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Malawi , Friday 21 September 2018

News Malawi: US, Malawi discuss new MCC compact

News source: https://mwnation.com/us-malawi-discuss-new-mcc-compact/
Publicated on: Friday 21 September 2018

Malawi and the United States of America (USA) are discussing the possibility of a second compact under the Millennium Challenge Corporation (MCC) following the expiry of the five-year $350 million (ab...

News Malawi: Malawi Standard Bank engages high gear in digital banking; Brings 247 online channels

News source: http://www.maravipost.com/malawi-standard-bank-engages-high-gear-in-digital-banking-brings-247-online-channels/
Publicated on: Friday 21 September 2018

Standard Bank Malawi has said that its digital banking gateway, 247 is a tool for promoting financial inclusion and economic growth. Orienting the media on its workings, the bank’s Head of Customer Ch...

News Malawi: Malawi political parties fail to meet the 50:50 requirement in their NECs

News source: http://www.maravipost.com/malawi-political-parties-fail-to-meet-the-5050-requirement-in-their-necs/
Publicated on: hursday 20 September 2018

Lilongwe, September 20, 2018: Main political parties in the country are failing to meet the 50:50- requirement of men and women in political positions as shown by results from their conventions. Malaw...

News Malawi: Malawi fails to meet chickpea global demand

News source: https://mwnation.com/malawi-fails-to-meet-chickpea-global-demand/
Publicated on: Friday 21 September 2018

Malawi does not have a certified chickpea variety, a situation that has seen the country failing to penetrate the international market, researchers have said. Following this, researchers are now propo...

News Malawi: Malawi’s poor becoming more destitute – UN report

News source: https://www.nyasatimes.com/malawis-poor-becoming-more-destitute-un-report/
Publicated on: hursday 20 September 2018

Poverty in Malawi is extensive and deepening with life expectancy for Malawians now stands at 63.7 from the previous 63.8 mark, a latest United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) Human Development I...

News Malawi: Malawi govt dismiss China aid concerns: ‘Mutharika cannot sign an inappropriate deal’

News source: https://www.nyasatimes.com/malawi-govt-dismiss-china-aid-concerns-mutharika-cannot-sign-an-inappropriate-deal/
Publicated on: Wednesday 19 September 2018

Malawi government has issued a stinging rebuttal to criticism of China’s development aid in to the southern African nation. There have been fears that Malawi-China bilateral agreements have clauses th...

News Malawi: Distance students from Malawi visit Aberdeen

News source: http://www.churchofscotland.org.uk/news_and_events/news/2018/distance_students_from_malawi_visit_aberdeen
Publicated on: uesday 18 September 2018

Three distance learning PhD students from Malawi have spent time experiencing life in Scotland’s third largest city. Rev Brian Theu, Rev David Kawanga and Rev Thomas Nyang’ama visited Aberdeen as part ...

News Malawi: Silver Ferns Meet Malawi in Netball World Cup Opener

News source: http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/CU1809/S00248/silver-ferns-meet-malawi-in-netball-world-cup-opener.htm
Publicated on: Wednesday 19 September 2018

The Silver Ferns will meet the fast-improving Malawi in the opening match of the 2019 Netball World Cup in Liverpool next July. With the final list of 16 teams – defined by world rankings and regional ...

News Malawi: Anti-graft activists march against Malawi president

News source: https://www.yahoo.com/news/anti-graft-activists-march-against-malawi-president-141128275.html
Publicated on: Friday 21 September 2018

Lilongwe (Malawi) (AFP) - Several hundred anti-graft activists took to the streets of Malawi on Friday to protest against alleged corruption in the government of President Peter Mutharika. Marchers in ...

News Malawi: Malawi: Govt Decries Aborted Dialogue, ‘Very Bad Moment for Malawi’ – Analyst Says CSOs Justified

News source: https://healthable.org/malawi-govt-decries-aborted-dialogue-very-bad-moment-for-malawi-analyst-says-csos-justified/
Publicated on: hursday 20 September 2018

Malawi government has expressed its disappointment over civil society organisations (CSOs) decision to withdraw from their planned dialogue, but governance expert has backed Human Rights Defenders Coa...

News Malawi: Kershner: Malawi orphans are light of the world

News source: http://www.northwestgeorgianews.com/rome/news/local/kershner-malawi-orphans-are-light-of-the-world/article_6482ff50-bd3a-11e8-97fb-fb415cce30c7.html
Publicated on: hursday 20 September 2018

At the end of last year, Dean Kershner shared the story of the Harvest Hope Home, a farm and orphanage in Malawi, with Rome Rotarians. On Thursday, he returned to the Coosa Country Club ballroom with ...

News Malawi: Into Malawi

News source: http://theroadchoseme.com/into-malawi
Publicated on: Friday 21 September 2018

I have published my first print book! The Road Chose Me Volume 1: Two years and 40,000 miles from Alaska to Argentina In just a few weeks we have covered 2,708 miles in Zambia, which is way, way more ...