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Malawi: Presidents fight to become Presidents again

Malawians vote Tuesday in parliamentary and presidential elections wiith a record 220 women running in the polls, representing about 20% of all candidates...
Swine flu in Southern Africa and a Zero preparedness

Swine flu in Southern Africa and a Zero preparedness

The potential international health disaster posed by the emergence of the swine flu has got Africa intellectualising its capacity to handle an eventual pandemic....
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Malawi: Opening of a huge uranium mine

Paladin Africa, African subsidiary of the Australian group Paladin Energy, has just opened a huge uranium mine at Kayelekera in northern Malawi, Your Industry...
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Malawi rejects Madonna’s adoption bid

The application for adoption for Chifundo James, a 4 year old orphan, filed this week by American singer Madonna, was rejected Friday by a...
Tragedy Mars Drogba’s Return

Tragedy Mars Drogba’s Return

22 people have been confirmed dead and over 130 severely injured in a stampede that happened before a Fifa World Cup qualifier match between...
Nu Skin Charitable Promotion Reaches Important Milestone: 100,000 Trees Donated to African Nation of Malawi

Nu Skin Charitable Promotion Reaches Important Milestone: 100,000 Trees Donated to African Nation of Malawi

Nu Skin Enterprises, Inc. (NYSE:NUS) announced that more than 100,000 trees are being donated to villages in Malawi thanks to the company's distributors and...
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Madonna wants a second African child from Malawi

According to Malawian government sources, international pop star, Madonna, is to visit Malawi this weekend to adopt a a second child, the BBC has...
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Ex-Malawi president’s arrest for theft could be politically motivated

Former President of Malawi and head of the country’s opposition United Democratic Front, Bakili Muluzi, was Thursday arrested and charged for allegedly siphoning off...
Did Ex president woo aide back  to have him killed?

Did Ex president woo aide back to have him killed?

Malawi on Thursday launched a probe into the mysterious death of a top assistant to former President Bakili Muluzi, authorities have said. The inquiry...
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8 Malawian districts at high risk of being infected by lymphatic disease

Malawian health authorities are currently administering preventive medication to people in eight districts of the country that are at high risk of being infected...
Political journalist caught in pornographic scandal

Political journalist caught in pornographic scandal

The craze for pornography was prominently covered during the past week in the Malawi press. Dorothy Kachitsa, a reporter covering the Malawi presidency, had her...
President accused of nepotism detrimental to national education

President accused of nepotism detrimental to national education

Malawi president Binguwa Mutharika has refuted an article in Thursday's edition of the Daily Times which alleged that the 2007 Malawi School Certificate of...
Malawian education ministry slams South African printer

Malawian education ministry slams South African printer

Embarrassed by a massive examination paper leakage, the Malawian education ministry on Monday blamed a South African printer for “security laxity”. About 80,000 students has...
Ngwenya now in charge of all security matters in Malawi

Ngwenya now in charge of all security matters in Malawi

MALAWI leader, Bingu Mutharika has reportedly placed the intelligence security system in jeopardy by his need to get intelligence information from various sources and...
President Guebuza favours stiff competition between Mozambicans, Malawians

President Guebuza favours stiff competition between Mozambicans, Malawians

Mozambican leader Armando Guebuza has warned his people to desist from any attempt to prevent Malawian traders from operating in the country. Addressing a rally...
World Bank to cover drought risks in Malawi

World Bank to cover drought risks in Malawi

Malawi, riding high on recent cereal surpluses, is hedging its bets against inclement weather disrupting its good fortune by using a financial derivative to...
Feuding President and Ex-President challenge constitution over third term ban to settle scores

Feuding President and Ex-President challenge constitution over third term ban to settle scores

Lawyers for Malawi's former President Bakili Muluzi will be in court Tuesday to argue that their client is still eligible to stand election despite...
Is President hitting it out with divorced former First Lady ?

Is President hitting it out with divorced former First Lady ?

Is Malawian President Bingu Mutharika doing the Madiba Act? Well not that he is turning 90 or being jailed for 27 years, Mutharika is reportedly...
Malawian President buys arms, food and cars for Mugabe and calls critics “monkeys”

Malawian President buys arms, food and cars for Mugabe and calls critics “monkeys”

Malawians have roundly condemned their leader Bingu Mutharika for likening them to “brainless yapping monkeys in the bush.” Last week Mutharika had told reporters that...
Malawi pays Mugabe back in kind

Malawi pays Mugabe back in kind

Malawi Information and Civic Education Minister, Patricia Kaliati has ordered the state broadcasters, Television Malawi (TVM) and Malawi Broadcasting Corporation (MBC), "to soften up"...
Is religion behind ‘severed’ diplomatic ties between Malawi and Libya ?

Is religion behind ‘severed’ diplomatic ties between Malawi and Libya ?

Malawi President Binguwa Mutharika has clarified what he termed as a "misconception" surrounding his country's diplomatic ties with Libya. This followed Malawi's decision to close...
Egypt’s sweet revenge as they beat Malawi

Egypt’s sweet revenge as they beat Malawi

Egypt got back on track in t heir 2010 World Cup/African na tions cup qualification campaign with a solid 2-0 victory over Malawi here...
Big teams fall to underdogs in weekend’s WC / CAN qualifiers

Big teams fall to underdogs in weekend’s WC / CAN qualifiers

Less fancied Malawi national football team, the Flames, have emerged as surprise leaders in Group 12 of the joint World Cup/Africa Cup of Nations...
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Malawi shocks reigning champs Egypt in joint Africa Cup of Nations, World Cup qualifier

Egyptian coach Hassan Shehata could not believe his eyes as the Pharaohs went down 1-0 to soccer minnows Malawi Flames in a joint Africa...
Madonna and Guy Ritchie’s new child

Madonna and Guy Ritchie’s new child

The High Court in the Malawi capital, Lilongwe, has given American diva Madonna the go ahead to permanent adopt a two-year-old Malawian toddler, David...
Former Malawian President arrested by rival

Former Malawian President arrested by rival

Malawi's former president Bakili Muluzi has been placed under house arrest following his arrest earlier Sunday, a senior government official has confirmed. "Dr. Muluzi...
Madonna and Guy Ritchie’s adoption case making headway

Madonna and Guy Ritchie’s adoption case making headway

Malawian High Court Judge Andrew Nyirenda, who is presiding over Madonna's adoption case, has set Wednesday 28 May as the day he will pronounce...
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Malawians fleeing xenophobic attacks in Jo’burg land in Zimbabwe

A group of Malawians fleeing xenophobia attacks in South Africa has arrived in Zimbabwe, police said Wednesday. Police spokesman Oliver Mandipaka said the group,...
Madonna’s lawyer announces date for permanent adoption ruling

Madonna’s lawyer announces date for permanent adoption ruling

Alan Chinula, Madonna's lawyer in Malawi, has confirmed that a ruling date will be set for next week for David Banda's permanent adoption order...
Embattled Malawi president calls opposition to a crisis meeting

Embattled Malawi president calls opposition to a crisis meeting

Embattled Malawi president Bingu wa Mutharika, whose minority government has come under pressure in the opposition-dominated 193-member parliament, on Wednesday called opposition leaders to...