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.
Vendors selling wares in shops and benches located outside the Mzuzu main market have abandoned their spots and are accusing the city council’s failure to manage garbage as it continues to pile up in public posing a health threat.
Mzuzu Senior Resident Magistrate, Patrick Kamisa, has granted bail to eight people accused of beating and undressing a woman in that city during the weekend.
An agriculture expert is demanding intensified awareness for farmers by government on the importance of adopting new farming methods using hybrid seed varieties.