Eamon Piringu

Eamon Piringu

The Department of Disaster Management Affairs (DoDMA) says they have made a good progress in their response to a Malawi Vulnerability Assessment Committee (MVAC) report.

Deputy minister of Local government, Halima Daudi has advised local chiefs in the country to refrain from abusing their powers by indulging in active politics and acts of corruption as they are custodians of people from all political parties.

The Department of Animal Health and Field Services says there is a likelihood that a fish disease, Epizootic Ulcerative Syndrome (EUS) will resurface in the country during the cold season due to the natural makeup of the fungi that causes the disease, which has already dominated most water bodies in the country.

Ministry of Gender and Social Welfare says it has dispersed about K14 billion to over one hundred thousand Malawians in the first phase of COVID-19 Cushion fund programme which started in 2020, with an aim of relieving vulnerable Malawians from economic effects of COVID-19.

Environmental experts in the country have warned that Malawi will continue to experience negative effects of climate change like heavy flooding in the future due to lack of ownership of the environment among political leaders and poor environmental management by citizens in the country.

Teachers Union of Malawi (TUM) has expressed worry on the lack of enough special needs teachers in the country's primary and secondary schools despite the facilities having students that require special care from such professionals.

Consumers Association of Malawi (CAMA) says Malawians should brace for more economic hardships following the prospected rise in prices of petroleum products as announced by the Malawi Energy Regulatory Authority (MERA).

Government Tipped on Suicided

A mental health expert, Dr. Charles Masulani who is the Executive Director for St. John of God Hospital has tipped government to promote financial literacy education and provide social economic activities to people in the country as one way of reducing cases of suicide among the citizenry.

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