Cholera Not Yet Epidemic, Says Muluzi

Minister of Health and Population Atupele Muluzi has said although the cholera situation is certainly worsening, it has not yet reached the stage where it can be regarded as an epidemic. The Minister said this when he gave an update on the situation of cholera in the country on Thursday morning at the Ministry of Health at Capital Hill in Lilongwe, where he appealed for assistance from everyone to compliment his ministry’s efforts in trying to contain the disease….

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Veep Chilima Visits Disaster Victims in Mzuzu

The country’s Vice-President, Dr Saulos Chilima on Thursday called for collaborated efforts among stakeholders in preventing disasters and reducing their effects among affected communities. Chilima made the call Thursday in Mzuzu after visiting some of the victims whose property were destroyed by stormy rains in Kaning’ina, Katawa and Zolozolo residential areas. The Vice-President observed that there are some disasters that have occurred across the country which he said could have been prevented if relevant stakeholders did what was supposed…

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Govt to Curb Corruption at Road Traffic

Principal Secretary for the Ministry of Transport and Public Works, Francis Chinsinga on Friday attested to his Ministry’s commitment to curb corruption in the Department of Road Traffic. Chinsinga said rendering of road traffic and safety services, including enforcement of road traffic regulations has been among the high ranked corruption zones in the country. As a Ministry he said they have been implementing a lot of reforms to reduce all the risk areas to corruption and fraud in then…

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Mutharika Promises Malawians of Sustained Development Activities

President Professor Peter Mutharika has promised people in the country that the Democratic Progressive Party (DPP)-led government would continue to implement various programs aimed at improving their living standards. Making the promise on Wednesday during a whistle stop tour from Mangochi to Blantyre, Mutharika said government would continue working towards implementing development programs which have a direct bearing on the lives of ordinary Malawians. The Malawian leader said some of the initiatives would include infrastructural projects which would not…

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Nkhotakota Equipped to Prevent Cholera

As the Ministry of Health is fighting hard to subdue the Cholera outbreak which has affected some of the districts in the country, three health centres in Nkhotakota can afford a smile after a group of young men, Dwangwa Round Table (RT) 69 supplied the centres with infection prevention materials. The RT 69 Chairperson, Peter Piringu said the group focused on infection prevention after an assessment which revealed that there was a gap to address the initiative in health…

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Nkolokosa-Zion Road to be Named After Getrude Mutharika

As a way of appreciating the good work President Arthur Peter Mutharika and the First Lady Getrude Mutharika are doing to uplift development and lives of Malawians in Malawi, Blantyre City South Constituency will name the Nkolokosa-Zion Road The Getrude Mutharika Avenue. Since 2014, the Democratic Progressive Party (DPP) government led by President Mutharika has been undertaking numerous developments which included upgrading of the Chipembere Highway in Blantyre, construction of Soche Manje Road and rehabilitation of Ndirande Chimseu Road….

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As a way of appreciating the good work President Arthur Peter Mutharika and the First Lady Getrude Mutharika are doing to uplift development and lives of Malawians in Malawi, Blantyre City South Constituency will name the Nkolokosa-Zion Road The Getrude Mutharika Avenue. Since 2014, the Democratic Progressive Party (DPP) government led by President Mutharika has been undertaking numerous developments which included upgrading of the Chipembere Highway in Blantyre, construction of Soche Manje Road and rehabilitation of Ndirande Chimseu Road….

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Mutharika Pledges to Construct Mangochi – Makanjira Road

President Professor Arthur Peter Mutharika on Wednesday pledged that his government would construct the Mangochi – Makanjira Road all the way to Namwera Turn – Off to Lake Malawi past Mpilipili Trading Centre, among other major developments earmarked for the lakeshore district. Mutharika made the disclosure when he made whistle-stops on his way from Chikoko Bay State Lodge in Monkey Bay, Mangochi to Blantyre at the end of his Christmas and New Year Holiday. The President stopped over at…

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Wandale Turns Vicious at Mental Hospital; Attempts to Kill Medical Officer

There was drama at Zomba mental hospital last week when the self acclaimed supreme leader of Peoples Land Organisation – PLO, Vincent Wandale tried to injure a medical officer with a razor blade when he was treating him. According to an inside source who witnessed the incident and helped to rescue the nurse, Wandale grabbed the nurse on the neck when the nurse was trying to give him his medication. “He had a toilet tissue in his hands and…

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Over 4,000 Cars Imported Every Month- Mutharika

Malawi President Professor Arthur Peter Mutharika says over 4,047 vehicles were imported into the country every month in the year 2017. Professor Mutharika made the remarks on Monday in his New Year address to the Malawi nation. He said most of the Malawians have gained confidence to spend their excess cash. “Malawians are buying and importing 4,047 vehicles per month. This means we are regaining our confidence to spend. Most people have the confidence to spend their excess cash….

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