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Exposed: Top UTM officials named in demo funding

September 28th, 2022 Malawi

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Minister Matola outlines govt plans to expand electricity access coverage

Posted on: August 12th, 2022 Nyasa Times

Minister of Energy Ibrahim Matola says the Tonse Alliance government is determined to ensure that all Malawians, including those living in the country’s remotest areas, have access to electricity. Matola made the remarks in Mchinji on Thursday at the Community Energy Malawi (CEM) asset handover ceremony under the Access to Clean and Renewable Energy (ACRE). […]

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Zambian herbalist detains 15 Malawians over non payment of witchcraft exorcism bill

Posted on: August 12th, 2022 Nyasa Times

A Zambian herbalist has detained 15 Malawians from Mzimba who had crossed the border to Zambia to seek services of the herbalist for witchcraft extortion. He has allegedly detained them for failing to pay a K25,000 fee for each person for the witchcraft extortion exercise. The 15 people come from Embangweni, Traditional Authority Mzukuzuku in […]

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August 18 demo organizers cancel protests

Posted on: August 18th, 2022 Nyasa Times

Amid doubts about the effectiveness of the recent string of nationwide protests by various sections of the society, organizers of the August 18, 2022, nationwide demonstrations have announced the indefinite postponement of their protests. Action Against Impunity (API), a grouping of civil society activists and concerned citizens, was scheduled to plough the streets of the […]

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“Penapake Pakayenda Bwino Zambia Tidya Nayo Bwino”-Dr Chakwera.

Posted on: August 18th, 2022 Malawi Freedom network

President Lazarus Chakwera dzulo lachitatu anapanga mkumano wapadera ndi President wa dziko la Zambia Hakainde Hichilema pambali pa mkumano wa atsogoleri amu bungwe la SADC omwe uli mkati m’dziko la Democratic Republic of Congo. Polemba pa tsamba lawo la Facebook, Dr Chakwera anati iwo ndi a Hichilema anakambilana nkhani zingapo kuphatikizapo ndondomeko yolimbikitsa ntchito za […]

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WaterAid Malawi moves to address sanitation and hygiene deficits in 150 health centres by 2025

Posted on: September 12th, 2022 Nyasa Times

WaterAid International –  an international non-profit making organization working in the water, sanitation and hygiene sector – has rolled out a multimillion kwacha project, which aims to improve access to clean water, sanitation and hygiene (WASH) facilities in 150 health centres by 2025. The organization says this aims at complementing efforts by the Malawi Government […]

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Court adjourns UTM office arson case

Posted on: September 2nd, 2022 Nyasa Times

The High Court in Blantyre has adjourned again a case in which some people, believed to be UDF operatives, are answering charges of murder and arson after they allegedly set on fire UTM offices in Lilongwe. Judge Anabel Mtalimanja on Thursday adjourned for the third time this week the Area 24 UTM office arson case. […]

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Foot and Mouth disease outbreak in Chikwawa 

Posted on: August 18th, 2022 Nyasa Times

In the efforts to contain the outbreak of Foot and Mouth disease reported on July 21 in Chikwawa Shire Valley ADD, over 25,000 cattle out of about 39,000 affected animals have already been vaccinated. Ministry of Agriculture’s public relations officer, Gracian Lungu says this represents 65% vaccination rate and animal health experts are still on […]

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Kenya’s Supreme Court Rejects Odinga’s Legal Challenge

Posted on: September 5th, 2022 Malawi Freedom network

Kenya Supreme Court has rejected Raila Odinga’s challenge to the presidential election result meaning that Willian Ruto is confirmed as the winner of the 9 August poll and is the president-elect. The Supreme Court finds that petitioners did not provide a watertight case for the nullification of results on the basis that the 50%-plus-one constitutional […]

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Malawi Widows Association urges members to invest in small and medium scale businesses

Posted on: August 14th, 2022 Nyasa Times

Malawi Widows Association (MAWIA) has urged its members to invest in small and medium enterprises for them to survive the social and economic difficulties that come with widowhood. MAWIA Board Chairperson Andrina Mchiela made the remarks when she opened the association’s board meeting in Lilongwe on Saturday. Mchiela observed that lack economic empowerment for widows […]

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IRI, CEGOL challenge Malawian youths on civic, political engagement

Posted on: September 12th, 2022 Nyasa Times

The International Republican Institute’s (IRI) Generation Democracy Network in partnership with Center for Governance and Leadership (CEGOL) says it is imperative that youths in Malawi, and across the world, should be proactive in their democracies by providing innovative ideas around the areas of civic and political engagement. The two institutions, through an Action Lab conference […]

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