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Parlimen Malawi lantik speaker wanita pertama

Catherine Gotani Hara merupakan anggota pembangkang Parti Kongres Malawi yang memenangi kerusi itu dalam proses pemilihan yang sengit.

Killer of albino sentenced to death in Malawi

Malawi has not carried out any executions since 1994, in this case the death sentence shall be unavoidable due to the circumstances.

Malawi to pilot groundbreaking malaria vaccine

Taking three decades and almost US$1 billion to develop, the malaria vaccine will be rolled out in Malawi's capital Lilongwe this week.

Mozambique cyclone death toll jumps to more than 400

Cyclone Idai lashed the Mozambican port city of Beira with winds of up to 170 km per hour last week, then moved inland to Zimbabwe and Malawi.

Malawi flooding death toll rises to 56, braced for Cyclone Idai

Almost 83,000 people have been displaced by storms that caused rivers to break their banks.

Netflix film tells tale of Malawian eco boy genius

The film, set in 2001 and 2002, shows William Kamkwamba as a young teenager aged around 13, scrambling around a dump looking for batteries so he can study at night when his family can no longer afford kerosene.

Madonna launches US$60,000 Malawi fundraiser to mark 60th birthday

She launched the fundraiser, which will run throughout August, through her Facebook page to mark her 60th birthday on Aug. 16.

Malawian president says corruption reports ‘fake news’

Peter Mutharika denied reports accusing him of fraudulently benefitting from a government contract.

Six albinos to contest Malawi’s 2019 elections

Albino candidates have never before contested Malawian elections in such great numbers, or with central coordination.

Malawi VP attacks president, quits ruling party

Vice President Saulos Chilima left the Democratic People's Party shortly after calling President Peter Mutharika out for his perceived corruption.

Drought, armyworms cut Malawi corn crop by 19%, minister says

A drought and an armyworm invasion may also go on to damage some of Malawi's other important crops.

Malawi’s ex-president Banda to return after 4-year exile

Joyce Banda of the People's Party will return to Malawi to rebuild the party ahead of next year's elections.

Malawi’s ex-president Banda to return after 4-year exile

Self-imposed exile over corruption allegations finished, Joyce Banda intends to rebuild her party ahead of the coming elections.

Malawi can eradicate HIV infections, says US doctor who discovered AIDS...

Malawi's HIV/AIDS prevalence has fallen from 30% in 1985 to 8.8% in 2016.

S.Africa chain withdraws 3rd meat brand over listeria fears

Shoprite says it would no longer be selling farmer's Deli sausages as a precautionary measure as "the presence of Listeria monocytogenes was identified in an initial testing of a single batch of red Viennas."

Madonna in Malawi to open kids’ hospital wing

Madonna, who set up the charity in 2006, has been a regular visitor to Malawi, taking Mercy and David last year when she inspected ongoing work at the children's hospital wing.

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