Rumphi (Malawi)

Type: City
Name: Rumphi (Malawi)
Country: Malawi
Latitude: -11.01
Longitude: 33.869999
population: 20,731
First reported 7 hours ago - Updated 3 hours ago - 3 reports

ACT Alliance Alert Food Security Situation in Malawi

By Elisabeth Gouel1. Brief description of the emergency and impactA delayed start of the agriculture season and prolonged dry spells in some parts of the country ranging from 2 to 4 weeks in the 2013/14 growing season has caused food insecurity to a total ... [Published DailyMe.Com - 3 hours ago]
First reported Sep 27 2014 - Updated Sep 27 2014 - 1 reports

Regionalism, tribalism tearing Malawi apart

Calls for secession, specifically for the Northern Region and federalism (preserve of the Central Region) are refusing to be silenced into submission.At the heart of the secession demand is the claim, without factual basis I must say, by its advocates ... [Published Nyasa Times - Sep 27 2014]
First reported Sep 24 2014 - Updated Sep 24 2014 - 1 reports

Malawi needs federalism, power-sharing – MPs Kamlepo, Mwenefumbo

Vocal lawmakers from the northern region have demanded that the calls for federal system of government and power-sharing should be decided upon through a referendum.Kamlepo Kalua, MP for Rumphi east and Karonga Central MP Frank Mwenefumbo noted in Parliament ... [Published Nyasa Times - Sep 24 2014]
First reported Sep 24 2014 - Updated Sep 24 2014 - 1 reports

Federalism talks take centre stage in Malawi

Demands for federal system of government have taken centre stage with the debate growing day by day with Bishop of the Anglican Upper Shire Diocese, Brighton Malasa  suspecting the calls are not being made in good faith.The Diocesan Bishop said those ... [Published Nyasa Times - Sep 24 2014]
First reported Sep 22 2014 - Updated Sep 22 2014 - 1 reports

Vuwa attacks Malawi federalism calls

President Peter Mutharika’s adviser on national unity and parliamentary affairs Symon Vuwa-Kaunda, who is also leading the presidential campaign against federalism  calls, has asked people in the North Malawi to promote unity and reject division.Vuwa ... [Published Nyasa Times - Sep 22 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 11 2014 - Updated Sep 11 2014 - 1 reports

Kyungu cautions on North Malawi secession: ‘We are better together’

Paramount Chief Kyungu of Malawi’s northern border district of Karonga is appealing to politicians to iron out their differences and concentrate on developing the country rather than wasting their time advocating for feudalism and secession.Kyungu said ... [Published Nyasa Times - Sep 11 2014]
First reported Sep 11 2014 - Updated Sep 11 2014 - 1 reports

Ten Arrested for Encroaching Government Land At Kamuzu Institute

Kawale Police on Monday arrested ten people for encroaching land belonging to the Malawi National Council for Sports in Lilongwe.According to Lilongwe Model Police Station Public Relations Officer Sub Inspector Kingsley Dandaula, the suspects were part ... [Published Individual.com - Sep 11 2014]
First reported Sep 09 2014 - Updated Sep 09 2014 - 1 reports

Malawi: About 640 000 People on Food Shortage Scare

By Joseph Joshua MwaleLilongwe — Statistics from the 2014 Malawi Vulnerable Assessment Committee-MVAC on national food security have project that about 640, 009 people in the country will not be able to meet their food requirements during the 2014/15 ... [Published AllAfrica.com - Sep 09 2014]
First reported Sep 08 2014 - Updated Sep 08 2014 - 1 reports

Govt ‘bribe’ chiefs to reject North Malawi secession calls

The governing Democratic Progressive Party (DPP) has gone flat out in the North Malawi to lure influential voices in rejecting calls for north secession or referendum.In his latest engagement and palm oil, presidential advisor on National unity and parliamentary ... [Published Nyasa Times - Sep 08 2014]
First reported Sep 05 2014 - Updated Sep 05 2014 - 1 reports

MDF Soldier Arrested for Aiding Illegal Immigrants

A Malawi Defence Force soldier suspected to have aided illegal entry of 12 Ethiopian Nationals into Malawi surrendered himself to Rumphi Police on Thursday.Rumphi Police Spokesperson, Victor Khamisi, confirmed the news of surrender and identified the ... [Published Individual.com - Sep 05 2014]
First reported Jul 08 2014 - Updated Jul 08 2014 - 1 reports

'We Give Birth in the Nearest Bushes'...

Mzimba — Women around Thundubike Health Centre in Mzimba West Constituency have complained that lack of maternal services and waiting shelters, compel them to give birth in the bushes."We have serious lack of maternal waiting shelters here. This sometimes ... [Published AllAfrica.com - Jul 08 2014]

Quotes

"We need to spread such initiative to other areas of the country so that we can enhance food security at national level" he said
"No Chief should create or promote villages as those will not be recognized by Government. Furthermore the categories of Chiefs in Malawi remain as follows - Village Heads, Group Village Heads, Sub-Chief, Chief, Senior Chief and Paramount Chief" said the ministry
"After receiving the complaint from officials of Malawi National Council for Sports, officers from Kawale Police substation rushed to Kamuzu Institute for Sports which is also known as Area 17 and arrested the ten suspects who were acting as leaders of the encroachers" said Dandaula
Said Gondwe; "Government has made a provision of MK5 billion to support the humanitarian response interventions; however, we are appealing to our development partners to consider providing financial resources towards the same."

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Regionalism, tribalism tearing Malawi apart [Published Nyasa Times - Sep 27 2014]
Malawi needs federalism, power-sharing – MPs Ka... [Published Nyasa Times - Sep 24 2014]
Federalism talks take centre stage in Malawi [Published Nyasa Times - Sep 24 2014]
Vuwa attacks Malawi federalism calls [Published Nyasa Times - Sep 22 2014]
Malawi: Jumbe Tells Farmers to Jealously Protec... [Published AllAfrica.com - Sep 22 2014]
Govt Constitutes Three Committees to Conduct In... [Published AllAfrica.com - Sep 15 2014]
Kyungu cautions on North Malawi secession: ‘We ... [Published Nyasa Times - Sep 11 2014]
Ten Arrested for Encroaching Government Land At... [Published Individual.com - Sep 11 2014]
Malawi: About 640 000 People on Food Shortage S... [Published AllAfrica.com - Sep 09 2014]
Govt ‘bribe’ chiefs to reject North Malawi sece... [Published Nyasa Times - Sep 08 2014]
MDF Soldier Arrested for Aiding Illegal Immigrants [Published Individual.com - Sep 05 2014]
Malawi: Volunteer Cooks Absenteeism Affecting S... [Published AllAfrica.com - Aug 30 2014]
'We Give Birth in the Nearest Bushes'... [Published AllAfrica.com - Jul 08 2014]
Malawi: AfDB provides US $35.5 million to Malaw... [Published ReliefWeb - Latest Updates - Apr 30 2014]
Malawi: Motorbikes Speed Up HIV Test Results In... [Published ReliefWeb - Latest Updates - Apr 19 2014]
Malawi: The Malawi Vulnerability Assessment Com... [Published ReliefWeb - Latest Updates - Apr 05 2014]
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Malawi: ACT Alliance Alert: Food security situa... [Published ReliefWeb - Latest Updates - 6 hours ago]
Source: ACT AllianceCountry: Malawi Geneva, 1 October 2014 1. Brief description of the emergency and impact A delayed start of the agriculture season and prolonged dry spells in some parts of the country ranging from 2 to 4 weeks in the 2013/14 ...
Malawi: AfDB provides US $35.5 million to Malaw... [Published ReliefWeb - Latest Updates - Apr 30 2014]
Source: African Development BankCountry: Malawi The Board of Directors of the African Development Group approved on Wednesday, April 30, 2014 an African Development Fund (ADF) loan of US $23.0 million, a loan of US $7.7 million from the Nigerian Trust ...
Malawi: Motorbikes Speed Up HIV Test Results In... [Published ReliefWeb - Latest Updates - Apr 19 2014]
Source: Bill & Melinda Gates FoundationCountry: Malawi OWEN NYAKA Improvements to Malawi’s network for transporting laboratory samples will help people living with HIV get vital test results quicker. The Elizabeth Glaser Pediatric AIDS Foundation (EGPAF) ...
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 ...
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