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  1. Madonna counts her blessings as she returns to Malawi orphanage...Read the original story w/Photo

    9 hrs ago | Daily Mail

    Elderly man attacked with his own oxygen supply and run over during Ferguson protests: Footage emerges as crowds take to streets from coast to coast for third night of anger From scenes of hatred to signs of hope: Students paint boarded up and destroyed businesses in Ferguson as protests turn peaceful in the city 'Living for love': Madonna counts her blessings as she returns to Malawi orphanage where she adopted Mercy James... and enjoys ride on swing The 56-year-old singer shared some cute Instagram snaps on Thursday, showing Mercy and her other adopted child, David Banda, playing at Kondanani Children's Home.

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  2. Is Madonna adopting another orphan? Star flies in to Malawi for...Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | Daily Mail

    Is Madonna adopting another orphan? Star flies in to Malawi for first time since president branded her 'arrogant' in furious bust-up over her charity work Madonna returned to Malawi today for the first time since her furious row with the country's former president 18 months ago. The singer is believed to have flown in this morning with the two children she adopted from the central African country and her other son for surprise talks with the new leader.

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  3. Continental Outdoor ignites the streets of MalawiRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | Bizcommunity

    Continental Outdoor has continued its roll-out of Roadside Digital billboards across sub-Saharan Africa into Malawi. The erection of these world-class advertising structures into Blantyre and Lilongwe has injected a renewed interest in the Malawi consumer market from marketers.

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  4. GIA Explores Ruby, Sapphire in MalawiRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Nov 21 | Diamonds.net

    Press Release: In 1958, a ruby and sapphire deposit was discovered about 145 kilometers south of Malawi's capital of Lilongwe on Chimwadzulu Hill. Although this is one of the oldest known gemstone deposits on the African continent, very little has been published about its production in recent years.

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  5. Cashgate: Malawi ministers put public firstRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Nov 20 | Mail & Guardian

    Two Malawi Cabinet ministers violated a provision of the country's Constitution when they released to the public a 124-page audit report into the systemic theft of $48-million in state funds. The theft, known locally as Cashgate, saw some Malawi public servants - in collusion with various contractors - siphon millions of dollars from government coffers for goods and/or services not rendered.

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  6. US Senate confirms Bernicat as next envoy to BangladeshRead the original story

    Thursday Nov 20 | Newkerala.com

    ... US Embassy in Bridgetown, Barbados from 2001 to 2004, and as deputy chief of mission at the US Embassy in Lilongwe, Malawi from 1998 to 2001. She was Principal Officer at the US Consulate in Casablanca, Morocco from 1995 to 1998, deputy political ...

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  7. Strike Paralyzes Malawi's Judicial ServicesRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Nov 18 | Voice of America

    A week-long strike by the support staff of Malawi's judiciary system has paralyzed the courts, causing overcrowding in police cells and the indefinite suspension of major cases - including government corruption trials. Court marshals, clerks and messengers are demanding the 30 percent salary increases promised by the government two years ago.

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  8. Malawi: Mutharika Bans Bright Malopa From State HouseRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Nov 17 | AllAfrica.com

    A report published by one of the online publications claims Malopa has been fired and banned from the State House after picking up a fight with Mutharika's Personal Assistant , Ben Phiri. "He lost his job last month.

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  9. Burton ladies assist children to thrive in MalawiRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Nov 13 | Arrow Lakes News

    JoAnne Alaric reading aloud to the children helped by the Thrive Malawi. She says "They don't understand English and I don't understand Chichewa, their language, but we enjoyed each other's company regardless."

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  10. Madonna due in to Malawi for second adoptionRead the original story

    Jun 18, 2010 | Indiana's NewsCenter

    US pop star Madonna was expected to arrive in impoverished Malawi Sunday, airport officials said, to file documents allowing her to adopt a second child. An official at Kamuzu international airport, some 20 kilometres from the capital Lilongwe, said a private jet carrying the Material Girl and her entourage would arrive around 4:00 pm local time .

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  11. Higgins: hunger caused by injustice, not lack of foodRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Nov 12 | Independent.ie

    President Michael D Higgins and his wife Sabina arriving at the Lilongwe University of Agriculture and Natural Resources in Malawi yesterday. Photo: Chris Bellew/Fennells "That the source of this hunger is not a lack of food, but of an endemic poverty created by injustice and inequality, remains ones of the greatest global challenges we face in the 21st Century," Mr Higgins said.

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  12. Malawi: IMF Staff Concludes Review MissionRead the original story

    Tuesday Nov 11 | International Monetary Fund

    End-of-Mission press releases include statements of IMF staff teams that convey preliminary findings after a visit to a country. The views expressed in this statement are those of the IMF staff and do not necessarily represent the views of the IMF's Executive Board.

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  13. 'It is time for us to rethink our relationship with Africa' - President HigginsRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Nov 10 | Independent.ie

    President Michael D Higgins has called for a rethink of the world's relationship with Africa as he arrives in Malawi on an official State Visit. "It is time for us all to rethink our relationship with and facilitate a new future for Africa," the President said this morning.

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  14. Gravida Receives Grant for Research in Global HealthRead the original story

    Sunday Nov 9 | Scoop

    ... Zealanders. * Collaborators in this project are: Patrick D Mangochi, Parent and Child Health Initiative, Lilongwe, Malawi Anne Rifkin-Graboi, Singapore Institute of Clinical Sciences, Singapore Chao Tong, Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, ...

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  15. Malawi: Meet George Kumwenda, Doing It Big in Cement Polish MakingRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Nov 9 | AllAfrica.com

    It is a Monday morning, the sun is up and it is time for George Kumwenda to make real money in Mzuzu City. Not all were born with silver spoon in their mouth thus some like Kumwenda have to sweat to extract sweet.

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  16. Malawi: Lake Malawi's Dwindling Fish Stocks Threaten LivelihoodsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Nov 7 | AllAfrica.com

    A combination of overfishing and the use of illegal fishing gear has seen fish stocks in Lake Malawi dwindle to the point that local people's livelihoods and food security are now under threat. Not so long ago, scores of women and girls carrying baskets full of fish flocked to commuter buses at bus stops and police checkpoints along the lakeshore roads trying to coax passengers on board to buy their fish.

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  17. Lake Malawi's dwindling fish stocks threaten livelihoodsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Nov 7 | IRIN

    A combination of overfishing and the use of illegal fishing gear has seen fish stocks in Lake Malawi dwindle to the point that local people's livelihoods and food security are now under threat. Not so long ago, scores of women and girls carrying baskets full of fish flocked to commuter buses at bus stops and police checkpoints along the lakeshore roads trying to coax passengers on board to buy their fish.

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  18. ACT Alliance Preliminary Appeal: Response to 2014/2015 ...Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Nov 6 | AlertNet

    Preliminary Appeal Malawi Response to 2014/2015 Agricultural Season Dry Spells MWI141 Preliminary Appeal Target: US$ 1,185,868 Balance Requested: US$ 1,185,868 Geneva, 06 November 2014 A delayed start of the raining season in Malawi and prolonged dry spells in some parts of the country has caused food insecurity to a total of 640,009 people across the nation, requiring about 15, 830 metric tonnes of maize to address the food shortage according to the Malawi Vulnerability Assessment Committee preliminary report of July 2014. Maize harvests were 50 75% below average during the season in some parts of the country due to the poor and early cessation of rains .

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  19. Civil servant jailed in Malawi 'Cashgate' scandalRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Nov 4 | Seattle Post-Intelligencer

    A Malawian court sentenced a junior civil servant to prison on Tuesday in the ongoing financial scandal dubbed "Cashgate" that saw millions of dollars looted from the impoverished country's government. A magistrate in the capital, Lilongwe, sentenced Victor Sithole to nine years imprisonment with hard labor, court records said.

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  20. Malawian jailed over 'cashgate' scamRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Nov 4 | Ghanamma.com

    A Malawi court has sentenced a former junior civil servant to nine years in jail with hard labour for his part in the "cashgate" corruption scandal. At least 70 people have been arrested after an audit last year revealed that about $60m had been skimmed from government funds.

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