NO-ONE WILL DIE OF HUNGER IN THIS COUNTRY-MUTHARIKA

President Peter Mutharika has given assurances that his government has put in place measures that will ensure that people do not die of starvation in the face of the significant drop of food production in the country. Briefing journalists at Kamuzu Palace on Tuesday, President Mutharika said a ministerial committee on hunger he instituted a couple of weeks ago, is already on the ground working to ensure that maize and other food produce is available in the country despite…

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Strange that malaria continues being healthy challenge – Malasa

Anglican Council of Malawi (ACM) Chairperson Reverend Brighton Malasa has said that it is strange that 153 years after some missionaries died of malaria, the disease continues to be a healthy challenge in Malawi. Malasa was speaking in Nkhotakota during commemoration of World Malaria Day which falls on 25 April each year. This year’s commemoration was under the theme “Invest in future, defeat Malaria”. Malasa said 25 April remains one of the most important days in the world as…

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MSC to promote golf in Malawi

Vice President for Mpingwe Sports Club (MSC) Iqbal Aboo has said that the aim of his club was to promote and develop minority sporting activities such as golf in the country by exposing young stars skills and talent. Aboo said the sport was becoming more popular among the youth across the country. “Our main aim is to improve and promote the sport as most people go for football and netball leaving minority sport disciplines,” he said, adding that golf…

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President Mutharika back from USA, declares war on wildlife criminals

President Prof. Peter Mutharika has warned all perpetrators of wildlife crime that Malawi is now fully armored to combat the malpractice. Mutharika sounded out the warning Saturday at Kamuzu International Airport (KIA) in Lilongwe upon arrival from the United States of America where he attended the Congressional International Conventional Gala (ICCG). “We now have enough resources to combat crime against wildlife and I warn all poachers, ivory smugglers and those who destroy wildlife that this is now war; your…

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MAN TO MAN IS SO UNJUST, SOUTH AFRICANS: WELCOME HOME HUMANS

This had no title. I struggled to come up with one. I wanted to thank Zwelithini and Zuma for the corpses. I wanted to thank all South Africans too. You did a good job. Our corpses are no longer in transit. Our brothers finally arrived. For us living a little far away from their arrival camps, we have been able to see their faint smiles on television. A lot others have created images from scene descriptions they are getting,…

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Government Distances President Mutharika from Blantyre Synod Campaign

The Government of the Republic of Malawi has distanced State President Professor Arthur Peter Mutharika from reports that he is involved in the ongoing campaign for the position of General Secretary of the Blantyre Synod of the CCAP. According to a press statement made available to Maravi Express titled ‘Dragging the President into the Blantyre Synod of the CCAP Campaign’ and signed by Information Minister Kondwani Nankhumwa, some candidates are using the name of the President as one way…

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Another Malawian Killed In Xenophobic Attacks

The number of Malawians who have been killed in xenophobic attacks in South Africa has now reached at three, Maravi Express understands. The victim who has been identified as Charles Toni was stabbed to death in Kwazulu Natal and local media reports say he was buried on Thursday. Malawi’s Information Minister Kondwani Nankhumwa has said that eight more buses carrying Malawians following the attacks are expected to arrive in Malawi Friday. The minister said that the buses will be…

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President Mutharika Returns Home Saturday

State President of the Republic of Malawi Professor Arthur Peter Mutharika is expected to return home tomorrow from the United States of America. The President left the country a couple of weeks ago for the US where performed a number of official duties that included bilateral and multilateral talks with different leaders of the World ranging from Government to Industrial leaders. Mutharika also called upon various players to come and invest in Malawi and join the Tobacco buying market….

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CCJP, NDI Report Says Democracy Yet to Change Malawi for the Better

The latest key findings of a research conducted by the Catholic Commission for Justice and Peace (CCJP) and National Democratic Institute (NDI) of citizen views on the May 20, 2014 tripartite elections has revealed that 20 years of multiparty democracy has not helped matters to take the country to another level. National Coordinator for CCJP Chris Chisoni said according to the findings, there is a general feeling by most Malawians that multiparty democracy has only brought immoral behavior which…

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Malawi Appreciates Support from Egyptian Government

The government of the Republic of Malawi has commended the Egyptian government for the support it gives to Malawi in a number of areas including agriculture as one way of developing the country. This comes in the wake that the Egyptian government has pledged to construct two tobacco processing factories in Malawi and that the work is expected to commence in due course. Malawi’s Minister of Information Kondwani Nakhumwa has told the local media that Lilongwe appreciates the support…

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