Malawi Newswire (Page 9)

Malawi Newswire (Page 9)

Comprehensive Real-Time News Feed for Malawi. (Page 9)

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  1. Rihanna visits a school in Malawi during charity tripRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 27, 2017 | Daily Mail

    ... ready to muck in as she visited the school in Lilongwe on Thursday. Giving back: Rihanna was seen touring a school in Malawi on Thursday, as part of her charity efforts to promote global education Rihanna travelled to africa on behalf of her Clara ...

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  2. Madonna files paperwork in Malawi to adopt four-year-old twinsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 27, 2017 | Music-News.com

    Madonna has filed paperwork to adopt four-year-old twins Esther and Stella from Malawi, officials in the country have confirmed. The 58-year-old singer attended the High Court in Malawi capital Lilongwe on Wednesday to apply for custody of the pair, who have lived at the same orphanage for the past two years, according to the MailOnline.

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  3. Rihanna Has Girl Power on the Brain in MalawiRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 27, 2017 | TMZ.com

    Days after attending the Woman's March in NYC, Rihanna hopped on plane for Malawi where she's continues to fight for female empowerment. RiRi dressed down and hit up a school Thursday in Lilongwe.

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  4. Kenya is free and safe from bird fluRead the original story

    Jan 19, 2017 | Kenya Broadcasting Corporation

    Speaking to the press, Agriculture Cabinet Secretary, William Bett, said they have deployed a rapid response unit in areas along the border to enhance surveillance to prevent a possible importation of the disease into the country. Bett says the importation of poultry and poultry products from Uganda has been banned and all permits issued on the same cancelled.

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  5. Court assessors shun Muslim clerics trialRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 19, 2017 | Daily Monitor

    The three court assessors in the murder and terrorism trial of 14 Muslim leaders, including leader of Tabliq Sect Sheikh Yunus Kamoga, yesterday did not show up at court and did not explain why. Accused.

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  6. Uganda: Health officials monitoring 20 patients after presenting H5N1 bird flu signsRead the original story

    Jan 19, 2017 | Crofs Blogs

    Thanks to Ryan Wilmer for sending the link to this report from capitalradio.co.ug: Health officials monitoring twenty patients after presenting birdflu signs . Twenty patients in Bussi and Butembe islands on Lake Victoria are being monitored by health specialists after presenting symptoms of the deadly bird flu.

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  7. Southern Africa: Southern Africa Battles Army Worm InvasionRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 19, 2017 | AllAfrica.com

    Zambia, Malawi and Zimbabwe are urging farmers to act fast with pesticides to halt the spread of army worms now threatening crops. Army worms are a common pest, but this year's invasion has sparked particular concern.

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  8. Malawi: No Cash Transferred to Zambia in Maizegate?Read the original story w/Photo

    Jan 19, 2017 | AllAfrica.com

    ... and Water Development, George Chaponda, that he had minimal role in the procurement of the maize. "The role that Malawi government did was to provide documentation to give us guarantee to borrow money from PTA bank based on $345 per tonne multiplied ...

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  9. Malawi: Watchdog Condemns Death Threats Against Rights DefendersRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 19, 2017 | AllAfrica.com

    Centre for Development of People has condemned in strongest terms the death threats that different human rights defenders have been receiving following a court order obtained from Mzuzu High court ordering the Minister of Agriculture, Goerge Chaponda, to temporarily vacate office pending investigations into the alleged Maizegate. In a statement signed by its Executive Director Gift Trapence, CEDEP said it is an open secret that a larger population of people in this country is facing hunger and would have therefore been expected that government would demonstrate seriousness and maturity in taking necessary steps to avert the crisis.

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  10. Tanzania: Fresh Bid to Seek Release of 'Spies' Arrested in MalawiRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 19, 2017 | AllAfrica.com

    The government is pursuing diplomatic procedures to secure the release of eight Tanzanians languishing in remand custody in Malawi, where they are facing criminal trespass charges. The Malawian security officers arrested them in December, last year, at the Kayerekera Uranium Mine Site in Karonga where it was initially alleged that the latter were sent by the Tanzania government to investigate if Malawi was manufacturing nuclear weapons.

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  11. Kenya bans importation of poultry from Uganda over bird fluRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 18, 2017 | Daily Monitor

    The Agriculture ministry in Nairobi also cancelled all permits that had already been issued for the import of poultry in a bid to safeguard the 32 million chicken in the country Medical experts from Agricultural Ministry take samples from birds suspected to be infected at Bukakata Landing Site on Wednesday. PHOTO BY MARTINS E. SSEKWEYAMA The chief research officer at Kemri, Prof Njenga Kariuki, said he was confident that Kenya had the right strategies in place to handle any outbreak or infestation from Uganda.

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  12. Uganda: Prolonged Dry Spell, Hunger and Drought Create AnxietyRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 18, 2017 | AllAfrica.com

    In his New Year message, President Museveni observed that the long awaited rains had come and people should plant early given that rains were now less predictable. After a long dry spell that lasted until November, some rains fell through the second week of December.

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  13. Southern Africa Battles Army Worm InvasionRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 18, 2017 | Voice of America

    Zambia, Malawi and Zimbabwe are urging farmers to act fast with pesticides to halt the spread of army worms now threatening crops. In those three countries alone, the worms have destroyed thousands of hectares of maize - a staple food.

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  14. Prolonged dry spell, hunger and drought create anxietyRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 18, 2017 | Daily Monitor

    In his New Year message, President Museveni observed that the long awaited rains had come and people should plant early given that rains were now less predictable. After a long dry spell that lasted until November, some rains fell through the second week of December.

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  15. Parliament is not God - MuseveniRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 18, 2017 | Daily Monitor

    The President, who had started the meeting in dismissive mood, had made it clear to NRM MPs that as President it was within his powers to reward a team that he felt had done a good job Leaked correspondences recently tabled by MPs at a press conference at Parliament Building show that the decision to reward 42 government officials with Shs6b was made during a May 17, 2015 meeting between President Museveni and Ms Doris Akol, the Commissioner General Uganda Revenue Authority .

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  16. KCCA demolishes structures along Nakivubo channelRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 18, 2017 | New Vision

    Nakivubo channel pours water into Lake Victoria. KCCA said that the water is contaminated by residents who have constructed along the reserve.

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  17. Malawi: Activists Warn of Mass Protest Over Maizegate ScandalRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 18, 2017 | AllAfrica.com

    ... in applauding the court for acting independently, another rights dDefender Allie Mwachande has called upon Malawi President Peter Mutharika to completely fire Chaponda. "Firstly let me applaud the court for acting independently. Secondly I would ...

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  18. Tanzania: Give Serious Attention to Marine Travel TooRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 18, 2017 | AllAfrica.com

    Barely a week after a boat sailing to Pemba from Tanga capsized and killed 12 people in its wake, two other marine vessels collided in Lake Victoria. Though no one was killed in the Lake Victoria accident, the very idea of two marine mishaps taking place in a span of two weeks is a matter of deep concern.

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  19. Kenya bans Uganda poultry after bird flu outbreakRead the original story

    Jan 18, 2017 | Kenya Broadcasting Corporation

    Kenya's Chief Veterinary Officer Juma Ngeiywa said a newly-imposed ban of poultry products from Uganda would remain in place until the situation in Uganda returns returns to normal. "It is risky to us.

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  20. BBC presenters to begin delivering Urban TV shows tomorrowRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 18, 2017 | New Vision

    ... week in one of the world's most vibrant cities." she added. exclusive stories from their correspondents in Malawi, Algeria, the Democratic Republic of Congo and Sierra Leone will be featured on the programmes, showcasing the breadth and depth of the ...

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