China Donates Towards Covid-19 Fight

China Donates Towards Covid-19 Fight

By Patricia Kapulula Lilongwe, July 28, Mana: The People’s Republic of China (PRC) has donated medical materials to help Malawi in the fight against Covid-19. The donation which has been made possible by the First lady of the People’s Republic of China consists of thermometers and face masks. First lady of the Republic of Malawi […]

Chilima Impressed With Progress On MBS Offices Project

Chilima Impressed With Progress On MBS Offices Project

By Lydia Kalonde, MANA Malawi’s vice president Saulos Chilima has expressed satisfaction with the construction works at the site for new Malawi Bureau of Standard (MBS) offices in Blantyre saying the bureau will improve testing and standardization of Malawi’s products through its high-tech laboratories. Chilima toured the construction site Friday to appreciate construction of the new […]

Malawi Army, Police to Enforce Lockdown

Malawi Army, Police to Enforce Lockdown

The Malawi Defence Force (MDF) and Malawi Police Service (MPs) say they are ready to deploy troops across the country to enforce the partial lockdown which will start on Saturday, 17th of April to 9th May, 2020. President Professor Peter Mutharika on Tuesday announced a 21 day lockdown as a measure of controlling the spread […]

Breaking: Malawi Confirms 9th Case of Covid-19

Breaking: Malawi Confirms 9th Case of Covid-19

Malawi government has registered a 9th case of the deadly COVID-19, Ministry of Health confirmed. According to a statement from the Ministry of Health, the new case has been registered in Lilongwe and the patient has other medical conditions. Meanwhile, government has set a number of measures aimed at fighting the spread of covid-19 which […]

Condom Shortage Looms As Coronavirus Shuts Down Production

Condom Shortage Looms As Coronavirus Shuts Down Production

By Liz Lee, Reuters A global shortage of condoms is looming, the world’s biggest producer said, after a coronavirus lockdown forced it to shut down production. Malaysia’s Karex Bhd makes one in every five condoms globally. It has not produced a single condom from its three Malaysian factories for more than a week due to […]

Prevention Is Better Than Cure: Judiciary, Transport Announce Anti-Coronavirus Measures

Prevention Is Better Than Cure: Judiciary, Transport Announce Anti-Coronavirus Measures

The Judiciary and Ministry of Transport have announced a raft of measures in the national fight against the devastating coronavirus (Covid-19). The measures from the two departments are in response to a State of Disaster which President Peter Mutharika announced last week as the world grapples with the rampaging Covid-19. Among the measures, the Ministry […]

Government Disturbed By Judge Kenyatta’s Order On Chinese Nationals Amid Coronavirus Crisis

Government Disturbed By Judge Kenyatta’s Order On Chinese Nationals Amid Coronavirus Crisis

The Government of Malawi is disturbed and dismayed by the High Court Judge Kenyatta Nyirenda’s order that released four Chinese nationals, who had been quarantined on arrival at Kamuzu International Airport on Tuesday 17 March, 2020. The Department of Immigration and Citizenship Services sent back to China ten nationals and detained four others because they […]

Malawi On High Alert For Coronavirus

Malawi On High Alert For Coronavirus

BY MEMORY CHATONDA, MANA Minister of Health and Population (MoH), Jappie Mhango on Monday said government has instituted different precautionary measures to prevent Coronavirus from being transmitted to Malawi. He also said the country is prepared to handle any case should anyone be diagnosed of the virus. Mhango said of the country’s preparedness when he […]