Malawi Journalists Urged to Publicize Virginal Ring

Malawi Journalists Urged to Publicize Virginal Ring

By Ireen Mseteka Mzuzu, October 16, Mana: Southern Africa Trust (Sat) has called on journalists to promote awareness of Dapivirine Virginal Ring which is a new HIV prevention technology expected to be on market soon. Speaking during Media engagement on the Dapivirine Ring Status in Mzuzu Thursday, SAT Country Director, Robert Mangwazu Phiri said the […]

Fire Guts Down Part Of Nkhotakota District Hospital Pharmacy

Fire Guts Down Part Of Nkhotakota District Hospital Pharmacy

By Stanley Nkhondoyachepa Nkhotakota, October 16, Mana: Fire has gutted down part of Nkhotakota District Hospital Pharmacy destroying some drugs and medical equipment. According to Nkhotakota District Hospital Spokesperson, Garry Chilinga, the fire whose cause has not been established started, around 5 am on Friday. He said in-patient guardians saw smoke billowing from the facility […]

Chisale Not Fit to Stand For Trial- Lawyers

Chisale Not Fit to Stand For Trial- Lawyers

Lilongwe Senior Resident Magistrate Shyreen Chirwa has set November 13, 2020 for ruling on whether former President Peter Mutharika’s private bodyguard Norman Chisale should take plea or not in a case. Chisale was on Friday officially charged with two counts of impersonating a person named in a certificate and giving false information to a person […]

Universal Fertilizer Subsidy Buried in the Sand…Chakwera to Launch Affordable Inputs Programme

Universal Fertilizer Subsidy Buried in the Sand…Chakwera to Launch Affordable Inputs Programme

By Glory Msowoya Blantyre , October 16 , Mana; All eyes will turn  to Zomba on Saturday as President Dr Lazarus Chakwera is expected to launch the most anticipated Affordable Inputs Programme (AIP). According to the Secretary to the President and Cabinet, Zanga-Zanga Chikhosi, the President will launch the programme at Pirimiti Boys Primary School […]

S.Africa Court Postpones Prophet Bushiri’s Fraud Case

S.Africa Court Postpones Prophet Bushiri’s Fraud Case

South African Court has for the fourth time postponed fraud and Money laundering case involving Malawian Man of God Prophet Shepherd Bushiri and spouse Mary Bushiri of Enlightened Christian Gathering church. The Judge presiding over the case announced the postponement on Friday after Prophet Bushiri and Mary appeared virtually at the High Court in Pretoria […]

DPP’s Mzomera to Be Sentenced Today

DPP’s Mzomera to Be Sentenced Today

The Mzimba Magistrate Court is today expected to deliver its judgement on Democratic Progressive Party (DPP) Region Governor for the Northern Region Reverend Mzomera Ngwira who was convicted for abuse of office. Ngwira, a former Member of Parliament for Mzimba Hora, is said to have abused Local Development Funds (LDF) during his tenure of office. […]

MERA to Punish Uncertified Electrical Installers

MERA to Punish Uncertified Electrical Installers

By Laureen Banda Karonga, October 15, Mana: The Malawi Energy Regulatory Authority (MERA) has warned that it will punish all uncertified electrical installers saying such practitioners contribute to electrical fire accidents in the country. MERA Senior Licensing Officer, Tufwane Mwagomba issued the warning Tuesday in Karonga during a day- long stakeholders’ sensitization on  procedures people […]

Drug Theft Remains Serious Challenge in Malawi

Drug Theft Remains Serious Challenge in Malawi

By Maston Kaiya Ntcheu, October 15, Mana: The Controller for Internal Audit in the Ministry of Health, Davis Lore Tembo has described theft of drug and medical supplies in the country’s public hospitals as alarming as evidenced by high number of cases reported to police and presided over by courts. Tembo made the remarks on […]

Violence Against Sex Workers ‘On the Rise’ in Rumphi

Violence Against Sex Workers ‘On the Rise’ in Rumphi

By Taonga Nyirenda Rumphi, October 14, Mana: Rumphi commercial sex workers have called on authorities to intervene in increased cases of violence from clients before the situation goes out of hand. Rumphi Commercial Sex Workers Alliance secretary, Penelope Dapalapa made the observation Wednesday during a three day human rights training workshop the alliance organized for […]