Veep Chilima Undergo Covid-19 Test

Veep Chilima Undergo Covid-19 Test

Malawi Vice President Dr. Saulos Chilima on Sunday under-went Covid-19 test as advised by health officials after his personal secretary succumbed to Covid-19 two weeks ago. In a statement posted on his official facebook page, the Vice President Dr. Chilima said has once again tested negative. “Earlier in the day, I again went for tests […]

Dark Sunday: Ex-Agriculture Deputy Minister Mauwa Succumbs to COVID-19

Dark Sunday:  Ex-Agriculture Deputy Minister Mauwa Succumbs to COVID-19

Former Deputy Minister of Agriculture, also Member of Parliament for Chiradzulu North Constituency, Margaret Roka Mauwa has died after contracting coronavirus. According to reports, Mauwa died on Sunday afternoon after a short time battle with Covid-19, a deadly disease caused by coronavirus. Mauwa also worked as Deputy Chief Executive Officer and Acting CEO for Agricultural […]

Local Leaders Urged to Report Illegal Returnees

Local Leaders Urged to Report Illegal Returnees

By George Mponda, MANA Local leaders in Dedza and surrounding districts have been urged to report to the District Health Office (DHO) of people use unchartered routes when returning from other countries. This follows a district campaign in the border district organized by Dedza District Information Office in conjunction with Dedza DHO with financial support […]

Armed Robbers Steal Face Masks in Kasungu

Armed Robbers Steal Face Masks in Kasungu

The Malawi Police Service (MPs) in Kasungu district are hunting for armed robbers who broke into Santhe Water Board Office and went  off with face masks and other assorted items  valued at MK 600,000. Kasungu Police Station Deputy Public Relations Officer, Tasowana confirmed the development on Saturday. Tasowana said the robbers heavily armed with pangas […]

Action Hope Trains Sex Workers On Covid-19 Prevention

Action Hope Trains Sex Workers On Covid-19 Prevention

By Patrick Ndawala, MANA Action Hope Malawi has equipped sex workers in Machinga with knowledge and skills on how they can prevent themselves from contracting Coronavirus as they ply their work in the district. In an interview with Malawi News Agency (MANA) on Thursday, Action Hope Malawi Program Manager, Happy Kachanzi Mthulula, said her organization […]

Covid-19: MP Mwalwanda Walks Last Mile

Covid-19: MP Mwalwanda Walks Last Mile

Fallen Malawi Congress Party (MCP) Member of Parliament for Karonga Central, Dr. Cornelius Mwalwanda has been laid to rest at Area 18 Cemetery in Lilongwe. The former cabinet Minister, Dr. Mwalwanda died on Thursday evening at Kamuzu Central Hospital in Lilongwe after battling with Covid-19. Only few people were allowed to attend the burial ceremony […]

Oops!MCP’s Karonga Central MP Mwalwanda Dies of Covid-19

Oops!MCP’s Karonga Central MP Mwalwanda Dies of Covid-19

The governing Malawi Congress Party (MCP) Member of Parliament for Karonga Central, Dr. Cornelius Mwalwanda has died after contracting the novel Coronavirus. Mwalwanda who once served as Deputy Minister of Finance during Dr. Joyce Banda’s Peoples party (PP) era died on Thursday evening at Kamuzu Central Hospital in Lilongwe. “It is with a heavy heart […]

MoH, EGPAF In Telephone Survey On Covid-19

MoH, EGPAF In Telephone Survey On Covid-19

By Patricia Kapulula, MANA Government of Malawi through the Ministry of Health (MoH) in partnership with the US Centre for Disease Control and Elizabeth Glaser Pediatric AIDS Foundation (EGPAF) has embarked on a telephonic survey that will ascertain the number of people who might have symptoms related to flu or Covid-19. In the survey, EGPAF […]

Kasungu Municipal Misappropriate COVID-19 Funds

Kasungu Municipal  Misappropriate COVID-19 Funds

By Samuel Phiri Kasungu Civil Society Network Organization (KUCSNET) has proved that Kasungu Municipal Council authorized use of funds meant for fight against the Coronavirus pandemic (COVID-19) to pay salary arrears for its direct staff. During a full council meeting the council made a resolution to use K13 million meant for COVID-19 fight to pay […]