Blantyre (Malawi)

Type: City
Name: Blantyre (Malawi)
Country: Malawi
Latitude: -15.79
Longitude: 34.990002
population: 584,870
First reported Apr 18 2014 - Updated Apr 18 2014 - 3 reports

Malawi Women Intensify Fight for Equal Space in Public Office

BLANTYRE — Women rights campaigners have intensified their 50/50 drive to have equal representation in the May 20 elections. Malawi ranks as one of the countries with low female representation not only in southern Africa, but globally. At the moment, ... [Published DailyMe.Com - Apr 18 2014]
First reported Apr 18 2014 - Updated Apr 18 2014 - 1 reports

Malawi: Malawi Tops Oesophageal Cancer List in Africa

Blantyre — A General Surgeon at Queen Elizabeth Central Hospital (QECH), Dr Luwano Kalongolera has said it is a known fact that in Africa, Malawi stands the highest ranking country facing oesophageal cancer (also known as cancer of the oesophagus).Dr. ... [Published AllAfrica.com - Apr 18 2014]
First reported Apr 18 2014 - Updated Apr 18 2014 - 1 reports

Malawi: Self Treatment Causing Malaria Treatment Resistance

Blantyre — Self treatment of fevers suspected to be Malaria is said to be contributing to Malaria treatment resistance in the country thereby aggravating the challenge of curing the ailment.General Surgeon at Queen Elizabeth Central Hospital and College ... [Published AllAfrica.com - Apr 18 2014]
First reported Apr 17 2014 - Updated Apr 17 2014 - 1 reports

Letter from Sapitwa: I love the reactions will send you another one soon

Jessies Kabwira saying less than you know is great. I open today with an editorial of one of the newspapers I admire in Africa, the Post of Zambia. This week as I pondered on the comical approach to politics by the Malawi Congress Party, I found aninspiration ... [Published Nyasa Times - Apr 17 2014]
First reported Apr 17 2014 - Updated Apr 17 2014 - 3 reports

JB gives 281 prisoners Easter presidential pardon

Overpopulation in Malawi’s prisons is set to ease a bit after President Joyce Banda on Thursday freed 281 prisoners as part of Easter celebrations.The Ministry of Home Affairs said in a statement made available to Nyasa Times that the freed prisoners ... [Published Nyasa Times - Apr 17 2014]
First reported Apr 17 2014 - Updated Apr 17 2014 - 1 reports

Malawi: Young Men Embracing Voluntary Medical Male Circumcision

Blantyre — A visit to centres that are doing Voluntary Medical Male Circumcision (VMMC) in Blantyre revealed that patronage is mostly by young boys of between 10 to 25 years.This corresponded with what Population Services International's Team Leader, ... [Published AllAfrica.com - Apr 17 2014]
First reported Apr 17 2014 - Updated Apr 17 2014 - 1 reports

Malawian Airlines Slashes Domestic Flights Fares By 25 Percent

Lilongwe — Malawian Airlines Limited has slashed domestic flight fares by 25 percent as part of the Easter celebrations.In a press statement made available to Malawi News Agency from the Airline, the Easter promotional fares are between the Capital, Lilongwe ... [Published AllAfrica.com - Apr 17 2014]
First reported Apr 17 2014 - Updated Apr 17 2014 - 1 reports

Malawi in second phase of voter verification exercise

The Malawi Electoral Commission (MEC) on Wednesday announced that the second phase of its voter verification exercise will start on Easter Monday, 21 April, 2014 and end on Friday, 25 April, 2014. MEC’s Chief Elections Officer Willy Kalonga said in Blantyre ... [Published StarAfrica.com - Apr 17 2014]
First reported Apr 17 2014 - Updated Apr 17 2014 - 1 reports

Malawi: Misconceptions Derailing VMMC Programmes

Blantyre — The Ministry of Health says misconceptions and misinformation are affecting delivery of Voluntary Medical Male Circumcision VMMC) programmes.Deputy publicist for the minstry, Adrian Chikumbe, disclosed this Tuesday on the sidelines of a two-day ... [Published AllAfrica.com - Apr 17 2014]
First reported Apr 16 2014 - Updated Apr 16 2014 - 1 reports

Consultant to train doctors in Malawi

Dr Adrian Stanley has been training doctors to carry out life-saving endoscopic treatment using equipment donated by NHS Greater Glasgow and Clyde.The consultant gas-troenterologist at Glas-gow Royal Infirmary specialises in stopping upper gastrointestinal ... [Published Glasgow Evening Times - Apr 16 2014]
First reported Apr 16 2014 - Updated Apr 16 2014 - 1 reports

Malawian Airlines slashes domestic fares to celebrate Easter

As part of celebrating with their customers during this year’s Easter Holiday, Malawian Airlines has slashed its fares for domestic route by 25 percent.Malawian Airlines Limited Public Relations Officer, Maganizo Mazeze, said the Easter promotional fares ... [Published Nyasa Times - Apr 16 2014]
First reported Apr 15 2014 - Updated Apr 15 2014 - 3 reports

Malawian Blind Voters Push for Tactile Ballots

BLANTYRE, MALAWI -- Malawians who are blind are pushing the Malawi Electoral Commission to make available tactile ballot guides (TBG) for them to cast their votes independently. In previous ... ... [Published Big News Network - Apr 15 2014]

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...percent of Malawi's population is women," said Emmie Chanika, the chairperson for the permanent committee of the NGO Gender Coordinating Network. "And what we are talking about is that women should not just be used for dancing and for reproduction, but they should also use their intellect and whatever knowledge God can give them. In Malawi most of the farming is done by women. Why should we leave them out in leadership?"
Speaking in an interview with the Malawi News Agency (Mana) Dr Shawa said, "All beggars which are beneficiaries of 'Mtukula pakhomo' money transfer program can be arrested because doing so is an intentional breach of their agreement with government which aims at clearing the streets from beggars by giving them a financial support every month."
"It can be premature to give you details of the disease but the fact is Malawi is topping the list in Africa. It seems there is lack of knowledge on the disease to both the medical staff and the community."
"It seems many people are not getting tested for Malaria but instead they decide to take malaria drugs. As a result the Malaria parasites have mutated because of over usage of the drugs" he said

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SIMON HEFFER: How can this great, UNITED Kingdo... [Published Mail Online UK - 4 hours ago]
Mutharika joins ‘Way of the Cross’ procession [Published Nyasa Times - Apr 18 2014]
Malawi Women Intensify Fight for Equal Space in... [Published DailyMe.Com - Apr 18 2014]
Women Intensify Fight for Equal Space [Published AllAfrica.com - Apr 18 2014]
Malawi Women Intensify Fight for Equal Space in... [Published VOA News - Apr 18 2014]
Malawi Presidential debates to involve oppositi... [Published Nyasa Times - Apr 18 2014]
TNM donates K500,000 to Pediatric Association [Published Malawi Daily Times - Apr 18 2014]
Lilongwe Beggars Risk Arrest [Published AllAfrica.com - Apr 18 2014]
Malawi: Malawi Tops Oesophageal Cancer List in ... [Published AllAfrica.com - Apr 18 2014]
Malawi: Self Treatment Causing Malaria Treatmen... [Published AllAfrica.com - Apr 18 2014]
Malawi: Malawians' Failure to Adopt Mosquito Ne... [Published AllAfrica.com - Apr 18 2014]
Malawi: Judiciary, Police Need to Be Conversant... [Published AllAfrica.com - Apr 18 2014]
Mutharika barnstorms Zomba: Says DPP to restore... [Published Nyasa Times - Apr 17 2014]
Letter from Sapitwa: I love the reactions will ... [Published Nyasa Times - Apr 17 2014]
JB gives 281 prisoners Easter presidential pardon [Published Nyasa Times - Apr 17 2014]
Malawi prisoners get Easter presidential pardon [Published Yahoo! News - Apr 17 2014]
AFP - Malawi-prison-pardon [Published Namibia Press Agency - Apr 17 2014]
Malawi Ivory Trafficking Cases Moving... [Published AllAfrica.com - Apr 17 2014]
Sesa Pitala, Sesa: Why APM is unfit to be Presi... [Published Nyasa Times - Apr 17 2014]
Journalists Leading By Example in Medical Circu... [Published AllAfrica.com - Apr 17 2014]
Malawi in second phase of voter verification ex... [Published StarAfrica.com - Apr 17 2014]
Malawi Clamps Down on Ivory Trafficking [Published Environment News Service - Apr 17 2014]
Malawi: Young Men Embracing Voluntary Medical M... [Published AllAfrica.com - Apr 17 2014]
Malawi: School Boy Hit to Death By Speeding Veh... [Published AllAfrica.com - Apr 17 2014]
Malawi: Misconceptions Derailing VMMC Programmes [Published AllAfrica.com - Apr 17 2014]
Malawian Airlines Slashes Domestic Flights Fare... [Published AllAfrica.com - Apr 17 2014]
English, the second language [Published Malawi Daily Times - Apr 16 2014]
Malawi: Macra Dates Broadcasters Ahead of 20 Ma... [Published AllAfrica.com - Apr 16 2014]
Local banks shun Lilongwe project [Published Malawi Daily Times - Apr 16 2014]
Consultant to train doctors in Malawi [Published Glasgow Evening Times - Apr 16 2014]
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Malawi: The Malawi Vulnerability Assessment Com... [Published ReliefWeb - Latest Updates - Apr 05 2014]
Source: World Food ProgrammeCountry: Malawi The Ministry of Agriculture and Food Security, estimates that Malawi will produce 3,639,866 MT of maize during the 2012/2013 growing season A surplus of 194,340 MT will be available during the 2013 to 2014 ...
Malawi: Malawi's president calls for probe into... [Published ReliefWeb - Latest Updates - Mar 19 2014]
Source: Kenya Daily NationCountry: Malawi BLANTYRE, Malawi's president Monday said clashes between opposition protesters and police that left two people dead following an election rally were "politically motivated" and called for a thorough investigation. ...
Malawi: Two killed in Malawi campaign violence ... [Published ReliefWeb - Latest Updates - Mar 17 2014]
Source: Reuters - AlertNetCountry: Malawi BLANTYRE, March 17 (Reuters) - Two people were killed late on Sunday in a clash between supporters of Malawi's ruling party and the opposition, police said, triggering concerns that violence could mar the buildup ...
Malawi: Malawi Price Bulletin March 2014 [Published ReliefWeb - Latest Updates - Mar 13 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: Fleeing fighting in Mozambique to uncer... [Published ReliefWeb - Latest Updates - Mar 04 2014]
Source: IRINCountry: Malawi, Mozambique BLANTYRE, 4 March 2014 (IRIN) - Since mid-January, an estimated 2,000 people have fled fighting between the government and former rebels in Mozambique, spilling into neighbouring Malawi, but they are yet to receive ...
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