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Malawi government removes import duty on maize flour to ease food shortages

The government of Malawi has removed duty on imported maize flour from South Africa as a measure to ease food shortages, as over 1.8...

Lawyers write Malawi anti-corruption bureau on judges bribery case

The Commonwealth Lawyers Association (CLA) have penned the Malawi Anti-Corruption Bureau (ACB), calling for urgent and independent inquiry into the alleged attempts by some...
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Malawi judges expose bribery attempts in election case

Judges handling the election case in which Malawi opposition petitioned for the nullification of the May presidential election results have exposed bribery attempts by...
Photo shows police standing by during the riots in Bujumbura, Burundi, April 26, 2015. (Xinhua/Reuters)

Burundian businesses in Malawi looted after death of 5-year-old girl

Burundians operating their businesses in central Malawi's town of Kasungu are leaving in fear after angry locals Tuesday looted and destroyed the foreigners' shops...
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Global Fund allocates US$513 million to Malawi for TB, malaria, HIV interventions

The Global Fund to Fight AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria has allocated about 512.94 million U.S. dollars to Malawi for TB, malaria and HIV interventions...

Malawi political rivals ready to meet for dialogue

Leader of the main opposition political party in Malawi, Malawi Congress Party (MCP), Lazarus Chakwera, says he is ready to meet President Peter Mutharika...
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Malawi seeks intervention in high-level peace dialogue

The National Initiative for Civic Education (NICE) Public Trust in Malawi says it will seek the intervention of Commonwealth in high-level peace dialogue with...

Malawi police arrest Nigerian drug smuggler

Malawi police have arrested a Nigerian national who attempted to smuggle 700 grams of cocaine through the Kamuzu International Airport (KIA) in the country's...

Malawi police officers accused of rape, defilement and torture

Malawi Police Service (MPS) has come under fire following alleged rape, defilement, torture and theft committed by police officers on the night of Oct....

MISA Malawi seeks court intervention to lift ban on phone-in programs

The Malawi Chapter of the Media Institute for Southern Africa (MISA) has requested court intervention to stop a Malawi government directive that bans the...

Malawi government allocates over US$500k to albinism patients

Malawi government has allocated 400 million Malawi Kwacha (about 536,000 U.S. dollars) of its 2019/2020 national budget to the welfare and protection of country's...

Malawi court bars electoral body from tampering with elections document

High court in Malawi has ordered the country's electoral body, Malawi Electoral Commission (MEC), not to tamper with or destroy any documents related to...

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...

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. ...
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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...
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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...
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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...

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...
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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...
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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...

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...
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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...

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...