Government business is at a standstill at government building in Blantyre after Electricity Supply Corporation of Malawi (Escom) cut off power supply due to unpaid bills.
Escom disconnected power supply to the building Last week, a development which has affected operations of most government departments housed in the building.
State employees are being forced to rely on internet café’s in the commercial city of Blantyre for their operations affecting the effectiveness and quality of their work.
The building, situated at the heart of Blantyre town adjacent to Blantyre Sports Club is now a deserted dark-hall with no hope that the paralyzed government operations will return to normal anytime soon as it has become a habit for government to be unable to settle electricity bills.
The building has become synonymous to power cuts due to the issue of unsettled bills.