APM MEETS AGOA, FORUM FOR DEMOCRACY IN AFRICA HEADS: COMMIT TO SUPPORT NSANJE PORT

President Mutharika who is currently in the United States of America continues to have a tight schedule with the recent being the fruitful discussions he had with the president and the Chief Executive Officer of the African Growth and Opportunity Act (AGOA) Civil Society Network and the Foundation for Democracy in Africa who are committed to work with Malawi government to ensure that the completion of the Nsanje World Inland port which late President Bingu Wa Mutharika initiated materializes. President…

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Xenophobia Attacks: First Group of Malawians Arrive in Blantyre

The first group of about 390 returnees from the Republic of South Africa has arrived home yesterday through six buses which were hired by the government of Malawi to repatriate the citizens following Xenophobia attacks against foreign nationals in that country. The returnees arrived at Kamuzu Stadium in the commercial city of Blantyre at around 8:30 pm. Among other top government officials welcoming the returnees were Minister of Information, Tourism and Culture, Kondwani Nankhumwa and Home Affairs and Internal…

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APM MEETS BROOKLYN INSTITUTE DIRECTORS: LOBBIES SUPPORT FOR MALAWI’S EDUCATION SECTOR  

State President Professor Arthur Peter Mutharika on Monday met directors of the Brooklyn Institute where among others he lobbied for total support towards Malawi’s education sector. Brooklyn Institute is one of the leading policy centers focused on universal quality education in the developing world as well as conducting research on education and financing of the sector. President Mutharika said the support will help his government to continue prioritising relevant, accessible and high-quality education that will propels Malawian youth to a…

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Bullets, Nomads in TNM Super League Flying Start

Rivals Big Bullets and Be Forward Mighty Wanderers have started their TNM Super league campaign on a flying note after both sides’ chalked vital wins during games played over the weekend. The Bullets edged Capital City giants Silver Strikers 2-1 in a match which was played in the Capital Lilongwe on Saturday. A bicycle kick by Chiukepo Msowoya and a well taken free kick by defender Yamikani Fodya were all what the people’s team as the Bullets are fondly…

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Nyakwawa iyaluka kamba kopempha kangachepe pa maliro

Nyakwawa ina kwa Bvumbwe m’boma la Thyolo inayaluka kamba kopempha kangachepe kuti akamwere mowa pa mwambo wa maliro. Nkhaniyi ikuti pamudzipo panagwa zovuta ndipo nyakwawayo pamodzi ndi nduna zake zinafika kudzakhala nawo pa mwambo wa zovutazo. Koma tsiku lometa litafika, nyakwawayo inafikanso koma ananfedwa anadabwa kamba koti imodzi mwa nduna za nyakwawayo inafikira anamalirawo nkuwauza kuti nyakwawayo simamwa Fanta koma imamwa mowa wina omwe ndi wa mtengo wapamwamba. “Amfumu akuti samamwa Fanta koma akufuna kuti muwaganizire kangachepe kuti amwere…

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ARTHUR PETER MUTHARIKA’S STATEMENT ON THE XENOPHOBIA ATTACKS IN SOUTH AFRICA

My Fellow Malawians;  I have learnt, with much regret, and sadness, of the recent attacks on foreigners, including Malawians, living and working in some parts of the Republic of South Africa, especially, Durban.  These attacks are uncalled for, and should be condemned by all peace loving people, all over the world. For those brothers and sisters caught in this unfortunate violence, I urge you, to urgently get in touch with the Malawi High Commission in Pretoria, and the Consulate…

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STATE HOUSE WOMEN AID BK FLOOD VICTIMS …donates K2.5m worth of relief items

State House Women, a grouping of women who work at State Residences and spouses of men who work at State Residences on Saturday donated food staffs and other relief items worth over K2.5 million to people who were affected by floods in Balaka District. Speaking before distributing the items to beneficiaries in the area of Sub-Traditional Authority Nandumbo in Balaka North East Constituency, Chairperson of the grouping Mrs. Felistas Mukhito said the donation was in response to a call…

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First lady Delivers Keynote Address At 2015 Global Earth Day:Shares Stage With Global Leaders, Celebrities  

First Lady Gertrude Mutharika has called upon global leaders and decision makers to take a leading role in making sure that they promote the provision of safe and portable water and sanitation services to people in their respective countries. Madame Mutharika spoke at the Washington National Mall when she addressed participants to the 2015 Global Earth Day, whose theme was ‘protecting our planet and its people.’ The First Lady was the key speaker at the commemoration and also became…

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Fruits From APM’s US Trip: Universal Leaf For Increased Investment In Malawi

One of Malawi’s major tobacco buyers Universal Leaf has promised to increase its investment in order to ensure that farmers get the most out of their produce. Regional Director for Universal Leaf in Africa Gary Taylor spoke when officials of the company met President Peter Mutharika in Washington DC in the USA. Taylor’s remarks come following the President’s request for tobacco buying companies to increase the level of investment in Malawi by among other things embarking on research so…

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Malawi First Lady launches Global Campaign for Greater Access to Sanitation; Becomes the ‘First Signatory ‘of the Campaign

First Lady Madame Gertrude Mutharika has launched a global campaign which seeks to provide political leadership on the provision of water and sanitation services to people who do not have access to such services. The First Lady launched the campaign at a dinner hosted by Global Poverty Project, an organization run by the World Bank to increase global and political voices to achieve commitment and action to end poverty at least by 2030. Madame Mutharika who was accompanied by…

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