Chakwera Reinstates Interdicted DCs, CEOs Implicated In Abuse of K 6.2 Billion Covid Funds

Chakwera Reinstates Interdicted DCs, CEOs Implicated In Abuse of K 6.2 Billion Covid Funds

President Lazarus Chakwera’s administration has reinstated all 27 district commissioners (DCs) and seven chief executive officers (CEOs) interdicted in February this year to pave the way for an investigative audit on how MK6.2 billion Covid-19 funds were used. Ministry of Local Government spokesperson Anjoya Mwanza confirmed the development in an interview with Nation Online.  He […]

Mzuzu Residents Bemoan High Cost Of Face Masks

Mzuzu Residents Bemoan High Cost Of Face Masks

By Pilirani Samson Mzuzu, May 19, Mana: Mzuzu City residents have expressed concern over the high costs of surgical face masks which health experts say are more effective in the prevention of Coronavirus than the cloth ones. The residents claim that they are forced to cough K300 for a surgical mask which costs K100 in […]

Talk-Talk: Chakwera to Address Malawians Over MK 6.2 Billion ‘Covidgate’ Report

Talk-Talk: Chakwera to Address Malawians Over MK 6.2 Billion ‘Covidgate’ Report

Malawi President Reverend Dr. Lazarus Chakwera is today on Sunday expected to address Malawians, state house has confirmed. According to Presidential press secretary, Brian Banda the address will start at 8 O’clock in the evening. He said President Chakwera’s address will focus on the MK 6.2 billion Covid-19 fund Audit report. The address follows pressure […]

240,744 Covid Vaccines Administered

240,744 Covid Vaccines Administered

By Ireen Kayira Malawi Government has cumulatively administered 240,744 doses of AstraZeneca vaccine in the country. Minister of Civic Education and National Unity, Timothy Mtambo said this in Lilongwe on Thursday during the daily briefs on Civic Sensitization on Covid 19. He also addressed the concern where some people are worried that the COVID-19 vaccine doses are […]

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 […]

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. […]

Civil Servants Urged To Disseminate Vaccine Information

Civil Servants Urged To Disseminate Vaccine Information

By Patricia Kapulula Lilongwe, March 22, Mana: Civil Servants in the country have been urged to take a role in disseminating messages on the efficacy of the COVID-19 vaccine in order to dismiss misinformation and disinformation regarding the vaccine. Deputy Secretary to the President and Cabinet, Janet Banda, made the appeal at Capital Hill in […]

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 […]

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