Chakwera Angers CDEDI For Delaying Report On Abuse of MK 6.2 Billion Covid-19 Funds

Chakwera Angers CDEDI For Delaying Report On Abuse of MK 6.2 Billion Covid-19 Funds

By Watipaso Mzungu- Contributor The Centre for Democracy and Economic Development Initiatives (CDEDI) has expressed disappointment with President Dr. Lazarus Chakwera’s failure last evening to produce a comprehensive report on the MK6.2 billion Covid-19 funds suspected to have been looted in the government. In one of his national addresses, Chakwera assured Malawians that he would […]

Lazarus Chakwera Hints On Easing Covid-19 Restrictions

Lazarus Chakwera Hints On Easing Covid-19 Restrictions

By Sylvester Kumwenda Lilongwe, March 29, Mana: President, Dr Lazarus Chakwera has said government was likely to ease some of the restrictions put in place to fight Covid-19 pandemic in the near future if the gains being attained in the fight against the pandemic would uphold. He disclosed this on Sunday during his monthly address […]

ITSANANA: MK20 Billion Ready For Covid- 19 Urban Cash Transfer

ITSANANA: MK20 Billion Ready For Covid- 19 Urban Cash Transfer

By Mphatso Nkuonera Lilongwe, Mana: Government says all is set for the implementation of the second payment of K20 billion Covid-19 Urban Cash Transfer Intervention (CUCI) in the country’s cities. Ministry of Gender, Community Development and Social Welfare Principal Secretary responsible for Administration, Isaac Katopola, made this communication in a press statement released on Saturday. […]

Covid-19 Fuels ARV Defaulting Rate Among Adolescents

Covid-19 Fuels ARV Defaulting Rate Among Adolescents

By Watipaso Mzungu- Contributor The number of adolescents and young people living with HIV and Aids accessing Antiretroviral drugs (ARVs) in public hospitals has dropped due to fear of contracting coronavirus disease (Covid-19), a latest report has said. The National Association for Young People Living with HIV (NAYPLHIV) undertook the study to appreciate how the […]

Capstone LTD Donates PPEs to Malawi Red Cross Society

Capstone LTD Donates PPEs to Malawi Red Cross Society

By Gladys Kamakanda Lilongwe, March 23, Mana: The Malawi Red Cross Society (MRCS) on Monday received various Personal Protective Equipment (PPEs) from Capstone Limited in support of its work in the fight against Covid-19 in the country.   The PPEs include 245,000 3ply masks, 40,000 KN95 face masks and 300 inflamed thermometers. MRCS Director of […]

Rapper Tay Grin Hails Lazarus Chakwera

Rapper Tay Grin Hails Lazarus Chakwera

By Mphatso Nkuonera Lilongwe, March 19, Mana: Renowned artist, Tay Grin, has commended the Malawi President, Dr Lazarus McCarthy Chakwera for taking a lead in the Covid 19 vaccination which rolled out on March 11, 2021 in Zomba and Mzuzu. President Chakwera said the vaccination is a must-have to achieve a health population and contribute […]

Veep Chilima Urges Malawians To Embrace COVID-19 Vaccine

Veep Chilima Urges Malawians To Embrace COVID-19 Vaccine

By Wisdom Ngwira Mzuzu, March 11, Mana: The country’s Vice-President, Dr. Saulos Chilima, has advised Malawians to avoid spreading misconceptions and false massages about the Corona Virus Vaccine which he said can negatively impact on its administration. Chilima was speaking at Mzuzu Central Hospital when he launched the vaccine’s roll out in Northern Region where […]

Chakwera Launches Covid-19 Vaccine, Calls For Acceptance

Chakwera Launches Covid-19 Vaccine, Calls For Acceptance

By Solister Mogha Zomba, March 11, Mana:  President Dr. Lazarus Chakwera Thursday launched the Covid-19 vaccine in Zomba with a call for Malawians to quickly get immunized. Malawi received its first batch of AstraZeneca vaccine last week and about 1.4 million Malawians are expected to be vaccinated. Dr Chakwera said the presence of the vaccine […]

Journalist Cheulekene Finally Walks Last Mile

Journalist Cheulekene Finally Walks Last Mile

By Glory Msowoya Blantyre, Mana:  Scores of people paid their last respect to the late Cheulekene Kate Mita, a veteran journalist whose remains were laid to rest on Saturday at Henry Henderson Institute (HHI) cemetery in Blantyre. Mita succumbed to the novel Corona virus, two weeks ago in Accra, Ghana where she was airlifted from […]

Faith Leaders Instrumental To Covid-19 Vaccine Administration

Faith Leaders Instrumental To Covid-19 Vaccine Administration

By Tione Andsen Lilongwe, Mana: World Vision Malawi (WVM) has said Faith leaders have a role to ensure that the administration of the first consignment of the Astra Zeneca covid-19 vaccine was done smoothly. WVM Officer In-Charge for Malawi, Catherine Omenda said this Friday during WVM and Faith Leaders interface meeting on Covid-19 vaccine at […]