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TCC Acknowledges 2014 Tobacco Sales Poor Malawi tobacco industry regulator, the Tobacco Control Commission – TCC has acknowledged that the just-ended 2014 tobacco sales were dogged with many challenges, the majority of which bordered on poor prices offered for the leaf.
New Labour Party Dissolved: ‘I'm a DPP Supporter’ — Jumbe Friday Jumbe has today announced the dissolution of the three year old New Labor Party, NLP, for which he has been president.
High Court Rejects Request to Soften Bail Conditions for Kasambara and Co-accused LILONGWE: The High Court sitting in Lilongwe today has rejected a request by former justice minister Raphael Kasambara, Pika Manondo and others answering money laundering charges, that the court softens the conditions of the bail that they were earlier granted.
Tobacco Price Fluctuation Likely to Persist LILONGWE: A significant number of tobacco farmers in Malawi are likely to sell off their remaining leaf at give away prices as they are currently slowly fluctuating with over 14 thousand tobacco bales still being presented for trading at the Lilongwe Auction floors alone.

Lutheran Bishop Takes on Government on basic Provi

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MACHINGA: A Lutheran bishop in Malawi has asked the government to address problems of portable water supply ...

Online Journalist | Tuesday, 9 September 2014

MGH Teachers Hold Exam Results over Unpaid Allowan

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MACHINGA: Learners at two public primary schools in Machinga district are yet to get results for examination...

Online Journalist | Tuesday, 9 September 2014

Mw Smallholder Farmers not Using Modern Agricultur

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MZIMBA: Lack of knowledge and employment of new technologies in agriculture among smallholder farmers is sai...

Vanani Nyirenda | Tuesday, 9 September 2014

MEC Admits Failure in Providing for the Blind

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MULANJE: The Malawi Electoral Commission (MEC) has admitted its failure to provide adequate brail tablets du...

Hastings Jimani | Monday, 8 September 2014

Three Girls Off to Chinese ‘Vasities on ZBS Initia

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LILONGWE: Just before boarding her first ever flight Byenala Kaonga had something to say.

Tadala Kaledzera | Thursday, 4 September 2014

Stakeholders Speak Againts Control Managers

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MZIMBA : Electoral stake holders in Malawi's northern district of Mzimba have asked the Malawi Electoral Com...

Vanani Nyirenda | Thursday, 4 September 2014

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APM Out to UN General Assembly

President Peter Mutharika is in New York to attend the 69th United Nations General Assembly whose main agenda will be to review progress on 2015 Millennium Development Goals.

 

10 Arrested in Free-forAll Land Grabbing, Released On Bail

Ten people who were arrested in a free-for-all land grabbing that erupted on Saturday with some residents of Kawale inviting unsuspecting people to buy public land belonging to the Malawi National Council of Sports, have been temporarily let free.

   
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LWB Demands OK for 50% Tariff Hike

Residents in the Malawi capital, Lilongwe would have to dig deeper into their pockets to access basic water services if government nods to a 50 percent tariff rise proposal by their water board.

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Govt Owe Companies Over K 70 Bn

Treasury is expected to cough over K 70 billion this financial year alone servicing company payment-arrears accumulated during the previous financial year.

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K 24 Billion Required for Road Projects

At least K 16 billion is needed for the construction of  a 38 kilometer Chiringa - Muloza border road,  the Roads Authority has estimated.

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Africa Must Applaud Zimbabweans for their Relentless Courage

In an interesting turn of events the new chair of the South African Developing Communities (SADC) is Zimbabwean President Robert Mugabe. The ninety year old President takes over the rotating chair from...

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The first week of August 2014 saw more than 40 African head of states flocking to the USA to engage with President Obama on trade issues.  The initiative had its pros and cons but of interest to me...

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Flames Poorly Received in Mali

BAMAKO: The Malawi National Soccer Team, the Flames, arrived Wednesday in Mali for an African Cup of Nations qualifiers encounter amid complaints of poor reception by the hosts.

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Gyan Protect the Goal Lead Celebrity to Watch Standard Bank Game

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The Zambia U20 men's football team took a giant step towards qualification to the 2015 Senegal African Youth Championship following a 2 - 1 victory over Malawi in the first leg of the third qualification...

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Venue Found for Big Brother Africa After Fire Destroys House

A new venue has been found to host Big Brother...

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2014 Big Brother Africa Cancelled Due to Fire at BBA House

The 2014 Big Brother Africa - Hot Shots reality TV show has been postponed indefinitely after a fire outbreak at the BBA house in South Africa on Tuesday.

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Sunbird Stars in Philanthropy Ahead of Eviction Show

Top 16 contestants in the national music competition, Sunbird Search for a Star Thursday morning spared some time off their vocal training for a charitable mission to the Lilongwe Social Rehabilitation...

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