Malawi Newswire (Page 5)

Malawi Newswire (Page 5)

Comprehensive Real-Time News Feed for Malawi. (Page 5)

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  1. UWA to move 22 giraffesRead the original story

    Friday Jan 15 | New Vision

    "Our aim is to enhance the long term survival of the species, restore natural biodiversity and long-term economic benefits to the local and national economy." Uganda Wildlife Authority has started the process of translocation of 20 giraffes from the northern to the southern sector of the Murchison falls national park.

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  2. Malawi: Harmful Cultural Practices Resurface and Threaten HIV ResponseRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 14 | AllAfrica.com

    Traditional practices in Malawi that had disappeared such as 'fish for sex' are gradually resurfacing, much to the alarm of those working on the national HIV response. 'Fish for sex' is transactional sex in which girls and women offer sex services to fishermen in exchange for fish.

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  3. Morning BriefingRead the original story

    Monday Jan 11 | National Catholic Reporter

    ... the new ultra-conservative government of the country against rising criticism from the European Union. Lilongwe, Malawi -- As the Catholic Bishops' conference of Malawi filed into meeting room for a confernece with President Peter Mutharika, each ...

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  4. Botswana: BTCL Ipo Offer Road Show on CardsRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jan 10 | AllAfrica.com

    Batswana are encouraged to participate in the historic opportunity of the BTCL shares offer period, which is set to open today. A press statement from Public Enterprise Evaluation and Privatisation Agency states that to aid in educating those who may never have bought shares, a nationwide public education road show will kick off on January 18 in Mahalapye until February 27. "Details of when and where the roadshow will take place in each of the venues will be shared publicly and prospective investors are encouraged to follow local media outlets for publication of the details, and are further encouraged to attend roadshows at their most convenient locations," it reads.

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  5. Mozambique Refugees Flee to MalawiRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 8 | Voice of America

    Malawi continues receiving hundreds of refugees from Mozambique, six months after RENAMO fighters carried out two attacks in Tete province. The fighting in July forced more than 700 people into Malawi, and refugees say they continue to flee atrocities and killings by militias.

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  6. Prisoners score Malawi's first Grammy nominationRead the original story

    Saturday Jan 9 | WHDH

    The gentle chorus of maximum security prisoners sung over simple guitar chords has earned Malawians their first Grammy nomination, but it took nearly 10 days for them to find out. "I Have No Everything Here" is a 20-track collection of sometimes melancholic songs performed by the inmates of Malawi's overcrowded Zomba prison, documenting life on both sides of the crumbling red brick walls.

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  7. No new date set for resumption of Burundi talksRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 6, 2016 | New Vision

    UGANDA, the chief mediator in the Burundi talks, is unable to set a new date for the resumption of talks between the Burundi Government and the Opposition, owing to the intricacies involved in efforts to get the two warring factions to the negotiation table. After the December 28 re-launch of the resumption of the peace talks between Pierre Nkurunziza's Government and the Opposition coalition, CNARED, by President Yoweri Museveni at State House Entebbe, January 6, 2016 was set as the tentative date for the continuation of talks in Arusha, the seat of the East African Community in Tanzania.

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  8. Burundi mediators mull options after peace talks set backRead the original story

    Jan 3, 2016 | Newstime Africa

    Mediators of the ongoing Burundi crisis have resolved to intensify consultations after peace talks failed to kick off in northern Tanzania's Arusha city. Addressing journalists in the Ugandan capital of Kampala Friday, Chrispus Kiyonga, Ugandan Defense Minister and acting facilitator of the Burundi crisis, said: "We are going to intensify the consultations, becausea any other person who dies because there is a conflict is one too many, it's not acceptable".

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  9. Burundi: Stalled Talks to Restart in Mid-January, Peacekeeping Force...Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 7 | AllAfrica.com

    Stalled mediation on the crisis in Burundi could restart in just over a week's time, Tanzania's foreign minister has told RFI. Augustine Mahiga said on Thursday that there were questions about the availability of Burundi's foreign minister as well as the agenda, composition and venue for the Ugandan-led mediation.

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  10. Police boss charged over Pine Car murderRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 7 | New Vision

    THE Director of Public Prosecutions has ordered the Kampala Central police station boss ASP Aaron Baguma be charged with an alternative charge of kidnap with intent to murder. According to a letter dated 18 December 2015 written by the Assistant DPP Betty Khisa and addressed to the Buganda Road Resident State Attorney Paul Muwaganya, Baguma is to face murder charges in connection with the Pine car murder case.

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  11. A Dozen Ways To Get the Most Out of Victoria Falls in Zimbabwe and ZambiaRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 7 | Switched

    Most visitors come to Zimbabwe's most well-known tourist town to see "The Smoke That Thunders" - Victoria Falls - one of the Wonders of the World. But there's so much more to this town and across the iconic Victoria Falls Bridge in the country of Zambia .

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  12. Mortal remains of late manager of Amakye Dede returned to Cape CoastRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 7 | GhanaWeb

    The mortal remains of Isaac Yeboah, former manager of highlife musician Amakye Dede has been transferred to Cape Coast in the Central Region for burial. Isaac Kwesi Mensah, brother of the deceased disclosed this in an interview with Hitz FM.

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    Jan 7, 2016 | New Vision

    "Many people do not have these cards and they are worried they may not be able to vote. The citizens want their cards."

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  14. Malawi: Leprosy Hits Seven DistrictsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 6, 2016 | AllAfrica.com

    ... like loss of feeling, permanent nerve damage and muscle weakness. Skin disease specialists met recently in Malawi. They said leprosy escalation can be contained within two years but to do so, an additional $16,000 in funding per month is needed. In ...

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  15. Scotland Chikwawa Health Initiative offers hope in MalawiRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 6, 2016 | Scotsman.com

    The Scotland Chikwawa Health Initiative, set up by the University of Strathclyde and partners in Southern Malawi, is using the bikes to transport vital vaccines, improve access to healthcare, and support a network of 50 community health workers. The bikes were purchased with a donation from Phoenix Honda and will support health care for around 18,000 people in areas where lack of transport makes access to health facilities difficult or impossible.

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  16. Blessed to live in Union CountyRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 6, 2016 | The Union Daily Times

    ... of just how wealthy communities like Union County are, especially in comparison to countries like the Republic of Malawi. Until just before Christmas, I was only vaguely aware that Malawi existed, the extent of my knowledge being its name and that ...

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  17. Uganda: Back On Track, Railways Signal Better Days AheadRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 6, 2016 | AllAfrica.com

    Denis, a 38-year-old Ugandan bank worker, usually takes a packed minibus known as a matatu to and from his day job through the capital Kampala's notorious potholed and gridlocked roads. But two weeks ago, he tried a new option: the city's passenger train, relaunched for the first time in two decades.

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  18. Government selling off old carsRead the original story

    Jan 6, 2016 | New Vision

    Vehicles will be sold to the highest bidders at the ministry's regional workshops in Bugembe in Jinja, Mbale, Mbarara, Gulu, Fort Portal, Entebbe and Masaka between January 14 and 29. The ministry of works and transport has hired a private company to auction vehicles, motor cycles and other assets belonging to various institutions of Government.

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  19. Lilongwe Wildlife Centre in Malawi is Accredited by the Global Federation of Animal SanctuariesRead the original story

    Jan 6, 2016 | PR.com

    The Global Federation of Animal Sanctuaries, the only globally recognized organization providing standards to identify legitimate animal sanctuaries and wildlife rescue centers, has awarded accredited status to Lilongwe Wildlife Centre, located in Malawi, as of December 21, 2015. As confirmed through an onsite visit by GFAS, this accreditation signifies that Lilongwe Wildlife Centre meets the Federation's rigorous, peer-reviewed standards that define a true sanctuary providing humane and responsible care of animals, as well as standards addressing safety and security, veterinary care, and other areas of financial and organizational sustainability.

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  20. East Africa: Comesa Launches Road Map to Boost Regional Maize TradeRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 5, 2016 | AllAfrica.com

    ... Comesa Secretariat in partnership with six countries that have significant maize trade in the region. They are Kenya, Malawi, Rwanda, Uganda, Zambia and Zimbabwe, which will also pilot the framework. At the launch, Thierry Mutombo Kalonji, the ...

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