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Yesterday | In-depth Africa

U.S., partner nations gather in Malawi for Exercise Southern Accord 14

LILONGWE, Malawi, July 31, 2014/African Press Organization / - Civilian and military personnel from Malawi Defense Force, the U.S. and other partner nations have gathered in Lilongwe, Malawi to participate in the U.S. Africa Command-sponsored Exercise Southern Accord 14, July 14-31.

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Related Topix: Malawi, Africa, World News, US Army, US Military

Wed Jul 30, 2014

New Vision

Ugandan Catholic Bishops elected to AMECEA committee

Two Ugandan Catholic bishops Joseph Anthony Zziwa of Kiyinda-Mityana and Sabino Ocan Odoki of Arua have been elected to the Committee of Bishops .

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Related Topix: World News, Uganda, Africa, Roman Catholic Church, Religion, Malawi, Episcopal Church

Tue Jul 29, 2014

CNN

Bamboo artistry helping youth build a better future

Jards Products, a Malawi-based start-up producing bamboo baskets and furniture, is promoting economic empowerment to tackle youth unemployment in the Malawian capital of Lilongwe.

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Related Topix: Malawi, Africa, World News,

Mon Jul 21, 2014

New Vision

Over 13 Catholic bishops for 18th plenary assembly

Over thirteen Uganda Catholic bishops will attend the 18th Plenary Assembly Association of Member Episcopal Conference in Eastern Africa which takes place in Lilongwe Malawi .

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Related Topix: Roman Catholic Church, Religion, Uganda, Africa, Malawi

AllAfrica.com

Malawi: AMECEA Meeting to Scrutinize Homosexuality

Association of Member Episcopal Conference in Eastern Africa catholic bishops meeting in Lilongwe on Friday tabled the issue of homosexuality which is believed to have gained global attention.

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Related Topix: Malawi, Africa, World News, Roman Catholic Church, Religion,

National Catholic Reporter

Morning Briefing

Pope makes plea to Peres for restraint in Gaza war . Pope Francis expresses concern for innocents in phone call to the Israeli president, prays for peace and calls Peres a "man of peace."

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Related Topix: Roman Catholic Church, Religion, Malawi, World News

AllAfrica.com

Malawi: New Safe Motherhood Coordinator Pledges His Commitment

The newly appointed National Coordinator for Safe Motherhood Initiative, Chimwemwe Chipungu has pledged total commitment to the cause as the initiative continues working towards the realization of improved maternal and neonatal health services in the country.

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Sun Jul 20, 2014

AllAfrica.com

Malawi: MEC Says There Is Possibility of Arson in Fire Incident At Its Warehouse

The Malawi Electoral Commission says after analysing the preliminary reports of the fire incident at their Warehouse, there is a possibility of arson.

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AllAfrica.com

Malawi: Lilongwe Vendors Await Evacuation After Talks With the Council On 24 July - Mayor

The newly elected Lilongwe Mayor, Willy Chapondera has said vendors will evacuate the streets of the city after holding talks on 24th July, 2014 with the Vendors Association.

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AllAfrica.com

Southern Africa: SADC Region Faces High Under-Nutrition Issues Despite Bumper Yields

The Southern African Development Community SADC joint meeting of Ministers of Agriculture and Food Security, Health and Nutrition on the food and nutrition security strategy has assured the region to create a healthy Africa.

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Fri Jul 18, 2014

News24

.com | Arson possible in ballot box fire, Malawi says

Zimbabwe says it is ready to host the 34th SADC summit, with a report saying, however that the cash-strapped government is banking on financial support from the private and corporate sectors to host the meeting.

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Wed Jul 16, 2014

Iol.co.za

Malawi ballot box fire probed

Malawi police are investigating a fire in a government warehouse that destroyed ballot boxes containing votes from a disputed election just days after a court ordered a recount, a spokesman said Wednesday.

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Tue Jul 15, 2014

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 July 7 to 15, 2014 to review recent economic developments, discuss the Government's policy priorities, and assist with the development of the broad parameters of the Fiscal Year 2014/15 budget.

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Mon Jul 14, 2014

AllAfrica.com

Malawi: The Future for Malawian Movie B'ella Looking Good

The future for the Malawian movie titled B'ella is looking bright as the cast and crew who travelled to Czech Republic have said the movie will have a prominent market once it hits the market in 2015.

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Related Topix: Malawi, Africa, World News, Czech Republic, Europe,

Sun Jul 13, 2014

AllAfrica.com

Malawi: Carlsberg Street Bash Heads to Lilongwe

The famed street party that disappeared for almost 10 years and reappeared last year on 31st December in Blantyre will now take place in the country's capital city on July 25th at the Lilongwe City Centre Independence Drive as part of the country's 50 years independence anniversary celebrations.

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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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Sat Jul 12, 2014

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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Mon Jul 07, 2014

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

Daily Times

Malawians still feel trapped by poverty 50 years after freedom

BLANTYRE: 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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