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  1. MBC Celebrates 50 YearsRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Radio World

    BLANTYRE, Malawi - Malawi's public broadcaster, Malawi Broadcasting Corp., celebrated 50 years of broadcasting in December. During a colorful ceremony held on Dec. 6 at the State House in the capital Lilongwe, the executives from the broadcaster promised to offer even more entertaining, informative and educative programs for the next 50 years.

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  2. Malawi floods expose need to step up disaster preventionRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | AlertNet

    ... on our website. By continuing to browse our site, you are giving your consent for us to set cookies. LILONGWE, Malawi, Jan 29 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Malawi's government is considering how it can better prevent climate-linked disasters, after ...

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  3. Malawian bishops commit to spreading the Gospel with new mediaRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 28 | DFW Catholic

    Lilongwe, Malawi, Jan 28, 2015 / 02:04 am .- A national symposium of Catholic communicators set out to explore pathways in new media to build unity in Malawi and to connect people to the faith in the small southern African nation. Held under the patronage of the Malawian bishops' communication department, the communications secretaries from the nation's eight dioceses met with Catholic journalists in a media symposium at Msamba Catholic Center in Lilongwe, Malawi's capital, Jan 12- 15. According to Prince Henderson, communication officer of the bishops conference, the workshop objective was to plot a path in enabling the Church "to embrace new forms of communication for evangelism."

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  4. Malawi Receives Flood Aid After Government AppealRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jan 26 | Voice of America

    Local and international organizations are responding to the Malawi government's call for relief aid to help hundreds of thousands of people displaced by flooding and facing a growing threat of waterborne diseases. "I appeal for humanitarian assistance from the international donor community, the relevant United Nations agencies, the non-governmental organizations, the local private sector as well as all fellow citizens of goodwill, so that, together, we can contribute in alleviating suffering on the part of people affected by the floods," President Peter Mutharika said at a news conference in the capital, Lilongwe.

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  5. Malawi: Lilongwe Traffic Police Service On Campaign to Reduce Accidents in 2015Read the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jan 25 | AllAfrica.com

    Lilongwe police public relations officer Kinsley Dandaula told Malawi News Agency Friday that they have intensified traffic checks on the roads by coming up with different measures to ensure road accidents are reduced. "We have reduced so far cases of road accidents to 2.9 percent from the year 2013-2014," said Dandaula.

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  6. Scabies outbreak attacks Malawi flood-victims camps : January 25, 2015,Read the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jan 24 | Daily Times

    LILONGWE: An outbreak of scabies and other related skin diseases have attacked some camps in Chikhwawa District where thousands of people displaced by floods are accommodated, a health official in the district told local media Saturday. The official, Thomson Kajombo, said close to 140 people, most of them children, in five camps were attacked by the outbreak and that over 200 people had developed rash and other related skin diseases.

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  7. Malawi: Ex-President Joyce Banda Bribed By Zambian Tycoon Over Bank Licenses - ReportRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jan 24 | AllAfrica.com

    A recent report by international investigative journalists has alleged that Malawi former President Joyce Banda got bribed by Chairman of Finance Bank Zambia Rajan Mahtani to politically intervene and restore the license to his bank to resume operations in the country, from which it had been banned back in 2005 for money laundering offences. According to a new report by the Mail & Guardian Investigative Journalism team , Mahtani, who has previously been convicted of fraud and forgery, promised Joyce Banda a $150-million biothermal energy plant and a $30-million loan to buy maize and fuel."

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  8. Malawi Muslims Split Over Proposed HolidayRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 23 | Voice of America

    President Peter Mutharika, wearing a suit and tie, joins in a march marking Ziyala in Lilongwe, Malawi, Jan. 4, 2015. Malawi's minority Muslim population has been pushing the government to declare the Prophet Muhammad's birthday a public holiday, but the three-year campaign has been plagued by disagreement among Islamic scholars.

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  9. Laughing all the way to the bankRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 22 | Mail & Guardian

    Controversial Zambian businessperson Rajan Mahtani says he promised former Malawi president Joyce Banda a $150-million biothermal energy plant in a bid to regain his banking licence, which was withdrawn 10 years ago after accusations of money laundering. Mahtani also said he promised Banda he would broker a loan for her government from the Swiss bank Credit Suisse.

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  10. Malawi: Flood Victims Stranded in MozambiqueRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 22 | AllAfrica.com

    Nsanje District Commissioner Harry Phiri confirmed the development in an interview, and said most of those seeking refuge in Mozambique were from the area of Chief Nyachikadza. "We have managed to rescue thousands of people into the camps however the exercise is far from over as others are still trapped and need to be rescued.

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  11. .com | Fighting waterborne diseases a priority in MalawiRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jan 18 | News24

    An aid official in Malawi says the prevention of waterborne diseases is a priority where floods have killed at least 176 people and displaced 200 000. Oxfam's country director in Malawi, John Makina, told The Associated Press on Sunday from Lilongwe that the international aid organisation is focused on preventing the spread of diseases like malaria, cholera and diarrhoea.

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  12. Waterborne diseases a priority in flood-stricken MalawiRead the original story

    Sunday Jan 18 | SFGate

    Flood victims make their way to a relief station with their salvaged belongings at Bangula, Malawi, in the southern district of Nsanje, Sunday Jan. 18, 2015. Flooding in Malawi has killed more than 176 people, displaced at least 200,000 others, left homes and schools submerged in water and roads washed away by the deluge in the southern African country.

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  13. Plan International appeals for funds to assist flood victims in MalawiRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 16 | PressReleasePoint

    16 January 2015, Lilongwe, Malawi: Global humanitarian organisation Plan International is appealing for funds to support thousands of children affected by heavy floods in Malawi, which have killed 4 dozen people and displaced 70,000 others. The ...

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  14. Malawi flooding death toll nears 200, more missingRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 16 | AlertNet

    A woman displaced by floods wades across the flooded Shebelle River in Jowhar, as she makes her way to higher grounds in the north of Somalia's capital Mogadishu December 8, 2013. REUTERS/Omar Faruk LILONGWE, Jan 16 - The death toll from flooding in Malawi has risen to 176 and others are still missing, Vice President Saulos Chilima said on Friday after touring the worst-hit parts of the southern African country, one of the world's poorest states.

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  15. Malawi floods raise fears of cholera outbreak, poor harvestRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 15 | AlertNet

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  16. Malawi floods kill at least 48, damage cropsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 14 | AlertNet

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  17. Malawi floods kill at least 48, damage cropsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 14 | AlertNet

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  18. Protesters Give Malawi Government 100-Day UltimatumRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jan 13 | Voice of America

    Malawi's President Peter Mutharika meets with reporters at the conclusion of the US-Africa Summit at the Institute of Peace in Washington. Malawi-based civil society groups on Tuesday presented government officials with a petition seeking redress of bad leadership and financial problems that have caused government employees to strike.

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  19. Malawians demand more from their governmentRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jan 13 | Mail & Guardian

    A group of civil society organisations has delivered a 100-day ultimatum to the state calling for financial and electoral reforms. Malawians are demanding change, including a change in the very electoral laws which put President Peter Mutharika in office.

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  20. Article ImageRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jan 12 | This Is Leicestershire

    A desire to 'give something back' was the driving force behind Alice Pulford's decision to dedicate her life to helping people living 5,000 miles away. Here, the 25-year-old tells Becky Jones about her work in Malawi, south east Africa, helping children orphaned due to the Aids epidemic Winter is truly biting and Alice Pulford is struggling to cope with the cold, despite wearing a beanie hat and big jumper.

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