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Malawi: Banda Boycotts First Presidential TV Debate

Malawians were able to size up hopefuls competing in the May 20 elections in a first ever televised presidential debate.

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Wed Apr 23, 2014

Switched

Burj Khalifa BASE Jump Sets World Record As Fred Fugen and Vince Reffet Plunge 2,717 Feet

The video above shows a BASE jump from the pinnacle of the 2,717-foot-high Burj Khalifa in Dubai, the tallest building in the world, which was carried out on Monday by veteran jumpers Fred Fugen and Vince Reffet.

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Suria

Catching more than fish: Ugandan town...

When you risk your life fishing on dangerous seas, a drink in the bars back on shore seem a welcome relief, but in Uganda, it has created a culture with staggering rates of HIV.

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Related Topix: World News, Uganda, Africa, HIV/AIDS, Health,

Tue Apr 22, 2014

AllAfrica.com

Malawi: President Banda Says Malawi Is Open for Foreign Investors

President Dr. Joyce Banda says Malawi is wide open for foreign investors who, for so long, have been pressed down by uncalled for leadership Malawi has had in the past.

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Related Topix: Africa, World News, Life, Fruits, Food

Daily Monitor

Rosebud case on wetland set for hearing

Lutembe Bay wetland was designated a Ramsar site on September 15, 2006 making it a wetland of international importance.

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Related Topix: World News, Uganda, Africa

New Vision

Power and sex: Is your wife safe at the workplace?

A number of powerful career men have found themselves in trouble over their sex escapades with their subordinates.

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AllAfrica.com

Zambia: Eight Perish in Easter Crashes

FOUR women died on the spot in a road traffic accident on the Ndola-Kitwe dual carriageway while ferrying merchandise to Kitwe, Police have said.

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Related Topix: World News, Zambia,

Mon Apr 21, 2014

AllAfrica.com

Malawi: President Joyce Banda Hands Over Houses to the Poor in Machinga

President, Dr. Joyce Banda on Sunday handed over ten houses to the poor at Milaza Village, Traditional Authority Chikweo in Machinga South East where 59 United Democratic Front and Democratic Progressive Party supporters defected to People's Party.

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Daily Monitor

100 drivers detained for drink-driving

Kampala Metropolitan Traffic operations commander Norman Musinga said the suspects still in cells at the Central Police Station in Kampala, had consumed more than the legally-allowed amount of alcohol for drivers.

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Milngavie Today

Doctor teaching life saving skills in Malawi

A Bearsden doctor has made several trips to Malawi to teach local clinicians how to carry out emergency life-saving treatment.

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Sat Apr 19, 2014

Daily Monitor

I can't name new Chief Justice, says Museveni

The president says he will only appoint a new CJ after the pending constitutional case, challenging the reappointment of retired Justice Benjamin Odoki to the same position, is determined.

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Daily Monitor

Kampala, Kigali: The contrasting capital cities

Last month while in Rwanda to cover the 20th anniversary of the genocide, Faustin Mugabe observed sharp contrasts between the two neighbouring countries, especially in their capitals.

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BroadcastNewsroom

Agritech Expo in Zambia this month was "a realised dream for ZNFU and all the farmers"

The expo and conference were attended by more than 8000 people, including Zambian Vice-President Dr Guy Scott, the Minister of Livestock and Agriculture, the Honourable Minister Wylbur Simuusa, and former Zambian President Ruphia B. Banda.

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Related Topix: Agriculture, Science, World News

New Vision

Easter: Traders make losses

By Carol Kasujja Due to change of location, high costs and the financial wellbeing of potential buyers, art and craft traders who annually sell in Uganda have this year made losses.

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Related Topix: World News, Uganda, Africa, Uganda Travel, Africa Travel,

Thu Apr 17, 2014

New Vision

NEMA warns of severe disasters at the peak of rain season

The National Environment Management Authority has warned of likely severe disasters like landslides, lightning and floods ahead of the peak of the current rain season.

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Related Topix: Environment, Science, World News, Meteorology, Uganda, Africa, Weather, Natural Disasters, Drought

AllAfrica.com

Malawi: Malawi Gets 530 Solar Mobile Systems From China

Chinese Government Wednesday handed over 226 solar powered street lighting systems to Malawi government and donated 533 solar mobile systems to Ministry of Health through Ministry of Energy.

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AllAfrica.com

Malawi: Malawi Govt Committed to Child Labour Elimination

Labour Commissioner, Hlarwayo Nyangulu, Wednesday said government has demonstrated its commitment towards child labour elimination by among other things ratifying to several international child labour related conventions.

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Malawi: Malawian Airlines Slashes Domestic Flights Fares By 25 Percent

In a press statement made available to Malawi News Agency from the Airline, the Easter promotional fares are between the Capital, Lilongwe and the Commercial City of Blantyre effective Thursday, April 17 up to Easter Monday, April 2, 2014.

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Wed Apr 16, 2014

New Vision

Embrace domestic tourism - minister

When Kampalans were told to exploit domestic tourism by minister of tourism Maria Mutagamba at Speke Resort Munyonyo, men craned their necks to take second glances at curvy ladies dressed in flowing saris and tight fitting Jeans trousers.

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Tanzania: Fast Central Corridor Pace Urged

PRESIDENT Jakaya Kikwete has called on partner states to promote the participation of the private sector in investing in infrastructure projects in the Central Development Corridor.

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