Alcohol continues claiming lives in Malawi

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Two people have died in Chikhwawa for drinking alcohol on an empty stomach, Malawi24 has learnt.

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Mowa usaletsedwe ku Malawi.

The two have been identified as Wyson Phokonyo, 30, from Ntwana village and Martin Mafunga, 29, from Chadula village in Traditional Authority Mlola in Chikhwawa.

According to Chikhwawa police, the two started drinking on 15th October 2016 as part of Mother’s day celebrations.

But the following day one of them was found dead at his house while the other died at Chikhwawa district hospital where he was taken for treatment.

Recently, a woman and a man from Balaka and Mangochi respectively also died due to drinking beer without eating food.

Drug Fight Malawi, an organisation that fight drug and substance abuse, has in the past been asking government to introduce regulations that would curb excessive beer drinking.

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  2. What kind of beer is that,, I understand dat u can drink beer on an empty stomach nd still live,, unless uve gone for days without food,, or the percentage is too high,,

  3. The best thing its to stop drinking a lcohol to avoid some malawians to die.no matter mabwana enanu sukulu zanu ndalama zake makolo anuwo amphika ndikugulisa pelese yemweyo. lelo ma office inuyo kumatchedwa boss thats why ndinu mabwana osagwira mitu kuwasiya madam anu kunyumba kuma hopera creaner.mzelu zinasala mumpiya yamatokoso.

  4. mowa umenewuu akanaletsa coz :ndi ma sachet omwe aja pano aika ma five litre bottles mkuma uti mkalabo:ngo ena akt boxer e:a shooter akufa achinyamata letsani mowa otchipawu chonde

  5. Alcohol controls are lacking in Malawi such that the populace thinks its ok to over imbibe. It is pathetic. The youths are the most affected..

  6. Anthu mowa adayamba kumwa kalekale, bwanji samafa nawo nthawi imeneyo? Ingolembani kuti akufa ndi njala. Akumwa osadya popeza alibe chakudyacho!

  7. Prz sizandale izi afa okha awa inde boma ndila mbola koma palibe anakatsazika ku boma kuti tiku kamwa mowa mayazi amati odya zake alibe mulandu amwelaso zawo afelaso zawo boma likamaletsa mumatukwana apa mukufa mudziti boma likulekelela anthu ake achinyamata kuti adzifa poti ndatsogoleli amawa kkkk ntengo ngati anakanika kuuongola uli waung.ono nde boma linga kwanitse ku ongola utakula kale siutchola

  8. Its Unwise To Call For The Ban Of Alcohol Coz Sellers Do Not FORCE Anybody To BUY And DRINK Their Commodity. Just Tell Ur Citizen To Be Wise And Mature Enough When Taking That ‘free From Germ ‘ Product And Tell Them Its Difference From Fanta & Frozy.

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  12. Be serious for once pliz. Those people have died of empty stomach. If the stomach was not empty they would not have died. They have died of hunger full stop.

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  14. KOMA MOWA WAKE OMWE UKUMWEDWA LELOWO ANGAKHALETU KACHASO ANACHOKA PA CHASO, KUNGOTI MPHELANJILU. DZOMWE AKUPHIKA LELO NDI M’DULA MOYO WENI WENI. ANTHU ANGOTUPA NAZO.

  15. On early hours of last Sunday, a woman in Mpemba ( Chadzunda), died after taking the same alcohol on an empty stomach and was laid to rest yesterday. This is true, hope Milare Police might have information on the same.

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