News In Brief (345)
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.
A group of people in Karonga calling itself concerned citizens has called on the Northern Region Water Board to put on hold water disconnections for communities to have steady supply in case of a corona virus outbreak.
At Zomba Central Hospital, health workers are staging a strike to force the authorities to resolve arrears on their salaries and allowances for the past months.
Health workers at Area 18 health centre in Lilongwe are staging a sit-in to force management provide them with protective gear in the wake of the coronavirus.
In the wake of COVID-19, the Association of Malawian Midwives (AMAMI) is engaging its members in all the hospitals on the need to observe standard precautions.
The Malawi Energy Regulatory Authority has reduced fuel prices effective, April 4, 2020, following a major price drop on the international market triggered by Covid19.
Lilongwe City council has locked down a compound in Area 9 where three people who tested positive on Coronavirus reside for close monitoring.
The National Registration Bureau says it will deploy registration staff to different constituencies where Malawi Electoral Commission is conducting voter registration to register people in the national register following request from Legal Affairs Committee of Parliament.