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Malawi : Anti-Corruption Official Shot
on 2013/9/17 18:38:04
Malawi

A senior Malawi government official has been shot and severely wounded in an attack the presidency says was aimed at silencing his efforts to combat corruption, local newspapers report.

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Malawi : Malawi: Reporter Punched By Malawi Government Official During Interview
on 2013/1/8 20:18:35
Malawi

Anthony Masamba, a journalist with one of Malawi's major radio stations, Malawi Institute of Journalism FM (MIJ FM), was assaulted on 5 January 2013 while conducting a face-to-face interview with the head of the Malawi Confederation of Chamber of Commerce and Industry (MCCCI), Chancellor Kaferapanjira.

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Malawi : Law Fails to Protect Children
on 2012/10/17 13:15:36
Malawi

Blantyre — Patrick Martin, 14, and his brother Mayeso, 15, are safely home for the moment with their mother and other siblings in Kasonya village, Phalombe District in southern Malawi, after they and 12 other children were rescued from being trafficked to neighbouring Mozambique last month by their father.

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Malawi : Heroines of the Floods
on 2012/10/15 16:18:59
Malawi

Nsanje — For many women in Malawi's disaster-prone southern district of Nsanje, resilience is essential to survive the cyclical flooding.

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Malawi : Malawi: President Joyce Banda cuts own salary
on 2012/10/6 14:04:16
Malawi

Click to see original Image in a new windowBLANTYRE, Malawi (AP) — Malawi President Joyce Banda announced that she will take a 30 percent pay cut to show that she will sacrifice personally as part of her government's austerity measures.

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Malawi : UN food agency needs $48m to feed hungry Malawians
on 2012/8/15 15:08:56
Malawi

20120815
AFP
The UN's World Food Programme said Tuesday it needs $48 million in food aid for about 11 percent of Malawi's population who will face hunger due to bad crops.

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Malawi : Malawi leader claims proof of attempt on her life
on 2012/8/13 17:03:36
Malawi

20120813
AFP
Malawi President Joyce Banda said in an interview with a newspaper Sunday that an attempt was made to kill her in 2010 during her tenure as vice president when she opposed ex-leader Bingu wa Mutharika.

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Malawi : Clinton lauds Malawi's president, will see Mandela
on 2012/8/6 18:45:22
Malawi

20120806
AP
JOHANNESBURG (AP) — U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton praised Malawi's leaders Sunday for reforms in the impoverished African nation before arriving in South Africa for talks with government officials and a private visit with Nelson Mandela.

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Malawi : Malawi vows to continue oil-gas exploration on disputed lake
on 2012/8/1 13:35:25
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20120801
AFP
Malawi vowed Tuesday to press on with oil and gas exploration on Lake Malawi, dismissing a demand by Tanzania, which claims half of the lake, to halt prospecting.

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Malawi : African bank give Malawi $40 mn in budget support
on 2012/7/21 14:34:31
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20120721
AFP
The African Development Bank on Friday gave impoverished Malawi $40 million in budget help, just days after two of the country's biggest donors, the World Bank and Britain unveiled new aid packages.

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Malawi : Malawi frees 377 prisoners on Independence Day
on 2012/7/7 13:46:16
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20120707
AFP
Malawi's President Joyce Banda on Friday released 377 prisoners to mark 48 years of independence from Britain, but left child rapists to "die" behind bars.

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Malawi : Malawi gives civil servants 21%-pay rise
on 2012/6/9 19:28:08
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20120609
AFP
Malawi's civil servants will receive an average 21-percent pay increase, the finance minister said Friday in presenting the country's $1-billion (820-million euro) budget.

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Malawi : Malawi cancels AU summit hosting over Bashir invite
on 2012/6/9 19:00:06
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20120609
AFP
Malawi said Friday it will not host the African Union summit in July because the bloc insisted on inviting Sudan's President Omar al-Bashir, wanted on international war crimes charges.

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Malawi : Malawi president to sell off controversial jet
on 2012/6/9 18:58:41
Malawi

20120609
AFP
Malawian President Joyce Banda on Friday said her cash-strapped government will sell the presidential jet controversially bought by her predecessor.

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Malawi : Ex-Malawi leader's family snub inquiry into his death
on 2012/6/9 18:53:15
Malawi

20120609
AFP
The family of Malawi's ex-president Bingu wa Mutharika on Friday rejected an inquiry into his death, saying facts around his death after a heart attack were already known.

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Malawi : Malawi vows to allow diplomats to work freely
on 2012/4/25 22:32:23
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20120425
AFP
Malawi's new President Joyce Banda vowed Wednesday to allow foreign diplomats to work freely, seeking to improve donor ties strained under the late leader Bingu wa Mutharika.

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Malawi : Malawians bid farewell to controversial leader Mutharika
on 2012/4/24 13:44:19
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AFP
Malawi's late president Bingu wa Mutharika was buried Monday in an imposing private mausoleum dubbed the 'Taj Mahal', as both critics and leaders of his party stressed reconciliation.

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Malawi : Malawi's new president hailed for transition
on 2012/4/9 13:39:24
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20120409
AFP
Malawi's new President Joyce Banda won praise on Sunday for keeping a young democracy on track, but southern Africa's first woman leader must now put the brakes on an economic and diplomatic nosedive.

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Malawi : Malawians hope for better economy under new leader
on 2012/4/9 13:31:00
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20120409
AFP
Chimwemwe Chinkango wanted to spend Easter Sunday with his children, but instead sold doughnuts on a sidewalk, hoping Malawi's new president would heal the economy so one day he could take a day off.

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Malawi : Banda praised for Malawi's transition, but bumpy road ahead
on 2012/4/9 13:23:14
Malawi

20120409
AFP
Malawi's new President Joyce Banda won praise on Sunday for keeping a young democracy on track, but southern Africa's first woman leader must now put the brakes on an economic and diplomatic nosedive.

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