First Suspected Cholera Case Reported in Mzuzu City
A first suspected Cholera case has been reported in Mzuzu, a disease that has killed at least 12 people in the neighboring Nkhatabay.
Cholera Threat in Mzuzu
Water and Environmental, Sanitation Network Network Vice Chairperson for the north Tirivanhu Tizifa has warned that continued poor sanitation and hygiene in Mzuzu can be a catalyst of Cholera outbreak in the northern region city which is a major recipient of food supplies from Nkhata bay, a district that has been hit hard by the disease.
Cyber-Crime Overwhelms MPS
Malawi Police Service says it is struggling to fight increased cases of Cyber-Crime related offenses that are overwhelming the law enforcement organisation.
Govt Moves in to Sustain Availability of Medical Supplies in Public Hospitals
Government has started directly injecting 10 percent of total drug budgets for local councils to allow them to buy essential medicines in cash from pharmacies amid continued delayed deliveries of medical supplies by the Central Medical Stores Trust.
Protestors to Guard Against Businesses in Today's Mzuzu Demos
The organisers of today’s peaceful demonstrations in Mzuzu have told police that they will have stewards that will help law enforcers to provide security during the protests, starting from Katoto Secondary School ground to city civic offices where they will present their petition to council authorities.
Corruption is Recipe for Protests – Mkandawire
The Church and Society Program of the CCAP Synod of Livingstonia has warned that increased reports of organized corruption in the country could be a recipe for mass protests if not properly handled by various stakeholders, including the government and rights groups.
Encroachment Worsens at NRWB Catchment Area in Mzuzu
There is continued destruction of the ecology in Kaning’ana Forest that stretched between Mzuzu and Nkhata Bay despite several interventions to protect a training base for the Malawi Defense Force (Moyale Barracks) and a catchment area of the Northern Region Water Board therein.
MDF, Police Arrest Fraud Suspect
The Malawi Defence Force (MDF) and Police have jointly arrested a Machinga man on allegations that he is in a syndicate of promising young people employed in the military.
Mzuzu Health Center Registers 200 Babies in a Month
Health authorities at the Mzimba District Council say they are handling at least 200 deliveries at Mapale health center in Mzuzu per month, a development that has forced them to appeal for the construction of more maternity facilities in the city to reduce congestion problems at the hospital.
Lower Prices of Sanitary Pads - WESNET Appeals
Water and Environmental Sanitation Network (Wesnet) has noted that prices of sanitary pads have shot on the market, a situation that has resulted in some women and girls failing to access them, especially in the rural areas of the country.