President Dr Lazarus Chakwera yesterday fired Minister of Labour Ken Kandodo from his cabinet after his name was implicated in an investigative audit report on the plunder of Covid-19 funds.
The Ministry of Civic Education and National Unity has extended its gear to collaborate with religious bodies in the fight against Covid 19.
In an effort to fight against COVID -19 pandemic in the country, an Islamic organization called An-Nasihah Trust on Saturday, 12th February 2021 donated medical supplies and protective equipment worth Six Million Kwacha to Bwaila Hospital in Malawi’s capital, Lilongwe.
Darussunnah Foundation a charity organisation under Muslim Association of Malawi (MAM) has donated a borehole to Maganga health center in the area of Senior Chief Maganga in Salima District.
Muslims in Malawi have been encouraged to take the Covid-19 vaccine when it comes available in the country. Sheikh Chabulika told the website that there is no harm for Muslims to take the vaccine if it is medically certified to be safe. He said that Islam respects the right to life therefore refusing to take the vaccine that is meant to save lives would be detested.
Malawi Government will proceed with acquiring the Oxford-AstraZeneca Covid-19 vaccine despite concerns about its effectiveness, Minister of Health Khumbize Chiponda and Minister of Information Gospel Kazako announced yesterday.
The Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) announced on Sunday a reappearance of the Ebola virus in the eastern part of the Central African country, more than two months after the end of the last outbreak.
Presidential Taskforce on Covid-19 Co-Chairperson, Dr. John Phuka, says Malawi Government is reviewing whether to proceed with planned AstraZeneca vaccine rollout following the recent revelations on the effectiveness of the vaccine on the South African variant of the Covid-19 currently blamed for the increased cases in Malawi.
Yesterday, the Mia family donated items to Malawi Congress Party (MCP) and other political parties to help them combat Covid-19.
Muslim youth United raised funds from the well wishes and donors to purchase covid-19 equipment following an SOS sounded by the health authorities at the facility.