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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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Migrants drown in Lake Malawi

Thursday, June 21st 2012, 12:51
related countries: Somalia Somalia

At least 47 East African migrants drown when their boat capsizes on Lake Malawi, officials say.
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AU summit is moved to Ethiopia

Tuesday, June 12th 2012, 8:41
related countries: Ethiopia Ethiopia, Sudan Sudan
related places: Addis Ababa, Bashir

The African Union moves its next summit to the Ethiopian capital, Addis Ababa, after Malawi refused to let Sudan's Omar al-Bashir attend.
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Sudan demands move of AU summit

Thursday, June 7th 2012, 18:24
related countries: Sudan Sudan
related places: Bashir

Sudan asks the African Union to move its July summit after Malawi says Sudanese President Omar al-Bashir is not welcome there.
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Malawi set to get large IMF loan

Thursday, June 7th 2012, 13:13

The IMF says it will lend $157m to Malawi to help its ailing economy, after new President Joyce Banda bows to reforms her predecessor rejected.
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VIDEO: Malawi's new president cuts costs

Sunday, June 3rd 2012, 0:50

Malawi's new president, Joyce Banda, is scrapping her luxury presidential jet as part of a series of cost-cutting measures to help the poverty-stricken country.
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Malawi to fly old rising sun flag

Tuesday, May 29th 2012, 19:14

Malawi is to restore the national rising sun flag scrapped two years ago by the late president as “history cannot be rewritten”, the justice minister tells the BBC.
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Malawi 'to overturn ban on gays'

Friday, May 18th 2012, 16:19

President Joyce Banda says she wants Malawi to overturn its ban on homosexual acts - the first African country to do so since 1994.
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VIDEO: Malawi babies who are fighting to grow

Friday, May 18th 2012, 5:07

Nearly half of babies in Malawi are affeced by stunted growth because of malnutrition.
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Panic after Malawi devaluation

Monday, May 7th 2012, 16:57

Shoppers in Malawi scramble to buy basic goods, fearing huge price rises after the new government devalues the currency by 33%.
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New Malawi president sacks rival

Friday, April 27th 2012, 12:34

Malawi's new leader Joyce Banda sacks her foreign minister, Peter Mutharika, the brother of the late president who had been anointed as his successor.
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Malawi ex-leader Mutharika buried

Monday, April 23rd 2012, 16:00

Malawi's former President Bingu wa Mutharika, who died from a cardiac arrest on 5 April, is buried at his private farm in the south of the country.
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Leader's body returned to Malawi

Saturday, April 14th 2012, 14:55
related countries: South Africa South Africa

The body of Malawi's late President Bingu wa Mutharika is flown home from South Africa, more than a week after he died of a heart attack.
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Malawi leader sacks police chief

Monday, April 9th 2012, 11:37

Malawi's new leader Joyce Banda sacks police chief Peter Mukhito - an ally of President Bingu wa Mutharika who died last week.
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Banda sworn in as Malawi leader

Saturday, April 7th 2012, 16:25

Malawi's Vice-President Joyce Banda is sworn in as Malawi's president, following the death of President Bingu wa Mutharika.
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