Malawi

By IndepthAfrica
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Apr 24th, 2014
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– By Frank Jomo On May 20th this year, the southern African nation of Malawi will go to the polls to elect a president, members of parliament and local government representatives. The forthcoming elections will be the tightest since the introduction of multiparty democracy in 1994 as 12 presidential ...
By IndepthAfrica
In East Africa
Apr 15th, 2014
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by Mabvuto Banda, Inter Press Service Malawi’s President Joyce Banda has vowed to get to the bottom of a corruption scandal where more than 100 million dollars were suspected to have been looted from the government since 2006. She is currently campaigning ahead of the country’s May tripartite electio...
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Aug 15th, 2013
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Nwankwo Kanu has expressed that Nigeria has its sights set on winning the 2014 FIFA World Cup on behalf of Africa. In 2010, Ghana was a penalty shootout away from becoming the first nation from the continent to reach the semifinals of the tournament. The ex-Arsenal, Inter and Ajax striker, however, b...
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Jul 22nd, 2013
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By Bongani Dumisani, IndepthAfrica Almost Ten Percent of Malawi’s 13 million people confront starvation due of poor yields of the main staple maize, extended dry periods and flooding, a report presented Saturday stated. “The amount of people who will not be able to meet their yearly food ...
By IndepthAfrica
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Jun 3rd, 2013
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by Christopher Rutledge AS THE leaders of Africa gathered 50 years after the founding of the Organisation of African Unity (OAU), Africans went about their daily struggle to put food on the table. I was starkly reminded of the widening gap between Africa’s political and economic elites and the people...
By IndepthAfrica
In East Africa
Apr 11th, 2013
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IndepthAfrica – The President of Malawi has given Madonna an astonishing verbal slap down in which she accuses the pop star of coming close to ‘blackmailing’ the impoverished African country. A statement issued today in the name of Malawi’s President Joyce Banda accuses the ‘u...
By IndepthAfrica
In East Africa
Mar 12th, 2013
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Malawi: Malawi police on Monday arrested 11 people, including the former president’s brother and a serving minister, for an alleged coup plot, sparking violent protests. The group is accused of trying to prevent then vice president Joyce Banda from assuming power last year, after the death of preside...
By IndepthAfrica
In Nigeria
Mar 2nd, 2013
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LESS than five years after Nigeria-only gay church, House of Rainbow, was attacked by some Lagos residents and consequently closed down in Nigeria, the church, The Guardian authoritatively learnt, has returned to the country with three secret groups in the African most populous nation. With this deve...
By IndepthAfrica
In East Africa
Feb 24th, 2013
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Mrs Mutharika also went after Joyce Banda for saying that that there’s hunger in the country claiming there’s maize but the citizenry doesn’t have the money to buy it. “There’s no hunger in Malawi. How can one say there’s hunger when there’re no maize imports...
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In East Africa
Feb 20th, 2013
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(Reuters) – Striking state workers in Malawi on Wednesday closed the main international airport in the capital Lilongwe over demands for better pay, piling pressure on President Joyce Banda who took office last year pledging painful economic reforms. Kenya Airways and Ethiopian Airlines cancell...