17
July

Malawi, where child mortality rate is currently at 42 deaths per 1,000 live births, on Monday launched a week-long Child Health Days (CHD) campaign to reduce child illnesses and deaths through immunisation and vaccination.

16
July

Business magnate Dr Thom Mpinganjira, CEO of FDH Financial Holdings Limited (FDHFHL), which owns FDH Bank, on Tuesday trashed speculation that he is being positioned to succeed President Professor Arthur Peter Mutharika and the Democratic Progressive Party (DPP) leadership for2024, saying the speculation was “unfounded” and linking him and the Bank to politics was putting his life at risk and jeorpadising business.

16
July

Thomas Munthali, the Director General of the National Planning Commission (NPC) said Tuesday Malawi still faces many challenges due to rapid population growth, saying  there was need to sensitize women and girls in the country to make informed decisions and have children that they can take care of to lower maternal mortality and unintended pregnancies.

16
July

Professor Ephraim Wadonda Chirwa, hailed by the National Planning Commission (NPC) as one of Malawi’s “finest economists”, died in Zomba on Monday after a short illness.

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