Lilongwe, Malawi Newswire

Lilongwe, Malawi Newswire

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

    2 hrs ago | 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.

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

    Friday Jul 31 | 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.

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

    Wednesday Jul 22 | 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 ...

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

    Wednesday Jul 22 | AllAfrica.com

    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.

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

    Tuesday Jul 21 | 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.

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

    Monday Jul 20 | 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.

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

    Saturday Jul 18 | AllAfrica.com

    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.

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  8. 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 ...

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

    Sunday Jul 12 | Independent.ie

    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.

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

    Friday Jul 10 | Iol.co.za

    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.

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

    Friday Jul 10 | 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 ...

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

    Thursday Jul 9 | 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.

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

    Wednesday Jul 8 | AllAfrica.com

    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.

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  14. Malawi: America Says Malawi Is At a Critical JunctureRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 7 | AllAfrica.com

    The United States of America has said there is more that needs to be done to ensure public reforms are practical and not mere rhetoric. "Malawi is at a critical juncture," noted US Ambassador Virginia Palmer during a reception she hosted in Lilongwe to commemorate her country's independence on July 4. "There needs to be, as the President and Vice President have said, a change in mind set, so that the government serves its people, stays within its budget, and delivers the prosperity Malawians so richly deserve," she said.

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  15. Southern Africa: Malawi Murder - South Africans May Have Been FollowedRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 6 | AllAfrica.com

    A post mortem examination of the body of South African national Harry Wakeford, who was killed in an armed robbery at a campsite in Malawi at the weekend, is expected to be conducted on Monday. Wakeford was shot and killed as he fought with robbers who had tried to force their way into the tent of a female travelling companion in Karonga.

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  16. .com | Malawi murder: South Africans may have been followedRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 6 | News24

    A post mortem examination of the body of South African national Harry Wakeford, who was killed in an armed robbery at a campsite in Malawi at the weekend, is expected to be conducted on Monday. Wakeford was shot and killed as he fought with robbers who had tried to force their way into the tent of a female travelling companion in Karonga.

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  17. Malawi killing: family waits for detailsRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 6 | Iol.co.za

    The mourning family of a Ballito man who was shot and killed in Malawi, Harry Wakeford, are waiting for post-mortem results before making funeral arrangements. According to a Sunday Tribune report on Sunday, Wakeford was killed during a scuffle at a camp site while on an expedition with friends in Karonga township, in the north of the country, at the weekend.

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  18. Thai authorities seize illegal ivory at airportRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 6 | The Daily Star

    TOPSHOTS Staff of Malawi's Department of Parks and Wildlife stand in front of a pile of elephant ivory tusks whose burning was postponed during World Wildlife Day commemoration at the Parliament Building in the capital Lilongwe, April 2, 2015. Malawi today postponed the burning of four tonnes of ivory, saying it would wait until more elephant tusks were released from court cases before making a public show of its commitment to fighting the illegal ivory trade.

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  19. Teacher goes back to basics to help schoolRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jul 4 | Kidderminster Shuttle

    A KIDDERMINSTER primary school teacher gave up her half term holiday to travel to Malawi to "teach the teachers" at a remote school and orphanage. Amy Jew, who teaches at Franche Community Primary School, in Chestnut Grove, also delivered vital teaching supplies bought with funds raised by pupils and parents.

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  20. CHAN: Micho releases Cranes final squad to battle TanzaniaRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 4, 2015 | New Vision

    Uganda v Tanzania Charges: Open stands: 10, 000 Covered stand: 20,000 VIP: 30,000 Uganda Cranes tactician has released the final squad to face the Taifa Star of Tanzania in the return leg of the first round of the CHAN qualifiers. The game kicks off at 4pm at Nakivubo war memorial stadium, with the Tanzanians having an uphill task after a heavy 3-0 loss to Uganda in the first leg at Amman Stadium in Zanzibar two weeks ago.

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