China gives Malawi drones to track down poachers

China has given Malawi two drones to crack down poachers blamed for the dwindling wildlife in the country.

Children in Malawi watch a community drone demonstration in Lilongwe. 

The Chinese ambassador to Malawi handed over the drones to the minister of Energy and Environmental on Friday.

The ambassador said China has managed to control and stop poaching because of the use of drones.

“This is the technology that has helped us in the monitoring of our wildlife, this well help Malawi in dealing with poaching,” said the ambassador.

Malawi has just imported from South Africa 500 elephants and other big five animals from South Africa to stock up its dwindling tourism attraction animals.

Prince Harry came to Malawi last year to grace the relocation of the animals to Liwonde National Park and Nkhotakota Game Reserve.

Minister of Energy and Environment Aggresy Massi was all praises for China for the drones, describing China as  a friend in need who is a friend indeed.

He however asked Malawians to refrain from damaging the wildlife and encroaching protected places, saying these are places that bring in the much needed forex in the country which the government uses for social services for its people.

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winston msowoya
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winston msowoya

Malawians do not be hoodwinked by Chinese,these are the ones who are depleting our wild resources not only in Malawi,but throughout the continent.The drone given to the people of Malawi is just a smoke-screen,Chinese are the spoilers of Africa’s golden resources.As Iam writing this piece,Chinese are reported having removing rural Mozambicans in the north where there are reported to have gargantuan mineral resources while the Mozambican authorities pretend as if everthing is normal.It is melancholy and foolishness to allow Chinese corrupt people devour our God given resources.It is a fact that the colonialists tampered with our resources during their rule,but… Read more »

Charles Kumalala
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Charles Kumalala

Ironically most poachers are Chinese.

Gulewamkulu
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Gulewamkulu

@ MAGUIRE, gud advise.

MAGUIRE
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MAGUIRE

A WORD OF ENCOURAGEMENT
TO THOSE LITTLE KIDS WATCHING
THE DRONE !!

ONE DAY IT WILL BE YOU
OWNING AND FLYING THOSE DRONES

WE HAVE BEEN IN THAT
SITUATION TOO !!

NOW WE ARE FLYING HIGH !!

GOD CHANGES SEASONS !!

MAGUIRE
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MAGUIRE

Aaaaaa MMENE AMAFUNIRA JET
A KANGANYA AMENEWA IMENEYO
IKHALA YOPITIRA KU ZIBWENZI
BASI

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