Central, Malawi Newswire

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  1. Suspected human trafficker arrestedRead the original story w/Photo

    12 hrs ago | New Vision

    A suspect police paraded before the media on allegations of trafficking people abroad yelled during a press conference as she vigorously denied the crime. The suspect, identified as Christine Kyokusaba, was arrested early last week and detained at the Special Investigation Unit at Kireka, a city suburb.

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  2. Malawi: Access Launches First LTE Voice Data Network in Malawi Aimed...Read the original story w/Photo

    16 hrs ago | AllAfrica.com

    Access Communications has launched Malawi's first LTE voice and data network using its valuable 800 MHz spectrum. It wants to develop a high-end product for its existing niche customers.

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  3. Stadium diplomacy: China to build 60,000-seater 'gift' for Ivory CoastRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday | Ghanamma.com

    The sports ministry of Cote d'Ivoire has announced that China will finance the construction of a 60,000-seat stadium in Abidjan ahead of the country's hosting of the 2021 Africa Cup of Nations. Described as "a gift from China" by the Ivoirians, the stadium will take two years to complete after construction begins in January 2016.

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  4. 'Black Friday' for SA shops in MalawiRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday | Iol.co.za

    There was an eerie atmosphere in Malawi's major cities as South African-owned chain stores closed and tightened security amid calls by consumer rights groups for a boycott on what some people dubbed "Black Friday". Shops like Pep Stores, Shoprite and Game remained closed in the commercial capital, Blantyre, the eastern city of Zomba, the capital, Lilongwe, and the northern city of Mzuzu.

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  5. Xenophobic attacks: 'charge the king'Read the original story w/Photo

    Saturday | Iol.co.za

    As thousands of foreigners in Durban and elsewhere boarded buses this week headed for their home countries, neighbouring states ramped up the pressure on South Africa after weeks of deadly xenophobic attacks. The Nigerian senate has urged the country's federal government to recall its high commissioner from South Africa and ask the International Criminal Court to indict King Goodwill Zwelithini for inciting xenophobic attacks, the Independent Foreign Service reports.

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  6. Calls for more gov't funds to fight foot-and-mouth diseaseRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday | New Vision

    MPs sitting on the agriculture parliamentary committee have urged government to increase budget funds to combat the foot-and-mouth disease . This was after calls by civil society for government to stop the selling of meat in the cattle corridors if it cannot increase funds to combat the infectious disease.

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  7. Meet the versatile coach BigingoRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Apr 24 | Daily Monitor

    KAMPALA. His place in Ugandan athletics is secured by virtue of being an athlete that represented the country at the top level, won medals and nurtured athletes.

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  8. Malawians boycott South African shopsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Apr 24 | BBC News

    South African-owned shops in Malawi have remained closed after calls for a boycott from activists angered at recent xenophobic attacks. Consumer activist John Kapito, in the capital Lilongwe, said the aim of the boycott was "to send a symbolic message".

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  9. YFM Invests in Malawi's YouthRead the original story

    Friday Apr 24 | Radio World

    In October 2014 local youth-oriented NGO Youth Net and Counseling launched YFM, filling a much-needed gap in the Malawi airwaves with its youth-focused format. Until then only a few FM stations in the country had randomly broadcast programs and music of interest to youngsters.

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  10. Malawi: Mzuzu Ignores SA Shops Boycott Call As Kasungu Joins inRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Apr 24 | AllAfrica.com

    Mzuzu / Kaungu - Residents in Mzuzu City on Friday still patronized Shoprite which is owned by South African based proprietors despite Consumers Association of Malawi 's call for consumers to boycott shops with their origins in South Africa. Though most of them agreed with the idea of doing something to express disapproval of xenophobic attacks by South Africans against immigrants, including Malawians, the idea of boycotting shops where they get their basic goods was not palatable to them.

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  11. Malawi: South African Shops BoycottedRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Apr 24 | AllAfrica.com

    Lilongwe/Blantyre - In the wake of a boycott call by the Consumer Association of Malawi , of South African shops and businesses, major South African outlets like Game, PEP and Shoprite closed shops in Blantyre and Lilongwe. This despite a seemingly stuttering start in Malawi's Capital, Lilongwe earlier in the morning as Shoprite and other shops remained opened before eventually closing later.

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  12. Badminton: Ndejje, UCU meet in top of the table clashRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Apr 24 | New Vision

    By David Namunyala MK Academy Badminton League Friday Entebbe v K.U Agakhan v UCU B K.U v KBC Ndejje v UCU A Ndejje University and rivals Uganda Christian University A sides are out to battle for the top table position as the first round of the inaugural MK Academy Badminton League climaxes on Friday at Victory City Church in Ntinda, Kampala. The two sides, both potential title contenders will be meeting in the final fixture games of the league this evening.

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  13. Malawi Repatriates Citizens From South AfricaRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 23 | Voice of America

    Women fleeing attacks on immigrants line up for food at a temporary refugee camp in east of Johannesburg, South Africa, April 20, 2015. Anti-immigrant violence in Johannesburg and Durban has killed at least seven people.

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  14. Statistics body to simplify reports for policy makersRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 22 | Daily Monitor

    Kampala. Tired of producing reports that excite no one except themselves, Uganda Bureau of Statistics will start packaging data in a way that is understandable across the board.

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  15. For Malawi bishops, a new vision to promote excellence in Catholic schoolsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 22 | DFW Catholic

    Lilongwe, Malawi, Apr 22, 2015 / 08:27 pm .- The Catholic Bishops' Conference of Malawi has launched a new national education policy to promote the education of Catholics and to improve the quality of schools in the country. Bishop Martin Mtumbuka of Karonga, who chairs the Malawi bishops' education commission, said the Church wants to "keep up with the standards" of changing times.

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  16. Egypt: Egypt to Construct Two Tobacco Processing FactoriesRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 22 | AllAfrica.com

    The Egyptian government says it will construct two tobacco processing factories in Malawi as a way of supporting the tobacco industry in the country. El-Adawy said his government plans to construct the tobacco factories in Malawi as way of supporting the economic growth of the country, because tobacco is regarded as the main forex earner for the country.

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  17. South Africa Deploys Army to End Anti-Immigrant AttacksRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 22 | News Max

    South Africa deployed the army around poor townships in Johannesburg on Tuesday in an effort to end a surge of anti-immigrant attacks that has killed seven people. South Africa's weak economy has caused poor South Africans, particularly frustrated young men, to lash out at African immigrants, according to The New York Times .

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  18. Afrika Mashariki ambassador Kipsang set for London marathonRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 22 | New Vision

    World Marathon Record Holder Dennis Kimetto, Pastor Oliver Tanui,Afrika Mashariki Fest Ambassador Wilson Kipsang, Afrika Mashariki Fest Project Director Kisembo Ronex Tendo and Geoffrey Mutai at Jomo Kenyatta International Airport Nairobi on Tuesday By James Bakama Sunday London marathon Afrika Mashariki Fest ambassador Wilson Kipsang will be the man to beat at the London Marathon this weekend. Kipsang jets in London Wednesday fresh from victory at the New York City Marathon in November.

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  19. Award Honour for "Pride of Malawi" SRUC ResearcherRead the original story

    Wednesday Apr 22 | PressReleasePoint

    Respected SRUC researcher Dr Mizeck Chagunda received a Special Achievement award recently at the Malawi Association UK's national awards ceremony in Leicester. Mizeck, a Reader in Dairy Science at Scotland's Rural College Dairy Research Centre in Dumfries, was shortlisted and recognised for services to the Scotland-Malawi relationship through the collaboration between SRUC and Institutions in Malawi.

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  20. Ahmadi Muslims discuss religious toleranceRead the original story

    Wednesday Apr 22 | GhanaWeb

    Ahmadi Muslims in the Ahmadiyya Mission's Central West Region have held their first annual regional youth conference in Cape Coast to discuss religious tolerance. Mr Hussein Muhammed Acquah, the Preacher Secretary in charge of the Ahmadiyya's Southern Ghana area, said there was no need to poison the nation's peace.

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