MALAWI | MALAWI

03-Dec-2021 to 07:30

Malawi activist threatens to shut borders amid anti-gov't sentiment

APA-Lilongwe (Malawi) — Political activist Bon Kalindo has threatened to close the country’s borders if President Lazarus Chakwera’s government fails to address the socio-economic challenges facing ordinary Malawians.

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21-Oct-2021 to 06:36

Malawi’s inflation rate marginally rises to 8.9 percent in September

APA-Lilongwe (Malawi) — Malawi’s annualised inflation rate rose marginally to 8.9 percent in September on the back of an increase in the cost of foodstuffs, official data released on Thursday showed.

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01-Oct-2021 to 07:45

Former Malawi deputy speaker commits suicide in parliament

APA-Lilongwe (Malawi) — Malawi’s former deputy speaker of parliament Clement Chiwaya committed suicide inside the parliament building on Thursday following a dispute over vehicle benefits.

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30-Sep-2021 to 07:39

Malawi regulator allays fuel shortage fears as filling stations run dry

APA-Lilongwe (Malawi) — Malawi’s energy regulator has allayed fears of a major fuel shortage, assuring motorists on Thursday that the country has more than enough stocks of petrol and diesel and that current stockouts at some filling stations are due to an ongoing truck drivers’ strike.

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14-Sep-2021 to 08:31

Malawi to receive democracy award on UNGA sidelines

APA-Lilongwe (Malawi) — President Lazarus Chakwera will next week receive a democracy award on behalf of the Malawians on the sidelines of the 76th United Nations General Assembly in New York, a senior official said on Monday.

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07-Sep-2021 to 07:40

Malawi witnesses 72-percent rise in suicide cases - Official

APA-Blantyre (Malawi) — Malawi experienced a 72-percent rise in suicide cases during the first three months of this year compared to the corresponding period in 2020, an official said on Monday.

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30-Aug-2021 to 07:18

Malawi reintroduces mandatory sale of export proceeds

APA-Lilongwe (Malawi) — The Reserve Bank of Malawi (RBM) has reintroduced a measure that requires companies to dispose of part of their export proceeds to the central bank in a move aimed at improving the availability of foreign currency in the country.

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