A meeting of high emotions it was! One clinician nearly shed a tear when she implied that the ministry of health lied to the nation yesterday by releasing a statement to the effect the problem had been rectified when it was not.
Some partners in the Tonse Alliance government have said President Lazarus Chakwera’s declaration that his interest is to serve Malawians, not political needs, will not affect relations among parties in the ruling coalition.
The Small and Medium Poultry Farmers Association has expressed concern over a 90 percent price increase in feed prices by the country’s two major feed makers since the beginning of the year, saying it will affect their businesses.
Media advocates have expressed diverse views on the accusations that the government is stifling freedom of the media in Malawi, and that the acts are having a bearing on the country’s democracy.
Statistics from the Malawi Police Service show that 99 people have drowned in various parts of the country between January and August this year, a slightly low figure compared to what was registered in the same period last year.
The Parliamentary Committee on Trade, Industry and Tourism has asked the Ministry of Agriculture to review the government-facilitated contract on the export of food items from Malawi to South Sudan.
Political analyst George Chaima and historian Chrispin Mphande say Malawians should join the rest of the world in celebrating the life of Queen Elizabeth II of the United Kingdon who died on Thursday because she contributed to the country's economic development.
Parliamentarians from the Public Accounts and Education, Science and Technology Committees have commended, but with caution, the progress of the construction of secondary schools in rural areas under the Secondary Education Expansion for Development (SEED) project being funded by the US government.
International relations expert Chimwemwe Tsitsi says Malawi did not fully benefit from its tenure as chair of the Southern Africa Development Community (SADC) because Covid 19 prevented members countries from exploring the opportunities the country provides for the region following the restrictions on travel.
The Malawi Defence Force (MDF) has described as unfortunate the ongoing protests by civilians against the United Nations (UN) peacekeeping mission in the Democratic Republic of Congo, commonly known as MONUSCO.