Malawi Newswire (Page 12)

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  1. Government sets up 77 laboratory hubsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 9, 2015 | New Vision

    THE Central Public Health Laboratories , mandated to co-ordinate all disease diagnoses in the country, has set up a total of 77 laboratories across the country to increase access to quality laboratory services and improve accuracy and immediacy in disease diagnoses. The laboratory hubs, the first of their kind, are equipped with modern laboratory equipment and can do chemistry, haematology and also carry out viral load test services.

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  2. 6 feared dead in Malawi flash floodsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 6, 2015 | Newstime Africa

    Six people have been reportedly killed and property, houses and crops destroyed due to flooding caused by heavy rains in Malawi. "The reports we have are that so far, six people are feared dead, four in Mangochi while two in Zomba.

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  3. NRM leaders reject Mbabazi...Read the original story w/Photo

    Jan 9, 2015 | New Vision

    The NRM national executive council has rejected the nomination of former prime minister and outgoing secretary general, Amama Mbabazi, as a member of the party's expanded central executive committee. In a secret ballot, NEC members voted for five senior party members to join the influential central executive committee , the third highest organ of the ruling party.

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  4. Businessman Katumwa held over defilementRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 8, 2015 | New Vision

    The Kampala Metropolitan Police spokesperson, Patrick Onyango, confirmed that Katumwa, a renowned sportswear dealer, is being held at Katwe Police Station in Makindye division where he is alleged to have committed the crime. According to Benon Ayebare, the head of Criminal Intelligence and Investigations Directorate at Katwe Police Station, Katumwa is alleged to have defiled a 16-year-old girl on January 2. The incident is said to have taken place inside a lodge in Zzana, a Kampala suburb on the Kampala-Entebbe highway.

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  5. Uganda: A Look at Tragedies in 2014Read the original story w/Photo

    Jan 2, 2015 | AllAfrica.com

    Every year has its tragedies, but 2014 seemed to have one needless death too many - of both prominent and little known Ugandans. The Observer's Yudaya Nangonzi and Zurah Nakabugo look back on some of the major ones.

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  6. Madonna refuses airbrushingRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 2, 2015 | ContactMusic.com

    ... children David Banda, nine and Mercy James, eight - also insisted that her wage be donated to her charity, Raising Malawi, which is currently building a paediatric surgery and intensive care unit for the Queen Elizabeth Hospital in the capital ...

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  7. Weightlifting: Namusoke shinesRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 2, 2015 | New Vision

    By Silvano Kibuuka There was a lot to learn as Uganda Weightlifting Federation hosted a big international competition last season. The Islamic Solidarity Sports Federation Championship held in Kampala, provided an opportunity for domestic officials including UWF executive members and coaches to learn new organisational skills.

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  8. Malawi: Cashgate - a Recap of Top 2014 HeadlinesRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 1, 2015 | AllAfrica.com

    ... Perhaps one would want to fuse them in a nutshell but it will require a whole publication of a book. In 2014, Malawi held first ever tripartite elections, has had some prosecutions in the infamous Cashgate scandal instituted as well as first ...

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  9. Malawi: US Gives Malawi Mk54 Million for Rural ElectrificationRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 1, 2015 | AllAfrica.com

    The Malawi government through Millennium Challenge Corporation has received MK54 Million from the American Government to be used for Malawi Rural Electrical Project under the power sector Revitalization project. Through rural electrification, the compacts power sector revitalization project seeks to reduce poverty improving the availability, reliability and quality of the power supply.

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  10. Robert Powell with some of the donations of rugby gear which he collected to take to UgandaRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 1, 2015 | York Press

    RUGBY players in Uganda are enjoying a bright new era thanks to the generosity of York residents and Press readers. Last autumn, we published an appeal by Robert Powell, a Poppleton ex-pat coaching teams in Entebbe on the shores of Lake Victoria.

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  11. Malawi: Faction Emerges Among CSOS - Says January 13 Demos Are BaselessRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 31, 2014 | AllAfrica.com

    ... issues on the paper to government are slated for January next time. The demos got propelled by revelations that Malawi First Lady, Gertrude Mutharika reportedly received money amounting to MK 5 Million from the National Aids Commission (NAC) through ...

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  12. Best entertainment events in 2014Read the original story

    Dec 31, 2014 | Daily Monitor

    Sudhir's daughter gets married It was one wedding that left people talking. Sudhir Ruparelia's daughter, Meera, 20, got married to Ravi Kotecha, 23, who she had dated for eight years.

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  13. East Africa: Rwanda, Uganda and South Sudan Sign Airspace DealRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 31, 2014 | AllAfrica.com

    Efforts to harmonise regional airspace control between East African countries have gained momentum, following the signing of an agreement between Rwanda, Uganda and South Sudan. The three countries signed a Memorandum of Understanding establishing a legal framework yesterday in Kampala, paving way for negotiations that will see local airlines attaining fifth freedom along Juba-Nairobi, Nairobi-Juba routes.

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  14. Ten stories that stood out in 2014Read the original story w/Photo

    Dec 30, 2014 | Daily Monitor

    Written off after finishing eighth in the 5000m, Moses Kipsiro tore through the field at the death to become the first man to defend the 10,000m Commonwealth title KAMPALA. It's been a year of sporting highs and lows.

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  15. Real estate trend setters of 2014Read the original story w/Photo

    Dec 30, 2014 | Daily Monitor

    There are many determinants of the trends in the real estate world and as the year comes to an end, we bring you the issues that shook the real estate sector. Property mogul Sudhir Ruparelia summarises 2014 as a generally tough year for real estate explaining that one needed to have invested heavily in the business in order to speak of any meaningful or sizable profits from the business.

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  16. Malawi: Paladin Accused of Discharging Uranium-Contaminated Sludge in Lake MalawiRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 30, 2014 | AllAfrica.com

    A coalition of Malawi civil society organisations has accused Paladin Energy Ltd, a company that is mining Uranium ore at Kayerekera in the northern district of Karonga over reports the mining company is secretly discharging into Lake Malawi uranium contaminated sludge from the tailings dam at the mining site. Renowned human rights activist, Rafiq Hajat shared a report compiled by a members of the Natural Resources Justice Network in which it is alleged paladin is discharging uranium sludge from Kayerekera into Lake Malawi.

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  17. Malawi: Malawi - My Fatalistic NationRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 30, 2014 | AllAfrica.com

    "Fatalism comforts, for it raises no questions. There's not need to examine just how events fit in." ~ James Hillman Malawi can be a very painful place to live, especially for those who really care about the country and how things are run. ...

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  18. Teenager to embark on African volunteer adventureRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 30, 2014 | Evening News

    Now, the 18-year-old from Catton has been given the chance to make this a reality by embarking on a volunteering trip to Malawi. On January 23, Miss McConnell will team up with Malawian volunteers and will be based in Mzuzu, the Northern capital, for ten weeks.

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  19. I am still Amavubi coach-ConstantineRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 30, 2014 | Umukino

    ... We will make an announcement within a week," added Das. Constantine, who has coached the national teams of Nepal, Malawi and Sudan, and is currently in charge of Rwanda, will have his task cut out in India. For starters, he will have to find a way ...

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  20. Get to the bottom of Muslim leaders killingsRead the original story

    Dec 30, 2014 | Daily Monitor

    What bothers all of us is that similar killings have happened before. On April 20, 2012, Tabliq leader Sheikh Abdul Karim Ssentamu was gunned down on William Street in Kampala.

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