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  1. A seat at the table: demanding a voice in developmentRead the original story w/Photo

    10 hrs ago | Switched

    Across the Global South, there is a slowly growing understanding that nobody can know the challenges and needs of the urban poor better than the urban poor themselves. The voices of low-income residents are essential to creating smart, inclusive development policies and projects.

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  2. Uganda Kobs ready to face EgyptRead the original story w/Photo

    23 hrs ago | New Vision

    By Swalley Kenyi Coach Milutin 'Micho' Sredojevic hopes the CHAN and Uganda Cranes matches will give the U-23 players confidence ahead of their Africa Youth Championship qualifier against Egypt on July 18. Micho is conducting training for a squad comprising Cranes, CHAN and the U-23 players at Vienna College, Namugogo. Uganda Cranes home based players will face Tanzania in the CHAN first round return leg at Nakivubo on Saturday.

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  3. electrify africaRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | Chookooloonks

    Last May, when I was in Malawi , my travel companions and I ended up criss-crossing half of the country, starting from Lilongwe and ending up in Blantyre . It was a distance of over 200 miles, and our daily schedules were packed; but every day after our last appointment, our bus driver and trip organizers would hurry us onto the bus.

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  4. Fastjet launches new route to MalawiRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 30 | Live Charts

    Africa's low-cost airline Fastjet has launched a new route to Malawi. The flights between Dar es Salaam in Tanzania and Lilongwe, capital of Malawi, will be put on sale from Tuesday and operations will start in July.

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  5. Malawi: Preparations On Construction of Phalombe District Hospital At Advanced StageRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jun 28 | AllAfrica.com

    Government says preparations for the construction of Phalombe District Hospital is at advanced stage with tender documents submitted to financiers for a 'no objection' order for government to proceed with identification of contractor. A press statement from the Ministry of Health signed by the ministry's Principal Secretary, Dr MacPhail Magwira, says once the 'no objection' order is obtained, the project will commence.

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  6. Malawi: Africa's Richest Man Attends Mk7.2 Trillion Worthy Investment Forum in MalawiRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jun 28 | AllAfrica.com

    Africa's richest man Aliko Dangote will be among high profile figures to be part of the Malawi Investment Forum which takes place in Lilongwe from Monday to Tuesday next week, a forum that will realize about MK 7.2 Trillion, officials say. The forum brings together 300 delegates, of which 100 will be foreign, 150 from the local private sector and 50 from government ministries and agencies who share investment ideas and interact.

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  7. Malawi to probe 'root cause' of albino killingsRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jun 28 | The Peninsula

    Malawi has launched an investigation into the root cause of a recent spate of murders of albinos, a senior official said Saturday, as the country marked international albinism awareness day. There was a need to educate citizens to "change their mindset that albinos do not have any magical powers", Isaac Katopola, deputy secretary in the social welfare ministry, told AFP.

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  8. Trafficked siblings return to grannyRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jun 26 | Iol.co.za

    After being abducted, starved and abused both physically and emotionally, two young South Africans came home to be reunited with the grandmother, who has spent a year searching for them. The OR Tambo International Airport arrivals hall was all songs and tears when the two siblings trafficked to Malawi were brought back into the country.

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  9. South Africa: Abducted Siblings Suffered Terrible Ordeal in Malawi - MinisterRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jun 25 | AllAfrica.com

    The threat of transnational crime, in particular child trafficking, destroyed the lives of children and brought misery to their families, Social Development Minister Bathabile Dlamini said on Thursday. Speaking to media upon the repatriation from Malawi of two siblings, a 14-year-old and a 20-year-old, who were abducted from South Africa under false pretences, she said the siblings from Mpumalanga were taken out of the care of their grandmother in July 2014 by a woman claiming to be from Swaziland.

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  10. .com | Abducted SA siblings suffered a terrible ordeal in Malawi - MinisterRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jun 25 | News24

    The threat of transnational crime, in particular child trafficking, destroyed the lives of children and brought misery to their families, Social Development Minister Bathabile Dlamini said on Thursday. Speaking to media upon the repatriation from Malawi of two siblings, a 14-year-old and a 20-year-old, who were abducted from South Africa under false pretences, she said the siblings from Mpumalanga were taken out of the care of their grandmother in July 2014 by a woman claiming to be from Swaziland.

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  11. Uganda Cranes to play Malawi in friendly matchRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jun 24 | New Vision

    By Swalley Kenyi A combination of Uganda Cranes and Kobs players will have the chance to gauge themselves against Malawi Flames before their next CAF qualifiers. Malawi Football Federation has invited the Uganda national football team for a friendly to celebrate their 51st independence from the British in Lilongwe.

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  12. Final challenge for EvelynRead the original story

    Wednesday Jun 24 | Ellon Times

    Congratulations, you're now registered! Let us know what news and updates you want to hear about and we'll send them straight to your inbox. Evelyn, 76, recently completed her last Methlick Bike Ride, raising more than A 1000 on the day for Nkhoma Hospital, which is east of Malawi's capital Lilongwe.

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  13. Malawi: Govt Forces Green Belt Initiative to SleepRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jun 22 | AllAfrica.com

    The Malawi government has failed to go ahead with a purported finishing of projects under the Greenbelt Initiative among them a sugarcane irrigation scheme project in Salima, as the capital hill has not yet paid three contractors money pegged around MK 800 Million, Malawi24 has learnt. The three , Plem Contractors, Agricane and HE Jackson are the contractors that have been working on the site and have now halted the exercise last year.

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  14. Malawi: President Mutharika Appointed Global Champion for Heforshe CampaignRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jun 20 | AllAfrica.com

    Lilongwe, June 20, 2015: President Professor Peter Mutharika's commitment in advancing promotion and support of women empowerment and gender equality continues to get global recognition, the present manifestation being his appointment as a Global Champion for the HeforShe campaign under the IMPACT 10X10X10 Initiative. The appointment means the President, who is already the champion of the HeforShe campaign in Malawi, will double the positions following the official announcement of his global appointment on 18th June, this year.

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  15. Malawi: Recovery From Devastating Floods May Cost $400 Mln, Take Five Years - UNRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jun 19 | AllAfrica.com

    Rebuilding parts of Malawi that were devastated by floods in January will take up to five years and may cost more than $400 million, the United Nations said on Thursday. The government declared half of the country a disaster zone when torrential rains and flash floods uprooted some 230,000 people in 15 of Malawi's 28 districts.

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  16. Malawi's recovery from devastating floods may cost $400 mln - UNRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jun 19 | AlertNet

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  17. Tomorrow's tradespeople take top awardsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jun 18 | Evening Times

    Around 180 apprentices across all sectors of the business, including construction, administration, heating and lift engineering, were shortlisted for the awards. Some 23 awards were handed out at the event, which saw fourth year apprentice painter and decorator Lee named City Building Apprentice of the Year.

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  18. Malawi's recovery from devastating floods may cost $400 mln, take five years - UNRead the original story

    Thursday Jun 18 | Reuters

    Rebuilding parts of Malawi that were devastated by floods in January will take up to five years and may cost more than $400 million, the United Nations said on Thursday. The government declared half of the country a disaster zone when torrential rains and flash floods uprooted some 230,000 people in 15 of Malawi's 28 districts.

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  19. Malawi: '2015/16 Budget a Thorn in the Fresh of Malawians'Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jun 17 | AllAfrica.com

    Member of Parliament for Salima Central Felix Jumbe on Tuesday turned fellow Parliamentarians to laughter when he titled the 2015-2016 Budget which was presented in the House by the Minister of Finance Dr. Goodall Gondwe as 'a thorn in the fresh of Malawians.' Jumbe said this in Lilongwe when he was contributing to the budget and said since the Finance Minister presented the budget without a title, he thought of giving a befitting title.

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  20. Malawi: AU Launches Negotiations On Continental Free Trade AreaRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jun 17 | AllAfrica.com

    The African Union has launched negotiations on the continental Free Trade Area in efforts to enhance economic activities on the continent. President Prof Peter Mutharika said this Tuesday upon his arrival at Kamuzu International Airport in Lilongwe from a trade summit in Egypt and the 25th AU Summit in South Africa.

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