Austin Kakande

03
August

Creative Solutions for the Environment under the project “A Girl and a Bike” has provided 30 bicycles to girls at Matope Day Secondary school in Neno. The provision is aimed at easing the girls’ mobility when going to school. Speaking after presenting the donation, Creative Solutions Executive Director Taona Makunje Chigwenembe says due to inadequate secondary schools in Balaka and Neno districts, some girls are selected to schools that are 60 or more kilometers away, hence the donation.

03
August

Government says it has procured over 300-thousand doses of Johnson and Johnson vaccine which is expected to arrive in the country this Friday. The vaccine will arrive alongside 119-thousand doses of AstraZeneca vaccine in the next two weeks, to avoid running out of COVID 19 vaccine in the country. Speaking in Mzuzu during media briefing on the current COVID 19 situation in Malawi, Spokesperson in the Ministry of Health, Adrian Chikumbe said Johnson and Johnson has an efficacy rate of about 80-percent and Malawians need to continue to observe all COVID 19 preventive measures to avoid further local transmission of the virus.

03
August

The Malawi Electoral Commission (MEC) has resolved that only staff that are vaccinated against COVID-19 should be coming to the office.

29
July

Prophet Shepherd Bushiri has handed over 14 infusion pumps to Kamuzu Central Hospital (KCH) worth K10.5 million and also revealed his vision to construct a state-of-art children’s ward in honour of his departed daughter, Israella.

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