Bwalo Initiative Trains Zomba Street Kids

Bwalo Initiative in Zomba has offered free vocational skills training to 58 street kids as one way of economically empowering them. Program Manager for Bwalo Initiative, Harry Phiri, disclosed this in an interview on Tuesday that after the training, the street kids are now working in different capacities and some own their own shops. “The vocational trainings we offer to these kids provide them with room to own shops after graduating. This graduates them from dependency life to self-reliance,”…

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Zomba Development Plan to Tackle Eleven Critical Development Elements

Zomba District Council says it is on the right track as everything was set to implement a five – year strategic District Development Plan (DDP) which outlines eleven critical development aspects, once approved by the district executive committee (DEC) and the full council. District Commissioner for Zomba, Emmanuel Bambe said the district was trying to work in line with the decentralized guidelines in the implementation of council activities in keeping with Malawi government’s implementation of devolution. Bambe made the…

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Mighty DPP Councilor Christopher Jana Elected Zomba Mayor

Councilor Christopher Jana of the Democratic Progressive Party (DPP) has been elected the new Mayor of the City of Zomba. The City held mayoral elections on Friday following the expiry of tenure of office for Melia Likoswe Daglous who was elected after the  demise of late Joan Ntaja who served only half of her term According to CEO of Zomba Dyson Jangiya, 6 candidates, who included Melia Daglous herself, battled it out for the position.r.-MBC

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Photos: Zomba Man Fined MK250,000 for Circulating Nude Pictures

Zomba Senior Resident Magistrate’s Court has convicted and ordered a 36 year old man, Monty Amin Milanzi to pay K250, 000 or in default serve two years imprisonment upon being found guilty of extortion and circulating nude video clips of a woman on social media. The court heard that Milanzi committed the offence on December 6, 2017 in Mangochi where he told a woman (name withheld) that he was in possession of her nude video clips and demanded cash…

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First Lady Professor Mutharika Opens Two Secondary Schools in Zomba

First Lady Prof. Gertrude Mutharika Tuesday retaliated on the need to promote education in the country for continued development. She made the remarks during the official opening of two Community Secondary Schools in Zomba which built by Save the Children at Tillie and Bevlee with sponsorship from two donors, Professor Gerlard Breslauer and Wunderkinder Foundation. Madam Mutharika pointed out that for the country to develop there was need for concerted efforts by all stakeholders to promote education at all…

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