Govt tells university to reduce sponsored students

Malawi Government has advised the University of Malawi (Unima) to reduce State-sponsored students to 900 to enable the institution manage its subvention following a salary increment proposal. The development comes in the wake of a ....

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Britain gives Malawi $4.7 million for food aid

Britain has given $4.7 million (2.9 million pounds) to Malawi for food aid as more than 1.6 million people face food shortages in the impoverished southern African nation, British officials and the U.N. World Food ....

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DPP supporters clash over party’s 2014 torch bearer

Divisions are emerging in the DPP over the party’s 2014 presidential candidate with some loyalists supporting George Chaponda and not the interim leader Peter Mutharika. The development comes as the party is rebuilding its image ....

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Govt should call for a referendum on homosexuality – DPP

Democratic Progressive Party (DPP) has said government should call for a national referendum to solicit views of Malawians on the issue of repelling legislation that virtually outlaws homosexuality. But Minister of Information and Civic Society, ....

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Joyce Banda the renegade

By the standards of most African leaders, President Joyce Banda is a renegade. Since taking office less than four months ago, she has threatened to arrest Sudanese President Omar al-Bashir, indicted for war crimes, if ....

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Joyce Banda applaud IMF’s decision to award Malawi new loan

Malawi President Joyce Banda on Tuesday applauded the Executive Board of the International Monetary Fund (IMF) for approving a new US$156.2 million(about K40 billion) three year Extended Credit Facility (ECF) arrangement for the country . ....

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JB’s reforms encourage UK MPs to urge budget support for Malawi

MPs on UK's international development committee say budget support likely to be most efficient way of providing aid to Malawi MPs on Britain's international development committee have urged the government to reinstate general budget support ....

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IMF to table US$157 million credit to Malawi

International Monetary Fund (IMF) is today expected to table a US$157 million credit to Malawi under a three-year Extended Credit Facility as proposed by its staff team that visited the country last month. Both IMF ....

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Malawi aid champions Joyce Banda’s agenda

Erieka Bennett, head of the AU Diaspora Forum, says Malawi's Joyce Banda represents the type of leadership that Africa needs in the 21st century. “I am not a ruler,” Malawi’s President Joyce Banda said as ....

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Malawi widens net on illegal perks, closing on Ligoya

Malawi Government has launched investigations into illegal payments made to high ranking public officers over the years. Those found to have pocketed money outside their contracts are being asked to pay back or face prosecution ....

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