MALAWI | MALAWI

15-Mar-2019 to 12:14

Malawi: Banda withdraws from presidential race, forms alliance with Chakwera

APA-Lilongwe (Malawi) — Former Malawian president Joyce Banda and her People's Party announced on Friday that they are withdrawing from the 2019 general elections and will be rallying behind main opposition Malawi Congress Party leader Lazarus Chakwera.

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02-Mar-2019 to 18:32

Malawi contains Fall armyworm outbreak

APA -Lilongwe (Malawi) — Malawi through the Ministry of Agriculture, Irrigation and Water Development said Friday that it has managed to contain the Fall Army worm outbreak in the 2018/2019 Farming season.

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28-Feb-2019 to 13:21

Malawi media watchdog plans presidential debates ahead of May polls

APA-Lilongwe (Malawi) — The Malawi chapter of the Media Institute for Southern Africa (MISA) will from March 29 to April 5 convene presidential debates to give people an opportunity to examine candidates eyeing the top office in polls set for May.

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26-Feb-2019 to 12:31

Malawian firm to commission an 8MW power plant in March

APA-Mulanje (Malawi) — A Malawian firm on Tuesday announced that it will commission a US$16-million hydropower plant in March with a capacity to generate 8.2 megawatts (MW) of electricity.

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21-Feb-2019 to 22:56

Malawi minister’s albino remarks shameful - Amnesty

APA-Lilongwe (Malawi) — Amnesty International (AI) has described Malawi's Minister of Homeland and Security, Nicholas Dausi's remarks as shameful denial comments that are fuelling attacks against persons with albinism in the country.

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21-Feb-2019 to 20:47

Malawi: Suspected albino dealer dies in police custody

APA-Lilongwe (Malawi) — Malawi's suspected albino kidnapper has died while in police custody in Lilongwe on Wednesday.

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21-Feb-2019 to 10:59

Malawi: Ten candidates confirmed for May 21 presidential poll

APA-Lilongwe (Malawi) — The Malawi Electoral Commission (MEC) has announced the names of ten aspiring presidential candidates who successfully submitted nomination papers for the eagerly awaited elections set for May 21.

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