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News: Malawi

We have started to collect the most important news related to Malawi in November 2005. By default, most recent news are listed first.

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Shepherd Bushiri: South Africa issues arrest warrant for fugitive preacher

Monday, November 16th 2020, 14:26

Shepherd Bushiri is wanted after skipping bail ahead of his fraud trial and fleeing to Malawi.
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Lazarus Chakwera sworn in as Malawi president after historic win

Sunday, June 28th 2020, 18:29

Lazarus Chakwera says he feels like the biblical character of the same name who rose from the dead.
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Malawi opposition leader Lazarus Chakwera wins historic poll rerun

Sunday, June 28th 2020, 0:48

Lazarus Chakwera wins nearly 60% of the vote to defeat the incumbent and become Malawi's president.
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Malawi's cash handouts and the row about a coronavirus lockdown

Wednesday, April 29th 2020, 15:28

Malawi announces cash handouts for the poorest, after the courts blocked the proposed lockdown.
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Coronavirus: Malawi president takes 10% pay cut

Sunday, April 5th 2020, 11:26

Malawi was one of the last countries to record cases of coronavirus - the first were on Thursday.
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Being a fashion designer in Malawi

Thursday, December 12th 2019, 16:07

Fashion designer Lily Alfonso talks about her struggles as an entrepreneur in Malawi.
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Sex workers in Malawi deal with HIV, contraception and violence

Monday, September 16th 2019, 2:12

Malawian sex workers share the stories of their struggles to access healthcare.
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Malaria vaccine in Kenya - a potential game-changer

Friday, September 13th 2019, 1:21
related countries: Kenya Kenya

More than 300,000 children are expected to receive the vaccine over the next three years.
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US suspends visas for Malawi diplomats' domestic workers

Friday, June 21st 2019, 19:41
related countries: United States United States

The move comes after an official failed to pay $1.1m in damages to a woman trafficked into the US.
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What will sway Malawi's unpredictable election?

Monday, May 20th 2019, 1:28

Seven million Malawians are registered for Tuesday's election - here are seven things about the poll.
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Innovative child malaria vaccine test starts in Malawi

Tuesday, April 23rd 2019, 13:15

The treatment, developed over 30 years, is the first to give partial protection to children, WHO says.
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Cyclone Idai: Zimbabwe school hit by landslide

Sunday, March 17th 2019, 18:15
related countries: Mozambique Mozambique, Zimbabwe Zimbabwe

Two pupils are among 31 people killed as Cyclone Idai hits Zimbabwe after Mozambique and Malawi.
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‘The hangman was too tired to hang me – three times’

Thursday, February 21st 2019, 2:00

On death row in Malawi, Byson Kaula was nearly executed three times - but the hangman always stopped work before it was his turn.
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Malawi court halts work on Gandhi statue after critics brand him racist

Wednesday, October 31st 2018, 22:58

Work is suspended on a statue of Gandhi in Malawi, after campaigners argue he used racial slurs.
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In pictures: Melania Trump's whistle-stop Africa tour

Sunday, October 7th 2018, 5:43
related countries: Egypt Egypt, Ghana Ghana, United States United States
related places: Africa

The US First Lady undertakes her first major foreign trip alone to Ghana, Malawi, Kenya and Egypt.
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