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 […]

Malawian Churches Support Lockdown In Unity

Malawian Churches Support Lockdown In Unity

In a significant show of Unity of Purpose, major churches in Malawi have come out in massive support of the lockdown declared by the Government aimed at combating the spread of the devastating coronavirus. The churches have immediately suspended all church gatherings, advising their members to comply with the lockdown. On Thursday, the Catholic Church […]

Youth Demand Free ‘Condoms’ Amid COVID-19

Youth Demand Free ‘Condoms’ Amid COVID-19

By Sam Majamanda Young people in Phalombe district have raised concerns over the possibility of serious impacts of COVID-19 on their Sexual Reproductive Health Rights. This comes barely a week after social media across the world was awash with news about the looming scarcity of condoms likely to be caused by shut downs of the […]

Malawi Army, Police to Enforce Lockdown

Malawi Army, Police to Enforce Lockdown

The Malawi Defence Force (MDF) and Malawi Police Service (MPs) say they are ready to deploy troops across the country to enforce the partial lockdown which will start on Saturday, 17th of April to 9th May, 2020. President Professor Peter Mutharika on Tuesday announced a 21 day lockdown as a measure of controlling the spread […]

World Bank Approves $37 Million Support for COVID-19 Response in Malawi

World Bank Approves $37 Million Support for COVID-19 Response in Malawi

The World Bank has approved $7 million in immediate funding to support Malawi’s response to the global COVID-19 (coronavirus) pandemic under a new Malawi COVID-19 Emergency Response and Health Systems Preparedness project. In addition to the new operation, $30 million has been made available from the Disaster Risk Management Development Policy Financing with a Catastrophe […]

Covid-19: Misa-Malawi Postpone Elections

Covid-19: Misa-Malawi Postpone Elections

The Media Institute of Southern Africa (MISA)-Malawi Chapter has postponed an elective Annual General Meeting (AGM) which was scheduled to take place on 2nd of May this year amidst Coronavirus fears. Misa-Malawi Chapter Chairperson, Tereza Ndanga confirmed the development through a press statement.  She said the new date for the elective AGM will be announced […]

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