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'Prophet' Bushiri Clears 'Political' Mist for Crusade

[Nyasa Times] South African -based Malawian Prophet Shepherd Bushiri of the Enlightened Christian Gathering's (ECG) has urged Malawians to learnt to appreciate each other's success and be willing to learn from such experiences if the country is to move forward other than grolifiying everything western while vilifying home-grown ideas as 'fake and satanic'. (AllAfrica)

2 Sets of Triplets Born At Dowa District Hospital

[Nyasa Times] There was joy at Dowa District Hospital on Tuesday as two young mothers gave birth to triplets each. (AllAfrica)

DJ Naida Debuts at Lake of Stars in Malawi

[The Herald] Zimbabwe's top female disc jockey and performing artist DJ Naida is expected to make her debut performance at Lake of Stars Festival scheduled for this weekend. (AllAfrica)

Kenyans, Get Ready for Melania Trump!

[Nairobi News] US First Lady Melania Trump is set to visit Kenya in October. This will be her first international solo trip that will also see her visit Ghana, Malawi and Egypt. (AllAfrica)

Melania Trump to Focus on Maternal and Newborn Care, Education on Visits

[VOA] U.S. first lady Melania Trump will visit four countries in Africa next month, on her first major solo international trip. (AllAfrica)

Malawi to Receive K10 Billion Funding From Scottish Government

[Malawi News Agency] Lilongwe -The Scotland Government has announced its funding to Malawi Civil Society organizations, amounting to over K10 billion to be used for the next 4.5 years to focus on critical areas that need to be addressed. (AllAfrica)

Melania Trump Visits Malawi in October

[Malawi News Agency] New York -United States of America (USA)'s First Lady Melania Trump will visit Malawi, Ghana, Kenya and Egypt in October on her first extended solo international visit. (AllAfrica)

Ruling Party Candidates in All Out War Ahead of Primaries

[Nyasa Times] Ruling Democratic Progressive Party (DPP) parliamentary candidates in Nsanje south are in an all-out war against each other as their supporters are involved in political violence ahead of the party primary elections. (AllAfrica)

Country's Economy Stable, Mutharika Tells UNGA

[Nyasa Times] President Peter Mutharika used the United Nations podium on Tuesday to highlight that the Malawi economy has improved in the last four years under his leadership and the welfare of the people has been better under the Democratic Progressive Party (DPP) rule as the country goes to polls next year. (AllAfrica)

Mutharika Uses UN Speaking Spot to Salute Kofi Annan and Rubadiri

[Nyasa Times] President Peter Mutharika uses his United Nations General Assembly speaking spot to pay tribute and respect to one of Africa's most famous diplomats, Kofi Annan, who was UN's former secretary general and another UN diplomat, Malawian Professor David Rubadiri. (AllAfrica)

Goodall Says Budget Risk Cuts If World Bank Withold Support

[Nyasa Times] Minister of Finance, Economic Planning and Development Goodall Gondwe has expressed the hope that the meeting with International Monetary Fund (IMF) will be fruitful and that would lead to World Bank and Europeam Union (EU) to disburse the budgetary support projected at K50 billion , saying failure to release the money will trigger cuts in the K1.3 trillion financial plan. (AllAfrica)

Joyce Banda Appeals to Club De Madrid to Help Underprivileged Students With IT Access

[Nyasa Times] Immediate past president of Malawi Joyce Banda on Tuesday made an appeal to the Club de Madrid at the United General Assembly (UNGA) in New York to find ways of helping underprivileged students to have equal access to information technology. (AllAfrica)

Mutharika Maintain Calls for Reform of UN Security Council

[Nyasa Times] Malawi President Peter Mutharika has repeated his calls for reforming and restructuring of the UN Security Council for collective action to tackle the world's many conflicts, hotspots and challenges. (AllAfrica)

Police Arrest Nephew for Killing Uncle in Ntcheu

[Nyasa Times] Malawi Police in Ntcheu district have arrested a 21-year-old man on suspicion that he killed his uncle,36, on Saturday. (AllAfrica)

Govt, Ireland Strengthen Bilateral Ties

[Nyasa Times] Malawi and the Republic of Ireland have agreed to intensify development initiatives between the two countries after Minister of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation, Dr. Emmanuel Fabiano held talks with Ireland's Prime Minister Leo Varadkar on Monday in New York. (AllAfrica)

Clinical Officer Charged for Fake Medical Report to Cashgate Suspect

[Nyasa Times] A senior clinal officer at Kamuzu Central Hospital (KCH), Charles Phiri, arrested for authoring a fake medical report to a Cashgate suspect, has been formally charged at Lilongwe Magistrate court with one count of fabricating evidence contrary to Section 105 (1) of the Penal Code. (AllAfrica)

'No Candidate Subsitituon If Disqualified'

[Nyasa Times] Political parties have been advised to use Malawi Electoral Commission (MEC) guidelines when scrutinizing candidates during primary elections to identify their representatives in the May 22 2019 Tripartite Elections. (AllAfrica)

Kaliati Hits Out At Uladi, Wa Jeffrey for Foul-Mouthing Politics

[Nyasa Times] United Transformation Movement (UTM) Secretary General, Patricia Kaliati has criticised what she has described as 'politics of castigation' practiced by some political party leaders as they are wooing support from the electolate. (AllAfrica)

DPP Unveils Rapper Tay Grin As Candidate in MP Bisnowaty's Lilongwe City Central

[Nyasa Times] The government Democratic Progressive Party (DPP) Secretary General Gresder Jeffrey wa Jeffery on Sunday unveiled rapper Limbani Kalilani (otherwise known as Tay Grin) as parliamentary candidate for the party in Lilongwe City Centre constituency, whose incumbent MP is David Bisnowaty. (AllAfrica)

Mutharika Arrives in New York With 'Lean' Delegation

[Nyasa Times] Malawan President Peter Mutharika has arrived in New York ready for this year's United Nations General Assembly where he has travelled with a delegation which is the smallest ever consists of five ministers and a deputy minister among others. (AllAfrica)

2 Women Win Big in New Finance Bank's 'Moto Buu' Promo

[Nyasa Times] The first draw of New Finance Bank's (NFB) Moto Buu promotion has seen two women scooping top monthly monetary prizes. (AllAfrica)

Nyambose Urges Mzuni and Moyale to Work Hard to Beat the Drop

[Nyasa Times] Karonga United head coach, Christopher Nyambose, has urged fellow northern region TNM Super League sides, Mzuni FC and Moyale Barracks, to work hard and remain in the league so that the region can have four super league sides next season. (AllAfrica)

Times 'Friday Shaker' Moves Malawi Govt to Fly Boy to India for Operation

[Nyasa Times] The impact of 'Friday Shaker' exclusive report in Daily Times newspaper has been felt after its recent report has moved government to take responsibility to fly a 14-year-old boy from Mchinji District to undergo specialist urology operation in India. (AllAfrica)

- Govt Decries Aborted Dialogue, 'Very Bad Moment for Malawi'

[Nyasa Times] Malawi government has expressed its disappointment over civil society organisations (CSOs) decision to withdraw from their planned dialogue, but governance expert has backed Human Rights Defenders Coalition (HRDC), accusing the authorities of attempting to derail Friday's nationwide protests. (AllAfrica)

Malawi's Poor Becoming More Destitute - UN Report

[Nyasa Times] Poverty in Malawi is extensive and deepening with life expectancy for Malawians now stands at 63.7 from the previous 63.8 mark, a latest United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) Human Development Index (HDI) report has revealed. (AllAfrica)

MCA Power Project in Malawi Ends - Us Wants Action On Escom Theft

[Nyasa Times] United States' high profile five year US$350 million Millennium Challenge Account(MCA) ends midnight on Thursday and officials say it has achieved its goals of expanding electricity distribution in the country. (AllAfrica)

Politicians Banned From Speaking At Funerals in Karonga

[Nyasa Times] People in the area of Group Village Headman (GVH) Kalambo in Karonga have banned aspiring candidates in the forthcoming tripartite elections from speaking at funeral ceremonies saying such occasions should not be used for campaign. (AllAfrica)

Malawi Blood Transfusion Services Sounds Sos, Lacks 'O' Type

[Nyasa Times] Blood bank, the Malawi Blood Transfusion Services (MBTS) has sounded, saying it is lacking the crucial 'O' negative type, a universal blood donor. (AllAfrica)

Man Jailed 3 Years for Destroying Vegetation in Nyika National Park

[Nyasa Times] Rumphi First Grade Magistrate Court has sentenced Wilson Msonda, 25, to three years imprisonment with hard labour (IHL) for felling trees and sawing up the logs in Nyika National Park in the district. (AllAfrica)

Chiukepo Sets 20 Goals Target to Claim Golden Boot

[Nyasa Times] Nyasa Big Bullets hitman Chiukepo Msowoya has set himself a target of 20 league goals this season. (AllAfrica)

Chilima Promises 'Lifestyle Audit' to Curb Wrongful Enrichment in Malawi

[Nyasa Times] Vice-President Saulos Klaus Chilima , who is leading United Transformation Movement (UTM) a breakaway from ruling Democratic Progressive Party (DPP), has said he will introduce "lifestyle audit "-- an anti-graft initiative that, if implemented, would require all public servants including businesspersons to show how they earned enough to afford the mansions, ranches and luxury cars so many of them own. (AllAfrica)