2016 Top 10 Poorest Countries in the World – Malawi Tops List

2016 Top 10 Poorest Countries in the World – Malawi Tops List

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GAZETTE REVIEW – By Paoloa Mojica – As cliché as it may be, many believe that money makes the world go round. Upon second thought, this notion really doesn’t seem to be too farfetched at all. In general, some of the most powerful people in the world tend to be the richest ones, and some of […]

Malawi: President Declares Malawi State of Disaster – 
Appeals for Assistance As Floods and Drought Hit

Malawi: President Declares Malawi State of Disaster – 
Appeals for Assistance As Floods and Drought Hit

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Nyasa Times- President Peter Mutharika has declared Malawi a state of disaster as floods have hit most parts of the north following continuous rains for close to two weeks and drought in most parts of the south. Mutharika made the declaration on Tuesday as vice president Saulos Chilima braved heavy rains to visit muddy and […]

Malawi: President Mutharika’s Statement On Malawi Food Situation

Malawi: President Mutharika’s Statement On Malawi Food Situation

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Nyasa Times / President Peter Mutharika made a National Address on the Status of Food Situation in the Country. Nyasa Times reproduce full text the President’s address: I have called for this press conference to share with you the current food security situation in the country. As you know, the 2014/2015 growing season has been […]

Malawi’s Forced Sex Camps Hurt Girls As Much As Child Marriage

Malawi’s Forced Sex Camps Hurt Girls As Much As Child Marriage

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By Astrid Zweynert Oxford, England — The custom in Malawi of sending girls to sexual initiation camps is just as harmful as child marriage and must end if the nation is serious about protecting girls’ rights, a teenager who escaped being a child bride said. Memory Banda, 18, said the tradition of early sexual initiation, […]

Malawi: Floods – 176 People Killed, 200,000 Displaced

Malawi: Floods – 176 People Killed, 200,000 Displaced

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At least 176 people have died in flash floods ravaging Malawi and 200,000 others displaced, Vice President Saulos Chilima said on Friday. Speaking after visiting worst affected Lower Shire districts of Nsanje and Chikwawa, the vice president said the death toll is feared to rise further as more than 150 people are missing. “So far, […]

Anti Corruption Bureau Issues Warrant of Arrest for Joyce Banda

Anti Corruption Bureau Issues Warrant of Arrest for Joyce Banda

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The Anti-Corruption Bureau (ACB) on Tuesday issued warrant of arrest for former Malawi president Joyce Banda. Reports reaching Malawi24 indicate that the warrant of arrest has been issued following evidence compiled from the Close Circuit Television (CCTV) footage of the meeting Joyce Banda had with that the government submitted to the graft bursting body Government’s […]

Malawi Today / New Evangelization Critical in Combating Social Evils – Chilima

Malawi Today / New Evangelization Critical in Combating Social Evils – Chilima

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By James Mwale Lilongwe — Malawi’s Vice President Saulos Chilima has said evangelization is currently the best way to combat the social evils that have gone viral across the African continent. The Veep said this at Maula Parish in Lilongwe during the official closing mass of the 10-day Association of Member Episcopal Conferences in Eastern […]

Malawi Today / Gender Based Violence High On Girl Child in Salima

Malawi Today / Gender Based Violence High On Girl Child in Salima

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  Salima — Some chiefs from the area of T/A Kambwiri in Salima have reiterated that forced marriages for girls is a major common form of Gender Based Violence (GBV) in the area. The chiefs speaking in random interviews, on Tuesday at Lifidzi on the sideline of a workshop on GBV organized by National Association […]