Blantyre Covid-19 Positive Health Workers Shunning Quarantine

Blantyre Covid-19 Positive Health Workers Shunning Quarantine

By Loness Gwazanga Two Blantyre District Health Office (DHO) workers who recently tested positive to the novel coronavirus (Covid-19) are refusing institutional quarantine, Malawi News Agency (Mana) has established. Senior Medical Officer for Blantyre DHO, Dr. Atusaye Mughogho told the press on Wednesday that the two have young children that cannot stay with a caretaker […]

Covid-19 Cases Jump to 82 in Malawi

Covid-19 Cases Jump to 82 in Malawi

Malawi has registered 10 new COVID – 19 cases bringing the total number of confirmed cases to 82 including 3 deaths. Minister of Health Jappie Mhango confirmed the development on Friday during a press briefing in Mzuzu. He said the cases are through local transmission. According to Mhango, the new cases have been recorded in […]

Madame Mutharika On Covid-19 Awareness Campaign

Madame Mutharika On Covid-19 Awareness Campaign

Malawi First Lady, Professor Gertrude Mutharika has called on traditional leaders in Balaka to relay messages on COVID 19 that should prevent further transmission of the pandemic which is currently a global emergency. The First Lady made the call at Toleza Primary School in Senior Chief Sawali’s area and later at Chief Nsamala’s headquarters in […]

Malawi Govt Launches Emergency Radio Education Programme

Malawi Govt Launches Emergency Radio Education Programme

By Mwayi Gowelo Blantyre, May 21, Mana: Ministry of Education, Science and Technology in collaboration with UNICEF has launched an Emergency Radio Education Program (EREP) to allow students continue with their studies at home while schools are closed due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Speaking to the media on Wednesday, the portfolio’s minister, William Susuwele Banda […]

GBV Services Must Continue Amid Coronavirus-UNFPA

GBV Services Must Continue Amid Coronavirus-UNFPA

By Lameck Kwalimba United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) says services on gender based violence (GBV) should continue operating amid the COVID-19 pandemic to save girls and women from the vice. The UN agency’s Resident Representative, Ms. Young Hong was speaking in Lilongwe on Wednesday when she handed over 60 motorbikes and 940 bicycles (including spare […]

Save The Children Serves M’mbelwa District Council

Save The Children Serves M’mbelwa District Council

By Jeremiah Mphande Mzimba, May 20, Mana: Save the Children International (SCI) has donated assorted items to M’mbelwa District Council to enhance the district’s fight against the novel Coronavirus pandemic. The items include 35 push bicycles, hand sanitizers, chlorine, water buckets and face masks. Speaking after the handover ceremony recently at Mzimba District Hospital, Save […]

COVID-19 Hitting Businesses Hard

COVID-19 Hitting Businesses Hard

By Chimwemwe Njoloma Lilongwe, May 20, Mana: Some business owners in Lilongwe have bemoaned a plunge in businesses due to COVID-19 pandemic, fearing the development may soon lead to total collapse of their businesses. After three cases were diagnosed early April, government introduced precautionary measures to prevent spread of the coronavirus. This included regulation of […]

SWET Engages Teachers On COVID-19

SWET Engages Teachers On COVID-19

By Lusayo Singogo & Chikondi Basikolo While learners are locked up in their homes due to the COVID- 19 pandemic, SWET Project has decided to provide them with the much-needed education by partnering with teachers to sensitise the learners on the pandemic’s prevention measures right from their households. Speaking during an Integrated Communication Campaign for […]

Malawi Covid-19 Cases Reach 71

Malawi Covid-19 Cases Reach 71

The Ministry of Health has confirmed a new case of covid-19 which brings the total number of cases to 71 including three deaths in Malawi. Minister of Health Jappie Mhango confirmed the new case on Tuesday morning during a media briefing in Lilongwe. Mhango said that the new case is a 21 years old man […]

Reserve Bank Injects MK 6 Billion to Convid-19

Reserve Bank Injects MK 6 Billion to Convid-19

The Reserve Bank of Malawi (RBM) has contributed over MK6 billion towards Malawi’s COVID-19 response. Speaking on Monday after presenting the cheque , a member of the Bank’s Board, Pius Mulipa, said the donation is in response to Government’s call for stakeholders to help soften the negative impact the outbreak has inflicted on the country’s […]