APM Aide Josaya Banda Dies of Covid-19

APM Aide Josaya Banda Dies of Covid-19

Former President Peter Mutharika’s advisor on political affairs Dean Josaya Banda has died after contracting the novel coronavirus. According to family members, Josaya Banda who was also former EPAC football Club boss died on Monday morning after battling with covid-19. The burial ceremony for the late Josaya Banda will be conducted today with strict covid-19 […]

Malawi Red Cross Commits MK3.3 Billion Towards Covid-19 Interventions

Malawi Red Cross Commits MK3.3 Billion Towards Covid-19 Interventions

By Laureen Banda, MANA Malawi Red Cross Society (MRCS) Communications and Humanitarian Specialist, Felix Washoni has said his organisation has committed about K3.3 billion towards fighting Covid-19 that was still claiming lives of people in the country. He made the remarks Friday at Songwe Border where Red Cross volunteers and health workers are jointly screening […]

DPP blames Tonse As Covid-19 Escalate

DPP blames Tonse As Covid-19 Escalate

The former governing Democratic Progressive Party (DPP) has blamed Tonse Alliance administration led by Lazarus Chakwera for the increase in number of Covid-19 cases and deaths in the country. DPP’s Vice President for the South, Kondwani Nankhumwa who is also leader of opposition in Parliament, was speaking in an interview with a local radio station […]

We Are Afraid, We Are Living In Fear…

We Are Afraid, We Are Living In Fear…

BY KEN LIPENGA “There are some people suggesting that we should stop announcing covid deaths because we are scaring people off..No! A pandemic has to be grounded in reality. Hiding our heads In the sand and pretending the problem isn’t there does not make it go away.”Thandie Wa Pulimuheya, internationally renowned epistemologist(Thandie`s remarks have inspired […]

QECH Medical Practitioner Shares Emotional Covid-19 Experience

QECH Medical Practitioner Shares Emotional Covid-19 Experience

Allow me to explain what is happening behind hospital walls, am a medical Practitioner working with Queen Elizabeth Central Hospital (QECH) in Blantyre for over 9years now. The Coronavirus is real please let’s all follow protocols, people are dying every day and take note those announcements are for the high profile people. Poor people are […]

Blantyre Synod Makes Face Masks Mandatory

Blantyre Synod Makes Face Masks Mandatory

The Church of Central Africa Presbyterian (CCAP)-Blantyre Synod says congregants without face masks will not be allowed into service of worship starting from next Sunday. Blantyre Synod General Secretary, Reverend Billy Gama made the announcement on Monday during a presser in Blantyre. The Blantyre Synod CEO, Rev Gama also said that all Christians will be […]

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 […]