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.
Mzuzu University has embarked on production of hand sanitizers which it is currently distributing to vulnerable groups and front line workers in Mzuzu as part of its response to the fight COVID-19 pandemic.
Mayor for Luchenza Municipality, Councilor Henderson Supuni, has accused government of delayed funding to fight the spread of coronavirus in the municipality.
There is hope that over 18,000 visually impaired people in Chikwawa are going to access COVID19 information, thanks to Campaign for Health Education, Sanitation and Hygiene (CAHESH) for launching the health education through braille program.
The United Nations Economic Commission for Africa and the Global Partnership for Sustainable Development Data have launched an initiative to strengthen Africa’s data ecosystems in the face of COVID-19.
CoolPro Entertainment’s CoolPro Empresses have joined a bandwagon of artists fighting the COVID-19 by releasing a track called COVID-19.
Director of Health and Social Services in Thyolo district, Dr. Arnold Jumbe, says reports that 10% of COVID-19 deaths involve health workers have instilled fear among health workers in the district.
Government has hailed Salima Sugar Company under the Green Belt Authority for creating job opportunities among locals and raising competition on the market.