Malawi president, ministers take 10% salary cut to fight coronavirus

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*Malawi’s president and cabinet will take a 10% salary cut and redirect the money towards the fight against coronavirus, President Peter Mutharika said on Saturday as he announced a stimulus package in an address on state television.*

Mutharika announced a number of measures aimed at cushioning small- and medium-sized businesses, including tax breaks, a reduction in fuel prices and an increase in risk allowances for health workers.

Mutharika also ordered tobacco markets to be opened and allowe…
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