African Drone, Data Academy Graduates First Batch

African Drone, Data Academy Graduates First Batch

By Morton Sibale, MANA A total of 24 students from Malawi and other African countries on Wednesday became the first cohort to graduate from the African Drone and Data Academy (ADDA). The inaugural graduation ceremony took place at Bingu International Convention Centre (BICC) which Acting Director in the Department of Civil Aviation in the Ministry […]

Mulanje Formulates K11 Million Coronavirus Master Plan

Mulanje Formulates K11 Million Coronavirus Master Plan

By Blackson Mkupatira, MANA Mulanje District Health Office (DHO), with help from Partners, has devised a K11 million Coronavirus (COVID- 19) Response, Preparedness Master Plan aimed at mitigating risk and containing the pandemic in the event of an outbreak. Speaking on Wednesday during an emergency District Executive Committee (DEC) meeting on the same, Mulanje District […]

Ministry Of Education Develops COVID-19 Guidelines for Schools

Ministry Of Education Develops COVID-19 Guidelines for Schools

By Edwin Mauluka The Ministry of Education, Science and Technology (MoEST), has developed guidelines on COVID-19 pandemic to help education institutions manage the disease during school time and on holidays.  World Health Organization (WHO) declared COVID-19 a pandemic on March 11 due to over 118,000 cases of illness in over 110 countries and territories around […]

Beautify Malawi Trust Grants Scholarships To 15 Medical Personnel’s

Beautify Malawi Trust Grants Scholarships To 15 Medical Personnel’s

By Glory Msowoya, MANA Beautify Malawi Trust in partnership with Merck Foundation has awarded scholarships to 15 Malawian nurses and doctors to study Oncology, Infertility and Embryology as well as Diabetes Management in India. BEAM Patron and Ambassador for Merck Foundation in Malawi, First Lady Madame Prof. Gertrude Mutharika presented the scholarships on Wednesday at […]

Lilongwe City Council introduces stringent measures to prevent Coronavirus

Lilongwe City Council introduces stringent measures to prevent Coronavirus

Watipaso Mzungu Lilongwe City Council (LCC) has introduced stringent measures for preventing the spread of Coronavirus into the city whichy  include hefy fines and penalties for companies, which do not conform to the set guidelines when disposing off garbage and waste. Mayor for the Council, Councillor Juliana Kaduya, has since urged companies to improve on […]

Kottana Chidyaonga Murder Case Stalls: Family Seeks Justice

Kottana Chidyaonga Murder Case Stalls: Family Seeks Justice

The murder case involving four suspects  in the intriguing death of a young lady Kottana Chidyaonga has stalled with no  proper schedule for logical conclusion. All the four suspects  were  given  bail by High Court judge Fiona Mwale. The family of Chidyaonga is seeking justice on the death of Kottana. The suspects include a local […]

Uladi Calls For Unity Among DPP-UDF Regional Committees

Uladi Calls For Unity Among DPP-UDF Regional Committees

Democratic Progressive Party (DPP) vice-president (Centre)Uladi Mussa, has called for unity of purpose among regional committees of DPP and its electoral ally, United Democratic Front (UDF), to ensure that the alliance claims victory in the forthcoming fresh presidential poll. Mussa said there is need for grassroots structures of the two parties to mount gallant campaign so that […]

Malawi Teachers Union Thankful To Businessman For Assistance

Malawi Teachers Union Thankful To Businessman For Assistance

Malawi Teachers Union has hailed business mogul, Shiraz Ferreira of SF International for launching a K100 Million (approximately U$135,800) Hygiene Project in schools across the country as one way of arresting the spread of coronavirus. The remarks follow an initiative which Shiraz launched a fortnight ago which among others, he is donating tap water buckets, […]

Coronavirus Haunt Namadingo Reggae Mashup Concerts; Gwamba’s Mama Said God First Not Spared

Coronavirus Haunt Namadingo Reggae Mashup Concerts;  Gwamba’s Mama Said God First Not Spared

Malawi’s celebrated gospel artists Patience Namadingo and Gwamba real name Duncan Zgambo have canceled their shows amidst fears of coronavirus. The brain behind ‘Ndalama’ Namadingo was scheduled launch his Reggae Mash-Up project at Comesa Hall in Blantyre on 21 March and in Lilongwe on 28 March 2020. Namadingo said he has decided to postpone the […]