January 21st, 2013

Blood in Need in Lilongwe, thinking of doing something Important?

Posted on 21 Jan 2013 at 7:38pm

We received this important message in our inbox, forwarded from *Muriel Durand and thought it would be better to share it with our readers at malawipage.com

“I am writing on behalf of the medical community here in Lilongwe, as a pediatrician working at Kamuzu Central Hospital. As many may know, it is malaria season, as well as the “hungry season”, when many children are being admitted with severe and life-threatening anemia. Unfortunately, the supply of blood to the pediatric department has been erratic, and there are often shortages. I am writing to plead with people in the LLW community to donate their blood to the transfusion center. It is safe, hygienic,…

President Joyce Banda calls for more Chinese investors

Posted on 21 Jan 2013 at 9:24am

Malawi President Joyce Banda has called for more Chinese investors to Malawi, saying this would contribute to the country’s Economic Recovery Plan (ERP).

The Malawi president said this over the weekend during the official opening of the state of the art shopping mall owned by Chinese company Sogecoa in capital Lilongwe.

President Banda said the opening of the new shopping mall marked another mile stone of Chinese investment in Malawi following the opening of the 4-Star Golden Peacock Hotel in 2011 owned by the same Sogecoa Company in the capital.

“I would like to encourage more Chinese investors to come and invest in…