News In Brief (792)
Bushiri Case Adjourned to 10 July
Chief Resident Magistrate Madalitso Chimwaza has adjourned hearing of the extradition case involving Prophet Shepherd Bushiri and his wife Prophetess Mary to 10 July 2023.
2023 JCE Examinations Starts on Positive Note
Reports indicated the 2023 Junior Certificate of Education - JCE Examinations started on a positive note this morning across the country with 176, 341 students taking part.
Private Sector Productivity a Tool to Country’s Prosperity – Chakwera
Lazarus Dr Chakwera has said increasing private sector productivity is the only way to make Malawi a middle-income economy that empowers Malawians to be self-reliant.
Techno Brain to Supply 240,000 Passport Booklets
Zodiak has learnt that Techno Brain is scheduled to supply 240,000 passport booklets to the Department of Immigration and Citizenship Services tomorrow.
US Provides $1million for Malawi’s Cyclone Respons
The US Embassy in Malawi has given $1million (K1bn) to the United Nations World Food Program to charter two helicopters which will be used to reach out to over 200,000 people with food aid in southern Malawi.
Three Family Members Injured in KU
Three family members have sustained serious injuries after a wall of their house fell on them at Chisiwiri Village in the area of Senior chief Lukwa in Kasungu on Friday morning.
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.
ADMARC Transporting Maize From Reserves to Depots
The Agriculture Development and Marketing Corporation (ADMARC) says it has started transporting maize from grain reserves to its depots across the country.