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  1. Illegal Migrants Stuck in Malawi Prisons After Serving SentencesRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Aug 31 | Voice of America

    More than 300 illegal migrants, mostly Ethiopians, are detained in Malawi prisons after finishing their sentences. Government officials say the prolonged stay provides a place to live while readying for deportation.


  2. President congratulates University of Bolton 'graduate'Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Aug 31 |

    ... (MIM) Degree Congregation Ceremonies in October. The University of Bolton has had a partnership with MIM in Lilongwe, Malawi, since 2007, offering a range of taught Masters programmes delivered between the university and local tutors. Dr Julian ...


  3. A Rite of Passage That Pushes Young Girls Into Sex and MarriageRead the original story

    Friday Aug 28 | The New York Observer

    Sitting from left: Yvone Kambiza, 16, Alinafe Naison, 19, Catherine Julio Funsani, 21, and Katrina Kampingo, 15, who were underage brides sit on March 7, 2015 inside a hall at the Gender Equality and Women Empowerment , a local organization whose objective is to fight early marriages and teenage pregnancies at the Mponela Trading Center in the area of Traditional Authority Mponela in Dowa District, some 70 kms north of the capital Lilongwe. In countries throughout Africa, girls are being streamlined past adolescence to adulthood through sex initiation camps widely condoned in their communities.


  4. Fastjet acquires first plane, as fleet expansion continuesRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 26 | Live Charts

    Budget Airline fastjet has reached a deal to buy its first plane, after agreeing to purchase an Airbus A319 aircraft. The Africa-focused carrier has so far been leasing aircrafts, but it announced on Wednesday that its newly-acquired aircraft was expected to be operational by the end of next month and the group indicated it will be part of its Zambia fleet.


  5. This Device Delivers Electricity and Clean Water SimultaneouslyRead the original story

    Thursday Aug 20 | Design News

    ... Its primary manufacturing site is in Bangalore, India, and its distribution partner, RECAPO, is in Lilongwe, Malawi. Full told Design News , "We have a track record now that proves that SunSaluter's technology works, and it really makes a difference ...


  6. Baby rhino saved from snare in MalawiRead the original story

    Friday Aug 14 | Dear Kitty

    A poor little [ black] rhino calf was caught in a snare in Liwonde National Park in Malawi, but luckily Lilongwe Wildlife Trust's wildlife emergency response unit were on hand to help. After four days of tracking the team finally had the opportunity to dart the mother, Namatunu, allowing the team to sedate the calf, believed to be just a few months old, and work on removing the snare.


  7. Malawi: Malawi Increases Price of Subsidized Fertilizer By 600 PercentRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Aug 8 |

    Smallholder farmers waiting to benefit from 2015-2016 Farm Input Subsidy Programme should begin to consider revising their budget now, the cost of buying two bags of subsidised fertilizer and seeds is now at K8500 from K1, 150. Each 50kg bag of fertilizer for FISP was previously costing K500, now Government has decided to put each bag of fertilizer at K3500 translating a total cost of K7000 for Urea and NPK fertilizer bags.


  8. .com | Horrific conditions for 100s detained in Malawi en route to SARead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 4 | News24

    Cape Town Hundreds of illegal migrants, most of them from Ethiopia, remain detained in Malawi in appalling conditions after they failed to reach their destination, South Africa, a humanitarian organisation has said. According to Doctors Without Borders , the migrants were detained while on their way to South Africa in search of jobs.


  9. New fastjet route boosts business sector linksRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 31, 2015 | IPPMEDIA

    Regional low-cost carrier, Fastjet subsidiary has launched its sixth international route from Dar es Salaam to Lilongwe Malawi, to build on the success it has scored with other regional routes. Speaking at the Lilongwe International Airport midweek, fastjet general manager Jimmy Kibati said that Lilongwe flights will initially operate twice a week on Mondays and Fridays, using the airline's modern Airbus A319 jet aircraft with seating capacity of up to 156 passengers.


  10. Active invitation and tracing more likely to get men involved in couples HIV counselling and testingRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 22, 2015 | Aidsmap

    ... also a significant decline from 94% to 23% (p < 0.001) in unprotected sex among HIV-discordant couples in Lilongwe, Malawi, Nora Rosenberg told participants at the Eighth International AIDS Society Conference on HIV Pathogenesis, Treatment and ...


  11. Malawi: Standard Bank Organises Economic Forum - Brings Chief Economist, Keen On GrowthRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 22, 2015 |

    Standard Bank says it is keen to see the country's economy grow and has organised the Malawi Economic Forum in Lilongwe on July 22 for key stakeholders to brainstorm how to move the country's social economic development forward. Announcing the forum, Standard Bank Chief Executive Officer, Andrew Mashanda said it comes at an opportune time when stakeholders are looking for answers to some of the pertinent questions regarding the state of the country's economy and how they can collectively improve it.


  12. Active invitation and tracing more likely to get men involved in couples HIV counselling and testingRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 21, 2015 | Aidsmap

    Active invitation and tracing of male partners of pregnant women newly diagnosed with HIV substantially increased uptake of couples HIV counselling and testing , resulting in close to half learning they were HIV-infected for the first time and in a significant decline from 94% to 23% in unprotected sex among HIV-discordant couples in Lilongwe, Malawi Nora Rosenberg told participants at the Eighth International AIDS Society Conference on HIV Pathogenesis, Treatment and Prevention in Vancouver, Canada on Monday. The strategies comprised invitation-alone and invitation plus tracing by phone or home visit if the couple did not present for couple HIV counselling and testing within 7 days.


  13. Roger Federer launches new childcare centre in MalawiRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 20, 2015 | Mid-Day Mumbai

    Malawi : Tennis star Roger Federer yesterday swapped his racket for a pair of scissors to cut the ribbon at a new childcare centre in Malawi funded by his foundation. About 10 kilometres west of the capital Lilongwe, the windswept village of Lundu has neither water or electricity, let alone basic education facilities.


  14. Malawi: China to Transform Malawi With Chitipa-to-Nsanje Railway LineRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 18, 2015 |

    Government almost declined plans by investors from China to give Malawi a facelift with a multi-billion dollar modern railway line run from Chitipa to Nsanje for electric high speed trains, Malawi24 has learnt. Malawi Investment and Trade Centre chief executive officer, Clement Kumbemba who confirmed the news to a local paper said government officials frowned at plans by China Railway Number 2 Engineering Group Limited to transform the country's transportation infrastructures.


  15. Fastjet commits to another Airbus A319Read the original story w/Photo

    Jun 18, 2015 | Air Transport World

    ... demand considerably. During the month we also introduced a new route linking Dar es Salaam, Tanzania with Lilongwe, Malawi and early sales are encouraging," Winter said. London's Gatwick Airport is considering its response to the Airports ...


  16. Vatican embassy costs same as bathroom revampRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 12, 2015 |

    The cost of running the Irish Embassy in the Vatican last year was similar to the bill for the recent renovation of two bathrooms at our Paris embassy. New figures provided by the Minister for Foreign Affairs, Charlie Flanagan, reveal that it cost the State 32,461 to operate the recently reopened embassy at the Holy See.


  17. Slain Ballito man's body arrives homeRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 10, 2015 |

    The remains of father and grandfather Harry Wakeford, 63, arrived at King Shaka International Airport on Thursday night, five days after he was killed by robbers near a lodge in Karonga, in the northern border district of Malawi, early on Saturday. He had been travelling with his son-in-law's brother, Warwick Chapman, a former Glenwood councillor and now director of information with the DA in Cape Town.


  18. Fastjet posts rise in passenger numbersRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 10, 2015 | Live Charts

    ... demand considerably. "During the month we also introduced a new route linking Dar es Salaam, Tanzania with Lilongwe, Malawi and early sales are encouraging." At 10:23, Fastjet shares were up 0.5% at 95.50p. Stock News is provided by Digital Look ...


  19. .com | SA murder victim's body to be repatriated from MalawiRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 9, 2015 | News24

    The body of South African national Harry Wakeford, who was killed in an armed robbery at a campsite in Malawi at the weekend, will be repatriated on Thursday. "The body has been booked into a South African Airways flight back to South Africa and that flight will leave Lilongwe in the early afternoon.


  20. Malawi: Njauju's Horrific Death Confuses Malawi's Anti-Corruption BodyRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 8, 2015 |

    The Malawi Anti Corruption Bureau has announced that the gruesome murder of Issa Njauju has horrified the Bureau and left ACB workers in a state of confusion. Njauju who was working as ACB's Director of the Corporate Affairs was gruesomely murdered in Malawi's Capital Lilongwe over the weekend.