tuesday in an interview. He said the incident occurred at Mzondo Kachimbwinda Village (near Dzenza) in the area of Traditional Authority (TA) Chitukula of Lilongwe District. Makalani identified the deceased as Patricia Guwe, 12, of Mzondo Kachimbwinda Village, T.A. Chitukula, Lilongwe and Anderson…

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Lilongwe vendors scramble for land

Vendors in Lilongwe Wednesday took to Lilongwe Town Hall and scrambled for every inch of land around the Hall, including the pavements, claiming they had been given an okay by the City Council to turn the area into a market place. The vendors also went as far as across the Lilongwe River and occupied every piece of land available around the Chinese Wullian Super Market, all the way up the river bank to somewhere opposite the Lilongwe minibus terminals….

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