Malawi Newswire (Page 12)

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  1. Earthquake shakes Fort Portal townRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 31, 2014 | Daily Monitor

    A terrible earth quake of short wave hit Fort Portal town between 4: 05 am and 5:10 am on Friday, sending residents into panic and scampering for their dear lives. The quake made some damages in some parts of the town among them is the old district headquarters at Boma.

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  2. Museveni hails relations with North Korea, urges on unification with SouthRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 31, 2014 | Daily Monitor

    According to a statement by State House, President Museveni hailed the long term relationship between Uganda and North Korea, and noted that the latter "have helped us for a long time." KAMPALA: President Museveni has urged the visiting North Korea head of State to work towards re-uniting the two Koreas.

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  3. Work on Kasoa interchange to start in DecemberRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 31, 2014 | GhanaWeb

    Work on the Kasoa interchange, which seeks to ease traffic congestion in the 'mega city', is scheduled to take off in December, this year. The $160 million project, according to the Director of Urban Roads , Mr Abass Awolu, is designed to improve both mobility on the main carriageway and accessibility within communities in the growing Ga South municipality such as Kasoa.

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  4. The crotchety explorer, I presumeRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 30, 2014 | World Magazine

    The most romantic of the 38 anniversaries my wife and I have celebrated came in 2005. We spent the night in a hut on the banks of the Zambezi River hearing a symphony of snorting hippos.

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  5. 'God has called upon Uganda to replace Israel'Read the original story w/Photo

    Oct 30, 2014 | Mail & Guardian

    Raymond Katende says that when he was five years old his four brothers and sisters were killed by his father on the urging of a sorcerer who promised him riches in exchange for a sacrifice. Now the 14-year-old spreads the word of God on Kampala's streets on weekdays "because he called upon me".

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  6. Malawi releases 'Cashgate' audit reportRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 30, 2014 | Newstime Africa

    Malawi has made public an audit report that reveals the details and names of those involved in mismanagement and plunder of public resources that led to the loss of over $100 million last year. The scandal, famously known as Cashgate, led donors to suspend about $150m in budget support and aid to the Southern African nation.

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  7. Malawi tobacco growers between rock, hard place Growers complain...Read the original story

    Oct 29, 2014 | Newstime Africa

    Citing falling prices and government apathy, Malawi's tobacco growers feel they are stuck between a rock and a hard place. "I will stop growing the crop if the status quo is maintained," Mishek Chikulumeni, the 46-year-old owner of Chikondi Estate, a tobacco farm located some 12km from the central town of Kasungu, told Anadolu Agency.

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  8. Muntu warns Mafabi, Nabila over media exchangesRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 30, 2014 | New Vision

    OPPOSITION Forum for Democratic Change party leader, Gen Mugisha Muntu has warned the Budadiri West MP Nandala Mafabi and Kampala Central Woman MP, Nabila Nagayi against discussing party issues in the media. According to John Kikonyogo, the party spokesperson, Muntu said discussing the issues in the media was affecting the image of the party.

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  9. .com | Malawi diplomat designate called Mugabe 'idiot' - reportRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 30, 2014 | News24

    ... said the Zimbabwean government was already working on barring Banda from taking up thepost, with experts advising Malawi to reverse the appointment rather than wait for possible action from Harare. The report said Harare had received his appointment ...

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  10. Chaos at Mubs-KIU gameRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 30, 2014 | Daily Monitor

    University league Yesterday's result Mubs 1-0 KIU Today at 2pm Nkumba vs. Kyambogo KAMPALA . Violence is back in the University Football League .

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  11. Government to lower power tariffs for big industries- PM RugundaRead the original story

    Oct 30, 2014 | Daily Monitor

    At least 270 Chinese companies have opened up multi-million dollar businesses in Uganda and over 60 Chinese development finance projects are under implementation, creating about 30,000 jobs in diverse sectors Government is considering preferential industrial electricity tariffs for big projects as a part of measures to attract more investments in the economy Prime Minister, Dr Ruhakana Rugunda has said. Dr Rugunda said the economy is growing modestly but if big industries were subjected to discounted tariffs, more would come up in industrial parks that the government is establishing countrywide.

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  12. Tanzania: Minister Wants Promotion of Local ProductsRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 30, 2014 | AllAfrica.com

    ... that products are easily exported to neighbouring countries such as the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC), Burundi, Malawi and Rwanda via road and lakes Tanganyika, Rukwa and Nyasa. SIDO's exhibitions this year were held at zonal level in the ...

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  13. Zimbabwe: Malawi Ambassador Calls Mugabe an 'Idiot' - ReportRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 30, 2014 | AllAfrica.com

    ... that he lives a very long time, so that one day he can go before an international tribunal. He is a horrible man." Malawi's ambassador designate to Zimbabwe is a man who described President Robert Mugabe as an idiot and a horrible man in 2006 while ...

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  14. Uganda's traffic woesRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 30, 2014 | New Vision

    Recently, when I come out of down town with my groceries in either arm, I knew that the safest place to cross the road near Shoprite, along Entebbe Highway, was the Zebra Crossing. However, I was almost run over by a taxi, and then almost swept away by speeding motorcycles.

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  15. Blog: Mission Journal: In Zambia, Sata never fulfilled promise of greater transparencyRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 29, 2014 | CPJ Press Freedom Online

    ... Front arrived at Breeze FM , an independent station in Chipata, a bustling town near Zambia's eastern border with Malawi, and threatened to beat up the news editor of following remarks made during a morning debate program about the party's poor ...

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  16. Malawi: Zomba's 'Salisbury Bridge' Wears New FaceRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 29, 2014 | AllAfrica.com

    The death trap that was becoming of the Salisbury Bridge along the Mangasanja road in the old capital Zomba has been addressed and worn a new face altogether. The planks that formed the deck of the bridge had lived their life span, making the worn out surface a ticking bomb waiting for explosion, putting the lives of road users at greater risk.

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  17. KCCA to inject US $ 1500 in urban tourismRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 29, 2014 | New Vision

    By Lawrence Mulondo Kampala Capital City Authority has set a budget of US$ 1500 to boost urban tourism in Kampala. According to KCCA, tourism is one of the key factors that will lead Kampala City to development.

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  18. Malawi: Card Hands Over Chilimbi Irrigation Scheme to CommunitiesRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 28, 2014 | AllAfrica.com

    The Churches Action in Relief and Development on Friday handed over a K6.7 million Chilimbi Irrigation Scheme to communities around Group Village Head Nande in Traditional Authority Mabuka in Mulanje. Making the handover, CARD Executive Director, Melton Luhanga said his organization decided to engage communities in small scale irrigation as one of the strategies to enhance community resilience so that they adapt to shocks emanating from natural disasters and effects of climate change.

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  19. One swamp's destruction, a future generation's problemRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 28, 2014 | Daily Monitor

    In a bid to develop to develop the country, some wetlands like Lubigi are being destroyed. This raises the question of the what kind of future generations have given the environmental implications of destroying water catchment areas.

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  20. Kalangala to suspend MV AmaniRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 28, 2014 | New Vision

    The vessel from Earth Wise Ferries plies between Nakiwogo landing site in Entebbe and Lutoboka in Kalangala along Lake Victoria. The resolution was passed on September 25, during a district security meeting chaired by Caleb Tukaikiriza, the resident district commissioner.

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