President Chakwera for Depoliticization of MEDF Loans
Among the issues tackled in the first-ever Weekly Brief hosted by the Presidential Media Directorate that lasted for about an hour was the talk of the moment, Malawi Enterprise Development Fund, MEDF.
30, 000 COVID19 Test Kits Expected in the Country on Sept 29
As the developed countries compete to acquire scarce medical equipment to combat the coronavirus, another troubling divide is also emerging, with developing countries losing out to wealthier ones in the global scrum for testing materials.
AG Warn Secretary to President on Making Costly Decisions
In the internal memo addressed to Secretary to the President and Cabinet, Office of the Vice President and all Principal Secretaries and Heads of Department, the Attorney General Dr. Chikosa Silungwe is blunt on issues of secondment and transfers saying they have proved to be costly.
Tobacco Revenue Drop by 27 Percent This Year-TC
Initial estimates by the Tobacco Commission indicated that the country would produce 155 million kilograms of tobacco against a market demand of 161 million kilograms.
Court Adjourns Kalirani & Chingwalungwalu Case to Nov 2
A Magistrate Court in Lilongwe has adjourned to November 2, 2020 hearing of a case in which former acting director of National Intelligence Service Kenam Kalirani and former head of ICT at State Residences Chance Chingwalungwalu are accused of stealing government intelligence computers.
MEC Yet to Honor MK7 Billion Presidential Elections Case Legal Fees
The Malawi Electoral Commission is yet to pay 7 Billion kwacha that court-ordered to be paid to the first petitioner and second petitioners in the high profile presidential elections case.
Gvt Launches Malawi Artists Welfare Fund
Ministry of Tourism, Culture, and Wildlife has Launched Malawi Artists Welfare Fund with an aim of helping artists when they fall sick and happen to be deceased.
Schools Set to Reopen Sept 7
Ministry of Education has announced that schools will re-open on September 7, beginning with Standard 8, Form 4, and Final year students in institutions of higher learning.
Prophets Defy COVID19 Preventive Measures, Vow to Continue Holding Prayers
The new preventive measures by the Presidential Taskforce on COVID 19 that include restricting gatherings of not more than 10 people have not gone down well with faith leaders who have unanimously asked for an immediate reversal of the regulations.
Ex-Intelligence Chief Bail Ruling August 10
Former secret service Acting Director, Dr. Kenam Kalilani and former Chief Information and Communications Officer for State Residences, Chance Chingwalungwalu, will spend another week at Maula Prison as ruling on their bail application has been pushed to next Monday.