Mangochi DC Decries Teen Migration to South Africa

District Commissioner for Mangochi, Reverend Moses Chimphepo has expressed concern over the rising number of teenagers migrating to South Africa for a better life at the expense of education. Chimphepo raised the concern when he officially launched a two-day meeting on Thursday where United Nations (UN) Women engaged parents and local leaders in Mangochi to discuss some of the factors contributing to school dropout rate in the district. The DC noted that Mangochi continued to be one of the…

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ICEIDA Donates Five Ambulances to Mangochi District Hospital

The Icelandic International Development Agency (ICEIDA) has donated five new ambulances and office equipment to Mangochi District Hospital to enhance health services in the district. The donation was made on Saturday at Mangochi District Council at a colourful event presided over by Minister of Local Government and Rural Development, Kondwani Nankhumwa. The five ambulances worth K178 million and the office equipment are part of the agency’s K11.7 billion Mangochi Basic Services Programme (MBSP) the government of Malawi signed with…

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Mangochi Receives National IDs

National identification cards for people in Mangochi arrived at the office of the District Commissioner (DC) on Saturday and distribution is expected to start from March 3 – 24, the council has confirmed. Assistant District Registration Officer, Veronica Mussa, said a total of 540,377 IDs had arrived and that sorting of the cards would be done from 19th to 22nd February before they distribute them to centres. “Sorting of the ID cards will involve placing them according to centres…

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