Malawi Newswire (Page 6)

Malawi Newswire (Page 6)

Comprehensive Real-Time News Feed for Malawi. (Page 6)

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  1. Malawi: Former President Joice Banda's Sister ArrestedRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 26 | AllAfrica.com

    Details of her arrest, including charges are still sketchy but the police are taking her to Lilongwe where Stella Asani, suspected to have authored the fake resignation letter of vice president Saulos Chilima is being kept.

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  2. German Language Festival ends in AccraRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 26 | GhanaWeb

    The 10th National German Cultural Festival ended last week at the Goethe-Institut in Accra with a mesmerising performance from Blaq Originata. Alongside six free style dancers, Blaq Originator thrilled over 600 students and their teachers with a variety of music genres, including highlife, rock, funk and rap as his dancers criss-crossed the stage with synchronised and choreographed movements that attracted cheers from the students.

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  3. Rwanda: Higher Education Council Engages Experts Over Universities SuspensionRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Apr 25 | AllAfrica.com

    The Higher Education Council has engaged professional bodies in the latest assessment of the requirements asked of the universities to be allowed to run suspended programmes. The Higher Education Council suspended some universities programmes and private varsities in mid March this year over inadequate staff and lack of enough teaching facilities following recommendation by external auditors.

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  4. Army worm now turns to vegetables, bananas as government mulls aerial sprayRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Apr 25 | Daily Monitor

    The fall armyworms that have mainly been attacking cereal crops such as maize and sugar cane have now turned to bananas and several vegetables Eighty per cent of the said total exports earnings are agricultural products such as maize, tobacco, tea, hides and skins, cocoa beans, other livestock/dairy, sim sim, flowers, beans, and cotton. Other African countries such as Zambia, Zimbabwe, Kenya and Malawi are experiencing the same problem of the worm whose adult moths move in large swarms at night with each female laying up to 2000 eggs and the emerging caterpillars are aggressive feeders with the potential to destroy a hectare within 72 hours in its later stages, according to the Agriculture ministry.

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  5. Fear grips city as armed gangs strikeRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Apr 25 | Daily Monitor

    KAMPALA. Residents in the city suburbs are living in fear following the rising cases of house break-ins by gangs armed with machetes, bricks, axes, hammers and other crude weapons.

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  6. Pests, flood threaten Tanzania's bumper harvestRead the original story

    Tuesday Apr 25 | Xinhuanet

    There are possibilities of poor crop harvests in Tanzania at the end of this farming season due to the invasion of plant pests, mostly armyworms and Quelea Quelea, and floods in some parts of the east African nation. According to a statement issued on Tuesday by the Tanzania's Ministry of Agriculture, Livestock, and Fisheries, the situation is likely to cause food deficit in the regions of Njombe, Tabora, Singida and Manyara as floods destructed infrastructures such as roads and farms.

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    Tuesday Apr 25 | New Vision

    It was an all-sporty affair at Nakivubo Blue Primary School Kampala on Saturday courtesy of a community sports gala organized by Kampala Central Police Station. Police officers spent the whole day engaged in a range of sporting activities with locals.

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  8. Malawi: 'Govt in Violation of Constitution Over Withholding Funds for By-Election'Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Apr 25 | AllAfrica.com

    Malawi Law Society has advised government to provide Malawi Electoral Commission with funds to conduct by-elections that were slated for June 6 and warned that public officers risk being in contempt of court and violating the Constitution. MEC announced it has postponed by-elections in Lilongwe City South East and Lilongwe Msozi North constituencies, Mayani North Ward in Dedza North constituency and Mtsiliza Ward in Lilongwe City West constituency following communication from Treasury department that government does not have money.

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  9. Malawi: Construction Firm Vows to End Bumpy Ride, Fix RoadsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Apr 25 | AllAfrica.com

    Plem Construction Company has said it taking action to fix, patch and reconstruct roads that have developed potholes, drifts and cracks in northern city of Mzuzu and also rectify problem in Lilongwe' Area 24 upgraded roads. The road firm said it will not tolerate poor work, saying there should be value for public funds paid to the contractors by ensuring that the work is of high standard.

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  10. How mistakes on national IDs multiply country's data problemsRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Apr 24 | Daily Monitor

    Richard Kapule Ounoi, a teacher, was one of the first Ugandans in 2015 to pick their national Identity Cards . However, his card had an error.

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  11. 'Serial killer' victim speaks outRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Apr 24 | Daily Monitor

    Eleven years since the arrest of alleged 'serial killer' Baker Walusimbi, Faith* [not real name], reveals how she was tormented by the man who has been battling murder, defilement, and robbery charges. Walusimbi, who was arrested on January 21, 2006, following a joint operation by the police and the Violent Crime Crack Unit , had in 2002 been accused of defilement.

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  12. Tanzania: Should Tanzania Make Own Way On Coal?Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Apr 24 | AllAfrica.com

    ... -- the largest in East Africa -- mostly in the south with the main deposit near Njombe in the south west, close to Malawi. As Kenya plans its first coal-fired power station at Lamu, there's one on the drawing board for Mtwara, 560 kilometres south ...

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  13. Africa: Tanzania Becomes Sole Beans Producer, Feeding 10 CountriesRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Apr 24 | AllAfrica.com

    ... Mr Claude listed other African countries depending on beans from Tanzania as Uganda, Rwanda, Burundi, Zambia, Malawi, Mozambique, Zimbabwe, South Africa and the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC), but again, India across the ocean, is also a good ...

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  14. Malawi: Anti-Corruption Boss Kondowe Under FireRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Apr 23 | AllAfrica.com

    ... appointing body for the director of ACB that has no political affiliations so that corruption can be contained. Malawi Law Society (MLS) is also on record saying the country is losing the fight against corruption, because "there is bankruptcy of ...

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  15. Malawi: Civil Society Leaders Demand Elections Body Chair's ResignationRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Apr 23 | AllAfrica.com

    Powerful civil society leaders are demanding the resignations of Malawi Electoral Commission chair Jane Ansah and graft busting body. Speaking at a newa conference on Saturday in Lilongwe, Centre for the Development of People chief executive officer Gift Trapence said Justice Ansah must go because she can no longer be trusted with organising an election following her failure to hold the Lilongwe south east, Lilongwe Msozi north by-elections and two other local government by-elections in Lilongwe and Dedza.

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  16. Malawi: Health Advocates Ask Govt to Stop Hospital FeesRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Apr 23 | AllAfrica.com

    Health advocates, who include the powerful Actionaid, Oxfam and Save the Children, are up in arms, asking the government to halt its decision to introduce paying wards in public district hospitals. In a joint statement, the 10 health advocates are expressing strong reservations about this latest attempt by the ministry of Health to generate more money for the health sector, arguing it will only further escalate health inequalities in Malawi.

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  17. War in Uganda: Coverage of the 1979 liberation warRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 23, 2017 | Daily Monitor

    War in Uganda: The legacy of Idi Amin is probably the only book yet to have graced the bookstores about the 1979 war that toppled former president Idi Amin. The book was written by American journalists Tony Avirgan and Martha Honey, then based in Tanzania, who were given a rare opportunity to follow in the tracks of the advancing Tanzania People's Defence Forces as they marched to capture Kampala and topple former president Idi Amin in April 1979.

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  18. The two finals of the contest are slated for Saturday, April 29, at the City Amphitheatre in Qurum.Read the original story w/Photo

    Apr 23, 2017 | Times of Oman

    It was an action-packed Saturday morning at the Indian School Ghubra with junior and senior students from Indian School Seeb, Indian School Mabella, Bangladesh School Muscat and host school turning out in large numbers for the prelims of Times of Oman Inter School Quiz Contest . Photo-Supplied It was an action-packed Saturday morning at the Indian School Ghubra with junior and senior students from Indian School Seeb, Indian School Mabella, Bangladesh School Muscat and host school turning out in large numbers for the prelims of Times of Oman Inter School Quiz Contest .

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  19. Former Lord Resistance Army fighters surrenderRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 23, 2017 | New Vision

    The ex LRA fighters surrendered to the United Nations Stabilization Mission in Congo and were flown to Entebbe airport on Friday. PIC:The Ex LRA fighters Bosco Kilama and Simon Peter Ochora being welcomed by the Amnesty Commision spokesperson Moses Draku at the commission headquarters on Friday April 21, 2017.

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  20. Malawi: New Law to Help Combat Wildlife Crimes - Judge TweaRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 22, 2017 | AllAfrica.com

    Speaking in an interview with the Malawi News Agency on the sidelines of a High Court Judges Symposium in Mangochi, he said the new law stipulates very stiff punishments which have just been amended in January this year. "This workshop is significant in the sense that it will help magistrates and judges to appreciate the implications of the new law of National Parks and Wildlife and that it works in the best interest of parliament and the economy of this country," Twea said.

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