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Dwindling wheat farming in Malawi

Wheat production in Malawi has dwindled over time, much as the crop demand is over 100,000 metric tons per year, the country’s major raw material for flour production is slowly becoming 99 percent imported.  In Malawi, Wheat is favourably grown in districts

Zimbabwe jails 148 undocumented Malawian nationals

ZIMBABWE has sentenced 148 Malawian nationals found without legal documents to between four and six months in prison, the Malawi Freedom Network reports. The Malawians are awaiting deportation by the Chivhu and Mvuma magistrates. Authorities say 65 travellers were intercepted by police in Chivhu, while 83 were arrested in Mvuma, the media reported. Chivhu Magistrate

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Malawi police fire tear gas at over 2000 anti-government protesters

Malawi police on Friday fired teargas to quell an anti-government protest over alleged corruption and economic mismanagement by President Lazarus Chakwera’s administration. Images and video clips of protest organiser Bon Kalindo, a well-known comedian and politician, who now calls himself the “voice of the voiceless” are in wide circulation on social media, showing him fleeing

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Ex-Malawi MP shoots himself dead in parliament
Ex-Malawi MP shoots himself dead in parliament

Former Malawian MP shoots himself dead in parliament

A high-ranking former Malawian Member of Parliament Clement Chiwaya, has shot himself dead in front of an official inside parliament. Clement Chiwaya who has been using a wheelchair since he contracted polio at the age of two, served as deputy speaker between 2014 and 2019. In a note he left before he went to parliament

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Malawi kick starts Shepherd Bushiri extradition

Shepherd Bushiri and his wife Mary now face an eminent extradition back to South Africa where they face a litany of charges ranging from money laundering, fraud and rape.The couple skipped bail and mysteriously fled to Malawi sometime in November and it is still to be ascertained as to how they left South Africa. However,

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Prophet Bushiri’s Crossover event hangs in limbo

Malawi-The much anticipated Malawi Crossover event for the Enlightened Christian Gathering (ECG) which is scheduled for the 31st December has been put on hold as the Malawian government says the event May contravene the COVID 19 regulations. The dilemma comes following government dissatisfaction on the total number of people who might turn up for the

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Malawi’s President Lazarus Chakwera marks 100 days in office

An event presenting an audit of the first 100 days in office of Malawi’s President Lazarus Chakwera is under way in the capital, Lilongwe. The secretary to the cabinet, Zangazanga Chikhosi, has outlined the initiatives approved by the cabinet to ease the cost of production for farmers. Vice-President Saulos Chilima said the new administration is

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Anger over Malawi family cabinet appointees
Anger over Malawi family cabinet appointees

Anger over Malawi family cabinet appointees

Malawi’s new President Lazarus Chakwera has been criticised for including a husband and wife duo and siblings in his cabinet. The president’s former running mate in the 2019 elections, Sidik Mia, has been appointed minister for transport and his wife Abida Mia is the deputy minister for lands. Kenny Kandodo is the new labour minister

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