Information sourced by Faceofmalawi indicates that well-known author, historian and economist Dr. Desmond Dudwa Phiri is admitted at Mwaiwathu Private Hospital in Blantyre.
A columnist for both The Nation and The Daily Times has been in the hospital for the past three weeks.
According to information at hand, DD Phiri’s ailing health has been lack of appetite with no or little food consumption and for almost a week he has been panickly breathing.
DD Phiri is currently on Oxygen-dialysis machine.
Meanwhile relatives and well-wishers are appealing for financial help to airlift well-known scholar.