Blantyre (Malawi)

Type: City
Name: Blantyre (Malawi)
Country: Malawi
Latitude: -15.79
Longitude: 34.990002
population: 584,870
First reported 3 hours ago - Updated 3 hours ago - 1 reports

Engineers should embrace unconventionality

I did not take a private, Wi-Fi-equipped shuttle to work for my engineering internship this summer. Instead, I walked, squinting into the sunlight as I passed numerous fruit and vegetable stands on the dusty road that led to Queen Elizabeth Central Hospital ... [Published Rice Thresher - 3 hours ago]
First reported 12 hours ago - Updated 10 hours ago - 1 reports

Cultural and Religious Perception...

By Chikondi ChimalaBlantyre — Malawi is said to be one of the countries with low female condom consumption due to cultural and religious believes which perceive condom use as sinful, dirty and immoral.Executive Director for the Network of Journalists ... [Published AllAfrica.com - 12 hours ago]
First reported 18 hours ago - Updated 18 hours ago - 1 reports

Government Rejects "The Shoot to Kill Policy"

By Joseph DumbulaFollowing recent security lapses, Malawians have echoed the need to put in place "The Shoot to kill Policy" despite the governments rejection to reinstate it."The Shoot to kill policy" was implemented by the late Bingu wa Mutharika's ... [Published AllAfrica.com - 18 hours ago]
First reported 18 hours ago - Updated 18 hours ago - 1 reports

Man Arrested for Possession of Marijuana

By Blessings BandaLilongwe — Lilongwe Police on Wednesday confiscated one kilogram of Indian hemp (chamba) during a patrol on September 15 at Pwetekere in Area 36, Lilongwe.Lilongwe Police Spokesperson Sub inspector Kingsley Dandaula told Malawi News ... [Published AllAfrica.com - 18 hours ago]
First reported 23 hours ago - Updated 23 hours ago - 1 reports

Malawi: Water Interruptions to Continue Until 2015 - BWB

By Ida KazembeBlantyre — Residents of Blantyre City and the surrounding areas should brace for more water supply shortages as Blantyre water Board (BWB) has indicated that the current water supply disruptions will continue until next year following a ... [Published AllAfrica.com - 23 hours ago]
First reported Sep 15 2014 - Updated Sep 15 2014 - 1 reports

Blantyre Policing Forum Presents City Security Petition in Parliament

The Blantyre Policing Forum has presented a petition to the August house in which it expresses concern over the deteriorating state of Malawi's security.To present the petition was Member of Parliament of for Mulanje South, Bon Kalindo."Mr. Deputy Speaker ... [Published AllAfrica.com - Sep 15 2014]
First reported Sep 15 2014 - Updated Sep 15 2014 - 1 reports

Govt Constitutes Three Committees to Conduct Inquiries Into the Elevation of Chiefs

By Tikondane VegaBlantyre — Ministry of Local Government and Rural Development has constituted three committees to conduct inquiries into the elevation of chiefs that took place in past few years.In a statement, the ministry said this has been necessitated ... [Published AllAfrica.com - Sep 15 2014]
First reported Sep 15 2014 - Updated Sep 15 2014 - 1 reports

'Recent Operations Should Not Scare People' Police

Mzuzu Residents have for the past two weeks experienced security lapses as Mzuzu Standard Bank got robbed of MK500 Million before police intercepted them at Jenda Roadblock in Mzimba with a recent operation of the Malawi Defence Force (MDF), Malawi Police ... [Published AllAfrica.com - Sep 15 2014]
First reported Sep 15 2014 - Updated Sep 15 2014 - 1 reports

Mota Engil commits K140m development package in five districts

Mota Engil Africa today announced a further US$350,000 (K140million) Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) commitment of improving the lives of local communities in selected areas in five districts of Chikhwawa, Neno, Mwanza, Balaka and Blantyre.Mota ... [Published Nyasa Times - Sep 15 2014]
First reported Sep 13 2014 - Updated Sep 13 2014 - 1 reports

Forced circumcision: Malawi court imprisons 2 for unlawful wounding

Blantyre Magistrates Court  on Friday  sentenced to eight months imprisonment  two men arrested last month for allegedly abducting and forced a 12-year old boy into an initiation ceremony (Jando) where he was circumcised.The two, Helton Robin 28 years ... [Published Nyasa Times - Sep 13 2014]
First reported Sep 12 2014 - Updated Sep 12 2014 - 1 reports

208 graduate from Blantyre International University

Blantyre International University, one of the privately owned institutions of high learning in the country on Thursday added 208 more people on the job market.Speaking during the graduation ceremony, held at COMESA hall in Blantyre, Director of Inspection ... [Published Nyasa Times - Sep 12 2014]
First reported Sep 12 2014 - Updated Sep 12 2014 - 1 reports

Malawi-SA trade forum starts in Blantyre

A two-day high-level business forum aimed at linking Malawian investors to their Southern African partners and harness mutual business linkages started in Blantyre on Thursday.The forum which is being held under the theme ‘Creating New Trade Links and ... [Published Malawi Daily Times - Sep 12 2014]

Quotes

" At the age of 14 my family arranged for a young man to have unprotected sex with me to fulfil a cultural practice known as kuchotsafumbi ( where young men are advised to have sex with a girl soon after initiation) and I got pregnant but, the boy denied responsibility simply because I am disabled" explained Nyalo
"Low female condom consumption is contributing to the transmission of HIV in the country" expressed Kamkwamba
"At around 6 o'clock evening of Wednesday we suspected a man carrying something illegal in a 50 kg bag which made us to go on and search him."
"However, the 2014-15 budget allocation has establishes the gap between policy intentions and pronouncements by authorities thereby spelling doom to Malawian children aged between zero and five."

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Engineers should embrace unconventionality [Published Rice Thresher - 3 hours ago]
Blubbergasted, APM and Kaliati [Published Nyasa Times - 6 hours ago]
Malawi: Lack of Information Puts Disabled Women... [Published AllAfrica.com - 11 hours ago]
Cultural and Religious Perception... [Published AllAfrica.com - 12 hours ago]
Government Rejects "The Shoot to Kill Policy" [Published AllAfrica.com - 18 hours ago]
Man Arrested for Possession of Marijuana [Published AllAfrica.com - 18 hours ago]
Malawi: AECDM Bemoans Lack of Action to the Sector [Published AllAfrica.com - 21 hours ago]
Malawi: Water Interruptions to Continue Until 2... [Published AllAfrica.com - 23 hours ago]
Malawi: Joyce Banda Risks Two Years Imprisonmen... [Published AllAfrica.com - Sep 16 2014]
Macra Gets Supreme Court Nod to Use Cirms 'Spy'... [Published AllAfrica.com - Sep 16 2014]
Malawi court rules in favour of ‘spy machine’ [Published Nyasa Times - Sep 15 2014]
PP’s Msonda describes Maulidi as confused, desp... [Published Nyasa Times - Sep 15 2014]
Maulidi obtains court order against JB, Peoples... [Published Nyasa Times - Sep 15 2014]
Blantyre Policing Forum Presents City Security ... [Published AllAfrica.com - Sep 15 2014]
Govt Constitutes Three Committees to Conduct In... [Published AllAfrica.com - Sep 15 2014]
Brazilian Vale’s railway project faces resistan... [Published Nyasa Times - Sep 15 2014]
'Recent Operations Should Not Scare People' Police [Published AllAfrica.com - Sep 15 2014]
MEC names candidates for by-elections [Published Capital Radio Malawi - Sep 15 2014]
Mutharika’s foul-mouthing gets Malawi CSO’s cen... [Published Nyasa Times - Sep 15 2014]
Mota Engil commits K140m development package in... [Published Nyasa Times - Sep 15 2014]
Maulidi, PP Administration at Loggerheads Over ... [Published AllAfrica.com - Sep 15 2014]
Call for restraint from Malawi President Muthar... [Published Nyasa Times - Sep 15 2014]
NICE to conduct public debates for by-elections [Published Nyasa Times - Sep 14 2014]
9 things to do in Southern Malawi [Published ShowMe - Sep 13 2014]
DPP will open contest for presidency [Published Nyasa Times - Sep 13 2014]
Forced circumcision: Malawi court imprisons 2 f... [Published Nyasa Times - Sep 13 2014]
PP’s Maulidi challenges JB in court over by-ele... [Published Nyasa Times - Sep 13 2014]
208 graduate from Blantyre International Univer... [Published Nyasa Times - Sep 12 2014]
Federalism for Malawi: ‘No, thanks!’ [Published Nyasa Times - Sep 12 2014]
Minority Rights Groups Defenders Future Doubtful [Published AllAfrica.com - Sep 12 2014]
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Malawi: Malawi Price Bulletin August 2014 [Published ReliefWeb - Latest Updates - Aug 30 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. ...
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 ...
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