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Heavy rainfall kills one person in Malawi

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One person has died after being washed away by heavy run-off water and another three have sustained serious injuries when the walls of their...
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6 Malawian family members die of suspected food poisoning

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Six family members have died while four are in hospital in Malawi's border district of Ntcheu due to what the police suspect to be...
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Two die as illegal mine collapses in Malawi

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Two men were killed when an illegal mine collapsed in Malawi's lakeshore district of Mangochi, police confirmed Friday. The two, both 22,...
European Union

EU election observer mission to Malawi declines its decision to release the final election...

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The European Union Election Observation mission (EOM) to Malawi has said that it will not release the election final report which was scheduled to...
agricultural productivity

Malawi official commends China’s role in improving food security

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The Malawi government is pleased with how China is committing itself in supporting the country to be a hunger free country, Minister of...
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Malawi communities to benefit from Chinese medical outreach

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A group of Chinese medical doctors are in Malawi for a medical outreach in the local communities on a mission to reduce malaria cases...
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

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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

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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...
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Malawi ponders subsidising fall armyworms chemicals

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On the sidelines of sixteenth agriculture fair in Blantyre on Wednesday Minister of Agriculture and Irrigation Development Kondwani Nankhumwa said government is considering views...

Citizens charged to hold policy markers accountable

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The future of Africa lies in its capacity to generate its own finance towards the development of infrastructure needed to outweigh poverty in order...
The Malawi Electoral Commission (MEC) staff members work to tabulate and tally votes heavily guarded by military personnel at the National Tally Center. Photo: AMOS GUMULIRA / AFP

Malawi electoral body announces parliamentary election results

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Malawi's electoral body on Saturday announced the results for parliamentary elections, with the governing party getting slightly more seats compared to the main opposition...
The Malawi Electoral Commission (MEC) staff members work to tabulate and tally votes heavily guarded by military personnel at the National Tally Center. Photo: AMOS GUMULIRA / AFP

Malawi electoral body fails to announce presidential election results

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Malawi' electoral body on Saturday could not announce the final results of presidential election after the country's main opposition party was granted an injunction...
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Elections delay release of population, housing census results in Malawi

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The upcoming elections have delayed the release of the long awaited Population and Housing Census report in Malawi. National Statistical Office (NSO)...
World Bank

WB Scales increases emergency support for Mozambique and Other Countries

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$700 million in support for storm-hit countries The World Bank today announced that it has mobilized over half a billion dollars in new resources to...
Mozambique Cyclone Idai Damage Where Civilians Walked Through Flood Waters Seeking Relief And Shelter Photo From Cbc

Cyclone Idai Causes Devastation Compounding Economic Challenges in the Southern Africa Region

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Mozambique, Zimbabwe and Malawi with international assistance are working to address a full-blown humanitarian crisis Governments throughout the Southern African Development Community (SADC) are working...
Tropical Cyclone Pam

Tropical cyclone Idai’s impact on Malawi won’t be serious as anticipated

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Tropical cyclone Idai has made landfall in neighboring Mozambique but the Department of Climate Change and Meteorological Services in Malawi said its impact on...
Nigerien soldiers practice apprehending a suspect. Photo : REUTERS

Malawi Hosts African Military Chiefs

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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...

Malawi on high alert as anthrax hits neighboring Tanzania

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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...
Namibia hosts Pan-African women’s regional secretariat

Southern African women’s organisation begins two-day meeting

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Female delegates from Southern African countries such as Malawi, Zimbabwe, Tanzania and Mozambique on Monday started a two-day secretariat meeting in Windhoek, Namibia. ...
albino

Albino killers in Malawi to face life sentences

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Malawi President Peter Mutharika on Sunday called for a life sentence penalty for those convicted of killing people with albinism by a competent court...
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UN Frowns On The Killing of a Malawi Albino

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

AfDB Commits US$ 15m Into Nkhata Bay Town Water Supply And Sanitation Project

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The African Development Bank Group, has approved a US$15 million grant from the African Development Fund (ADF) for a water supply and sanitation project...
elephants

African Leaders Seek $1billion For Elephant Conservation

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African leaders have called on international donors to commit $1 billion over the next 12 years to save Africa’s remaining elephants. The call was made...
Children

If Countries Act Now, Children Born Today Could Be Healthier, Wealthier, More Productive

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New World Bank research released today gives policymakers compelling evidence that delivering better outcomes in children’s health and learning can significantly boost the incomes...
China has started to destroy seized ivory in public

Malawi Police intercepts two Zambia ivory smugglers

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Police in Malawi's central region of Mchinji on Monday intercepted two Zambian nationals who attempted to smuggle ivory into Malawi, authorities said. The suspects, identified...
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

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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

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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...
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Malawi nabs 66 Ethiopians for illegal entry

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The Department of Immigration under Malawi's Ministry of Home Affairs and Internal Security Tuesday intercepted 66 Ethiopian nationals who had attempted to enter the...

25 Million People Displaced Due To Climate Change

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The United Nations Migration Agency has indicated that globally, about 25 million people are displaced annually due to climate induced disasters. It also said in...
global fund

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

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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...