Tobacco Commission says the tobacco market will not be affected despite the directive by government for Malawi to go into a 21 days lockdown, but has however intensified measures to be followed at the tobacco floors.
MISA Malawi has urged on the need for Media houses and Journalists in the country to take all necessary safety and precautionary measures during the lockdown amidst COVID 19 pandemic.
National Statistics Office has suspended its Biological and Behavioral Survey due to the rising blood sucking myths as some people relate the intervention to the ongoing rumors.
Catholic Commission for Justice and Peace of the Mzuzu diocese has called on Government and various stakeholders to take a stand on failure to manage the rule of law which has seen Malawi turning into a lawless nation over the years.
Two economic experts have urged government to come up with measures that will counter shocks that may arise in the wake of the corona virus outbreak.
Northern Region Police Spokesperson Superintendent Peter Kalaya says in the past two weeks incidences of lawlessness and mob justice have increased in the region as some individuals have taken the law into their own hands by blocking roads, attacking strangers and vandalizing property of innocent people accusing them of either being blood suckers or harboring such people.
The Competition and Fair Trading Commission has warned traders and companies that are taking advantage of the corona virus to promote certain products as cure and treatment for the virus.
TEVETA says there is a gap in the measurement of productivity in the tourism sector in Malawi which affects profits and change the sector could bring to the economy.
Malawi is still grappling with banana bunchy top, a viral disease that has attacks bananas for close to three years now with solutions nowhere in sight.