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Malawi youths engage in helping elderly amid COVID-19

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It's not easy for Ester Awanda, 77, to cope with stories of COVID-19 death rates and the growing numbers of patients being admitted daily...
Malawi President Elect Lazarus Chakwera

Malawians celebrate Chakwera’s victory

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It was like a "new year feeling" on a Saturday night in most cities in Malawi as the Malawi Electoral Commission (MEC) announced that...
Covid-19

Adolescent girls get information about COVID-19, personal hygiene in Malawi

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As the number of COVID-19 cases continues to rise and public schools remain closed in Malawi, a local NGO has started distributing sanitary materials...
Malawi

Chinese firms to boost job opportunities in Malawi

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The youth in Blantyre are very optimistic that they will have job opportunities with the up and coming stadia projects that will mainly be...
Covid Malawi

Malawi citizens increase efforts to fight COVID-19

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The COVID-19 is fast spreading in many cities of Malawi, a vast majority of citizens in the country are taking further steps in trying...
Zambia tobacco grading

Malawi tobacco sales reach US$39.4 million in five weeks

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Malawi's top export, tobacco, has made 39.4 million US dollars in sales within five weeks since the tobacco sales market was opened this year. ...
education

Malawi hints on reopening schools

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The ministry of education and technology in Malawi has hinted plans to resume school operations in the country. According to a press...
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Malawi to hold elections in July amid COVID-19

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Malawi is going to host another presidential elections on July 2 this year. The development has come amidst a time when almost every country...
Peter Mutharika

Malawi incumbent president says will “win again” in July election

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Malawi incumbent president Peter Mutharika has said he will win again in the fresh election set for July 2. Mutharika made the...
Students wash their hands before entering the library in Blantyre, Malawi, March 23, 2020. Malawi President Peter Mutharika has declared a state of national disaster in Malawi over COVID-19 and he has since ordered closure of all public and private schools, colleges and universities effective Monday. (Xinhua/Joseph Mizere)

Malawi COVID-19 cases rise to 41

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The cumulative number of confirmed COVID-19 cases in Malawi has now reached 41 with 3 deaths, 9 recoveries and 29 active cases, Health Minister,...
Students wash their hands before entering the library in Blantyre, Malawi, March 23, 2020. Malawi President Peter Mutharika has declared a state of national disaster in Malawi over COVID-19 and he has since ordered closure of all public and private schools, colleges and universities effective Monday. (Xinhua/Joseph Mizere)

Malawi president outlines new COVID-19 measures amid lockdown injunction

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Malawi President Peter Mutharika has outlined new measures against COVID-19 in the country amid a court injunction over a 21-day lockdown. Addressing...
IMF

IMF approves immediate debt relief for Malawi to address COVID-19 challenges

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In efforts to address the impact of COVID-19, the International Monetary Fund (IMF) early this week revealed that it has approved immediate loan service...
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Malawi police arrest 37 people in connection to attacks that killed 6

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Malawi's police publicist James Kadadzera said that at least 37 people had been arrested in connection to "bloodsucking" claims that have led to the...
fishing

Malawi aims to boost fish production

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Malawi is working to boost permanent fish production and marketing to ensure easy access by consumers and access in the country, an official has...
A researcher of CapitalBio Corporation shows a virus nucleic acid detection kit for six respiratory pathogens on March 10. Six respiratory pathogens, including the COVID-19, can be detected simultaneously within one and a half hours, requiring samples of only respiratory droplets. (Photo by Jiang Wenjie, People’s Daily Online)

Malawi’s Vice President calls for attention to COVID-19

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Vice President of Malawi, Saulos Klaus Chilima has called Malawians to take precaution measures to avoid the spread of COVID-19 in the country. ...
Peter Mutharika

Malawian president launches mega loan program for youth and women

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Malawian President Peter Mutharika on Wednesday launched a mega loan program in Blantyre district aimed at developing and reviving small scale businesses for the...
cotton

Malawi to receive high cotton yield this year

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A recent report from Ministry of agriculture in Malawi shows that Malawi is going to harvest a lot of cotton this year. ...
Person voting

Fresh elections to cost Malawi US$60 million

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The fresh election in Malawi is to cost Malawi Electoral Commission (MEC) about 60 Million U.S. dollars, MEC chair has said this week. ...
European Union

EU election observer mission to Malawi declines its decision to release the final election...

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The European Union Election Observation mission (EOM) to Malawi has said that it will not release the election final report which was scheduled to...
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Malawi ponders subsidising fall armyworms chemicals

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On the sidelines of sixteenth agriculture fair in Blantyre on Wednesday Minister of Agriculture and Irrigation Development Kondwani Nankhumwa said government is considering views...
The Malawi Electoral Commission (MEC) staff members work to tabulate and tally votes heavily guarded by military personnel at the National Tally Center. Photo: AMOS GUMULIRA / AFP

Malawi electoral body announces parliamentary election results

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Malawi's electoral body on Saturday announced the results for parliamentary elections, with the governing party getting slightly more seats compared to the main opposition...
The Malawi Electoral Commission (MEC) staff members work to tabulate and tally votes heavily guarded by military personnel at the National Tally Center. Photo: AMOS GUMULIRA / AFP

Malawi electoral body fails to announce presidential election results

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Malawi' electoral body on Saturday could not announce the final results of presidential election after the country's main opposition party was granted an injunction...
Person voting

Elections delay release of population, housing census results in Malawi

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The upcoming elections have delayed the release of the long awaited Population and Housing Census report in Malawi. National Statistical Office (NSO)...
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Tropical cyclone Idai’s impact on Malawi won’t be serious as anticipated

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Tropical cyclone Idai has made landfall in neighboring Mozambique but the Department of Climate Change and Meteorological Services in Malawi said its impact on...