Mutharika Warns Against Theft of Relief Items

By Steve Chirombo President Arthur Peter Mutharika has warned of tough action against those who will be found involved in stealing relief items meant for disaster victims. The president sounded the warning on Monday when he visited flood victims currently staying at Chikuse Camp around Nchalo in Chikwawa District. The president said he was aware that some ill-minded people were busy stealing and hiding relief items meant for the flood victims, saying severe action would be taken on them….

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Decent Housing, Subsidy Program to cater for Disaster victims

By Evance Chisiano State President Arthur Peter Mutharika has said the Decent Housing and Subsidy Program will consider every household affected by the recent disaster in the affected 10 districts. The State President said this Thursday at Namatamba Primary School in Traditional Authority Mwambo in the district where he cheered and interacted with victims of persistent rains that destroyed houses in the area. Mutharika said the program will provide cement and iron sheets to the affected households to ensure…

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Govt Reassures Support to Hunger Stricken Families

By Linda Moyo Malawi Government has said it is committed to supporting all food insecure households in the country with relief food. Minister of Homeland Security, Nicholas Dausi made the commitment on Tuesday that the relief food would be distributed to all deserving households irrespective of their political affiliations. The Minister was speaking in Dedza during the distribution of rice to households that have been affected by hunger in the area of Traditional Authority (TA) Tambala in the district….

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Homeland Security Minister Dausi Warns DCs

By Tiyanjane Mambucha District Commissioners (DCs) from Central and Northern regions have been asked not to politicize food relief items as the distribution exercise is being conducted ahead of May 21 tripartite elections. Minister of Homeland Security, Nicholas Dausi said this in Mponela when he presided over stakeholders coordinating meeting for the 2018/19 Lean Season Food Insecurity Response Program. “We are asking everyone taking part in food distribution to exercise neutrality, for the DCs, we are urging them not…

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Dausi Cheers Victims Of Chilembwe Day Accident

Minister of Homeland Security, Nicholas Dausi has commended Queen Elizabeth Central Hospital (QECH) staff for the good medical care rendered to those injured on their way to John Chilembwe memorial service on Tuesday, January 15, 2019. President Professor Peter Mutharika announced during the memorial service at Providence Industrial Mission (PIM) that four people had died when a motor vehicle they were travelling in to attend John Chilembwe Day commemorations in Chiradzulu overturned Dausi who was accompanied by his deputy, Charles…

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Floods Displace 176 Households in Lilongwe

At least 176 households in Chipasula, Kaliyeka and Kawale in Lilongwe District have been affected by what now appear to be perennial floods in the district after Chipasula River flooded following heavy rains that fell for at least two hours on Thursday. The Ministry of Homeland Security has since already come in to assist the affected households with relief items like plastic pails, blankets, plastic sheets and maize. The portfolio’s minister Nicholas Dausi visited the affected areas on Friday…

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Dausi Consoles Flood Victims

Minister of Homeland Security Nicolas Dausi Thursday presided over the distribution of relief items to 3,790 flood victims in Mulanje District. The victims suffered stormy rains that damaged their houses and household property last Sunday. Dausi accompanied by the Mulanje District Commissioner Charles Makanga inspected some of the affected structures in the area of Sub Traditional Authority Ndanga before promising support to the victims. He said government was aware of the problems the people were facing and that it…

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Govt to Curb Huge Influx Of Irregular Immigrants

Government has said it will come up with a serious and comprehensive response in a quest to curb huge influx of illegal immigrants as it is compromising the security in the country. Minister of Homeland Security, Nicholas Dausi made the remarks on Tuesday in Parliament saying that the country is facing challenges of influx of people from other countries. “Our country is indeed facing an influx of people from other countries who mostly are irregular immigrants. Statistics show that…

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Information Minister ‘Mtengo wa Minga’ Pledges Transparency

Henry Mussa is new Minister of Information and Communications Technology, replacing Nicholas Dausi who has been moved to the renamed ‘Ministry of Homeland Security’ which was formally known as Ministry of Home Affairs and Internal Security. This follows some changes that President Peter Mutharika made to his cabinet on Wednesday in exercise of powers conferred upon him by Section 94(1) of the Constitution of the Republic of Malawi. Speaking with Malawi News Agency (Mana), the new Information Minister said…

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Police Charity Work Excites Govt

Malawi Government has commended Malawi Police Service for charitable works the institution conducts in the country. Minister of Information and Communications Technology who is also government’s spokes person Nicholas Dausi made the commendation following a fundraising big walk that Mwanza Police organised on Monday aimed at raising funds to assist the needy in the district. “As government, we appreciate what the police are doing where apart from enforcing laws, they also do charitable work. Therefore it is important for…

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