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Malawi bans radio phone-in programs

The Malawi Communications Regulatory Authority (MACRA) has suspended all radio phone-in programs in the country on grounds of what the authority described as careless...
ARV

Malawi woman wrongly put on ARV to get compensation

A Malawi woman who was wrongly diagnosed and has been taking ARVs for three years is expected to get compesnsation from the government. ...
Zimbabwe President Emmerson Mnangagwa And First Lady Auxilia At His Inauguration After Winning The July National Election

Malawi opposition leader rejects Mutharika’s re-election

The leader of Malawi's opposition Malawi Congress Party (MCP) on Friday rejected the results of the May 21 presidential election as rigged. ...
Person voting

Malawi election: Chilima’s name missing in voters’ register

Malawi Vice President, Saulos Chilima, who is among the presidential candidates challenging the incumbent Peter Mutharika in the May 21 polls, has had his...
United Nations

UN to honor Malawian fallen soldier with highest award

The United Nations is expected to decorate a fallen Malawian soldier with the "Captain Mbaye Diagne Medal for Exceptional Courage" for the courage he...
Indonesia Floods

Malawi Floods Has Claimed 45 Lives So Far

The death toll from the recent Malawi flooding disaster has reached 45, the Department of Disaster and Management Affairs (DoDMA) said Tuesday in an...
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Malawi police arrest 7 Albinos for allegedly causing havoc

Malawi police have arrested seven people with albinism allegedly for causing havoc in the capital city, Lilongwe. The seven, who are members of the Association...
HOPEFUL—The fuel could propel airplanes

Malawi plans to start producing jet fuel by 2020

There is hope that Malawi will start producing jet fuel by 2020 if Tuesday announcement made by a company called DDN Energy Solutions is...
Nigerien soldiers practice apprehending a suspect. Photo : REUTERS

Malawi Hosts African Military Chiefs

Military leaders across Africa gathered in Malawi's capital Lilongwe to share best practices on how soldiers can serve communities without breaking the law. During...
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Malawian Minister Heavily Criticized Over Albino Killings Remarks

Malawi Minister of Homeland Security Nicholas Dausi has come under fire for downplaying the killings of people with albinism in the country, saying "there...
Accepted: Peter Kuwani (right) and his running mate Archibald Kalawang’oma

Malawi electoral body approves 9 presidential candidates

Malawi Electoral Commission (MEC) has approved nine out of ten candidates who presented their nomination papers earlier in the month to battle for the...

Malawi on high alert as anthrax hits neighboring Tanzania

The Malawi government says it faces another threat of the disease as four people are reported dead in neighboring Tanzania. Speaking to local radio on...
albino

UN Frowns On The Killing of a Malawi Albino

The UN in Malawi has condemned the continuing killings of people with albinism in the country, calling upon Malawi government and all stakeholders to...

IOM helps 103 Malawians stranded in South Africa return home

The United Nation Migration Agency, International Organization for Migration (IOM) said a total of 103 Malawians are now back home from South Africa through...
Stop killing journalists. Photo: UNESCO

Malawi minister apologizes for attack on photojournalist

Malawi Minister of Information Communications and Technology, Nicholas Dausi, has apologized to the media fraternity in the country for the beating of a local...
Photo taken on Nov. 26, 2015 shows a truck loaded with sacks of agricultural produce along the muddy Sironko-Mbale road at Bugusege trading centre, eastern Uganda. As a country where over 80% of the population relies on agriculture, the Uganda government is prioritizing growth of infrastructure to economically viable areas to ease access to the markets. (Xinhua/Daniel Edyegu)

Malawian president vows heavy agriculture investment

There is hope for Malawian farmers as the country's President Peter Mutharika disclosed plans of heavy investment in the agriculture sector to make the...
power

Malawi president admits power outages as challenge

Malawi President Peter Mutharika on Friday admitted that power shortage is a serious challenge in the country. Mutharika said the nation should recognized that power...
HARARE, March 30, 2016 (Xinhua) -- Traders inspect the packed tobacco leaves as the 2016 sale season begins at the Tobacco Sales Floor in Harare, Zimbabwe, March 30, 2016. The output of tobacco, Zimbabwe's top export earner, is expected to fall by 15 percent to 160 million kg in 2016 after an El-Nino induced drought that has left up to four million people in need of food aid, officials estimate. (Xinhua/Stringer)

Malawi to continue producing tobacco

Malawi president Peter Mutharika Monday said the country will continue producing tobacco as the crop remains the country's major forex earner. The Malawi President said...
Agriculture in Africa

Nigeria’s Dangote eyes Malawi’s agriculture sector

Africa's wealthiest man, Nigeria's Aliko Dangote, is planning to invest in Malawi's agriculture sector through establishment of a fertilizer production company in the country. The...
Some of the advocates from the 33 days to PowerUp immunization campaign in Cameroon take a moment to consult during the 1 month campaign.

Pneumonia Turns Out to be a Much Dangerous Killer

After calling on their governments to invest in immunization for the girl child on October 11th, and engaged them to eradicate Polio once and...
Education

Chinese embassy donates to Malawi girls education campaign

The Chinese Embassy to Malawi has offered 21 million Malawi Kwacha (about 28,900 U.S. dollars) to a Malawi campaign dedicated to the promotion of...
global fund

Malawi gets US$460 million grant to fight HIV, TB and Malaria

Global Fund has approved a two-year grant worth 460 million U.S. dollars to the Government of Malawi to aid the country's target of reducing...
CSOs

African CSOs call for greater domestic investment into routine polio immunization programs

The year 2017 has seen the lowest case count of polio in recorded history, but the job is not done yet. Fourteen days into a...
The Secretary General of FENOS-CI, Minister of Health and Public Hygiene representative and the President of the NGO Uplife at a press conference

Civil Society Groups Gears Up for 33 Days Immunization Project

As the world celebrates the International Day of the Girl Child, organizations in over ten countries launch the 33 Days to Power Up Immunization...
In July 2016, Qingfeng Town in Chongqing city began to implement the sustainable development Project financed by the World Bank. The project funds were more than 12 million yuans, including institution construction, material, infrastructure and farmer’s technical training. After its completion, it will help more than 1000 villagers. Photo from People.cn

China to construct 5 community technical colleges in Malawi

China on Monday signed a Memorandum Of Understanding with the government of Malawi to construct five community colleges in the African country. During the MoU...
New measles vaccine

Malawi in national measles-rubella vaccination campaign

Malawi has embarked on a national vaccination campaign against measles and rubella to all children from 9 months to less than 15 years old. ...

Malawi army ordered to borders to curb smuggling

Malawi President Peter Mutharika has ordered the country's army to guard all the border points and impound vehicles smuggling maize, tobacco or other prohibited...
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Malawi president sacks minister involved in maize scandal

Malawi President Peter Mutharika on Wednesday sacked his agricultural minister George Chaponda, amid calls for a probe into his involvement in the country's controversial...

Malawi agriculture minister’s office gutted by fire

Fire gutted office of the Malawi Minister of Agriculture, Irrigation and Water Development, George Chaponda, and surrounding offices Tuesday morning destroying all office property...
Maize roughage

Malawi president demands truth on Zambia-Malawi maize procurement

Malawi president Peter Mutharika has challenged a four-member commission of inquiry to probe the country's procurement of maize from Zambia. This follows...