THE MALAWI STATE PRESIDENT AND GOVERNMENT EXTEND BEST WISHES TO ALL MUSLIMS IN THE MONTH OF RAMADAN

In a statement, State House Press Office says the President hopes that the holy month of Ramadan will bring peace, unity and prosperity to all Malawians. Mutharika said he appreciated and valued the cordial relationship ....

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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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President Mutharika appoints final list of ministers and deputies

In exercise of the powers conferred upon the president by section 92(1) as read with section 94(1) of the Constitution of the Republic of Malawi, it has pleased His Excellency Professor Arthur Peter Mutharika, President ....

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President Mutharika appoints final list of ministers and deputies

In exercise of the powers conferred upon the president by section 92(1) as read with section 94(1) of the Constitution of the Republic of Malawi, it has pleased His Excellency Professor Arthur Peter Mutharika, President ....

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President Mutharika appoints final list of ministers and deputies

In exercise of the powers conferred upon the president by section 92(1) as read with section 94(1) of the Constitution of the Republic of Malawi, it has pleased His Excellency Professor Arthur Peter Mutharika, President ....

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Mutharika cancels trip to Equatorial Guinea, to save money

As part of his administration’s cost-cutting measures, Malawi President Peter Mutharika has cancelled his trip to Equatorial Guinea where he was supposed to attend the 23rd Ordinary Session of the African Union (AU) Assembly. Presidential ....

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President Peter Mutharika names half of his 20-member cabinet

Malawi's newly-elected President Peter Mutharika on Thursday named half of his 20-member cabinet, nearly a month after chaotic elections that brought him to office. Mutharika, who two weeks ago tapped former finance minister Goodall Gondwe to resume ....

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Malawi president announces plan to boost overall care

President of Malawi, Peter Mutharika, today confirmed that his government will implement for the first time in this country a system of health insurance for public employees, among other initiatives to reform the health sector. ....

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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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Malawi President Peter Mutharika vows to crack down on corruption

Malawi’s President, Peter Mutharika, said there will be no ‘sacred cows’” or ‘untouchables’ in his administration when it comes to fighting corruption. Mutharika, who was elected last month in a controversial election, delivered his first state-of-the-nation ....

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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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Lake Malawi Talks: Which way after Malawi polls?

It is clear, the lake border dispute talks between Tanzania and her Southern neighbour Malawi over Lake Nyasa have hit a snag after the Maputo mediation team failed to give a decisive ruling in March ....

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