Standard Bank Equips Major Hospitals with K90 Million Covid-19 Response Equipment

Standard Bank Equips Major Hospitals with K90 Million Covid-19 Response Equipment

As way of contributing towards the fight against Covid-19 pandemic, Standard Bank PLC on Wednesday donated assorted medical items valued at K90 million to Government of Malawi targeting the country’s major hospitals and other frontline workers. The donation has since been channelled to Queen Elizabeth Central Hospital, Kamuzu Central Hospital, Mzuzu Central Hospital and Nurses […]

Immigration Dept Affected By Covid-19…Reports 53 Cases

Immigration Dept Affected By Covid-19…Reports 53 Cases

By Lily Kampani, Mana Director General of Immigration and Citizenship Services, Dr Masauko Medi has disclosed that at least 53 immigration officers from Lilongwe and Mwanza have tested positive to Coronavirus with 12 still fighting the pandemic and 41 fully recovered. Medi made the remarks in Lilongwe on Wednesday when United nations High Commissioner for […]

Chichiri Prison Registers First Covid-19 Case

Chichiri Prison Registers First Covid-19 Case

Authorities at Chichiri Prison in Blantyre have confirmed the first confirmed case of Covid-19 pandemic. National spokesperson for Malawi Prison Services, Chimwemwe Shaba confirmed the development on Wednesday. According to Shaba, prison authorities are currently in a meeting mapping the way forward. Chichiri Prison has over 1,866 inmates against the required number of 570 inmates […]

MCP IT Wizard Daud Suleman Recovers from Covid-19

MCP IT Wizard Daud Suleman Recovers from Covid-19

The Malawi Congress Party (MCP) Director of Information Technology, Daud Suleman has been discharged from Kamuzu Central Hospital in Lilongwe after recovering from Covid-19. Suleman, who was the MCP’s Key witness during the presidential elections case, confirmed the development in a video clip circulating on the social media platforms such as Whatsapp and facebook. In […]

Covid-19 Cases Rise to 2261 As Malawians Return From S.Africa

Covid-19 Cases Rise to 2261 As Malawians Return From S.Africa

In the past 24 hours, Malawi has registered 192 new confirmed cases of COVID-19, 138 new recoveries and two new deaths, Co-Chairperson for Presidential Task Force on Covid-19 Dr. John Phuka confirmed. According to Dr. Phuka, 128 are contact of confirmed cases and 64 were identified among 382 Malawian residents returning from South Africa that […]

Malawi Bans Street Vending, Mobile Markets

Malawi Bans Street Vending, Mobile Markets

Malawi government has suspended mobile markets and banned street vending in all trading centres to avoid overcrowding of places. The announcement has been made through a press statement released Friday by Co-Chairperson -Presidential Taskforce on COVID-19, Dr. John Phuka. “Government notes that due to the escalation of infections and deaths due to COVID-19, there is […]

Lafarge Cement Donates Medical Supplies to Blantyre DHO

Lafarge Cement Donates Medical Supplies to Blantyre DHO

By Elizabeth Mandala Blantyre, July 10, Mana: Lafarge Cement Malawi has donated assorted medical equipment worth MK1 Million to Blantyre District Health Office to help in the fight against Covid-19 in the district.  The donated items include, bed screens, wheelchairs, nebulisers, bedside lockers, weighing scales and stepping stools valued at K1Million. Lafarge Chief Executive Officer, […]

Malawi Makes Face Masks Mandatory

Malawi Makes Face Masks Mandatory

Malawi government has made the wearing of face masks mandatory in all government institutions as the measure of fighting the spread of Coronavirus which has so far claimed twenty five lives in the country. The Chief Secretary to the Government, Zanga-Zanga Chikhosi made the order in a statement issued on Thursday. He said all clients […]

No Retreat: Kameza Covid-19 Isolation Centre Workers to Continue With Strike

No Retreat: Kameza Covid-19 Isolation Centre Workers  to Continue With Strike

By Loness Gwazanga, MANA Frontline workers at Kameza COVID-19 Isolation Centre in Blantyre say will continue with their stay-away despite District Commissioner Bennet Nkasala calling on them to end it and continue providing services while their grievances on unpaid allowances are being looked into. On Tuesday, Nkasala addressed the frontline workers who have been shunning work […]