Norway pumps in K6 billion in Malawi’s girl-child education

Prime minister of Norway Erna Solberg has disclosed that her government will invest not less than K6 billion which will be used in promoting girls education. Solberg arrived in the country on Tuesday on a ....

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President Mutharika vows crackdown on graft

Malawi’s new President Peter Mutharika on Tuesday vowed to crack down on corruption after a multi million dollar graft scandal rocked his predecessor’s administration and led donors to suspend $150 million in aid. An audit ....

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Peter Mutharika listening attentively to the Malawi Electoral Commission’s official results

Mutharika opens Malawi parliament, urges unity

President Peter Mutharika on Tuesday inaugurated the 45th Session of Parliament with a call to the opposition to join hands with his government to run the affairs of the state in a spirit of cooperation, ....

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Will the new government and local councils improve service delivery in Malawi?

Local administration and service provision are failing in Malawi. Overall human development indicators have improved in the past couple of decades (e.g. life expectancy and school enrolment). But social and service outcomes remain poor for most Malawians (e.g. school ....

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Why Joyce Banda lost Malawi’s presidency

On Sunday May 18, 2014 just two days before Malawians went to polls, the Malawi director of information asked me what I thought Joyce Banda's chances were to retain the presidency; after a few thoughtful ....

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Full Scholarships for African students and Developing Countries

Looking for the best and most promising financial aid and scholarships for African Students and developing countries, offered annually by universities, organisation and foundations around the world? A number of organizations, Governments and institutions offer ....

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Ministry of Education Turkish Public Universities Scholarships for Malawians

The Ministry of Education, Science and Technology is inviting applications from suitably qualified Malawians to pursue undergraduate studies under the Turkish Public Universities scholarship programme, tenable in Turkey. The scholarships will cover tuition, accommodation, return ....

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Malawi’s election: What a job!

ON A plot next to the ultra-modern parliament building in Lilongwe is a shrine to Hastings Kamuzu Banda, who ruled Malawi for its first 33 years after independence from Britain. Baskets of flowers line the ....

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A drive-by analysis of Malawi’s election

The whole election seems to have been pretty dodgy. From the outside it looks like all major parties have tried to cook the electoral books with some intense rigging, and the consensus is that it’s by ....

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Primary school pupils to learn exclusively in English from next academic year

The Ministry of Education has said come September next academic year pupils from Standard 1 will have to be taught all subjects in English except Chichewa. Minister of Education Dr Lucious Kanyumba said this is ....

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