980 Malawian returnees arrive from South Africa

Over 900 Malawian returnees arrived from South Africa on Thursday amid concerns that such arrivals are escalating Covid-19 cases in the country.

Returnees undergo Covid-19 test

But Pascually Zulu, Immigration department spokesperson for Mwanza border said all Covid-19 protocols were followed when allowing the returnees into the country.

South Africa is one of the countries hit hard by the second wave of covid-19.

This is the 24th cohort of Malawian returnees who came in 19 buses.

The returnees are running away from South Africa following the prolonged Covid-19 lockdown that has affected their jobs and livelihood.

But both Immigration and Health authorities reveal that the returnees are tested upon entry to ensure they do not spread the pandemic.

Secretary for Health Charles Mwansambo earlier assured the public that all Covid-19 protocols are observed at the border and proper repatriation is done.

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Blessings Mulingo
Blessings Mulingo
1 year ago

This is indeed difficult times, Malawians who comes back from South Africa we must you all the knowledge we learn here, we can do much better than working in a foreign country
But the government of Malawi must stop robbing poor people intems of hiking of price of things,like driving license, electricity, market fee,water bills,fertilizer, vehicle fees
Immigration office ,MRA and road traffic offices are good at robbing poor people. If Malawi government can stop this kind of thiefty ,poor people can get rich.

Kambewa ngozo
1 year ago

Chonde now that you are home don’t go back to Rsa. You can earn a living in Malawi. Why do the Pakis want b stay in Malawi? If only you use your head. The Burundi are also able to make money in Malawi.

1 year ago


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