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.
International Charity Organisation, Operation Smile Malawi estimates that about 81 under 5 children are expected to be assessed of their nutritional status in the central region this week.
The United Kingdom has provided the African Union 20 million pounds, approximately MK18bn as a support to Africa's response to Coronavirus pandemic.
The UN Secretary General, Antonio Guterres has expressed concern over the mounting violence ahead of fresh presidential election in Malawi.
In a statement, National Coordinator for Catholic Commission for Justice and Peace, Boniface Chibwana says his Organisation has observed that NRB officers were not present in some centres during the first phase of voter registration.
Acting Executive Director of Centre for Human Rights and Rehabilitation, Michael Kaiyatsa says CHRR is saddened with reports that some people suspected of having Coronavirus and their families are being subjected to stigma and discrimination after their names were disclosed to the public.
The Malawi Law Society says the Special Cabinet Committee on Coronavirus has no constitutional mandate to manage the disaster as the constitution entrusts the responsibility with the ministry of disaster preparedness and relief which has the structures in place for implementation.
Government has hailed Salima Sugar Company under the Green Belt Authority for creating job opportunities among locals and raising competition on the market.