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  1. Malawi: IMF Staff Completes Review MissionRead the original story

    Yesterday | 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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  2. Malawi: Govt Blasted for Closing Corruption BodyRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | AllAfrica.com

    Legal Experts have faulted government over its decision to indefinitely close the Anti Corruption Bureau , saying the closure has no legal basis. Armed police officers descended on ACB offices yesterday in Lilongwe, Blantyre, Mzuzu and Zomba following government's directive to have the offices sealed off.

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  3. Under pressure, Malawi President suspends pay hikesRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | Mail & Guardian

    After failing to justify the salary hikes of top officials President Peter Mutharika imposes suspensions on increases due to outcry of ailing economy. Centre for Human Rights and Rehabilitation said the pay hikes showed that the government is insensitive to the political and economic hardships currently prevailing in Malawi.

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  4. Villagers losing out to sugar growingRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | Newsday

    Shaba Shirwa, a scruffy, diminutive 26-year-old, steps up from the crowd. "This was our customary land," he says.

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  5. Malawi: Cabinet Ministers Defer Salary HikeRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Dec 14 | AllAfrica.com

    Cabinet Ministers and Deputy Ministers have joined His Excellency Professor Arthur Peter Mutharika, President of the Republic of Malawi and Vice President Hon. Saulos Chilima in deferring the implementation of the proposed salary increments until the economy recovers.

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  6. Malawi: Sipe's Citizenship Under ScrutinyRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Dec 14 | AllAfrica.com

    Malawi's representative in the just ended Big Brother season nine reality show, Sipe has come under fire over her citizenship as reports indicate that she is 'not a Malawian.' As she was in the Big Brother house, speculations were all over the social media that Malawi was being represented by the one representative, Times TV presenter Mr 265 as rumours spread that Sipe is a Zambian.

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  7. Malawi: The Media's Role in Changing Sexist Mind-SetsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Dec 11 | AllAfrica.com

    As we commemorate the Sixteen Days of Activism campaign, one of the most crucial sectors we need to target and hold accountable is the media. The media is one of the most powerful socialising forces in society and can work both for and against the cause for eradicating violence and achieving gender equality.

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  8. Malawi: Goodall Gondwe - Govt Will Not Hike Striking Judiciary Staff SalaryRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Dec 10 | AllAfrica.com

    The Malawi government has maintained that it is not considering hiking salaries for the judiciary staff who have been staging an industrial action for a month now in demand for a salary hike. This is however coming at a time when it has been revealed that government implement heft salary increments for the President Peter Mutharika , Vice Saulos Chilima, Ministers and their Deputies, Members of Parliament as well as the leader of opposition in the National Assembly, Lazarus Chakwera in October.

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  9. Malawi makes inroads in curbing gender-based violenceRead the original story

    Tuesday Dec 9 | TurkishPress.com

    The government of Malawi says it is slowly winning the fight against gender-based violence in the landlocked southeastern African country. "There is a lot of progress," Patricia Kaliati, minister for gender and child welfare, told The Anadolu Agency in an interview.

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  10. Malawi: Gertrude Mutharika's BEAM Under Fire Over Refusal to Refund NAC MoneyRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Dec 8 | AllAfrica.com

    Malawi's first lady Gertrude Mutharika has come under fire over reports that her Beautify Malawi Trust has refused to refund money that it allegedly got from the National Aids Commission . Reports indicate that BEAM together with cultural grouping Muhlako wa Alhomwe and the National Intelligence Bureau all got money from NAC to facilitate the fight against, HIV/AIDS and crime.

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  11. CCTV tapes 'show' Banda meeting Cashgate suspectRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Dec 8 | Mail & Guardian

    Malawi's government says it has footage of the country's former president Joyce Banda meeting with chief Cashgate suspect, Oswald Lutepo. The Malawi government claims it has CCTV footage of former president Joyce Banda's 23 meetings with chief Cashgate suspect, Oswald Lutepo, and other senior People's Party members at four different state residences in the country.

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  12. Malawi: President Mutharika Faulted On Public AppointmentsRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Dec 7 | AllAfrica.com

    The Catholic Commission for Justice and Peace of the Episcopal Conference of Malawi has faulted President Peter Mutharika for flaunting procedures in public appointments. CCPJ comprising of CCJP National, CCJP Chikwawa, Arch diocese of Blantyre, Zomba, Mangochi, Dedza, Archdiocese of Lilongwe, Mzuzu and Karonga made the remarks in a statement issued following a meeting which the body convened on 2nd, December 2014, at Msamba Pastoral Centre in Lilongwe to examine Malawi's socio-economic and living context for the past 6 months since the May 20 tripartite elections.

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  13. 9 police officers killed in Malawi road accidentRead the original story

    Sunday Dec 7 | TurkishPress.com

    Nine police officers escorting Malawian President Peter Mutharika's convoy have died in a horrific road accident in the southern district of Balaka, police have said. "I can confirm that we have lost colleagues in the accident," John Sauka, Balaka Police Station spokesperson told The Anadolu Agency on Saturday.

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  14. Malawi headteacher visits Chepstow schoolRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Dec 6 | South Wales Argus

    A MALAWI headteacher visited the Dell Primary School in Chepstow last week to talk to pupils and thank them for their fundraising efforts. The Chepstow primary has for the past two years been a partner school to Yankho Elementary School in Lilongwe and has raised money for two pupils from the south east African country to be able to attend school.

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  15. After topless coup, Madonna returns as face of VersaceRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Dec 4 | Vallejo News

    A November 28, 2014 photo shows Madonna making a statement following her meeting with Malawi's president Peter Mutharika in Lilongwe Madonna, still toned at 56 and riding a wave of acclaim for a recent topless photo shoot, was named Thursday as the face of Versace's spring/summer 2015 collection. Extending a long-standing relationship with the Italian fashion house, the American singer was snapped for the new campaign by photographers Mert Alas and Marcus Piggott, who captured her in black and white, standing showing off her lean frame and sitting poised on the edge of a chair.

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  16. Malawi headteacher visits Chepstow schoolRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Dec 3 | Freepressseries.co.uk

    A MALAWI headteacher visited the Dell Primary School in Chepstow last week to talk to pupils and thank them for their fundraising efforts. The Chepstow primary has for the past two years been a partner school to Yankho Elementary School in Lilongwe and has raised money for two pupils from the south east African country to be able to attend school.

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  17. Urunji Child-Care Trust launches solar reading project in MalawiRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Dec 3 | PR Log

    ... The pilot project was launched in Lilongwe rural east covering the Nathenje zone. PRLog - Dec. 3, 2014 - LILONGWE, Malawi -- To overcome barriers to quality education for girls in Malawi, Urunji Child-Care Trust has launched a project aimed at ...

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  18. Madonna heads home after Malawi visitRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Dec 1 | Norwalk Citizen News

    ... been working since 2006 with her non profit organization, Raising Malawi. Photo: Tsvangirayi Mukwazhi, AP LILONGWE, Malawi (AP) - Madonna left Malawi on Monday after a visit that included meetings with the president and the biological father of one ...

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  19. Madonna Appointed Malawi's Global Ambassador for Child WelfareRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Dec 1 | KRVN-AM Lexington

    (LILONGWE, Malawi) - Following her recent visit to the African nation of Malawi, Madonna has just been appointed its Global Ambassador for Child Welfare by Malawi President Peter Mutharika. "I feel a deep commitment and love for the children of ...

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  20. Darius Rucker Added to "Christmas in Rockefeller Center" LineupRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Dec 1 | KNEB-AM Scottsbluff

    ... and the man's girlfriend are being held without bail as Georgia police prepare to release a d... (LILONGWE, Malawi) -- Following her recent visit to the African nation of Malawi, Madonna has just been appointed its Global Ambassador for Child ...

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