Malawi, TNM Sign Online Learning Pact

Malawi, TNM Sign Online Learning Pact

By Patricia Kapulula Lilongwe, April 21, Mana: The Malawi Government through the Ministry of Education, Science and Technology and Telecom Network Malawi (TNM Plc) have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) on online learning as an innovation to keeping children busy with lessons while at home. This comes in the wake of closure of schools […]

Blantyre Synod Urges Members To Fast Against Covid-19

Blantyre Synod Urges Members To Fast Against Covid-19

By Loness Gwazanga Church of Central Africa Presbyterian (CCAP) Blantyre Synod on Monday urged its members to fast and pray for the Covid-19 pandemic to pass so that things get back to normal. The synod’s general secretary, Reverend Dr. Billy Gama made the call in Blantyre during a press briefing aimed at updating members on […]

Tobacco Sales Open With New Auction System

Tobacco Sales Open With New Auction System

By Sylvester Kumwenda, MANA The 2020 tobacco marketing season has opened with a new auctioning system of buying tobacco in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic so as to accommodate social distancing and simultaneously encourage competitive buying. The new system involves a single buyer at a time going through the tobacco bale lines and secretly […]

BT Synod Denies Pocketing MK 70 Million From DPP to Support Lockdown

BT Synod Denies Pocketing MK 70 Million From DPP to Support Lockdown

The Church of Central Africa Presbyterian (CCAP) – Blantyre Synod has dismissed social media reports alleging that it has received over K70 million from Democratic Progressive Party (DPP) led government to support the lockdown. Over the week-end, Social media platforms such as Whatsapp and facebook was stormed with fake news indicating that CCAP-Blantyre synod has […]

Norwegian Church Aid Joins Fight Against Covid-19

Norwegian Church Aid Joins Fight Against Covid-19

By Rhodrick Banda and Samson Napwinya Norwegian Church Aid (NCA) on Friday donated Covid-19 preventive materials to Thyolo District Hospital worth K13 million as one way of complementing government efforts in reducing the spread of Coronavirus in the country. NCA Project Officer for Covid-19 Prevention and Response Plan in Thyolo, Chifundo Chatchuka said NCA thought […]

Lockdown Endorsed by Traditional Leaders

Lockdown Endorsed by Traditional Leaders

By Esnath Kalawe Chiefs in the country have rallied behind government decision for a 21-day lockdown to control spread of the Coronavirus in the country. The lockdown was to commence Saturday, March 18, 2020 at midnight but was suspended after Human Rights Defenders Coalition (HRDC) obtained a court injunction restraining government to implement it before […]

COVID-19 Response: Govt Recruits 755 Healthcare Workers, Interviewing Thousands More On April 22

COVID-19 Response: Govt Recruits 755 Healthcare Workers,  Interviewing Thousands More On April 22

MINISTRY OF HEALTH PRESS RELEASE RECRUITMENT OF HEALTH CARE WORKERS The Ministry of Health and Ministry of Local Government and Rural Development in collaboration with Health Service Commission and Local Government Service Commission wishes to inform the public that in compliance to the Presidential Declaration to recruit two thousand (2000) health workers in response to […]

Zomba Gets MK35 Million For Covid-19 Fight, DC Hails Govt

Zomba Gets MK35 Million For Covid-19 Fight, DC Hails Govt

By Solister Mogha, MANA District Commissioner for Zomba, Dr Raphael Piringu has commended government for releasing funds meant to fight Coronavirus (COVID-19) which he said has helped the district in preparing for the pandemic. Speaking Friday during a press briefing, the DC revealed that Zomba has received K35 million which, among others, has been used […]

CRECCOM Calls For Joint Efforts In Coronavirus Prevention

CRECCOM Calls For Joint Efforts In Coronavirus Prevention

By Daniel Sapuli, MANA Creative Centre for Community Mobilization (CRECCOM) has called upon traditional leaders and communities in Thyolo to build good working relationship with health workers as one way of dealing with COVID-19 which is caused by Coronavirus. CRECCOM Community Engagement Officer, Thomas Chimwaza, said with the COVID-19 pandemic, health workers bear risk responsibility […]

NGO Donates Renewable Masks to Lilongwe Residents

NGO Donates Renewable Masks to Lilongwe Residents

By Andrew Magombo, MANA In a bid to fight spreading of the Covid-19 global pandemic, Lilongwe-based non-governmental organisation, Tingathe, has donated over 200 masks to the local community in Mtandire in Lilongwe. Speaking on the sidelines of presentation of donation, Tingathe’s co-founder who is also Programs and Operations Director, Aubrey Lindeire, said areas like Mtandire […]