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  1. Malawi: 'Airtel Mchikumbe 212' Excites FarmersRead the original story w/Photo

    19 hrs ago | AllAfrica.com

    Lead farmer Innocent Maoza, 34, grinned from ear to ear as he explained what he expected from the Airtel M'chikumbe 212 product. "I have been a farmer for a long time and always struggled to access information on agriculture, especially on improved farming methods from our extension workers in my area," Maoza said.

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  2. Zambian Maize Flour Invades Malawi MarketRead the original story

    Wednesday Feb 3 | World-Grain

    As maize price on the country's liberalized market has almost tripled compared to government set price, Zambian maize flour has found its way onto the Malawi market and traders are raking in a fortune out of it. The maize flour, a product of Lusaka-based African Milling Company, was selling at MK5,000 per 25kg when it was first introduced on the market in Malawi early November last year.

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  3. .com | Malawi's Mutharika outraged at social mediaRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 1 | News24

    Lagos Malawian President Peter Mutharika's recent remarks against the country's use of social media could be an indication he is planning to regulate social media in the country, a social commentator says. A picture of Mutharika falling at a tree planting ceremony in Lilongwe went viral on Facebook and Twitter a few weeks ago, with people speculating he was ill.

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  4. S.African court jails 2 men for killing Mozambican in anti-immigrant violenceRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 1 | The Daily Star

    A Malawian subsistence farmer carries a bag of fertilizer near the capital Lilongwe, Malawi February 1, 2016. Late rains in Malawi threaten the staple maize crop and have pushed prices to record highs.

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  5. Cut One, Plant TenRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jan 30 | Herald Gazette

    I'm soaked to the skin, mud from head to foot, and giddy with excitement. I left the Go! Malawi compound this morning feeling a little blue.

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  6. .com | Witchcraft murders: Malawi cops arrest 10Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 29 | News24

    Lilongwe Police in Malawi have arrested 10 people suspected of involvement in the murder of four elderly people whom they believed were witches. Nyasa Times reported that the suspects were arrested after they were identified by other survivors of the mob attack in the southern district of Neno.

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  7. .com | Malawian mom burns son's hands, mouth over missing piece of chickenRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 28 | News24

    Lilongwe A Malawian mother has been arrested for allegedly burning her son's hands and forcing burning coal into his mouth because of a stolen piece of chicken. Nyasa Times reported that the woman, Julita Matias, 38, from Mulanje district, had gone out with her husband and left her son, Kingsley Mame, 9, at home.

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  8. .com | Malawian president 'shocked' at brutal murder of 4 elderly peopleRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 28 | News24

    Lilongwe Malawian President Peter Mutharika has expressed shock, and spoken out against the murder of four elderly people who were killed by an angry mob who believed they were witches. According to Nyasa Times , Byson Kanjete, 73, Eliza Enoce Kanjete, 86, Elenefa Kanjete, 76 and Idesi Julius Kanjete, 69, were beaten to death by members of the community who accused them of being involved in witchcraft and causing the death of a 17-year-old girl.

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  9. Twenty Hours of RainRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 28 | Herald Gazette

    The excitement is building towards our Planting Day on Saturday, January 30. We have invited many people and hope to ascend the mountain with a throng in tow. There will be two main tasks happening simultaneously.

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  10. Fastjet 2016 outlook breakthrough following Tanzania-Kenya launchRead the original story

    Wednesday Jan 27 | IPPMEDIA

    African LCC group Fastjet is in the middle of the largest expansion of its international route network since it commenced operations three years ago, with four new routes being launched in early 2016. Fastjet is now the largest LCC in Africa's international market and plans further expansion throughout 2016, including from a new base in Zambia.

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  11. Randy Berry travels to southern AfricaRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 27 | Washington Blade

    Special U.S. Envoy for the Human Rights of LGBTI Persons Randy Berry this month traveled to four countries in southern Africa. Special U.S. Envoy for the Human Rights of LGBTI Persons Randy Berry this month spent more than a week traveling through southern Africa.

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  12. A Caged TigerRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jan 26 | Herald Gazette

    I borrowed the truck from our neighbors, went all over it to make it as safe as possible and off we went dropping people at the hospital and other places along our route. We also had a slew of errands to do to complete the new building and have food for the next week or two.

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  13. .com | Picture of Malawian president falling goes viralRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jan 25 | News24

    Lilongwe A picture of Malawian President Peter Mutharika falling down outside of Kamuzu Palace in Lilongwe during a tree-planting ceremony on Friday has gone viral on social media. The picture was first posted on the front page of the Malawi Sunday Times newspaper and depicted the president being helped out by the presidential detail.

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  14. Mozambique: clashes between Government, opposition forces send civilians fleeing to MalawiRead the original story

    Monday Jan 25 | United Nations

    In the village of Kapise, Mwanza district, some 100 kilometres south of Malawi's capital, Lilongwe, registration teams from the Office of the UN High Commissioner for Refugees recorded the arrival of 1,297 people - two thirds of them women and children - with over 900 people awaiting registration. Another 400 new arrivals have been reported in 16 villages located further south in the district of Chikwawa.

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  15. Malawi: President Mutharika 'Falling' Picture Goes Viral on Social MediaRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jan 24 | AllAfrica.com

    Malawi President Peter Mutharika's picture showing him faling down with security detail helping him up is now trending on social media attracting different views from a cross section of Malawians. Some people are sympathising with the President, saying it is wrong to publish such a picture because he is human and he is likely to trip and fall just like any other ordinary person.

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  16. Malawi: President Mutharika Dates Media ManagersRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jan 24 | AllAfrica.com

    President Professor Peter Mutharika on Thursday called on the Malawian media fraternity to report responsibly as a contribution to the social economic development of the country. Mutharika made the call in Lilongwe during the interface meeting with media owners, managers, and the Media Council of Malawi and MISA Malawi chapter officials.

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  17. Fighting in Mozambique prompts refugee flight to MalawiRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 22 | Al Jazeera

    Intermittent fighting between government forces and the Mozambican National Resistance has sparked a flight of nearly 3,500 people into neighbouring Malawi, raising concerns of a new refugee crisis in southern Africa. Bestone Chisamile, Malawi's commissioner for refugees, told Al Jazeera on Friday that with no end to fighting in sight across the border, his government had no choice but to take in the refugees and asylum seekers who continued to arrive daily.

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  18. Meadowdale Baptist welcomes missionary friend from AfricaRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 20 | Calhoun Times

    Meadowdale Baptist Church, located at 1811 Rome Road in Calhoun, recently welcomed Phynnily Masiku, a missionary friend from Malawi, Africa, to the church for an update on mission activity in the country.

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  19. Get your Vehicle InspectedRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 21 | The Harbor Times Soup

    In the U.S., we have pretty stringent rules to follow about inspecting vehicles before they go on the road. I've mentioned the ancient pickup we use from time to time.

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  20. .com | Former Malawi president's billions still under investigationRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jan 18 | News24

    Lilongwe Malawi's Anti-Corruption Bureau has reportedly revealed that investigations into the funds of former president, the late Bingu wa Matharika, are still under way. According to Nyasa Times , the investigation would be limited to Matharika's children, namely his son Madalitso, and daughters, Duwa and Tapiwa.

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