A major insurance scheme launched on Thursday aims to help up to 4 million poor people in Africa and Asia rebuild their lives after climate disasters, its backers said.

Government says the country through its development partners has managed to mobilise US$12.3 million to be used for fighting hunger.

A few days just after the Vice President, Dr.

Blantyre District Agriculture Development Officer (DADO), Linda Mphande Wednesday confirmed that a total of 2,843 hectares of maize fields has been affected by Fall Army Worms.

LILONGWE-(MaraviPost)-Inspector General (IG) of Police, Lexten Kachama, on Sunday said 2, 459 people died in road accidents in 2017, which is an increase from the previous year’s 2, 343 fatalities.

Over 4000 hectares of maize field has been affected by fall army worms in Balaka with 39 percent of the crop heavily damaged, the District’s Agriculture Development Office (DADO) has disclosed.

At least four men and two women have died, while over 1,000 people have been left homeless following floods that hit parts of Lilongwe, Malawi’s capital, on Saturday evening.

Lilongwe — AT least six people have been killed and over 80 households displaced after days of heavy rains and floods in Malawi.

Communities in Ntcheu and the Department of Forestry office with assistance from United Purpose have signed an agreement aimed at conserving indigenous forests in the district.

Agriculture Development Officer for Balaka Denis Zingeni said the district is still carrying out an assessment of the fall armyworm outbreak in the district.
Dr Albert Changaya

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