Lockdown Endorsed by Traditional Leaders

Lockdown Endorsed by Traditional Leaders

By Esnath Kalawe Chiefs in the country have rallied behind government decision for a 21-day lockdown to control spread of the Coronavirus in the country. The lockdown was to commence Saturday, March 18, 2020 at midnight but was suspended after Human Rights Defenders Coalition (HRDC) obtained a court injunction restraining government to implement it before […]

COVID-19 Response: Govt Recruits 755 Healthcare Workers, Interviewing Thousands More On April 22

COVID-19 Response: Govt Recruits 755 Healthcare Workers,  Interviewing Thousands More On April 22

MINISTRY OF HEALTH PRESS RELEASE RECRUITMENT OF HEALTH CARE WORKERS The Ministry of Health and Ministry of Local Government and Rural Development in collaboration with Health Service Commission and Local Government Service Commission wishes to inform the public that in compliance to the Presidential Declaration to recruit two thousand (2000) health workers in response to […]

Zomba Gets MK35 Million For Covid-19 Fight, DC Hails Govt

Zomba Gets MK35 Million For Covid-19 Fight, DC Hails Govt

By Solister Mogha, MANA District Commissioner for Zomba, Dr Raphael Piringu has commended government for releasing funds meant to fight Coronavirus (COVID-19) which he said has helped the district in preparing for the pandemic. Speaking Friday during a press briefing, the DC revealed that Zomba has received K35 million which, among others, has been used […]

CRECCOM Calls For Joint Efforts In Coronavirus Prevention

CRECCOM Calls For Joint Efforts In Coronavirus Prevention

By Daniel Sapuli, MANA Creative Centre for Community Mobilization (CRECCOM) has called upon traditional leaders and communities in Thyolo to build good working relationship with health workers as one way of dealing with COVID-19 which is caused by Coronavirus. CRECCOM Community Engagement Officer, Thomas Chimwaza, said with the COVID-19 pandemic, health workers bear risk responsibility […]

NGO Donates Renewable Masks to Lilongwe Residents

NGO Donates Renewable Masks to Lilongwe Residents

By Andrew Magombo, MANA In a bid to fight spreading of the Covid-19 global pandemic, Lilongwe-based non-governmental organisation, Tingathe, has donated over 200 masks to the local community in Mtandire in Lilongwe. Speaking on the sidelines of presentation of donation, Tingathe’s co-founder who is also Programs and Operations Director, Aubrey Lindeire, said areas like Mtandire […]

Malawi To Hold Online Repentance Prayers

Malawi To Hold Online Repentance Prayers

By Harris Chimatiro, MANA Interdenominational Repentance and Prayer Ministry in conjunction with United States Capitol Hill Ministries on Prayer and Repentance has organized Global Day of repentance and prayer via zoom to be held on May 1, 2020, aiming to seek God’s intervention on Coronavirus. Zoom is a video or satellite conference where many people […]

Ecobank, World Vision Donate K24 Million Worth of Materials to Bwaila Hospital for Covid-19 Fight

Ecobank, World Vision Donate K24 Million Worth of Materials to Bwaila Hospital  for Covid-19 Fight

By Mphatso Nkuone, MANA Ecobank Malawi and World Vision Malawi have donated K24 million worth of material aid to Bwaila Hospital in Lilongwe to facilitate the efforts in the fight against Covid- 19 pandemic that has shaken the globe. Ecobank’s Senior Local Account Manager for International Organizations, Rehema M’bang’ombe said the banking facility values its […]

Malawi Intensifies Border Patrols in Fight Against Covid-19

Malawi Intensifies Border Patrols in Fight Against Covid-19

Malawi is intensifying border security patrols and mounting of road blocks in-country in strategic points to mitigate the spread of corona virus and Covid-19. President Peter Mutharika said this Tuesday night when he commented on a government decision to effect a 21-day country wide lock-down from April 18. Health minister Jappie Mhango announced the lock-down […]

Coronavirus Bites Hard, Cases Rise to 17 in Malawi

Coronavirus Bites Hard,  Cases Rise to 17 in Malawi

Minister of Health Jappie Mhango on Friday confirmed a new case of Covid-19 bringing the total number of confirmed cases to 17 including 2 deaths. Mhango, who also chairs the Special Cabinet Committee of Coronavirus, confirmed the development through a media briefing in Lilongwe. According to Mhango, the new case has been confirmed by College […]

Parliament Endorses Lockdown, Postpones Budget Session

Parliament Endorses Lockdown, Postpones Budget Session

Malawi Parliament has postponed the 2020/21 budget session which was scheduled to start on May 8, 2020 due lockdown. Clerk of Parliament Fiona Kalemba has confirmed the development through an internal Memo made available to Malawi Voice on Friday. “I wish to inform you that the 2020/2021 Budget meeting of parliament has been postponed until […]