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MACRA gives MBC Week for Obscene Language Findings

The Malawi Communications Regulatory Authority( MACRA) , has given a public beoadcaster, MBC, a notice of 7 days to make representation of the preliminary findings of breach following a beamed picture carrying obscene, swear and embarrassing words castigating State Vice President, Dr. Saulosi Klaus Chilima, who is also UTM leader. …

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Fire Guts Down Resort in Mangochi

Fire has gutted down Zaburi Beach Resort in Mangochi district leaving various items destroyed. According to Mangochi police station public relations officer Rodrick Maida, at about 21: 30 hours on Monday, a certain driver while sleeping within the resort, heard villagers shouting. “When he (driver) came out of his room …

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Dietary Recommendations for Month of Ramadhan- WHO

During the Holy month of Ramadhan, healthy adult Muslims practise daily fasting from dawn until sunset. Traditionally, one breaks the fast at sunset with a meal called iftar and then eats again with a pre-dawn meal called suhoor. There is evidence to suggest that fasting can have positive effects on …

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Few Common Mistakes during Ramadhan

These are few commom mistakes that most people do in Ramadhan. The first mistake is focusing on food, to the extent that people begin to worry about eating more than actually fasting. This also goes along with spending heaps of money on iftars even though a person does not need …

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MEC Suspends New Voter Registration

The Malawi Electoral Commission( MEC) has suspended the new voter registration exercise currently going on in some districts of the country. The suspension is following the ruling of the Supreme Court of Appeal which ordered the Commission to use the 2019 Tripartite elections voters roll. In a statement released by …

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Beneficiary Happy with Social Cash Transfer

A person with a disability, Mr. Cosmas Sunduza of Katontha village in the area of Senior Chief Kayembe in Dowa district has commended Social Cash Transfer Program- Mtukula Pakhomo for changing lives of the vulnerable communities in the district. Sunduza said Cash Transfer Programs have transformed lives of the poor …

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MHRC Calls Malawi Police to Investigate Political Violence

The Malawi Human Rights Commission (MHRC) has called upon the Malawi Police Service to swiftly investigate cases of political violence taking place in the country and bring the perpetrators to justice . The Commission is also calling upon the police to provide an update on their investigations to the people …

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Two People Die in UTM Office Petrol-Bombing : Killing People like Chicken Must Stop

Classical politics of killing opponents have no room in modern Malawi. It is worrisome that two people have died after UTM party office petrol-bombing in Lilongwe. A human life is expensive and taking it away in this cheap way is silly. The thugs who attacked the office and injured the …

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Malawi Ministers Snub HRDC

Minister of Health Jappie Mhango and Minister of Information Mark Botomani have maintained that they are not going to resign as demanded by the Human Rights Defenders Coalition (HRDC). The Ministers said they have not done anything wrong to step down during the meeting with the human rights organisation yesterday …

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Muslim World League Donates to People with Disabilities

The Muslim World League on Monday donated 300 metric tonnes of maize flour to people with disabilities in the country, in the wake of the Covid-19 pandemic , Department of Disaster Management (DoDMA) reports. Speaking at Kabwabwa Secondary School in Lilongwe when he officially presided over the handover ceremony for …

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