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Food, Beverages Firms Suspended Over Poor Hygienic Conditions

[Nyasa Times] Malawi Bureau of Standards (MBS) has, with immediate effect, suspended operations of four food and beverages production companies for non - compliance to minimum hygiene standards. (AllAfrica)

MP Hits On Preachers and Prophets in 'HIV Healing' Claims

[Nyasa Times] Balaka North member of Parliament (MP) Lucius Banda (United Democratic Front-UDF) has said the HIV and Aids (Prevention and Management) legislation should have provisions to deal with overzealous church leaders claiming to cure HIV with prayer, saying they are causing more harm than good. (AllAfrica)

Man Dies in Lake Malawi Crocodile Attack

[Nyasa Times] A 28-year old man Hussein Zibeli has died after being attacked by a crocodile, in Lake Malawi in Karonga district, police has confirmed. (AllAfrica)

Paliament Passes Bill that Prohibits Handouts to Entice Voters

[Nyasa Times] Malawi Parliament has passed the Political Parties Bill that probihit giving handouts to lure voters duing elections, a development that is set to transform the country's political landscape. (AllAfrica)

MPs Want Early Childhood Development Allocation Increased

[Nyasa Times] Members of Parliament on Wednesday called on the Minister of Gender, Children, Disability and Social Welfare, Dr. Jean Kalirani, to consider increasing the amount of allocation towards the Early Childhood Development Programme. (AllAfrica)

Govt to Flush Out Ghost Workers Using IDs - President

[Nyasa Times] President Professor Arthur Peter Mutharika announced Thursday that over 9 million Malawians have registered during the national identity registration exercises which took place from May to October this year. (AllAfrica)

Telecom Giant Presents Awards to Journalists

[Nyasa Times] Telekom Networks Malawi PLC has presented awards to outstanding journalists who covered the company's Media Retreat in Mangochi under the theme; "Think Digital". (AllAfrica)

Minister Dausi Rejects Being 'Disorderly'

[Nyasa Times] Minister of Information and Communication Technology Nicholas Dausi told Parliament he is not disorderly after a legislature roe on a point of order on his response to Thyola Thava member of Parliament (MP) Mary Navicha concerning telecommunications network coverage. (AllAfrica)

MPs Accused of Tampering With Opposition Politician's Property

[Nyasa Times] Three members of Parliament (MPs) identifies as Reverend Christopher Mzomera Ngwira (Mzimba Hora) Martha Lunji (Nkhotakota North East) and Francis Phiri (Blantyre North) are facing an investigations after Close Circuit Television (CCTV) footage in the House shows the three ruling Democratic Progressive Party (DPP) MPs tampered with belongings of opposition Malawi Congress Party (MCP) legislator. (AllAfrica)

Sozobal Organizes Awards Cocktail Night

[Malawi News Agency] Blantyre -Malawi's Southern Zone for Basketball League (SOZOBAL) will on December 1, 2017 host an awards cocktail night at Blantyre Youth Centre (BYC). (AllAfrica)

Athlete Decorated in South Africa's Eastern Cape Awards

[Nyasa Times] Malawian athlete Peter Chiwaya based in Eastern Cape in South Africa has been decorated by his club Oxford Striders for outstanding performance. (AllAfrica)

Govt to Construct Modern District Markets

[Malawi News Agency] Lilongwe -Minister of Local Government and Rural Development, Kondwani Nankhumwa, on Thursday revealed that government has plans to construct modern district markets with all the necessary utilities. (AllAfrica)

Unknown Arsonists Torch Seventh Day Adventist Church

[Malawi News Agency] Mzuzu -Communities around Lupaso area in Mzuzu City Monday morning woke up to a rude awakening when a Seventh Day Adventist Church in the area was set ablaze by unknown people. (AllAfrica)

Kasungu Youths Support Needy Learners

[Nyasa Times] Lead for Change Youth Organisation (LCYO), a local organisation in Kasungu, has donated school materials to needy students at Chithiba Primary School in the district. (AllAfrica)

Netball Star to Play in Newcastle

[Nyasa Times] Shooter-cum-defender Laureen Ngwira, who was identified by former Malawi Queens coach Griffin Saenda to understudy Australia-based star Mwawi Kumwenda, has remained in England after the Vitality Netball International Series as a netball club has sought for her services. (AllAfrica)

MP Mtonga Asks for Mortuary, Diagnostic Facilities At Chilumba

[Nyasa Times] Karonga South Member of Parliament (MP) Malani Mtonga (People's Party-PP) asked Ministry of Health (MoH) to equip rural hospitals with full diagnostic facilities, functional operating theatres and mortuaries. (AllAfrica)

Police Alert As Festive Season Approaches

[Malawi News Agency] Kasungu -With the country experiencing more road accidents,police in Kasungu are advising road users to be careful as the festive season approaches. (AllAfrica)

Eagles Relief Rolls Out Economic Project in Balaka

[Malawi News Agency] Balaka -Eagles Relief has rolled out a K45 million economic and food security empowerment project which seeks to empower households to be resilient in the face of climate change in Balaka. (AllAfrica)

Economist Says Blackout Will Have No Impact in 2019 Polls

[Nyasa Times] One of Malawi's reknowned Economic Expert, Entrepreneur and Motivational Speaker Henry Kachaje has revealed that the current excessive power outage the country is experience will have no any significant impact in the outcome of the highly anticipated 2019 Tripartite Elections. (AllAfrica)

Legislators Asked to Pass New Abortion Law

[CSJNews] Lawmakers in Malawi have been asked to pass the Termination of Pregnancy Bill so as to save women and girls who are dying from unsafe abortions. (AllAfrica)

Man Fined for Irresponsible Driving

[Malawi News Agency] Machinga -The Liwonde Second Grade Magistrate Court on Wednesday convicted and ordered Lasford Jumbe, 30, to pay K145, 000 for driving without a licence, driving recklessly and endangering the safety of passengers. (AllAfrica)

Court Grants Bail to Bloodsucking Rumour Suspects

[Malawi News Agency] Chikwawa -The Chikwawa Second Grade Magistrate's Court has granted bail to five suspects who are answering charges of malicious damage and theft after they ransacked Kasinthula Lodge over bloodsucking rumors. (AllAfrica)

Police Officers Arrested for Stealing Fertilizer Coupons

[Nyasa Times] Malawi Police in Dowa have arrested two fellow Police Officers for allegedly stealing 57 subsidized fertilizer coupons worth K855,00.00. (AllAfrica)

Queens Lose Narrowly to England in Final Test Series

[Nyasa Times] Malawi Queens went down again to England Roses in the final match of the three netball international series but there positives for Wednesday evening at at the Genting Arena in Birmingham with a narrow 62-60 scoreline. (AllAfrica)

Nation 'Looking for Leader Who Practises What He Preaches'

[Nyasa Times] Mzuzu-based political analyst Charles Kajoloweka, who has been one of the vocal campaigner of governance and rights, has said the statements made by President Peter Mutharika at the launch of the National Peace Policy as part of the commemorations for the International Day of Peace, were refreshening and should be encouraged with leaders walking the talk to ensure continued peaceful environment that can help nation develop socially and economically. (AllAfrica)

President Visits Tembo at His Retirement Home

[Nyasa Times] President Peter Mutharika on Wednesday visited former Malawi Congress Party (MCP) leader, John Zenasi Ungapake Tembo, at his residence at Area 10 in Lilongwe on Wednesday. (AllAfrica)

Man Sentenced to 18 Months for Selling Drugs

[Nyasa Times] The first grade magistrate court in Rumphi has sentenced a 24 year old man to 18 months imprisonment with hard labor for selling Indian Hemp to secondary school going students.gemp (AllAfrica)

Civil Society Back Time-Bound Electoral Reforms

[Nyasa Times] Malawi Civil Society Organisations (CSOs) have given their "unwavering support"to the continued public calls for the Democratic Progressive Parrty (DPP) government to honour its earlier pledge of tabling the electoral reforms Bills in the current sitting of Parliament. (AllAfrica)

Mutharika, Chakwera in Cheerful Handshake

[Nyasa Times] Politicians smile at each other in public but have vendetta on each other. This is exactly what the public witnessed on Wednesday when President Peter Mutharika and leader of opposition Lazarous Chakwera behaved as they acted like all "pathological liars" burying the recent jabs as they shook hand and cheerfully smiled into each other. (AllAfrica)

Mutharika Visits Former Malawi Congress Party Leader

[Malawi News Agency] Lilongwe, November 29, Mana: President, Prof. Arthur Peter Mutharika paid a surprise visit to former Malawi Congress Party leader, John Zenasi Ungapake Tembo, at his residence at Area 10 in Lilongwe. (AllAfrica)

Group to Build LGBTI Inclusiveness Among Faith Community

[Nyasa Times] One of Malawi's faith based organisations Malawi Network of Religious Leaders Living with or Personally Affected with HIV and Aids (MANERELA) has embarked on a new project under the theme 'Building LGBTI Inclusive Faith Communities in Malawi'. (AllAfrica)