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

    Yesterday | 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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  2. 'Black Friday' for SA shops in MalawiRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Apr 25 | 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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  3. Xenophobic attacks: 'charge the king'Read the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Apr 25 | 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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  4. 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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  5. 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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  6. 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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  7. 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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  8. 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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  9. 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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  10. 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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  11. 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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  12. 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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  13. Malawi: Hunger Looms As Experts Project Low YieldsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 22 | AllAfrica.com

    Ministry of Agriculture, Irrigation and Water Development has projected low farm yields following its 2014/15 second Agricultural Production Estimate survey. Minister of Agriculture, Irrigation and Water Development, Dr Allan Chiyembekeza told Tuesday in Lilongwe today that the decline is mainly attributed to floods and prolonged dry spell that the country has experienced in the course of the season.

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  14. South Africa will deploy troops to curb anti-immigration violenceRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Apr 21 | ABC News

    South Africa's government says soldiers will be deployed to help tackle anti-immigration violence in the country after a spate of deadly attacks on foreigners. Defence minister Nosiviwe Mapisa-Nqakula said troops would be sent to volatile areas in Johannesburg and Durban, where police have struggled to contain the violent clashes.

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  15. .com | No troops spotted in Alexandra - reportsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Apr 21 | News24

    Earlier Defence Minister Nosiviwe Mapisa-Nqakula announced, during a live broadcast, that SANDF soldiers would be deployed to support police in the troubled area immediately. Camps have also been set up in Johannesburg.

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  16. UPDATE 1-South Africa deploys army to curb anti-immigrant violenceRead the original story

    Tuesday Apr 21 | Reuters

    South Africa sent soldiers on Tuesday to help stop anti-immigrant violence in areas of Durban and Johannesburg where at least seven people have been killed in the past three weeks. South Africa has been criticised by governments, including China, Nigeria and Zimbabwe, for failing to protect foreigners as armed mobs were shown on TV looting immigrant-owned shops and front-page photographs in a Sunday newspaper showed a Mozambican man being beaten and stabbed to death in broad daylight.

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  17. South Africa deploys army to end anti immigrant attacksRead the original story

    Tuesday Apr 21 | My Mother Lode

    The South African army has been deployed to areas in that remain volatile after a spate of attacks targeting immigrants, the defense minister announced on Tuesday. Soldiers have already been sent to support police in troubled areas, Defense Minister Nosiviwe Mapisa-Nqakula said in a live broadcast.

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  18. Malawi: A protest against attacks on immigrants in SAfricaRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Apr 21 | The New Zealand Herald

    " A diplomat in the South African High Commission in Malawi said hundreds of people protested outside the commission in the capital, Lilongwe, against anti-immigrant attacks in South Africa. The commission's Welcome Simelane said on Tuesday that it was a peaceful protest and demonstrators handed over a petition to High Commissioner Cassandra Mbuyane-Mokone.

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  19. Xenophobic attacks: 'AU must act'Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Apr 21 | Iol.co.za

    Malawi's President Peter Mutharika has urged Zimbabwean President Robert Mugabe, in his capacity as chairman of the regional grouping, the Southern African Development Community , to ensure that xenophobic attacks in South Africa are addressed. "I will raise the issue with President Mugabe, as chairman of SADC, especially to ensure that this matter is discussed at the impending SADC extraordinary summit scheduled to be held soon in Harare," he said in a statement released by State House in the capital, Lilongwe, on Monday.

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  20. Advocates criticize new Malawi marriage lawRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Apr 20 | Washington Blade

    Advocates contend a new Malawi law designed to curb rates of child marriages will subject LGBT people in the African country to additional discrimination. The Marriage, Divorce and Family Relations Bill of 2015 that Malawian President Peter Mutharika signed last week before traveling to the U.S. raises the minimum marriage age in his country to 18. The statute also reiterates the definition of marriage in Malawi as between a man and a woman.

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