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Smarting from a nationwide Covid 19 vaccine stockout that affected administration of the second dose of AstraZeneca, the Ministry of Health says government has decided to administer two other vaccines—Pfizer and Johnson Johnson—in a move aimed at providing the country with more supply options in the fight against the global health pandemic.


Malawi Broadcasting Corporation will beam the upcoming Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games, MBC’s Director General George Kasakula has disclosed. The games set to kick off in Japan next week will see five Malawian athletes competing for medals at the competition.


Representatives of the 12 Chikulamayembe Royal Families in Rumphi District say they uphold the June 9, 2021 endorsement of Joseph Bongololo Gondwe as heir to the Chikulamayembe chieftaincy.

Speaking in Mzuzu during a press briefing, Group Village Headmen from the royal families that previously belonged to two camps that were fighting for the chieftaincy.

The traditional leaders said, for the past one hundred and eleven years, the Chikulamayembe chieftaincy has been stuck in one family and it is now time to start rotating it to all the 12 royal families as their tradition demands.


Rumphi District Commissioner, Fred Movete confirmed about the meeting but referred the reporter to the royal families on the claimed decision by the two camps.


Government has given motorcycle taxi operators-known as Kabaza six months to insure their motorcycles and secure driving licenses if they are to continue operating on the country’s roads.  

Speaking to the leadership of Kabaza operators at police headquarters in Lilongwe, Minister of Homeland Security Richard Chimwendo Banda said motorcycle operators will be trained by a specified organization at an affordable fee. 

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