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Malawi launches national health research agenda

Malawi has launched a national health research agenda to guide its health research activities, policy-making and healthcare service delivery. The Malawi National Health Research...

Impact of Malawi’s Judicial Strike

It is not often that a constitutional democratic state faces a full blown strike by one of the three arms of government but...

Court, police, lawyers panic

Police, lawyers and the courts have admitted that while they celebrate the end of the two and a half months Judiciary strike which...

Madonna’s promises in Malawi turn sour

Celebrity promises have turned to disappointment, finger-pointing and lawsuits in Malawi, an impoverished and troubled southern African country where Madonna has drastically scaled...

Child labour on Malawi’s tobacco farms worries investors

Landlocked and with approximately 80% of its population living in rural areas, Malawi’s economy is largely structured around its agricultural sector. Agriculture accounts...

Tension grips Mangochi, Malawi

Tension gripped Malawi’s Lakeshore District of Mangochi also opposition United Democratic Front (UDF) stronghold following the heavy increase of presence of policemen...

Miss Malawi 2012 Susan Mtegha Eyes World Crown

Susan Mtegha from the northern city of was on December 23 crowned Miss Malawi 2011/2012. About three weeks after her crowning, Face Of...

Alleluya Band to hold 40 shows in Italy

Balaka-based group Alleluya Band leaves for Italy in May where they are expected to hold 40 shows. Band leader Coss Chiwalo said the band...

No rallies during volatile situations – Govt

Government says it will continue stopping political rallies in the country if the security situation is volatile. But when quizzed why only opposition rallies...

Atupele discharged amid tension

Machinga North East parliamentarian Atupele Muluzi, who was admitted to Mwaiwathu Private Hospital in Blantyre after catching malaria at Maula Prison in Lilongwe,...

Nanzikambe seeks to provoke thoughts with ‘President’s prerogative’

After making headlines with an adaptation of Jack Mapanje's prison memoirs And Crocodiles are Hungry at Night, Nanzikambe Arts Theatre will once again...

Govt, Mota Engil sign Memorandum of Understanding (Mou) on drug provision

The government and Mota Engil on Monday signed a that will see the construction company provide drugs to the country's hospitals. Mota Engil...

Workers demands stun Escom management

Abrupt demands and an impromptu go-slow staged on Monday by some employees at Escom Power House in Blantyre have surprised management of the...

Minister mediates over tobacco farmers concerns

Minister of Agriculture, Irrigation and Water Development, is said to have mediated the dispute that erupted on the first day of this...

Huawei donates K7m ICT equipment to govt

Chinese Information, Communication and Technology (ICT) equipment manufacturer, Huawei Technologies, on Friday donated assorted gadgets to the Office of President and Cabinet's e-Government...

CSOs, govt conclude dialogue

Civil society organisations (CSOs) and the Presidential Dialogue and Contact Group (PDCG) on Tuesday said they have concluded United Nations (UN)-mediated dialogue on...

Callista K1m salary scrapped

The on-going talks between the Presidential Contact and Dialogue Group (PCDG) and civil society organisations appears to be making progress with revelations that...

Sub-Saharan Africans Join Forces for TB Vaccine Research

Researchers in Sub-Saharan Africa are playing a key role in the development of a new tuberculosis (TB) vaccine, following South Africa's lead, a...