Relocate pubs operating in residential areas, Mzuzu Youth ask council

Beer halls operating in residential areas within Mzuzu City must be relocated to elsewhere, Chiputula Youth Organisation (CYO) has petitioned.

Happy Mhango, CYO executive director, said at a sensitization meeting funded by National AIDS Commission (NAC) in Zolozolo Township in the city that “the problem has become so extreme in the Chiputula and Zolozolo locations.”

He said while the pubs are only supposed to operate until 10 pm, most of them run until in the wee hours of the day – a situation he said is impacting negatively on school going children.

Mhango also noted that the presence of the pubs has also been cause for the proliferation of alcoholism and drug substance abuse among youths living in the vicinity.

“Girls have also been easily taken up, and some are now complete sex workers,” he said.

The phenomenon, he said, has led to rise in HIV prevalence rate in the areas.

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Nkuzomerezyana namwe mwabana kweni kuti khumbo linu lichitike pakwenerana kuti muchite ka demonstration kankhongono. Take the petition to the mayor with tree branches in your hands, otherwise luwaniko. The action has been long overdue and CYO must act now.

Meja small
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izi zoona mwana akayankhula zanzerumuvereni ndikuchitapo kanthu

shaaaa!
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kwina ndi kwa vileke, area 25. azimayi apabanja si momwe achitira uhule ndi kuledzera ndi azimuna anzawo,street ya mahule obonga,kikikikikikiki

Dr Moo Tha Leeker
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Ku Blantyre kunoso zafika pa nyasi. Ku Nkolokosa kuli kwa VIVIEN KAMBOMBO. TOO MUCH BAD MOUTHING akaledzera

happening boy
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Big up, it’s unbearable, hope the Council Will act swiftly. By the way how were the licences to operate processed. Please renew their licences after relocation.

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