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  1. Malawi: U.S Pledges to Support Malawi's Public ReformsRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday | AllAfrica.com

    The United States government has pledged to support Malawi government's public service reform programme on top of traditional areas of assistance raging from trade and investment to health. According to the new US ambassador to Malawi Virginia Palmer said she had a wonderful talk with the state president Peter Mutharika where among others pledge commitment from US government to support the newly launched public service reform programme, energy sector, health, education, trade and investment.

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  2. Malawi: Lilongwe Blind Man Electrocuted to DeathRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Feb 28 | AllAfrica.com

    An unidentified man with visual impairment was electrocuted to death late Friday afternoon in Lilongwe when he stepped on a loose live wire on his way home. There were heavy rains in the city from around 15:00hrs to around 17:00hrs, local time, and according to eyewitnesses, a tree had fallen on a concrete street pole along Likuni Road just opposite the Lilongwe Police Station causing an electric wire to snap and lie loose on the ground.

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  3. Malawi: President Mutharika Firm on Promoting Gender EqualityRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 27 | AllAfrica.com

    President Professor Arthur Peter Mutharika has expressed zeal to ensure that women and men are equal and have the right to equal opportunities in all the sectors of national development. He said this on Thursday at Parliament Building in Lilongwe, where he launched the HeForShe Campaign which calls for solidarity on gender equality and women empowerment.

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  4. Malawi: President Launches Gender Equality CampaignRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 27 | AllAfrica.com

    The campaign has been launched to help the country archive African Union agenda 2063 through narrowing the gap between men and women in African states. Speaking at min stadium of parliament building in Lilongwe on Thursday 26, Mutharika said his government is committed to promote gender equality in the country.

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  5. Phyzix makes big comeback in Malawi urban musicRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 25 | Newstime Africa

    Marketing and banking may be his day job but Phyzix's talent for hip-hop and urban music will propel him to the international stage. Originally from Lilongwe's Area 25, Phyzix, 28, is an associate member of the Chartered Institute of Marketing currently working fulltime with Opportunity Bank as a Marketing Officer, which makes it challenging for the rapper to work on his studio projects.

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  6. Malawi: World Bank Disowns Report On Malawis Global Poverty PositionRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 25 | AllAfrica.com

    The World Bank has distanced itself from the recent report which ranked Malawi as the poorest country in the world in 2015, and the Bank has since described the statistics as erroneous. "The press articles refer to a report allegedly published by the World Bank which has ranked Malawi as the poorest country in the world in 2015; the World Bank has not published such a report," reads a statement of clarification from the Bank's Malawi Country Office in Lilongwe.

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  7. Africa's expanding farms attract more plague-infested ratsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 24 | AlertNet

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  8. Malawi: 'The Water Has Taken Everything From Us'Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 23 | AllAfrica.com

    Unprecedented flooding has caused chaos in southern Malawi where at least 230,000 people have been displaced. The Malawi Red Cross Society, with the support of the International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies provides food, mosquito nets and kitchen sets.

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  9. Malawi: ARV Shortages Hit HospitalsRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Feb 21 | AllAfrica.com

    The lifelong sustaining drug, Anti Retro Viral drugs given to people living with HIV/AIDS in Malawi has become scarce in the country's hospitals putting at risk lives of millions of people. A visit to Chiradzulu district hospital by Malawi24 found out that drug store hospital is empty.

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  10. Malawi: 'Ministry of Health Requires K478 Billion Per Year to Improve Service Delivery'Read the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Feb 21 | AllAfrica.com

    Ministry of health says it requires about K478 billion a year to rehabilitate, expand health facilities and improve service delivery. The Minister of Health Dr. Jean Kalilani disclosed this Friday at Ntcheu District Hospital during the opening ceremony of a maternity waiting home at the hospital.

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  11. Malawi: Ll Passengers Irked By High Minibus FaresRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Feb 21 | AllAfrica.com

    Passengers in Lilongwe have complained of high minibus fares following the refusal by minibus owners to reduce transport fares despite the consecutive reduction of fuel prices on the market. In interviews with Malawi News Agency, some concerned minibus transport users in the city said they were surprised to see conductors maintaining the high transport fares yet government announced the reduction of fuel price.

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  12. Malawi: ARET Introduces Three New Tobacco VarietiesRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Feb 21 | AllAfrica.com

    Agricultural Research and Extension Trust has introduced three new tobacco varieties in Malawi which according to the trust are pest and disease resistant besides being fast maturing. Deputy Director responsible for extension and specialist services, John Nyangulu disclosed this at Nselema in Machinga during an agricultural field day on Friday.

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  13. Malawi: Govt Registers 13 More CooperativesRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Feb 21 | AllAfrica.com

    Ministry of Trade and Industry has registered 13 more cooperatives in Lilongwe a development that has excited Community Savings and Investment Promotion Cooperative union limited management. Speaking after presenting certificate of registration to the graduating cluster groups in Lilongwe, Suzan Khondowe, COMSIP Cooperative Union Director of Operations said cooperatives are among such initiatives that if given necessary support could help in improving the economy of the country.

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  14. Malawi: Govt Says Jet Fuel, Limited Access to Air Lines, a Blow to TourismRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 20 | AllAfrica.com

    Minister of Information Tourism and Culture, Kondwani Nankhumwa Tuesday said expensive jet fuel and lack of airline connectivity both within and across the country is affecting growth of the tourism sector of the country. Nankhumwa said this in Lilongwe during an inter-ministerial networking dinner organized to find solutions to the challenges facing the sector which he said have the potential to contribute significantly to the development of the country.

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  15. Malawi's expensive phone habitRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 19 | BBC News

    One of the first things to strike a visitor to Malawi is the huge number of advertisements put up by mobile phone companies marketing their products. Everywhere you look across major towns in Malawi, you will see the attempt to entice consumers - from branding on umbrellas used by street vendors to T-shirts and even vans.

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  16. Malawi bans child marriage, lifts minimum age to 18Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 17 | AlertNet

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  17. Working within a cluster group - invaluable to ShelterBox'Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 16 | AlertNet

    Dave Ray, ShelterBox Operations Coordinator, is currently working in Malawi as Deputy Cluster Coordinator for a cluster group formed to help manage the response to widespread flooding in Malawi. Torrential rain continues to fall in Malawi as it suffers from the worst floods in 40 years and current reports suggest that more than 230,000 people have had to leave their homes as a result.

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  18. Ethiopia: Nigeria Shortlists Ethiopian for National Carrier EstablishmentRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Feb 15 | AllAfrica.com

    Nigeria Airways, Virgin Nigeria and Air Nigeria were the national flag carriers of Nigeria at different times which all went to the dust bin of history. In a renewed impetus to establish a national flag carrier the Government of Nigeria is looking for a strategic partner that will work with the government.

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  19. Malawi: Media Urged to Lobby for Trafficking BillRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Feb 15 | AllAfrica.com

    Southern Africa Network Against Trafficking and Abuse of Children has Friday urged journalists in the country to help in lobbying Parliamentarians to pass the Trafficking In Persons Bill. The push for the trafficking legislation follows the statistically proven increased cases of human trafficking according to SANTAC President, Maxwell Matewere, who was speaking to journalists in Lilongwe during an interface with the media on the same.

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  20. Malawi: Finland, Greece Pledge Development Corporation to MalawiRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Feb 15 | AllAfrica.com

    The Governments of Finland and Greece on Friday pledged to work with Malawi government in the areas of agriculture, trade and investment, tourism among other areas. The two countries' envoys to Malawi, Timo Olkonnen , and Leonidas Contovounesiso , made the commitment separately when they presented letters of credence to President Prof.

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