MALAWI | MALAWI

25-Nov-2020 to 05:40

Malawi: Overwhelming response to cannabis production applications

APA-Blantyre (Malawi) — Malawi’s Cannabis Regulatory Authority has received a high number of applications from Malawians wishing to be licenced to marijuana for medicinal and industrial use, the body announced on Tuesday.

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19-Nov-2020 to 23:03

Malawi court orders release of fugitive preacher

APA-Lilongwe (Malawi) — A Malawian court on Thursday unconditionally released self-proclaimed prophet Shepherd Bushiri and his wife following their arrest on an international warrant after they escaped from South Africa while awaiting trial.

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16-Nov-2020 to 13:31

Malawi fumes over seven-hour hold-up of Chakwera’s flight from S/Africa

APA-Lilongwe (Malawi) — Malawi has voiced concern at the treatment accorded to President Lazarus Chakwera by South African authorities following a seven-hour hold-up at Pretoria’s Waterkloof Airforce Base as immigration and security officials barred some members of his delegation from boarding the presidential plane.

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10-Nov-2020 to 10:29

Malawi Muslims protest over plans to open embassy in Israel

APA-Lilongwe (Malawi) — President Lazarus Chakwera has courted the ire of the Muslim community in Malawi over his government's plans to establish a diplomatic mission in Israel, APA learnt here on Tuesday.

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05-Nov-2020 to 06:12

Malawi cancels 2020 exams amid test paper leak scam

APA-Lilongwe (Malawi) — The Malawi National Examinations Board (MANEB) has cancelled the 2020 secondary school-leaving examinations in the wake of a scandal involving the leaking of test papers for a number of subjects.

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04-Nov-2020 to 06:45

Malawi orders probe into leaked exam papers

APA-Lilongwe (Malawi) — The Malawi government has ordered a probe into allegations of the widespread leakage of test papers ahead of this year’s School Certificate of Education examinations, APA learnt here on Wednesday.

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03-Nov-2020 to 10:46

Malawi: Female journalists protest against rising rape cases

APA-Lilongwe (Malawi) — Female journalists in Malawi on Tuesday marched in the capital Lilongwe and second city Blantyre to protest against rising cases of sexual violence and other forms of gender-based violence in the country.

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