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Judge Opts Out of Fugitive Businessman's Case Following 'Threats'

[Nyasa Times] High Court judge Esmie Chombo has recused herself from making a determination on on whether fugitive businessperson Misozi Chanthunya should be granted bail or not, following alleged threats to her life related to the matter. (AllAfrica)

Airtel Aid People Living With Disabilities

[Malawi News Agency] Lilongwe -Mobile Operator Airtel Malawi has moved in to ease mobility challenges for people living with disabilities in the country by donating assistive devices they have made through the Ministry of Gender, Children, Disability and Social Welfare. (AllAfrica)

Crop Diversification Key to Improving Malawi's Economy - Mwanamveka

[Malawi News Agency] Lilongwe -The Minister of Agriculture, Irrigation and Water Development, Joseph Mwanamvekha has commended Land 'O' Lakes International Development for implementing a project that will promote agricultural productivity and expand trade of various fruits and vegetable value chains. (AllAfrica)

Blackout Is a Setback to Internet Connectivity

[Malawi News Agency] Lilongwe -Persistent power blackout the country is experiencing is affecting effective delivery of services by internet service providers. (AllAfrica)

Mulanje Man Arrested On Blood Sucking Claims

[Malawi News Agency] Mulanje -,2017: Police in Mulanje have arrested a 31 year old man identified as Clement Harry Chidowa for claiming that he has had his blood sucked. (AllAfrica)

Soccer - Supporters Urged to Embrace Discipline

[Malawi News Agency] The Country's football mother body, the Football Association of Malawi (FAM) has urged the soccer fraternity to embrace discipline. (AllAfrica)

New Gospel Artist Hits the Airwaves - Trading As Shekinah

[Nyasa Times] Trading as Shekinah, Gloria Phiri Walusa has released her first gospel album entitled 'I Worship' that promises to delight gospel music enthusiasts as well as all those who appreciate good music. (AllAfrica)

Court Fines 4 Minibus Drivers for Exceeding Capacity

[Nyasa Times] The Nanyumbu Second Grade Magistrate Court in Machinga has slapped four minibus drivers with a K120,000 fine each for exceeding capacity of their respective motor vehicles. (AllAfrica)

Man Rapes 9-Year-Old Boy, Jailed

[Nyasa Times] A 32 year old man will spend the next 72 months in prison for sodomizing a 9 year old Boy in Lilongwe. (AllAfrica)

Matemba to Become Anti-Graft Body's New Boss

[Nyasa Times] As earlier reported by Nyasa Times that Reyneck Matemba, the deputy director of the Anti Corruption Bureau (ACB) and its lead prosecutor, was tipped to become the next boss of the graft-busting body to replace Lucas Kondowe, President Peter Mutharika has appointed himas the new Director General with a hope to bring down graft to negligible levels. (AllAfrica)

Malawian to Launch Flames TV in the UK

[Malawi News Agency] Blantyre -A Malawian entrepreneur Charles Kachitsa based in Manchester in the United Kingdom (UK) is set to launch Flames Television (Flames TV) which is an attempt to put Malawi on the world map, it has been established. (AllAfrica)

World Bank Hails Reforms in Business Environment

[Nyasa Times] Malawi has been ranked 110th on the ease of doing business index, up from 133, World Bank Doing Business 2018 Report has revealed as Minister of Agriculture, Irrigatuon and Water Development, Jospeh Mwanamvekha has assured government will sustsain the gains and push for more reforms. (AllAfrica)

Rights Bodies Defy Criminalising Transmission of HIV

[Nyasa Times] Stakeholders have described the new HIV and AIDS Bill as 'a bad law' and a disaster to happen as it is discriminatory and will impede the fight against AIDS. (AllAfrica)

Men Found Guilty of Exhuming Body of Girl With Albinism

[News24Wire] A Malawian court has found three suspects guilty of illegally exhuming the body of a 16-year-old girl living with albinism - for traditional rituals, says a report. (AllAfrica)

Youth Organization to Raise Millions for Needy Students

[Malawi News Agency] Blantyre -We Care Malawi- a Lilongwe based youth organization has launched a campaign to raise K20.8 million meant for school fees for needy secondary school students who have dropped out of school in Lilongwe rural areas. (AllAfrica)

Mutharika Inaugurates Poppy Day

[Malawi News Agency] Lilongwe -President Peter Mutharika on Wednesday inaugurated the Poppy day at Kamuzu Palace in Lilongwe and bought a Poppy flower at K1 million. (AllAfrica)

First Online Wedding Directory Gains Ground

[Malawi News Agency] Blantyre -Newly launched online Wedding Directory, The Vow is already gaining ground on the social media just some months after being launched. (AllAfrica)

Two People Arrested in Nsanje for Peddling Blood Sucking Rumors

[Malawi News Agency] Nsanje -Police in Nsanje have arrested two people for suspecting them to have been spreading rumours on blood sucking in the district, Malawi News Agency has established. (AllAfrica)

Karonga Catholic Diocese Constructs Boarding Secondary School in Nthalire

[Malawi News Agency] Chitipa -Roman Catholic Bishop for Karonga Diocese, Martin Mtumbuka Tuesday officially opened a boarding secondary school in the area of Traditional Authority (TA) Nthalire in Chitipa district constructed to the tune of ?265, 000 (over K223 million). (AllAfrica)

Wanderers Players Boycott Training, Captain Mlimbika Resigns

[Nyasa Times] Be Forward Wanderers players are boycotting training demanding full payment of their outstanding game bonuses of one game after a double bonus hike to K60 000. (AllAfrica)

Government Commits to Provision of Affordable Internet

[Malawi News Agency] Lilongwe -Chief Director in the Ministry of Information and Communication Technologies, Nwazi Mnthambala has said government is committed to ensuring that every Malawian is enjoying internet connectivity at affordable rates throughout the country. (AllAfrica)

Four Arrested Over Corrupt Practices in Lilongwe

[Malawi News Agency] Lilongwe, November, 02, 2017: Police in Lilongwe have arrested three police officers and one civilian suspected of having been involved in corrupt practice. (AllAfrica)

Lilongwe to Host Golf Championship

[Nyasa Times] One of Malawi's leading mobile telecommunication company Airtel Malawi Limited has confirmed that all is set for the final leg of its annual Golf Tournaments. (AllAfrica)

Enrollment in Technical Colleges to Increase - Minister

[Nyasa Times] Government has said the construction of new infrastructure in the national technical colleges program currently being implemented under the Higher Education for Science and Technology (HEST) project, aims at increasing intake and quality of training to be offered. (AllAfrica)

Nsanje Budding Musician Needs Support

[Malawi News Agency] Nsanje -Nsanje is one of the districts in the country where the youth are endowed with "hidden" talents but the talents are not nurtured and put into practical use, Malawi News Agency can reveal. (AllAfrica)

Rampant Deforestation Resurfaces in Mulanje Mountain

[Malawi News Agency] Phalombe -Rampant deforestation activities have resurfaced around Mulanje Mountain with people of Phalombe and Mulanje districts turning part of the Mountain into a market place supplying illegal charcoal producers and timber sawyers with food stuffs. (AllAfrica)

Enrollment in Technical Colleges to Increase

[Malawi News Agency] Salima -Government has said the construction of new infrastructure in the national technical colleges program currently being implemented under the Higher Education for Science and Technology (HEST) project, aims at increasing intake and quality of training to be offered. (AllAfrica)

Rulling Party DPP Remains Strong, Jeffrey

[Malawi News Agency] Mangochi -The ruling Democratic Progressive Party (DPP) Secretary General (SG), Grelzedar Jeffrey, says the party is not shaken with the results of the recent by-elections adding that the party will register another victory come 2019. (AllAfrica)

Africa Owes Its Existence to Nobody, Apm

[Malawi News Agency] Lilongwe -President Professor Arthur Peter Mutharika says time is gone when Africa would place the lives of its people at the mercy of others observing the continent should invest heavily in research and innovation in order to create a healthier wellbeing for its people. (AllAfrica)

Parliamentary Committee On Media Challenges Radios to Generate Resources

[Malawi News Agency] Mchinji -The parliamentary committee on media has challenged community radio stations across the country to be more aggressive and start looking for other avenues that can help them generate resources for survival. (AllAfrica)

Govt Engages Media in Blood Sucking Rumours

[Malawi News Agency] Lilongwe -Media houses in the country have formed a task force that aims at developing mechanisms on how best the media can coordinate, handle and deliver messages on the rumor of blood suckers which has hit the country hard. (AllAfrica)