Philippines storm kills more than 100

More than 100 people are reported to have been killed as a tropical storm swept through the southern Philippines, with dozens more missing. Storm Tembin brought flash flooding and mudslides to parts of Mindanao island….


Poor facilities in Victim Support Units

Police Commissioner for the Eastern Region has decried poor facility conditions in Victim Support Unit offices as one factor hindering quality service delivery in the country. The commissioner Martha Suwedi told YFM Online that many…



Chilima warns encroachers

Malawi’s Vice President Dr Saulos Chilima has issued a stern warning to people who are constructing houses in restricted areas. Chilima was speaking after visiting areas surrounding Soche and Ndirande Hills which were severely affected…


Met Department blames floods on deforestation

The Department of Climate Change and Meteorological Services has admitted that deforestation is behind the devastating floods in the country. The Executive Director for the Department, Jolam Nkhokwe said the country has lost its significant…



Ministry of health in bilharzia fight

The Ministry of Health says the risk of contaminating bilharzia in the country’s hotspots has been reduced. Spokesperson for the Ministry Joshua Malango said this has been achieved through the 2017 Mass Bilharzia Campaign. “The…



Row over Chinese police in Zambia

Zambia’s police force has scrapped plans to employ eight Chinese nationals barely 24 hours after it unveiled the scheme, following a public outcry. The new reservists were commissioned in the capital, Lusaka, on Monday. But…


MISA Malawi to wear new face

The new leadership of the Media Institute of Southern Africa -MISA Malawi chapter says it is optimistic that it will be able to improve visibility of the organisation within the first tenure. The remarks have…


Met Department warns of more flooding

The Department of Climate Change and Meteorological Services (DCCMS) has urged the public to be more weather alert to avoid some uncertainties during the current rainy season. This comes at a time when some parts…


Red Cross Society helps flood victims

Malawi Red Cross Society says it is working together with government to help flood victims in some parts of the country. Communications Manager for Malawi Red Cross Society, Felix Washon said they have started giving…


Adamancy, our greatest problem

Memories of how a population of over 200, 000 people from different parts of the country suffered due to the worst ever heavy downpour the country experienced from January 13-15, 2015 are still hitting our…