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Cooperatives key to poverty alleviation - The Nation Online

Cooperatives key to poverty alleviation - The Nation Online

Malawi

Ministry of Industry, Trade and Tourism has urged Malawians to embrace the concept of cooperatives which it says is key to poverty alleviation. Speaking after touring Mtikita Community Savings and Investment Promotion (Comsip) Cooperative in Blantyre, the ministry’s deputy director for cooperatives, Mercy Safarao said cooperatives are making an impact in people’s lives; hence, the…
NationOnline, 5 days ago

Predicted: Politics

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Government chokes Nice - The Nation Online

Government chokes Nice - The Nation Online

Malawi

Government has for 10 months failed to appoint members of the Board of Trustees for the National Initiative for Civic Education (Nice) Trust, crippling its operations, especially in carrying out civic and voter education for the May 21 polls. Nice Trust executive director Ollen Mwalubunju said yesterday that the situation is “so difficult” as they…
NationOnline, 6 days ago

Predicted: Politics

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Judiciary confronts lawyers on stay orders - The Nation Online

Judiciary confronts lawyers on stay orders - The Nation Online

Malawi

Tough times await legal practitioners as the Judiciary has warned of austere scrutiny of their applications for stay orders before they could be admitted to avoid unwarranted delays of the cases. The Industrial Relations Court (IRC) says it will no longer consider “unnecessary applications” because they are leading to the court failing to handle the…
NationOnline, 7 days ago

Predicted: Politics

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Malawi-Moz seal K94bn power deal - The Nation Online

Malawi-Moz seal K94bn power deal - The Nation Online

Malawi

Malawi will have the opportunity to buy 200 megawatts (MW) of power from the Southern Africa Power Pool (Sapp) once the $127 million (about K94 billion) power interconnection project with Mozambique materialises by 2022. Minister of Natural Resources, Energy and Mining Aggrey Masi said this yesterday in Lilongwe after signing five project agreements between Electricity…
NationOnline, 8 days ago

Predicted: Politics

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RVG leaves, says he didn’t want to be a puppet - The Nation Online

RVG leaves, says he didn’t want to be a puppet - The Nation Online

Malawi

Former Flames coach Ronny van Geneugden (RVG) left the country yesterday afternoon for Belgium after FAM decided not to renew his contract. In an interview before departure, the Belgian tactician said: “Working in Malawi was a wonderful experience which I will live to cherish.” He also said Malawi should critically look at the issue of…
NationOnline, 9 days ago

Predicted: Politics

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AfDB in K74bn rebuilding effort - The Nation Online

AfDB in K74bn rebuilding effort - The Nation Online

Malawi

Malawi is among three countries to benefit from $100 million (about K74 billion) from the African Development Bank (AfDB)  to support rebuilding efforts caused by cyclone Idai. The others are Mozambique and Zimbabwe. In a statement, the pan-African bank said: “The bank will be providing emergency assistance to the affected countries and a medium-term plan…
NationOnline, 10 days ago

Predicted: People and Culture

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Promotion of dead teachers, error—PS - The Nation Online

Promotion of dead teachers, error—PS - The Nation Online

Malawi

E Ministry of Education, Science and Technology (MoEST) Principal Secretary Justin Saidi has said the inclusion of names of deceased teachers on the list of 20 210 teachers promoted last week is an error currently being rectified. He attributed the said error to use of an electronic system which automatically generated the names of the…
NationOnline, 11 days ago

Predicted: Politics

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Chief bars children from visiting island in Salima - The Nation Online

Chief bars children from visiting island in Salima - The Nation Online

Malawi

Traditional Authority Makanjira of Salima has banned children from visiting Mbenje Island on Lake Malawi where over 500 fishers fish. Speaking during this year’s Mbenje Island opening ceremony on Saturday at Chikombe Harbour, Makanjira said the ban will give children of  school-going age space to concentrate on their studies. He said allowing children to venture…
NationOnline, 12 days ago

Predicted: People and Culture

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Faith Mussa to release tour documentary - The Nation Online

Faith Mussa to release tour documentary - The Nation Online

Malawi

Musician Faith Mussa, through Ujeni Records that manages and promotes Malawian artists, will next week release a documentary that contains three live performances he had in Scandinavia last year. Ujeni Records founder Karstein Grønnesby said in a statement the documentary will give the audience a snapshot into the world of Faith Mussa and an insight…
NationOnline, 16 days ago

Predicted: People and Culture

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Go beyond roadshows, 50:50 campaigners told - The Nation Online

Go beyond roadshows, 50:50 campaigners told - The Nation Online

Malawi

Female candidates in Mzimba have expressed worry over the 50:50 Campaign, saying it is more of roadshows than assisting them to reach out to remote areas where the majority of the electorate are found. The aspirants made the observation during the 50:50 Campaign roadshow which the Livingstonia Synod’s Church and Society Programme conducted at the…
NationOnline, 18 days ago

Predicted: Politics

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