STANDARD BANK SET THE PACE: Releases K112million for Covid-19 Fight

STANDARD BANK SET THE PACE: Releases K112million for Covid-19 Fight

Standard Bank has become the first commercial bank in the country to respond to President Lazarus Chakwera’s State of National Disaster by releasing an immediate K112 million towards replenishing oxygen and other critical medical supply for Covid-19 at the country’s four major hospitals. In a statement,Standard Bank Chief Executive Philip Madinga said Queen Elizabeth, Kamuzu, […]

CRISIS!Kamuzu Central Hospital Runs Out Of Oxygen Cylinders: Gives Priority To Covid-19 Patients

CRISIS!Kamuzu Central Hospital Runs Out Of Oxygen Cylinders: Gives Priority To Covid-19 Patients

Kamuzu Central Hospital (KCH) has run out of oxygen cylinders. This is because the facility has given priority to Covid-19 patients. One of the senior medics at the hospital has confirmed of the development. “The rest of the patients requiring oxygen are not being assisted”. the source told ZBS. But health spokesperson, Joshua Malango, says […]

Sidik Mia Tests Positive For Covid-19

Sidik Mia Tests Positive For Covid-19

Malawi’s Transport Minister Sidik Mia, who is also Malawi Congress Party (MCP) Vice President has tested positive for Covid-19. Mia confirmed the development though a media statement posted on his official facebook page on Friday.   “I wish to inform you that I have tested positive for Covid-19.  I have self-isolated at home. I have […]

UK Extends Entry Ban to Travelers from Malawi and Other 10 African Countries for COVID Variant

UK Extends Entry Ban to Travelers from Malawi and Other 10 African Countries for COVID Variant

The United Kingdom said on Thursday it would extend a ban on travelers entering England to Southern African countries in a measure to prevent the spread of a new COVID-19 variant identified in South Africa. The restriction will take effect on Saturday and remain in place for two weeks, the government said in a statement “Entry into England […]

BREAKING NEWS: Malawi’s Deputy Speaker Madalitso Kazombo Tests Positive For Covid-19

BREAKING NEWS: Malawi’s Deputy Speaker Madalitso Kazombo Tests Positive For Covid-19

Malawi’s first deputy speaker of Parliament Madalitso Kazombo has become the latest public figure to test positive for Covid-19. Confirming the development on his official facebook page, Kazombo who is also a Kasungu East legislator was optimistic that he will bounce back to good health with God’s intervention. “To all friends and family members, I […]

Oops!Covid-19 Hits Poly Students

Oops!Covid-19 Hits Poly Students

As President Lazarus Chakwera is keeping quite on the recent surge of the pandemic, the situation is getting worse each passing day as the latest figures indicate. Reports indicate that the twenty polytechnic students who are on self boarding are down the with pandemic and that the fear is that the students are still be […]

Israel Donates Covid-19 Equipment To Malawi

Israel Donates Covid-19 Equipment To Malawi

By Tione Andsen Lilongwe, November 30, Mana: Government of the State of Israel has donated 10,000 Covid-19 testing kits to Malawi government in an effort to fight the pandemic in the country, The donation was made Monday in Lilongwe when Deputy Ambassador to the State of Israel, Eyal David presented the equipment to Minister of […]

Malawi Registers Over 40,000 Teen Pregnancies

Malawi Registers Over 40,000 Teen Pregnancies

By Tione Andsen Lilongwe, Mana: United Nations Children Fund (UNICEF) has said a study by the Ministry of Gender has indicated that there are approximately 40, 000 reported cases of teen pregnancies.  UNICEF Resident Representative in Malawi, Rudolf Schwenk said this Monday during the opening of the two days Education Joint Sector Review (JSR) Programme […]

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