Austin Kakande

23
July

Continued flow of tobacco for sale at the Limbe Auction Floors in Blantyre has forced Tobacco Commission-TC to postpone closure of the market. Initially, tobacco sales at the Limbe Auction Floors were expected to close today. In an interview with MBC, TC Chief Executive Officer Joseph Chidanti Malunga said the decision has been rescinded after it was established that there is still more volume of Tobacco that has not been traded at the Limbe Auction Floors.

23
July

Only 2 percent of the Malawi population has health insurance cover, a situation the Malawi Health Equity Network (MHEN) says needs to be addressed. MHEN Executive Director George Jobe, says medical scheme firms have a role to raise public awareness on the benefits of health insurance cover, as Malawi strives to achieve the Universal Health Coverage.

23
July

Jomo Nkunika, who led a one-time popular gospel music outfit, The Springs, has died of Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis, in Maryland, USA where he was based.

23
July

The Ministry of Agriculture has reduced the beneficiaries of this season’s Affordable Input Programme (AIP) to about 2.7million from last season’s about 3.7million.

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