Blantyre (Malawi)

Type: City
Name: Blantyre (Malawi)
Country: Malawi
Latitude: -15.79
Longitude: 34.990002
population: 584,870
First reported 13 hours ago - Updated 13 hours ago - 1 reports

Malawi Electoral Commission launches by-elections

The Malawi Electoral Commission says it will launch the electoral calendar for the by-elections in the country’s two constituencies and five wards on  Monday August 25 .The constituencies are Thyolo East which fell vacant after its parliamentary candidate ... [Published Nyasa Times - 13 hours ago]
First reported Aug 20 2014 - Updated 17 hours ago - 2 reports

Plastic Paper Vendors Cry Foul Over Ban On Thin Plastic Bags

By Yamikani YapuwaBlantyre — Some vendors who sell thin plastic bags as their source of daily livelihood have expressed concern over Government's move to ban the manufacture and use of thin plastics in the country.Dinala Wisikise who sells assorted thin ... [Published AllAfrica.com - Aug 20 2014]
First reported 19 hours ago - Updated 19 hours ago - 1 reports

Malawi: A Young Rasta Man Rules in a Malawi Suburb

By Lameck MasinaBlantyre — Africa's long history is filled with narratives of powerful chiefs who ruled large and small kingdoms. Many traditions of power remain, though they are somewhat reduced in the evolving politics of nation states. In a suburb ... [Published AllAfrica.com - 19 hours ago]
First reported Aug 19 2014 - Updated Aug 20 2014 - 1 reports

Group urges Malawi government to mobilise Ebola resources

The Human Resources for Health (HRH) Coalition on Tuesday called on the Malawian government to start mobilising resources before Ebola cases are detected in the country.HRH chairperson Abraham Gama told health sector players in Blantyre that Malawi should ... [Published StarAfrica.com - Aug 19 2014]
First reported Aug 20 2014 - Updated Aug 20 2014 - 1 reports

MRA Introduces Exporters' Guidelines Booklet

By Joseph MtingwiBlantyre — For the first time in the history of the Malawi Revenue Authority (MRA), a booklet containing guidelines for exports has been published.The publication titled 'The Exporters' Guide,' has 44 pages and tackles various topics ... [Published AllAfrica.com - Aug 20 2014]
First reported Aug 20 2014 - Updated Aug 20 2014 - 1 reports

Court throws out EFDs case

The Supreme Court of Malawi sitting at Blantyre on Sunday threw out two applications in which some businessmen were challenging the implementation of electronic tax registration which the Malawi Revenue Authority introduced in March this year.Supreme ... [Published Malawi Daily Times - Aug 20 2014]
First reported Aug 20 2014 - Updated Aug 20 2014 - 1 reports

All Children Reading event in Malawi commemorates FHI 360 expert

Karen Wiener, PhD, teacher, reer, and FHI 360 literacy expert who inspired and supported students and educators in Malawi, was remembered for her groundbreaking reading work in a special ceremony. The event that was dedicated to her memory, and to the ... [Published Noodls - Aug 20 2014]
First reported Aug 20 2014 - Updated Aug 20 2014 - 1 reports

BCC Boss Commends Vendors and Stakeholders for Unity

By Brian WasiliBlantyre — The Blantyre City Council Chief Executive Officer ( CEO), Ted Nandolo has commended vendors and stakeholders in the city for working together to ensure that all street vendors have reverted to their designated market places in ... [Published AllAfrica.com - Aug 20 2014]
First reported Aug 20 2014 - Updated Aug 20 2014 - 1 reports

MCCCI Bemoans Low Productivity in Agriculture Sector

By Yamikani YapuwaBlantyre — The Malawi Confederation of Chambers of Commerce and Industry (MCCCI) said the agriculture sector still has lowest productivity, although there have been some initiatives undertaken in order to revamp it.MCCCI's Manager for ... [Published AllAfrica.com - Aug 20 2014]
First reported Aug 19 2014 - Updated Aug 19 2014 - 1 reports

Malawi water board official threatened with gun

The Blantyre Water Board has condemned the acts by some people who are assaulting its employees for who go to their houses to disconnect water connection for non-payment of arrears.Recently, BWB disconnection driver, James Matewere, was roughed up while ... [Published Nyasa Times - Aug 19 2014]
First reported Aug 18 2014 - Updated Aug 18 2014 - 1 reports

About 130 Pupils Drop Out At Namwina School...

By Brenda NkosiBlantyre — Reports from Namwina Full Primary School in Traditional Authority Kunthembwe in Blantyre indicate that about 130 pupils stop learning each year due to long distance they walk from home to the school premises.According to the ... [Published AllAfrica.com - Aug 18 2014]
First reported Aug 18 2014 - Updated Aug 18 2014 - 1 reports

MCCI to Hold Eleventh National Agricultural Fair

By Yamikani YapuwaBlantyre — Malawi Confederation of Chambers of Commerce and Industry (MCCCI) said it is overwhelmed with the participants' turnout in the forthcoming 11th National Agriculture Fair which will start from 28 to 30 August, 2014 at the Chichiri ... [Published AllAfrica.com - Aug 18 2014]

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"English speaking has been a problem to our pupils even to those who completed secondary school education. It is the wish of government to see most of the pupils write and speak good English while at primary level" said Kanyumba
"What our family told the people is that everything starts in Ndirande," says the chief five years later. "And now the Makata family shall demonstrate that Rastafarians are peace makers."

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Kabwila on APM jet: Good move Mr President [Published Nyasa Times - 6 hours ago]
Malawi schools to teach in English [Published Al Jazeera - 13 hours ago]
Malawi Electoral Commission launches by-elections [Published Nyasa Times - 13 hours ago]
Malawi: A Young Rasta Man Rules in a Malawi Suburb [Published AllAfrica.com - 19 hours ago]
Afrobarometer says PP lost direction in many as... [Published Nyasa Times - Aug 20 2014]
Veep Says 'Serve the Needy to Have Purposeful L... [Published AllAfrica.com - Aug 20 2014]
Malawi: Kapito Condemns ARV Misuse [Published AllAfrica.com - Aug 20 2014]
MRA Introduces Exporters' Guidelines Booklet [Published AllAfrica.com - Aug 20 2014]
Plastic Paper Vendors Cry Foul Over Ban On Thin... [Published AllAfrica.com - Aug 20 2014]
Malawi: Plastic Manufacturing Companies Start P... [Published AllAfrica.com - Aug 20 2014]
Court throws out EFDs case [Published Malawi Daily Times - Aug 20 2014]
DSTV rewards take Malawian family to Disneyland [Published Capital Radio Malawi - Aug 20 2014]
All Children Reading event in Malawi commemorat... [Published Noodls - Aug 20 2014]
MCCCI Bemoans Low Productivity in Agriculture S... [Published AllAfrica.com - Aug 20 2014]
BCC Boss Commends Vendors and Stakeholders for ... [Published AllAfrica.com - Aug 20 2014]
Group urges Malawi government to mobilise Ebola... [Published StarAfrica.com - Aug 19 2014]
Airtel Express shop opens at Mzuzu mall [Published Malawi Daily Times - Aug 19 2014]
All Children Reading Event in Malawi Commemorat... [Published Targeted News Service - Aug 19 2014]
From large-scale convention centers to intimate... [Published ETurboNews - Aug 19 2014]
Malawi water board official threatened with gun [Published Nyasa Times - Aug 19 2014]
Malawi water boards hike tariffs, Cama worried [Published Nyasa Times - Aug 18 2014]
Malawi police detain driver over govt hijacked ... [Published Nyasa Times - Aug 18 2014]
Driving Towards Zero Hunger In Malawi [Published World Food Programme - Aug 18 2014]
Government rejecting own special needs effort [Published Malawi Daily Times - Aug 18 2014]
JB pens Malawi govt over ‘forgotten’ personal e... [Published Nyasa Times - Aug 18 2014]
Malawian man dies while having sex: Cardiac arrest [Published Nyasa Times - Aug 18 2014]
Chilombo Wary of Malawi Threat [Published AllAfrica.com - Aug 18 2014]
May, 2014 Elections Exposed Numerous Aspects - ... [Published AllAfrica.com - Aug 18 2014]
Malawi U-20 lose to Zambia [Published Capital Radio Malawi - Aug 18 2014]
MRA Over Collected for July [Published AllAfrica.com - Aug 18 2014]
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Vehicle Accident - Africa - Malawi [Published RSOE EDIS - Emergency and Disaster Information - Aug 09 2014]
EDIS Number: VI-20140809-44859-MWI Date / time: 09/08/2014 15:13:31 [UTC] Event: Vehicle Accident Area: Africa Country: Malawi State/County: Machinga District Location: [En route from Mzuzu to Blantyre] Number of Deads: N/A Number of Injured: ...
Malawi: Malawi Price Bulletin July 2014 [Published ReliefWeb - Latest Updates - Aug 01 2014]
Source: Famine Early Warning System NetworkCountry: Malawi Maize, rice, and cassava are the most important food commodities. Markets selected represent the entire geographic length of the country: two markets in each of the north, center, and south. ...
Malawi: Malawi Sex Initiation Puts Girls at Ris... [Published ReliefWeb - Latest Updates - Jul 19 2014]
Source: Voice of AmericaCountry: Malawi Lameck Masina BLANTYRE, MALAWI — In Malawi, almost a third of new HIV cases occur in women under the age of 30, in part because of traditional coming-of-age ceremonies that introduce young girls to sex, according ...
Uganda: Uganda Seeks Electoral Lessons from Malawi [Published ReliefWeb - Latest Updates - Jul 03 2014]
Source: Voice of AmericaCountry: Uganda Lameck Masina BLANTYRE — A delegation from the Uganda Electoral Commission has completed a weeklong visit to Malawi to study voter education processes. Some analysts question whether Uganda can learn anything ...
Malawi: Malawi Price Bulletin June 2014 [Published ReliefWeb - Latest Updates - Jun 28 2014]
Source: Famine Early Warning System NetworkCountry: Malawi Maize, rice, and cassava are the most important food commodities. Markets selected represent the entire geographic length of the country: two markets in each of the north, center, and south. ...
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