Blantyre (Malawi)

Type: City
Name: Blantyre (Malawi)
Country: Malawi
Latitude: -15.79
Longitude: 34.990002
population: 584,870
First reported Jul 30 2014 - Updated Jul 30 2014 - 1 reports

Africa Cup of Nations qualifying fixtures

Following are the Africa Cup of Nations third round, second leg qualifying fixtures this weekend (first leg score in brackets):Playing SaturdayAt BlantyreMalawi vs Benin (0-1) 1230 GMTAt VictoriaSeychelles vs Sierra Leone (0-2) 1230 GMTAt KigaliRwanda ... [Published China.org.cn - Jul 30 2014]
First reported Jul 28 2014 - Updated Jul 28 2014 - 1 reports

Malawi army apologises as KB players caught stealing

There was a disorder on Sunday evening at Puma Filling station at Chichiri Shopping Mall in Blantyre when Kamuzu Barracks Football Club players assaulted workers after one of them was caught stealing beer.Meanwhile, Malawi Defence Force (MDF) has apologized ... [Published Nyasa Times - Jul 28 2014]
First reported Jul 28 2014 - Updated Jul 28 2014 - 1 reports

Malawi: Macra Commissions K200 Million Frequency Monitoring Management Equipment

Blantyre — The Malawi Communications Regulatory Authority (MACRA) says it will continue to broaden its monitoring infrastructure in order to closely monitor the fast growing Information Communication Technology (ICT) industry.MACRA's Director General, ... [Published AllAfrica.com - Jul 28 2014]
First reported Jul 28 2014 - Updated Jul 28 2014 - 1 reports

Malawi: Minimal Participation of Vulnerable Women in Decision Making At Local Level Crippling Decentralization

Blantyre — Lack of full participation of vulnerable women in decision making at local level has been described as a challenge in successful implementation of the decentralization policy in the country.The statement was made at a consortium meeting held ... [Published AllAfrica.com - Jul 28 2014]
First reported Jul 27 2014 - Updated Jul 27 2014 - 1 reports

Fam’s love for Kwasakwasa

You might think Kwasakwasa is no longer a popular genre but you are wrong. There is a lot of dancing taking place at Chiwembe that can only be rivalled by Democratic Republic of Congo’s Fally Ipupa.But I would be wrong to wholly blame Fam. The music is ... [Published Malawi Daily Times - Jul 27 2014]
First reported Jul 26 2014 - Updated Jul 26 2014 - 1 reports

Hamilton MP Tom Greatrex column: Keep Commonwealth Games and Independence Referendum separate

While campaigning, canvassing and meetings will carry on around Scotland while the Games are in progress, and I suspect seeking to use a sporting tournament to further a constitutional position will not go down well with Scots more than able to keep the ... [Published Daily Record - Jul 26 2014]
First reported Jul 25 2014 - Updated Jul 26 2014 - 1 reports

Malawi Muslims fight HIV/AIDS during Ramadan

World Bulletin / News DeskIshmael Baya is a street beggar who calls an old shack and waiting shelter at Blantyre's Queen Elizabeth Central Hospital home."In the morning, I go to the streets and ask for alms," he told Anadolu Agency (AA) on a cold Wed ... [Published World Bulletin - Jul 25 2014]
First reported Jul 25 2014 - Updated Jul 25 2014 - 1 reports

Malawi Telecommunications Limited lays off 112 employees

Malawi Telecommunications Limited (MTL) has retrenched 112 members of staff in its restructuring exercise which aimed at realigning the company’s operations to market realities.MTL chief technical officer, Herbert Maosi, told journalists in Blantyre on ... [Published Malawi Daily Times - Jul 25 2014]
First reported Jul 25 2014 - Updated Jul 25 2014 - 1 reports

Emergency Sanitation: faecal sludge treatment field-work summary

Authors Spit, J., Malambo, D., Gonzalez, M. E., Nobela, H., Pooter, L., and Anderson, K. AbstractThis research aims to expand the knowledge of possible simple fecal sludge treatment technologies that could be rapidly deployed in the event of an emergency ... [Published IRC - Jul 25 2014]
First reported Jul 24 2014 - Updated Jul 24 2014 - 1 reports

Malawi’s business community delays VAT collecting machines

Copyright : APABusiness people in Malawi on Thursday obtained an injunction stopping the Malawi Revenue Authority (MRA) from implementing the newly introduced Electronic Fiscal Device machines.In March this year, 2014, MRA introduced the machines to collect ... [Published StarAfrica.com - Jul 24 2014]
First reported Jul 07 2014 - Updated Jul 07 2014 - 2 reports

Stakeholders' perceptions on factors influencing male involvement in prevention of mother to child transmission of HIV services in Blantyre, Malawi

Research articleAlinane Linda Nyondo , Angela Faith Chimwaza and Adamson Sinjani MuulaBMC Public Health 2014, 14 :691doi:10.1186/1471-2458-14-691Published: 7 July 2014Abstract (provisional) BackgroundMale Involvement (MI) in the Prevention of Mother ... [Published BMC - Jul 07 2014]
First reported Jul 05 2014 - Updated Jul 06 2014 - 3 reports

AFP - Malawi-poverty-politics-economy-aid

Malawi-poverty-politics-economy-aidContributed by NAMPA / AFP.50 years after independence, Malawi seeks economic freedomBLANTYRE, Malawi, July 06, 2014 (AFP) - As Malawi marks 50 years of freedom from colonial rule on Sunday, many local people say the ... [Published Namibia Press Agency - Jul 06 2014]

Quotes

"We want peace in the world. Where people have differences, peaceful means should be employed to resolve the differences" former transport minister Sadik Mia, a devout Muslim, said
"Despite that, Malawi initiated the decentralization process 19 years ago that would promote accountability and popular participation by the citizens as stipulated in the decentralization policy, the situation on the ground is far from meeting that purpose" observed Gawamadzi
"The Communications Act mandates MACRA to regulate access to and use of radio frequencies in Malawi so as to ensure the most efficient use of the radio frequencyfrequency spectrum and to protect users of radio frequencies from interference and illegal usage in accordance with the National ICT Policy and recommendations of the International Telecommunications Union and other international agreements entered into by the Republic of Malawi."
"These are the groups we have targeted and will continue to target" he stressed

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UbuntuNet set to connect African educators [Published IT-Online - 19 hours ago]
Federal versus unitary state [Published Malawi Daily Times - 21 hours ago]
Africa Cup of Nations qualifying fixtures [Published China.org.cn - Jul 30 2014]
Simon’s story and the case of university fees [Published Malawi Daily Times - Jul 29 2014]
Macra commissions Balaka monitoring site [Published Malawi Daily Times - Jul 29 2014]
Malawi army apologises as KB players caught ste... [Published Nyasa Times - Jul 28 2014]
Ibam advocates for Indigenization Ministry [Published Malawi Daily Times - Jul 28 2014]
Malawi Revenue Authority drills clearing agents [Published Malawi Daily Times - Jul 28 2014]
Malawi Muslims celebrates Eid, Mia calls for pe... [Published Nyasa Times - Jul 28 2014]
Malawi Muslims pray for peaceful co-existence [Published World Bulletin - Jul 28 2014]
Africa at the Commonwelath Games 2014 [Published BellaOnline - Jul 28 2014]
Malawi: Minimal Participation of Vulnerable Wom... [Published AllAfrica.com - Jul 28 2014]
Malawi: Macra Commissions K200 Million Frequenc... [Published AllAfrica.com - Jul 28 2014]
MACRA commissions K200m radio frequency monitor... [Published Nyasa Times - Jul 27 2014]
Hold on, Mr Lutepo [Published Malawi Daily Times - Jul 27 2014]
Fam’s love for Kwasakwasa [Published Malawi Daily Times - Jul 27 2014]
Malawian domestic worker jailed for poisoning m... [Published Nyasa Times - Jul 26 2014]
Hamilton MP Tom Greatrex column: Keep Commonwea... [Published Daily Record - Jul 26 2014]
Malawi Ramadan Fights Aids [Published IslamOnline NET - Jul 26 2014]
Ziyaye succeeded as AMECEA chair by Archbishop... [Published Nyasa Times - Jul 26 2014]
Nissan moves from CFAO to Stansfield [Published Malawi Daily Times - Jul 25 2014]
Malawi Telecommunications Limited lays off 112 ... [Published Malawi Daily Times - Jul 25 2014]
Emergency Sanitation: faecal sludge treatment f... [Published IRC - Jul 25 2014]
Maternal and health care workers' perceptions o... [Published 7thSpace - Jul 25 2014]
Malawi Muslims fight HIV/AIDS during Ramadan [Published World Bulletin - Jul 25 2014]
Malawi’s business community delays VAT collecti... [Published StarAfrica.com - Jul 24 2014]
Mary, African Queen of netball [Published BBC - Jul 24 2014]
Malawi 50-50 Campaign Hits a Snag [Published DailyMe.Com - Jul 23 2014]
Fostering Girls' Education to Avert Teenage Pre... [Published Individual.com - Jul 23 2014]
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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. ...
Malawi: Fistula Repair Camp Helps 100+ Women in... [Published ReliefWeb - Latest Updates - Jun 10 2014]
Source: Direct ReliefCountry: Malawi With assistance from Direct Relief, 102 women were able to receive life-changing obstetric fistula treatment at Queen Elizabeth Central Hospital in Blantyre, Malawi, during the Fistula Repair Camp that took place in ...
Malawi: Mutharika wins Malawi's disputed presid... [Published ReliefWeb - Latest Updates - May 31 2014]
Source: Agence France-PresseCountry: Malawi 05/30/2014 23:11 GMT BLANTYRE, May 30, 2014 (AFP) - Democratic Progressive Party leader Peter Mutharika was declared the winner of Malawi's disputed presidential election on Friday after defeating President ...
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