Malawi OP-ED 

Malawi from May 2019 to June 2020: Profiling a Troubled Nation Desperate for True Freedom

By Precious Nihorowa The American political scientist and political economist, Francis Fukuyama, in his famous book, The End of History and the Last Man, explores the historical evolution of political systems through different epochs and generations which culminates in the current Western Liberal democracy. According to him, in as far as political systems are concerned, humanity has reached an end of exploration as there will never be another human system of government that will replace liberal democracy. As part of his exploration, Fukuyama presents the motivations for the successful propelling…

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Malawi 

Malawi mangoes in demand in Singapore and Hong Kong

Malawi mangoes are on high demand in Singapore and Hong Kong, heightening Malawi’s prospects for increased foreign exchange generation. The development has come to light following Minister of Irrigation and Water Development Charles Mchacha’ s twin visit to Malawi Mangoes and Salima Sugar companies in Salima. Under government’s Greenbelt Authority, the two companies have put over 2200 hectares under active irrigation, with Salima Sugar company irritating it’s approximated 2000 hectare sugarcane field with water tapped over a 15 kilometre distance from Lake Malawi. “This is a flagship programme. A concept…

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Malawi OP-ED 

Z Allan Ntata’s Uncommon Sense: Who Will Really Benefit from a Lockdown

By Z Allan Ntata There is no doubt that the Covid-19 pandemic caused by the Coronavirus is a serious health threat that requires serious and sometimes unprecedented responses from those governing us as well as from the citizenry.  If you follow the thoughts and comments of many commentators, you would quickly see that people value their life so much that they are readily prepared to do anything – and take anything from their government – as long as it is deemed necessary for the preservation of their life.  It is…

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Malawi 

TNM supports online Health through Virtual doctors

TNM Plc and the Virtual Doctors have formed a telemedicine partnership, with support from the Ministry of Health, in order to deliver a simple but powerful online healthcare platform that has the potential to benefit all Malawians. Malawi needs more doctors to cater to its 18 million population. Nearly two-thirds of all doctors in Malawi are working in towns and cities, while most of the country’s population is in the countryside. For many communities, it is not practical to expect sick and frail people to walk or cycle for hours…

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Ex-Presidents Malawi 

I Change Nations Honors 2020 World Civility Icon Winners Led by Former Malawi President H.E. Joyce Banda

I Change Nations Honors 2020 World Civility Icon Winners led by former President H.E. Joyce Banda, Global Legacy Person of the year. I am honored to be able to work along side such amazing people, who are changing the world and creating a culture of honor and civility. Each one is an icon and a difference maker.”— Dr. Clyde Rivers Founder of I Change Nations person GARY, INDIANA, USA, April 9, 2020 /EINPresswire.com/ — I Change Nations Honors 2020 World Civility Icon Winners led by former President H.E. Joyce Banda,…

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Leaders Malawi 

Malawi MP Lipipa urges Malawians to prioritise life over elections -COVID-19

Member of Parliament for Blantyre City South Constituency Noel Lipipa has questioned the idea of prioritizing the fresh elections over the well-being of Malawians amid threated pandemic- COVID-19. Speaking in an interview Lipipa said that there is a need for Malawi to avoid being a nation that doesn’t put the well-being of its people first but democracy in this time of the Coronavirus pandemic.  “We have allocated a whopping MK29Billion for fresh elections and only MK15Billion for Coronavirus and we are saying let’s go and vote exposing the 17 Million…

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Malawi Science 

AfAW condemns lynching of alleged witch in Malawi

The Advocacy for Alleged Witches (AfAW) condemns the lynching of an elderly man for witchcraft in Malawi today. According to a local source, this unfortunate incident took place in Zolozolo in Mzuzu. Mzuzu is the headquarters of the Northern region. A photo of the incident that is being circulated on the social media shows a young man torching the body of the alleged witch which was covered with sticks and tyre. Locals could be seen watching from a distance as the alleged witch was set ablaze. Recently there have been…

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Lifestyle Malawi 

Malawi Must Protect Lives and Property of Alleged Witches

The Advocacy for Alleged Witches (AfAW) condemns the destruction of houses and property of alleged witches in remote areas in Malawi. News from the country side says that some witch hunting villagers raided some communities today. According to local sources, an irate mob has demolished at least six apartments and other belongings of persons who have been suspected of witchcraft. Photos from a tweet show images of houses that the rampaging mob had pulled down. There have been no reported loss of lives. The fate of those who have been…

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Malawi 

MCP and UTM afraid EU report will confirm beyond doubt they lost the elections

Yesterday European Union Election Observer Mission (EU-EOM) reversed the plans to unveil its final report on the May 21 Tripartite which was most likely going to confirm that DPP’s Peter Mutharika won the elections. UTM and the Malawi Congress Party (MCP) refused to meet the mission arguing that the matter is still in court. However, many believe that there is very little chance they will prevail in court. In a statement, the EU-EOM said the report will neither be shared nor published until the court’s decision on the case is…

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Malawi US 

Malania’s Trip to Malawi: White House staffer helps raise thousands for Chipala Primary School in Lilongwe

A White House staffer took matters into her own hands after visiting a Malawi primary school during a trip with first lady Melania Trump. White House specialty media director Carolina Hurley helped raise over $12,600 for an indoor classroom in the Chipala Primary School in Lilongwe, Malawi, after she saw the school during the first lady’s October 2018 trip. USA First Lady Melania Trump in Malawi; visits Chipala school, Lilongwe Hurley accompanied Trump on her four-country visit to Africa, which included a tour of several outdoor classrooms at the Malawi…

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