Tuesday, October 26, 2021
The Malawi Government has announced that the country's borders will be closed for two weeks due to the huge increase of Covid-19 cases. The minister of information Gospel Kazako confirmed this latest development. The Presidential Task Force for Covid-19 had earlier advised in the press conference that only Malawian citizens returning home will be...
Three staff members of Blantyre Total filling station rescued a minibus this morning from being razed down to ashes after its engine caught fire. One petrol attendant said that the passenger service vehicle registration number BT 6538 pulled in to refuel at the filling station. But on its way out Total...
The Malawi police service has began enforcing mandatory wearing of masks in an effort to prevent further spread of the novel coronavirus. National police headquarters spokesperson James Kadazera has confirmed the development to the local media. This comes a few days after rumours were circulating on social media, on the subject.
Balaka district hospital was consumed by fire last night, a development that has raised eyebrows  on the performance of Malawi's fire fighting service. When the horrible event was heightening, fire brigade was no where to be seen. It took eye witnesses' bravery to fight the inferno which posed a threat to lives of patients.
Coronavirus is affecting Malawi in the worst way as some of the public figures have fallen victim to the pandemic. The virus has hit the political and entertainment scene as former Karonga Central legislator Frank Mwenefumbo and veteran gospel musician, UTM senior member Allan Ngumuya are all covid-19 positive. A member...
Save the Children Malawi have completed distribution of over ten thousand Covid-19 awareness posters in the districts of Neno, Mwanza, Phalombe, Zomba, Ntcheu and Mzimba.In The Communications Manager for the organization, Lawrent Kumchenga revealed that the posters are carrying messages that are urging children to observe prevention measures against the Covid-19 pandemic. He also said that the...
Stricter lockdown measures have been announced in Leicester because of a rise in coronavirus cases in the city. Health Secretary Matt Hancock said non-essential shops will shut on Tuesday, and schools will close for most pupils on Thursday. The loosening of restrictions for pubs and restaurants in England on Saturday will...
Africa Health gathering which will take place in Johannesburg in October is the largest international medical fair of the continent. This is where all major players of the medical and pharmaceutical industry meet. The focus is on medical technology, rehabilitation, hygiene and pharmacy. If you are looking for a partner, dealer or distributor,...
Health workers in northwest Democratic Republic of Congo have begun administering vaccinations after the country's 11th known outbreak of Ebola erupted last week, the authorities said Monday. Six people have died of the much-feared hemorrhagic virus since June 1, when the first cases came to light in Mbandaka, capital of Equateur province.
World Health Organisation (WHO) welcomes funding commitments made at today’s Global Vaccine Summit, hosted virtually by the UK government. The Summit is Gavi, the Vaccine Alliance’s third pledging conference and follows the successful Berlin summit in January 2015. The new pledges will enable Gavi to protect the next generation and reduce disease inequality by reaching an...