Misunderstandings have erupted between some Rwandese immigrants and refugees at Dzaleka camp over covid-19 response funds.
On 23rd, March this year, Government closed schools as a preventive measure for Coronavirus outbreak in the country.
On 23rd, March this year, government closed schools as a preventive measure for Corona virus outbreak in the country.
The UNHCR has announced the first confirmed cases of Covid-19 in the country’s largest refugee camp, Dzaleka Refugee Camp, in Dowa, a district with a total of five known cases since Sunday June 15.
UNHCR Country representative for Malawi Fatima Mohammed confirmed that Malawi continues to receive asylum seekers despite the threat of the covid19 pandemic.
In a strong worded statement Monday , Public Affairs Committee chairperson and publicity secretary monsignor Dr. Patrick Thawale and Bishop Dr Gilford Matonga respectively observe that the decision by the Executive to force Chief Justice Andrew Nyirenda on leave pending retirement defeats the logic on assertions made by leaders that they would respect the rule of law in the just ended presidential election case.
The two organisations, Centre for Human Rights and Rehabilitation, CHRR and Youth and Society, YAS say they have observed that there is secrecy on how government is spending billions of kwachas donor funds aimed at fighting COVID-19 pandemic.
Malawi Defense Force Deputy Commander, Lieutenant General Davis Mtachi, says incorporating female soldiers as non-commissioned officers is crucial in addressing gender gaps in the force.
The Malawi Electoral Commission says it has put on hold the printing of ballot papers until Parliament sets a specific date for the fresh presidential election.
Centre for Human Rights and Rehabilitation, CHRR and Youth and Society, YAS have jointly written three presidential candidates, Peter Mutharika of DPP, Lazarus Chakwera of MCP and Peter Kuwani of MMD and their running mates to speak out during their campaign and after elections some unresolved issues that have happened in the country.