Malawi banks defying Nat-Switch rules:
Nyasa TimesMalawi banks defying Nat-Switch rules: Company eyes VISA and mobile money operatorsNyasa TimesKadumbo expressed hope that the situation will once the Reserve Bank of Malawi (RBM) formalizes regulations for the Nat-Switch. RBM regulates and provide oversight of the Nat-Switch. She disclosed that currently they have courted mobile money service ...
Posted on 24 April 2017 | 9:07 pm
Nissan Tilda up for grabs in Miss Malawi
Nyasa TimesNissan Tilda up for grabs in Miss Malawi beauty pageantNyasa Times“It is now official that the 2017/18 Miss Malawi will walk away with a 5 million kwacha brand new vehicle,” said Ndanga. In the search for the 'queen', the organizers conducted auditions in all the three regions of the country to find queens who will ...
Posted on 24 April 2017 | 9:02 pm
Kenya, Ghana, Malawi Chosen for Breakthrough
Voice of AmericaKenya, Ghana, Malawi Chosen for Breakthrough Malaria Vaccine TrialVoice of AmericaThe World Health Organization has announced that trials of a new malaria vaccine will take place in three African countries – Kenya, Ghana and Malawi. They have been selected for their high prevalence of malaria and strong existing immunization ...Malaria: Kenya, Ghana and Malawi get first vaccineBBC NewsGhana, Kenya, Malawi chosen to test first malaria vaccineUPI.comGhana, Kenya and Malawi to pilot GSK malaria vaccine from 2018ReutersTelegraph.co.uk -ReliefWeb -World Health Organizationall 125 news articles »
Posted on 24 April 2017 | 5:07 pm
Japan Plays Key Role in Supporting Food and
Japan Plays Key Role in Supporting Food and Nutrition Security in MalawiReliefWebLILONGWE – The Government of Japan has made a US$3.7 million contribution to food and nutrition security activities run by the United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) and UNICEF in Malawi. Of this sum, US$2.57 million went to WFP and US$1.13 ...
Posted on 24 April 2017 | 5:49 am
Cardiff University students to provide free
AOPCardiff University students to provide free eye care in MalawiAOPA group of second year optometry undergraduate students from Cardiff University are travelling to Malawi for a month in August to provide free eye care. As part of the trip they aim to provide free eye care, vision screening and second-hand spectacles ...
Posted on 24 April 2017 | 3:36 am
Afcon 2017: Malawi call up six uncapped
Malawi coach Ernest Mtawali has picked six uncapped players in his squad to face Swaziland in their 6 September Africa Cup of Nations qualifier. Among the new faces are two strikers, Chawanangwa Kaonga and Manase Chiyesa. Mtawali has dropped eight senior ...
Posted on 28 August 2015 | 12:47 am
Malawi Public Hospitals Reduce Meals for
In Malawi, public hospitals have started giving patients one meal a day instead of the recommended three. This is largely because of financial difficulties facing the health sector. But health rights campaigners say the move is hazardous to the lives of ...
Posted on 28 August 2015 | 12:20 am
A Rite of Passage That Pushes Young Girls
“My sister was only 11 years old when she got pregnant,” says Memory Banda from Malawi, in a Ted Talk entitled, A Warrior’s Cry AgainstChild Marriage. “As it is in my culture, once you hit puberty stages, you are supposed to go to initiation camp
Posted on 27 August 2015 | 11:57 pm
Water Inequality Photos Put Privilege Into
Of those living in rural areas of Malawi, 17 percent lack access to water, according to Charity:water. And reaching the water source can be an exhausting process. Felix Siliya, a father of four and head teacher at a primary school, fetches water for his ...
Posted on 27 August 2015 | 11:42 pm
Chilly dip for Gairloch visitors!
Gairloch High School is hosting six visitors from their partner school in Malawi. The group, led by Mr Winnex Chimtali, the headteacher of Mlozi School arrive in Gairloch on Thursday 20th August and their last day in the village will be Tuesday 1st September.
Posted on 27 August 2015 | 11:29 pm