Malawi Newswire (Page 5)

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  1. Video fails to kill the radio star: How to build a media empire, Malawian styleRead the original story

    Friday Feb 6 | GantDaily.com

    ... radio stations. Kazako's ambition would take him further; first he was at the helm of his own station, Zodiak Radio (Malawi's leading privately-owned station), and later on he successfully expanded into television. The process was arduous and ...

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  2. What happens when you follow the light...Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 6 | CNN

    Blantyre is Malawi's second city and the country's center for finance and commerce. Gospel grew up in nearby Zomba and traveled to Blantyre for high school, where his love affair with radio blossomed.

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  3. Malawi: Ll Vendors, Police Clash Over Business SpaceRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 6 | AllAfrica.com

    ... the police while the latter returned the missiles with tear gas. Lilongwe Police Publicist, Kingsley Dandaula, told Malawi News Agency they had arrested a number of people who were involved in the riots and that the operation was on going. "The ...

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  4. Malawi: Mpingu Residents Attack Family Over Dead Son's 'Resurrection'Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 6 | AllAfrica.com

    ... or they would bring the house down. "It was total chaos," a close relation to the Safari family, Yona Bakolo, told Malawi News Agency (Mana). "We called the police but they were outnumbered and they had to call 990 police who came fast enough before ...

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  5. Zambians punished for voting for oppositionRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 5 | Newstime Africa

    Fifty-year-old Melves Mweene's only "crime" was to vote for the opposition candidate in Zambia's presidential by-election last month. Like many others, she has since been attacked by supporters of the ruling Patriotic Front , whose candidate, Edger Lungu, won the poll.

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  6. Urgent aid supplies despatched to MalawiRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 5 | Ellon Times

    Congratulations, you're now registered! Let us know what news and updates you want to hear about and we'll send them straight to your inbox. Local charity F.R.O.M. Scotland have responded to the recent flooding in Southern Malawi by making 20,000 available to supply urgent aid to the country.

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  7. Malawi: Malawi Fuel Prices Down Again in Less Than a MonthRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 5 | AllAfrica.com

    For not over a month now fuel prices have been slashed by a 10% margin in Malawi in the wake of recent revelations that the commodity has one of the highest prices in the world. Malawi24 understands that petrol will now be selling at K696.30 from K760.40 while Diesel is at K705.50 per litre from K785.40 Paraffin is now at K609.30 from K678.80.

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  8. UN agency boosts aid for Malawi's flood victims, as Member States are briefed on situationRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 4 | Big News Network.com

    ... 2015 - The United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) has announced today that it is scaling-up its efforts in Malawi, following weeks of devastating floods that have displaced large numbers of people and presented complex challenges for that ...

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  9. Strengthen UWA to save our wildlifeRead the original story

    Wednesday Feb 4 | Daily Monitor

    Uganda Wildlife Authority ranger Lance Corporal Everisto Seete died at his home in Elisa Zone, Kyebando parish in Kawempe Division in Kampala on Monday. According to police, Seete was wanted to help with investigations into illicit wildlife trade.

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  10. Malawi parliament staffers strike, disrupting businessRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 4 | Newstime Africa

    Malawi parliament staffers went on strike Tuesday in an attempt to force the government to overturn a decision to cut their promised annual salary raise, disrupting parliamentary activity. "We are tired of false promises; we want action now," Leonard Tilingamawa, chairman of the Parliament Staff Union, told the media at parliament headquarters.

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  11. Local troops train Malawi forcesRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 4 | Lisburn Today

    Congratulations, you're now registered! Let us know what news and updates you want to hear about and we'll send them straight to your inbox. A team of soldiers from Northern Ireland, including troops from Thiepval Barracks, has arrived in the Republic of Malawi in south east Africa and commenced training ahead of a major peace-keeping deployment of international troops into the Democratic Republic of Congo.

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  12. American Firm Contracted to Install Kigali's Water SystemRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 4 | Rwanda EYe

    Rwanda's Water and Sanitation Corporation Ltd. has contracted an American water treatment firm, Culligan International, to design and install a water treatment plant to provide drinking water to Kigali. "Kigali needs about 100,000 cubic meters of water per day while water supplied is 65,000m m3 per day, which implies a shortage of about 35,000 m3 per day," said Chief Executive Officer of WASAC Eng.

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  13. World Food Programme Scales Up Assistance In Flood-Hit Districts Of MalawiRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 4 | WebWire

    The United Nations World Food Programme is working with the Government of Malawi and humanitarian partners to scale up assistance to reach those affected by floods in the country. WFP had by the end of January reached nearly 210,000 people with more than 1,500 metric tons of food assistance in eight districts .

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  14. Gov't to promote cassava as an alternative to wheat and barleyRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 4 | New Vision

    ... least 200,000 value actors especially small-holder farmers and processors in the five countries of Uganda, Tanzania, Malawi, Tanzania, Ghana and Nigeria. The lack of information on the productivity and performance of Ugandan soils is undermining ...

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  15. CAA unveils master plan to create four new international airportsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 29, 2015 | Daily Monitor

    Kampala- Civil Aviation Authority has unveiled a 20-year plan that will create four more international airports, three regional and six local airports in addition to expanding the Entebbe International Airport. Currently, Uganda has only one international airport.

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  16. Stanbic Bank signs debut $85m loanRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 29, 2015 | New Vision

    Stanbic Bank Uganda has signed an $85 million, 18-month loan to fund its general business activities, the first time it has borrowed from international loan markets, the main arranger of the facility said on Wednesday . The lender joins a flurry of sub-Saharan African banks that have tapped loan markets in recent weeks, as local institutions look to increase their funding bases and international lenders seek higher returns in emerging economies compared with the low interest rate environment back home.

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  17. Sheikh Kamoga further remanded to Luzira prisonRead the original story

    Jan 29, 2015 | Daily Monitor

    KAMPALA . Nakawa magistrate's court has further remanded 18 people, including the Tabliq Muslim sect Amir Sheikh Muhamad Yunus Kamoga over terror related charges and the recent murder of two Muslim clerics.

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  18. Malawi: National Exams Students Worry Over Incessant Electricity BlackoutsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 29, 2015 | AllAfrica.com

    The ongoing electricity problems in the country has distorted studies of 2015 Malawi National Examination Board candidates at all levels in the country as they are only some months away from sitting for the national exams. Speaking to this publication on Wednesday, some Standard Eight pupils, forms and forms four students from about six schools in the city said they are completely plagued by frequent black outs which have now qualified to be a stumbling block to their evening studies.

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

    Jan 29, 2015 | AlertNet

    LILONGWE, Malawi, Jan 29 - Malawi's government is considering how it can better prevent climate-linked disasters, after massive flooding took authorities by surprise this month. Severe floods across 15 of the country's 28 districts, caused by above-normal rains, have killed 79 people and left 153 missing, according to the Department of Disaster Management Affairs .

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  20. Shortage of experts hampers land transactions - officialsRead the original story

    Jan 28, 2015 | Daily Monitor

    Kampala Shortage of land economists in the country, among other reasons, is making it difficult to trade in land. To that effect, the Uganda Lands Commission has asked government agencies to enforce all land-related laws to check the distortions in the market which are hurting the economy.

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