Government has cancelled this year’s John Chilembwe Memorial Service in Chiradzulu due to the raging covid-19 which has since claimed two lives of powerful cabinet ministers.
Office of President and Cabinet secretary Zangazanga Chikhosi however says January 15 which is tomorrow remains a public holiday.
The service was scheduled to be held on Friday, January 15 in Chiradzulu
“This notwithstanding, Friday 15th January 2021 remains a public holiday in Malawi,” says Chikhosi in a statement.
The suspension, cancellation and postponement of all major public events are some of the measures Government is putting in place aimed at containing the further spread of the virus.