Malawi

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Health budget at donors’ mercy - The Nation Online

Health budget at donors’ mercy - The Nation Online

Malawi

In every K100 spent in Malawi’s annual health budget, donors are responsible for K62 while government puts in about K25, it has emerged. Effectively, the donors’ 62 percent contribution of the total healthcare expenditure compared to the Malawi Government’s estimated 25 percent, as revealed by Minister of Health and Population Atupele Muluzi at the joint…
NationOnline, 21 hours ago

Predicted: Politics

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Former Scottish First Minister hails Chilima - The Nation Online

Former Scottish First Minister hails Chilima - The Nation Online

Malawi

  Former First Minister of Scotland Jack McConnell has hailed Vice-President Saulos Chilima for what he described as a “very strong analysis of development” in Malawi. McConnell, who is a life peer in Britain’s House of Lords, posted this on Twitter yesterday when the Vice-President met him and other leaders in London and discussed agriculture,…
NationOnline, 2 days ago

Predicted: Politics

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MRA busts K488m car racket - The Nation Online

MRA busts K488m car racket - The Nation Online

Malawi

The Malawi Revenue Authority (MRA) has moved to recover K488 million from owners of 47 top-of-the-range vehicles seized for non-payment of tax in a joint operation with the Directorate of Road Traffic and Safety Services (DRTSS). MRA head of corporate affairs Steve Kapoloma on Wednesday said the joint operation the two State agencies conducted in…
NationOnline, 7 days ago

Predicted: Politics

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Expert decries abuse of taxpayers’ money - The Nation Online

Expert decries abuse of taxpayers’ money - The Nation Online

Malawi

  Despite having fully functional anti-corruption and anti-money laundering laws and institutions, public money in African countries, including Malawi, continue to be plundered, an expert has said. Touria Prayag, editor-in-chief for Mauritius’s Weekly Newspaper, said this on Monday during the official opening of a workshop on Reporting Corruption Through Investigative Journalism organised by the African…
NationOnline, 8 days ago

Predicted: Politics

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JB promises jobs, electricity - The Nation Online

JB promises jobs, electricity - The Nation Online

Malawi

    Former president and People’s Party (PP) leader Joyce Banda on Sunday said she has solutions to the unemployment and power outage challenge Malawi is facing. Speaking during a political meeting at St. Augustine 3 Primary School ground at Mangochi Boma, Banda said many youths in the district migrate to South Africa to look…
NationOnline, 9 days ago

Predicted: Politics

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Fund dangles K4bn grant to local firms - The Nation Online

Fund dangles K4bn grant to local firms - The Nation Online

Malawi

  Malawi Innovation Challenge Fund (Micf), a competitive grant mechanism for businesses to finance innovative projects, has unveiled a five million euros (about K4 billion) fund to finance innovations in exports and import substitution in the manufacturing sector. This is the fourth competition window round since the Micf’s inception in 2014 when 11 projects—six in…
NationOnline, 10 days ago

Predicted: People and Culture

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Pomp, joy, protest as Trump visits Malawi - The Nation Online

Pomp, joy, protest as Trump visits Malawi - The Nation Online

Malawi

Red carpets rolled out and pomp and joy were the order of the day yesterday when Malawians welcomed United States of America (USA) First Lady Melania Trump for a historic visit to Malawi. It was a short, five-hour visit, but during this first visit to the country, Trump must have appreciated why Malawi is called…
NationOnline, 13 days ago

Predicted: Politics

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Harriet’s long wait for miracle - The Nation Online

Harriet’s long wait for miracle - The Nation Online

Malawi

  Although she is a self-confessed believer in God working out miracles for her and other people, 22-year-old Harriet Banda does not hide the fact that this first week of October will be one of the most trying times in her tender life. “I have fasted and prayed fervently for a miracle to come up…
NationOnline, 14 days ago

Predicted: People and Culture

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More rot at escom - The Nation Online

More rot at escom - The Nation Online

Malawi

Escom has been offering contracts to companies not registered with the Registrar General and avoiding clearance from the Public Procurement and Disposal of Assets Authority (PPDA) by “splitting” procurement deals, Nation on Sunday reveals. The revelations come on the heels of a series of  scandals that have rocked the parastatal, including a theft of 4.2…
NationOnline, 16 days ago

Predicted: Politics

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State House, OPC used to defraud K14.7m - The Nation Online

State House, OPC used to defraud K14.7m - The Nation Online

Malawi

A Tanzanian company has been swindled $20 000 (about K14.7million) after some unscrupulous people posing as State House and Office of the President and Cabinet (OPC) officials deceitfully awarded it a fuel importation contract. According to documents trending on social media which Weekend Nation has seen, the company was offered a one-year contract to supply…
NationOnline, 19 days ago

Predicted: Politics

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