Flames Triumph Over Al-Ansar
Malawi national football team, the Flames, beat Saudi Second Division professional outfit, Al-Ansar, 8-nil in a strength testing encounter played Friday.
Cyclone Freddy Devastates Health Systems Across Malawi
The Ministry of Health in Malawi has released information revealing the devastating toll Cyclone Freddy has taken on health systems across multiple districts in the country.
NCA/DCA Provide K100m for Cholera Response
The Norwegian Church Aid and DanChurchAid (NCA/DCA) Malawi joint programme on Wednesday, March 8, 2023, announced K100 million worth of support to go towards the cholera response in Malawi.
Tabitha's Determination Takes Her To Inter Milan
When Malawi women's footballer Tabitha Chawinga started playing as a striker for Italian Serie A Club Inter Milan, the odds were stacked against her.
WHO Yet to Respond to Govt Request For Additional Cholera Vaccines
Presidential Taskforce on Cholera and Covid-19 says World Health Organization (WHO) is yet to respond to a government request for at least seven million more doses of oral cholera vaccines.
Taskforce co-chairperson, Dr. Wilfred Chalamira Nkhoma, told Zodiak yesterday that at the moment, about 33 countries are experiencing cholera outbreaks hence expected to share about 38 million doses projected to be produced this year.
Malawi run out of Cholera vaccine last month.
MEC Targets 75 Percent of 10 Million Voters in 2025
The Malawi Electoral Commission says it targets having at least 75 percent of 10 million voters which the National Statistical Office estimates would be eligible to vote in 2025 general elections.
Chitipa Ward Councilors Refuse to Approve District's Budget
Ward Councillors in Chitipa yesterday refused to approve the district's 2023/2024 budget on grounds that the Council Secretariat failed to provide them with the budget documents in good time for scrutiny.
Germany Hands Over 3 IFMIS Training Laboratories to Mw Govt
In its bid to support Malawi’s public financial management reforms, the German government has handed over and installed 3 Integrated Financial Management Information Systems (IFMIS) training laboratories in the Accountant General’s Department.
Tay Grin Goes For Gold With New Single "Foto"
Celebrated music artist, Tay Grin has finally come forward to release the brand new visuals for his single "Foto" featuring South African star Phantom Steeze.
ICT Helping Bridge Information Gap for Malawian Farmers
Malawi is one of the developing countries trying to tap into the benefits of the digital world. Despite its limited resources, the country is reaping the benefits of modern Information and Communications Technology (ICT) in different sectors, including but not limited to health, education, finance and agriculture, though with glitches.
Agriculture is the mainstay of the country’s economy, and such players in the sector are trying to take advantage of different ICT tools to improve farming, which makes up for the ways of earning a living for almost 80% of the 18 million-plus population.
In their analysis, Aness Mwale and George Kalungwe discuss the potential that the use of ICT tools has in boosting farming in the country, especially in information dissemination considering that the country has a gap of nearly 1000 agricultural advisory staff on the required 3 million.