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Inter Press Service
AIDS-Free Generation Still a Dream in Southern Africa
Eighteen-year-old Maureen Phiri from Malawi knows first-hand about the loneliness of HIV.
Thu Dec 05, 2013
Malawi's mess: Banda and the bandits
A CRUISE through Area 43, a pleasant suburb of Lilongwe, Malawi's capital, takes one past the high-walled homes of political leaders to a single-storey private medical clinic.
Wed Dec 04, 2013
You Can Swim With Adorable Pigs In The Bahamas Because Why Not
Well, the day wild pigs swim has arrived on the Bahamian archipelago of Exuma. The island called Big Major Cay is affectionately nicknamed Pig Island because that is where the wild pigs roam free on land and water.
Sun Dec 01, 2013
World AIDS Day
This week's Sunday Spotlight gives the stage to U2 frontman Bono , who has been a leader in the global fight against AIDS for more than a decade.
Fri Nov 29, 2013
Aid to Malawi frozen after 68 are arrested
The Cashgate scandal erupted after budget director Paul Mphwiyo was shot and seriously wounded outside his home in the capital, Lilongwe, on 13 A September.
Tue Nov 26, 2013
Malawi: Almost K1 Billion Spent On Mudzi Transformation Trust Project
President Dr. Joyce Banda's blue print, the Mudzi Transformation Trust initiative which she launched in May, 2013 at Nthoso Village, Traditional Authority Khongoni in Lilongwe has so far spent close to K1 billion since its inception, Malawi News Agency has established.
Mon Nov 25, 2013
Malawi: Most Advocates for Increased Production in Sunflower
Lilongwe, November 25, Mana: The Malawi Oilseed Sector Transformation programme says sunflower market has a potential market in the country.
Malawi: Karonga Diocese Embarks On a Girls Boarding School Construction Project
Lilongwe, November 23, Mana: As part of its 'We Shall Go To Them' motto, the Diocese of Karonga led by Bishop Martin Mtumbuka has inaugurated the construction of a girls secondary school that will be named St Mary's Boarding.
Sun Nov 24, 2013
Malawi: Sphiwe Mahangula - a Female Brick Layer With Clout
As gender activists keep urging women to break free from the confinements of gender inferiority and 'think outside the box', 27-year-old, Sphiwe Mahangula, is destroying the box altogether.
Malawi: Man Starved of Sex Resorts to Suicide
When the wife to 32-year-old, Haswel Mulonga, denied her husband to exercise his conjugal rights Thursday afternoon, she wasn't to know that the gesture would nearly leave her a widow.
Sat Nov 23, 2013
Malawi: Filp Is a Loan Programme and Not a Hand Out - Dr. Munthali
Minister of Agriculture and Food Security, Dr James Munthali has clarifies on the Farm Input Loan Programme saying it is a loan programme and not a hand out or subsidy programme.
Malawi: Govt Cuts Travel to Cut Costs
President Dr. Joyce Banda Saturday said the cutting down of external and internal travel Government instituted recently as one of the ways of cutting expenses does not include 'critical travel.'
Fri Nov 22, 2013
Mold student aims to spread health word in Africa
A STUDENT is taking a year out in Africa to help people learn about the dangers of HIV and AIDS.
Wed Nov 20, 2013
Theatre 167 Awarded LGBT Grant from Arch & Bruce Brown Foundation for PIRIRA
Theatre 167 has been awarded a grant from The Arch & Bruce Brown Foundation to support their current production of PIRIRA.
International Monetary Fund
Malawi: Statement at the Conclusion of an IMF Mission
A team from the International Monetary Fund , led by Mr. Tsidi Tsikata, visited Lilongwe from November 5 to 20, 2013, to conduct discussions for the third and fourth reviews under Malawi's Extended Credit Facility arrangement.
Malawi: AfDB Gives Malawi About K2 Billion for PFM, ISP
Speaking after signing the grant agreement in Lilongwe, Minister of Finance, Dr. Maxwell Mkwezalamba said the project aims at strengthening capacity in revenue administration with a focus on increasing revenue collection and accountability in the use of public resources through public procurement reform.
Malawi: Malawi's Failed Subsidy Programme Left Millions to Starve
Gogo Munthali, from Rumphi, a village over 400 km north of Malawi's capital Lilongwe, dissolves into tears every morning as she worries about what to feed her five orphaned grandchildren, the youngest of whom has full blown AIDS.
Malawi: European Investment Bank Pumps in Eur 30 Million to Agriculture
Lilongwe, November 19, 2013, Mana: The European Investment Bank has provided to Malawi with EUR 30 Million to help strengthen Government's policy to diversify and increase exports.
Tue Nov 19, 2013
Malawi: Lilongwe Rural East Teachers Cry for Hardship Allowances
The petition is pressing to claim their hardship allowances which they say they have not been received since August, 2011.
Hope for the future as Malawi battles the Aids virus's capacity to infect succeeding generations
In the third part of his 3,000 mile journey through Africa's Aids epidemic, Jeremy Laurance finds a tiny nation that is finding its own way to battle stigma and refusal of treatment Jeremy Laurance is a writer on health issues.