Mangochi Youth Officer Urges Partners to Support Youth Activities

District Youth Officer for Mangochi, Kumbukani Manda has urged public and civil society organizations in the district to support youth activities and ensure sustainability of projects after phasing out. Manda made the appeal on Friday during a youth technical sub-committee meeting held at the District Education Manager’s conference hall in Mangochi. The DYO’s remarks followed a presentation of a new project to be introduced in the district by Concern World Wide called ‘Empowering Adolescent Girls.’ He observed that the…

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Horror: Newborn baby’s alleged prophecy Stirs Mangochi

A strange rumour swept across Mangochi early Tuesday alleging that a newborn baby in Makanjira village closer to the border with Mozambique had prophesized death of all children who could be spared only if all of them were given some porridge. From as early as 1:00 am, in most parts of Mangochi residents started alerting each other on the rumour and the accompanying instructions and by 2 a.m. phone calls and text messages on the same had spread causing…

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