Blantyre Malawi

By IndepthAfrica
In East Africa
Jan 4th, 2012
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Majete Wildlife Reserve – Antelope, elephants, leopards and lions are grazing and reproducing again in a reserve in Malawi, resurrected through a repopulation project of biblical proportions. In only eight years, South African NGO African Parks Network reintroduced over 2 500 animals in the spr...
By benim
In East Africa
Sep 23rd, 2011
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Blantyre – Malawi media mogul Gospel Kazako has had masked thugs torch two of his radio station’s vehicles. The president has accused the station of fanning anti-government demonstrations that turned violent. Kazako says his job is getting the news out, not responding to such threats. ...
By benim
In Article
Jul 21st, 2011
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Police fired teargas at anti-government demonstrators in Malawi’s capital on Thursday, a radio station reported, after an unprecedented day of nationwide unrest in the southern African country against President Bingu wa Mutharika. MIJ 90.3 FM, a private radio station, said demonstrators clashed...
By benim
In East Africa
Jul 20th, 2011
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One person was killed and several others were injured as demonstrations against the government turned violent across Malawi on Wednesday and police fired tear gas and rubber bullets at protesters, police said. Malawians said they were protesting against persistent fuel and foreign exchange reserve sh...
By benim
In Conflict/Tragedy
May 18th, 2011
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A building in Blantyre, the Malawian finance and commerce center, collapsed on Tuesday, killing at least four people. The collapse of the building which houses Kips Restaurant trapped an unspecified number of people. So far, four bodies were found and 17 people were rescued and hospitalized. Malawian...
By benim
In East Africa
Mar 13th, 2011
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Blantyre – A Malawian soldier has been fired from the army after posting a political comment on social networking site Facebook, a senior military officer said on Sunday. The soldier was fired last week after posting that he “supports” the ruling Democratic Progressive party, acting...