Malawi Launches Covid-19 Preparedness, Response Plan

Malawi Launches Covid-19 Preparedness, Response Plan

By Thumbiko Nyirongo The Malawi Government on Wednesday launched MK150 Billion National Covid-19 Preparedness and Response Plan with a call to public and private sector to support the plan with resource mobilization Chairperson of Special Cabinet Committee on Covid-19, Jappie Mhango, Who is also Minister of Health, presided over the launch at Bingu International Conference […]

Story Workshop Engages Youth Clubs In Girls’ Education

Story Workshop Engages Youth Clubs In Girls’ Education

By Golden Kang’oma Junior, MANA In an effort to promote girls education and reduce child marriages, Story Workshop Education Trust (SWET), with funding from United Nations Children Fund (UNICEF), recently drilled youth clubs and mother groups in Theatre for Development (TFD) and case documentation during a weeklong training. The trained youths and the mother groups […]

Two Arrested For Using Fake Malawian Currency to Buy Beer in Chitipa

Two Arrested For Using Fake Malawian Currency to Buy Beer in Chitipa

By John Chihana, MANA Police in Chitipa are keeping in custody two men identified as Hydon Mtambo 38, and Tyson Sikwese 19, for allegedly being found in possession of fake K2,000.00 bank notes at a beer drinking joint in the district. According to Chitipa Police Spokesperson, Sub Inspector Gladwell Simwaka, the two were found splashing […]

BT Synod Youths Plant 1.5 Million Trees

BT Synod Youths Plant 1.5 Million Trees

By Thokozani Chipungu, MANA Blantyre Synod youths of the Church of Central Africa Presbyterian (CCAP) have planted over 1.5 million trees in 18 of its congregations since January this year.   Synod’s Youth Director, Reverend Chikondi Banda said the tree planting drive is an annual event involving the church’s youth department engaged in planting and nurturing […]

Mutharika Warns Chakwera Against Attacking DPP Supporters

Mutharika Warns Chakwera Against Attacking DPP Supporters

Malawi President Professor Arthur Peter Mutharika has warned Malawi Congress Party president Lazarus Chakwera against attacking members of ruling Mighty Democratic Progressive Party (DPP). President Professor Mutharika issued the warning on Tuesday through a nation address which was televised live on the state broadcaster. He made the warning after Reverend Chakwera ordered his supporters to […]

Govt Sets Minimum Farm Gate Prices

Govt Sets Minimum Farm Gate Prices

By Lisa Kadango, MANA Government has urged farmers to sell their agricultural commodities to Agricultural Development and Marketing Corporation (ADMARC) at the minimum farm gate prices as one way of reaping optimum benefits from their sweat. Minister of agriculture, Francis Kasaila said this in Lilongwe on Tuesday when he released the agricultural commodity farm gate […]

Mindset Network Launches New Primary School Pop Up Channel

Mindset Network Launches New Primary School Pop Up Channel

The COVID-19 lockdown has been the uppermost thought in everyone’s mind, and MultiChoice together with the Mindset Network, launched by Nelson Mandela in 2003, will be launching a Mindset Pop dedicated channel for Primary School learners on 1 April 2020.  Mindset Pop DStv channel 317, will feature educational programming covering the entire General Education and […]

Malawi Records First Covid-19 Death, Cases Rise to Eight

Malawi Records First Covid-19 Death, Cases Rise to Eight

Minister of Health and Population Jappie Mhango has today confirmed three new cases of Covid-19 bringing the total number of confirmed cases to eight, including one death. Minister Mhango, who is the chairperson for Special Cabinet Committee on Coronavirus, announced the development during a presser in Lilongwe. “ As a matter of an update on […]

Malawi Registers First Covid-19 Death

Malawi Registers First Covid-19 Death

Malawi has now registered first COVID-19 death in Blantyre, Malawi Voice has learnt. This follows the critical condition the patient was diagnosed with the virus a week ago. Sources told the publication that deceased is Marhoom Rehana Kali from Blantyre. Malawi authorities are yet to make official communication on the matter. As of Monday, April […]

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