Commander-in-Chief of the Citizens for Transaction-CFT-Timothy Mtambo, has endorsed the demonstrations planned by the Human Rights Defenders Coalition slated for Wednesday next week saying the country's democracy is under threat.
Staff from the Department of Civil Aviation across the country has threatened industrial action over lack of personal protective equipment and risk allowances in the wake of Covid-19 pandemic.
A Zambian delegation from Chasefu district has faulted the Mmbelwa district council for failing to enforce measures on covid19 prevention along the borderlines a thing which may be defeating efforts put up in their country on the same.
Health authorities in Mzimba say they have intensified screening, contact tracing and surveillance in communities as they have now started testing for coronavirus at the district main hospital.
The victim Samuel Kadammanja who narrated his ordeal to Zodiak Online while on his hospital bed, said the police arrested him early this month after he was involved in a fight.
Construction of the K2.5 billion M’mbelwa District Council office complex in Mzimba continues to hang in limbo as the contractor says will only resume work when government compensates it on the equipment damaged and looted during the anti-Jane Ansah demonstrations last year.
The national office of epidemiologist has warned that unless urgent action is taken around Euthini Extension planning area in Mzimba north, farmers will continue losing their cattle to east coast fever and other infections.
In Mzimba, more and more illiterate men are staying away from adult literacy centres established by various stakeholders to help increase literacy levels in Malawi.
Property has been vandalized and destroyed around Jenda and Embangweni Trade Centres by angry members of the communities who allege that some people are in the area ‘sucking blood’ of citizens through magic for reasons bordering on myths.
There were running battles between police and demonstrators in Mzimba after a third attempt by the protesters to seal council offices were thwarted by the law enforcers on apparent instruction from the regional commissioner for the Northern region.