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2 hrs ago | AllAfrica.com

Malawi: Govt Donates K2 Million Towards Amecea Conference

Government has donated a cheque worth K2 million to the Catholic Church in the country in support of the AMECEA conference scheduled to take place next week.

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6 hrs ago | AllAfrica.com

Malawi: Government Concedes Mishaps in Fisp Implementation B

Government has admitted that implementation of the Farm Input Subsidy Programme for the past six years has been riddled with serious problems which have to be purged out if the programme is to achieve concrete expected benefits.

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Sat Jul 12, 2014

Daily Monitor

Amin: The 'idiot' who built Mpoma satellite station

Other side of the coin. Although Amin's picture is largely painted as of a totalitarian and buffoon, some analysts think otherwise While addressing a meeting of religious leaders of the Inter Religious Leaders Council of Uganda who met recently in Kampala, President Museveni described former President Idi Amin as an "idiot".

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Related Topix: World News, Uganda, Africa, Yoweri Kaguta Museveni, Kenya, Mwai Kibaki

AllAfrica.com

Malawi: Mangochi Town Council Swears in Local Government Representatives

The Mangochi Town Council on Friday swore in local government representatives elected at the May 20 polls and also elected their chairperson, Ibrahim Lali Kacheya of Mikomwa Ward.

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AllAfrica.com

Malawi: Minister Orders Tight Security At the Construction of National Stadium

Minister of Home Affairs and Internal Security, Paul Chibingu has ordered for a strict security at the country's National Stadium to curb the increasing rate of theft.

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Fri Jul 11, 2014

AllAfrica.com

Malawi: Army's Professionalism in Peace Missions Impresses U.S. Govt

The U.S. Ambassador to Malawi, Janine Jackson, Thursday hailed the Malawi Defence Force for the professionalism they display in peace operations in the continent.

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Thu Jul 10, 2014

Ghanamma.com

'Change constitution to make politics less attractive'

Takoradi, July 10, GNA - Participants at the Institute of Economic Affairs Winner Takes All consultative forum in Takoradi have called for a review of the constitution to make politics less attractive.

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New Vision

Cabinet approves regional defence pact

CABINET has approved the ratification of a defence agreement between Uganda, Rwanda and Kenya to ensure peace, stability and security of the partner states.

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AllAfrica.com

Tanzania: Magufuli Launches Mwanza Ferry

THE Ministry of Works has launched MV Temesa, which is worth over 600m/-. The marine vessel is expected to offer transport service on Lake Victoria in Mwanza City.

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Daily Monitor

Expelled MPs: Supreme Court rules today on their continued stay in parliament

The Supreme Court in Kampala is today expected to decide on the application in which four expelled NRM MPs are seeking to stay the implementation of the February 21 orders of the Constitutional Court which ordered them to vacate their seats in Parliament.

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Wed Jul 09, 2014

Vanguard

Seeds companies key to attaining food security in Africa

By Jimoh Babatunde in KAMPALA, Uganda Alliance for a Green Revolution in Africa said African seed companies are key to food security because they have the local knowledge and capacity to meet the seed needs of African smallholder farmers.

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Related Topix: Uganda, Africa, Agriculture, Science

Tue Jul 08, 2014

AlertNet

UN moves to bring climate information into health planning

A patient lies on a bed in a ward reserved for people suffering from dengue fever in a hospital at Barrio Obrero district in Asuncion, Paraguay, on April 14, 2011.

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Related Topix: South America, World News, Paraguay, Cholera, Health, Malaria

New Vision

ICTs key in MSMEs growth - Mbabazi

"Optimal utilization of ICTs is a driver of social and economic growth in today's information age.

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Mon Jul 07, 2014

Voice of America

Death Toll Mounts Following Clashes in Western Uganda

Uganda security checks people entering Victoria Mall in Entebbe near Entebbe airport, about 42 kilometers southeast of the capital Kampala, Uganda, July 3, 2014.

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AllAfrica.com

Zimbabwe: Mugabe Only Foreign Head of State At Malawi Celebrations

PRESIDENT Robert Mugabe flew out to Malawi Saturday to attend the former British colony's Golden jubilee, even skipping the burial of national hero Stanley Sakupwanya who was a member of his Zanu PF's politburo.

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Sun Jul 06, 2014

New Vision

Seeking property within a homely but diverse community

Situated in Port bell, an ideal location for those seeking a property within a homely but diverse community, Lakefront Courts offers you true value for money in the most beautiful, residential area in Kampala City, along the shores of Lake Victoria.

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Sky News

US Restricts Electronic Devices On Planes

Mobile phones, tablet and laptop computers that do not have power may not be allowed on board at some airports, say US officials.

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Switched

Gunmen Attack Ugandan Police Stations And Barracks, Killing At Least 17

UPDF soldiers and police forces patrol streets in Kampala with a tactical operation vehicle on July 3 2014 after the US embassy in Uganda warned Thursday of a 'specific threat' by an unknown group to attack Entebbe international airport, which serves the capital Kampala.

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Mail & Guardian

Fifty years after independence, Malawians struggle under grinding poverty

As Malawi marks 50 years of freedom from colonial rule on Sunday, many local people say the country today is living in a new form of bondage: poverty.

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Related Topix: World News, Africa, Robert Mugabe, Zimbabwe

AllAfrica.com

Malawi: Nation Struggles at Half-Century Mark

Malawi mark 50 year of independence on Sunday. To celebrate its July 6 golden jubilee, the southeast African country will spend about $370,000 for festivities in the capital city of Lilongwe.

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