No Lockdown In Malawi- Govt

No Lockdown In Malawi- Govt

The Malawi Government through Ministry of Information has refuted rumors circulating on social media platforms such as WhatsApp and Facebook that government intends to put the country on a lockdown in the wake of coronavirus. According Minister of Information, Mark Botomani, who is also government spokesperson, the issue of lockdown is not on the agenda […]

Malawi Government Appeals For Patience On Inquiry

Malawi Government Appeals For Patience On Inquiry

By Elizabeth Mandala, MANA Minister of Information, Civic education and Communications Technology, Mark Botomani has called on the Association of Persons with Albinism in Malawi (APAM) to be patient on the release of the report on the abduction and killings of people with Albinism. The  Information Minister Botomani made the statement on Saturday during a […]

First Lady Professor Mutharika Launches Coronavirus Awareness campaign

First Lady Professor Mutharika Launches Coronavirus Awareness campaign

By Memory Chatonda, MANA The Malawi First Lady Professor Gertrude Mutharika has called for people’s strict adherence to set precautionary measures if the country is to successfully keep out the coronavirus. Mutharika who is also Patron for Beautify Malawi Trust (BEAM) made the remarks on Thursday at Sanjika Palace when she presided over the official […]

Ministers In COVID-19 Committee Storm Mchinji-Mwami Border

Ministers In COVID-19 Committee Storm Mchinji-Mwami Border

Ministers of Health, Information and Homeland Security on Tuesday made a surprise visit to Mchinji-Mwami-Zambia border to check the district’s preparedness in the prevention of COVID-19. The Ministers Jappie Mhango, Mark Botomani and Nicholas Dausi visited the border as members of the government committee on Coronavirus. Speaking after the tour Minister of Health Jappie Mhango, […]

MCP, UTM Misleading Malawians With Unofficial Coronavirus Messages- Govt

MCP, UTM Misleading Malawians With Unofficial Coronavirus Messages- Govt

Malawi Government has warned opposition Political Parties namely UTM and Malawi Congress Party (MCP) against misleading Malawians with fake and unofficial messages on coronavirus. Minister of Information, Mark Botomani, Who also doubles as government Spokesperson issued the warning on Tuesday through a press statement following a planned nationwide tour by UTM and MCP to feed […]

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 […]

Journalists Warned Against Sensational Reporting On Coronavirus

Journalists Warned Against Sensational Reporting On Coronavirus

By Memory Chatonda Blantyre, March 11, Mana: Minister of Information, Communication and Technology, Mark Botomani Tuesday warned journalists in the country against sensational reporting on issues pertaining to Coronavirus. He made the remarks in Blantyre at a Press briefing organized by a Special Cabinet Committee on Coronavirus. The committee among others seeks to receive updates […]

DPP Hails Mangochi People For Peaceful Demos

DPP Hails Mangochi People For Peaceful Demos

By Kondwani Magombo, MANA Mighty Democratic Progressive Party (DPP) Secretary General, Grezelder Jeffrey, Wednesday hailed people of Mangochi for holding peaceful demonstrations in protest to the February 3 Court ruling of the election case. The DPP Secretary General said this at the end of a peaceful joint march with the United Democratic Front (UDF) supporters […]

Malawi Govt Abolishes Quota System

Malawi Govt Abolishes Quota System

Minister of Education Science and Technology, Dr. William Susuwele Banda says government has abolished quota system of selecting students in university. The Minister announced the decision at a press conference he jointly addressed with Minister of Information, Civic Education and Communication Technologies Mark Botomani in Lilongwe on Thursday. Quota system was introduced in the country […]

Govt Re-Introduce JCE Exams

Govt Re-Introduce JCE Exams

The Malawi government through the Ministry of Education, Science and Technology has re-introduced Junior Certificate of Education (JCE) Examination with effect from the 2020/2021 school calendar. Minister of Education Science and Technology, Dr. William Susuwele-Banda made the announced on Thursday during a joint press briefing with Minister of Information Mark Botomani in Lilongwe. Dr Susuwele […]