Malawi Receives MK 2 Billion Grant From Japan For Covid-19 Fight

Malawi Receives MK 2 Billion Grant From Japan For Covid-19 Fight

By Daniel Namwini Lilongwe, August 10, Mana: Malawi has received a grant of JPY300 million (approximately K2 billion) from the Government of Japan to assist in the fight against COVID-19 pandemic in the country. Speaking at the grant signing ceremony in Lilongwe on Monday, Japanese Ambassador to Malawi Iwakiri Satoshi said the grant will assist […]

Police Starts Arresting People Without Face Masks

Police Starts Arresting People Without Face Masks

The Malawi Police have started arresting people who are not wearing face masks in public places as the measure of fighting the further Covid-19. National Police Public Relations Officer, James Kadadzera confirmed the development on Monday morning. “We have started enforcing the mandatory wearing of masks in all public places across the country,” confirmed Kadadzera […]

Chakwera Angers Malawi’s Catholic Bishops On ‘Lockdown’… We Were Not Consulted

Chakwera Angers Malawi’s Catholic Bishops On ‘Lockdown’… We Were Not Consulted

Catholics Bishops under the banner Episcopal Conference of Malawi (ECM) have accused President Dr. Lazarus Chakwera’s administration for imposing a ‘Partial’ lockdown on Malawians without consulting the bishops. In a statement the Catholic Bishops said the new guidelines known as Public Health (Coronavirus and Covid-19) Prevention, Containment and Management Rules have taken the bishops by […]

Malawi Imposes ‘Partial’ Lockdown…Limits Public gatherings, Masks Mandatory

Malawi Imposes ‘Partial’ Lockdown…Limits Public gatherings, Masks Mandatory

By Lily Kampani Lilongwe, August 09, Mana: Government through a corona virus legislation has banned gatherings of more than 10 people with the exception of funerals limited to 50, national assembly and meetings convened to discuss Covid-19 interventions as a means of containing the alarming rise of Covid-19 cases in the country. The gazette legislation […]

Malawi Covid-19 Preventive Laws ‘Satanic’–Wendy Harawa

Malawi Covid-19 Preventive Laws ‘Satanic’–Wendy Harawa

Malawi’s celebrated gospel artist Wendy Harawa has described the newly gazetted Public Health (Corona Virus and Covid-19) Prevention, Containment and Management Rules as Satanic in nature. Among others, the government through the presidential task force on Covid-19 has banned church and mosque gathering of more than ten people. Posting on her official facebook page, Harawa […]

Covid-19: Crime Buster Mtekama Laid To Rest As Hundreds Attend

Covid-19: Crime Buster Mtekama Laid To Rest As Hundreds Attend

By Stanley Nkhondoyachepa Nkhotakota, August 6, Mana: Malawi`s Criminal Investigation Department (CID) Chief late Bob Mtekama was on Wednesday laid to rest at his home, Nkhono Village, Traditional Authority (TA) Malengachanzi in Nkhotakota without police funeral drill ceremony. Hundreds of mourners thronged the village to give their last respects to the highly respected departed police […]

Four Suspects Test Positive for Covid-19 at Nkhotakota Police

Four Suspects Test Positive for Covid-19 at Nkhotakota Police

Four suspects at Nkhotakota Police Station have tested Positive for coronavirus, Malawi Voice has learnt. Nkhotakota Police Station Public Relations Officer, Williams Kaponda confirmed the development on Thursday morning. Meanwhile, the four suspects have since been taken to a quarantine centre at Maula Prison in Lilongwe. As of Wednesday, the country registered 4226 confirmed cases […]

CCAP Livingstonia Synod Choirs Silenced As Covid-19 Cases Escalate

CCAP Livingstonia Synod Choirs Silenced  As Covid-19 Cases Escalate

By Blessings Kaunda Mzuzu, July 29, Mana: Church of Central African Presbyterian (CCAP) Synod of Livingstonia has advised all choirs to temporarily stop singing or else use compact disks (CDs) amid rise in Covid-19 cases. Speaking Monday following the letter the Synod released, CCAP Livingstonia Synod, General Secretary, Rev. Levi Nyondo said it has been […]

China Donates Towards Covid-19 Fight

China Donates Towards Covid-19 Fight

By Patricia Kapulula Lilongwe, July 28, Mana: The People’s Republic of China (PRC) has donated medical materials to help Malawi in the fight against Covid-19. The donation which has been made possible by the First lady of the People’s Republic of China consists of thermometers and face masks. First lady of the Republic of Malawi […]