United Nations Resident Coordinator in Malawi, Maria Jose Torres, has urged the new government administration to lead a “one country approach” to the Corona virus pandemic in view of a surge in cases.
In the month of June alone, 12 people have died of Covid-19. In April and May, there were only four deaths.
Political and social commentators, Victor Chipofya and Sherriff Kaisi, have cautioned the Malawi Police Service and other security arms to refrain from acting out of fear because of recent change of political leaders.
The African Development Bank (www.AfDB.org) will launch its African Economic Outlook 2020 Supplement in a live Zoom event from 14.30 to 16.00 (Abidjan time) on Tuesday 7 July 2020.
Human Rights Watch says Malawi’s new president, Lazarus Chakwera, should use his electoral victory as an opportunity to reset the country’s human rights record, Human Rights Watch said today. On June 28, 2020, Chakwera was sworn in as president following a rerun vote on June 23, in which he won 58.57 percent of the vote.
The 2021 Africa Cup of Nations has been postponed to January 2022 by the Confederation of African Football (CAF) as a result of the coronavirus pandemic. The tournament had been set to take place in January next year.
Thousands of people celebrated on the city's waterfront on Friday, despite restrictions on gatherings because of the coronavirus pandemic.
Real Madrid are two points clear at the top of La Liga after grinding out a victory at bottom club Espanyol.
Malawi’s newly elected President, Reverend Dr Lazarus McCarthy Chakwera has described the country’s freedom from colonialism and one party system as of no use if the citizens still languish in poverty, tribalism, corruption and other vices.