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2015-01-27 Relentless Blackouts 'Will Cripple Economy'
[Malawi24]Drivers of Malawi's economy have warned of detrimental repercussions that prolonged power outages will have on the country's financial outlook.

2015-01-27 Urban Musicians Raise MK100, 000+, Clothing at a Concert for Flood Victims
[Malawi24]While most of the people in Lilongwe spent their weekend partying, shopping, watching movies or taking rest at home, urban musicians came together at a concert to raise money and collect relief items to assist victims in flood-hit districts including Nsanje, Chikwawa and Mulanje.

2015-01-27 Flood Imperils Education in Southern Malawi, Especially for Girls
[Advancing Girls' Education in Africa]After a flood of unprecedented proportions hit Southern Malawi, Zimbabwe and Madagascar on January 11th, the estimated death toll stands at 260, with 360,000 displaced. In response, in Malawi President Peter Mutharika declared half of the country a disaster zone and put out an emergency appeal to the international community.

2015-01-27 Malawi House of Prayer Church Donates to Rainstorms Victims in Machinjiri
[Malawi24]House of Prayer (HOP) for all Nations Church has donated assorted items worth M1.9 million to 60 families that have been affected by the heavy rains in Machinjiri Blantyre.

2015-01-27 Airtel Malawi to Give Bullets CAF Champions League Package On Tuesday
[Malawi24]Reports reaching Malawi24 indicates that Airtel Malawi Ltd, a mobile operator, will give Big Bullets a sponsorship package for CAF Champions League today.

2015-01-27 More Flooding Expected
[IFRC]Lilongwe -With more rain expected in flood-stricken Malawi and camps for displaced people overwhelmed, the International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies (IFRC) has launched an emergency appeal for 2.6 million Swiss francs to help 42,000 desperate people.

2015-01-27 Joyce Banda Corruption-Facilitated Bank Opens Its Doors in Malawi
[Malawi24]Controversial Zambian business tycoon Rajan Mahtani whose banking licence was revoked in 2005 following evidence that he was involved in money laundering has opened a commercial bank today in Malawi's capital city Lilongwe.

2015-01-27 Russian Boxer Escapes Fight With Malawian Isaac Chilemba
[Malawi24]Russian boxer Artur Beterbiev will not be fighting Malawi's South African based Isaac Chilemba in a fight which was scheduled for 14th March this year.

2015-01-27 BWB Dispels 'Contaminated Water' Rumours
[Malawi24]Blantyre Water Board (BWB) has dismissed rumours making the rounds in Blantyre peri-urban areas that the currently supplied piped water is contaminated and not suitable for consumption.

2015-01-27 Man Gets 7 Years for Defiling 14-Year-Old Girl
[Malawi24]The Ntchisi First Grade Magistrate's Court has sentenced a 20-year-old man to seven years Imprisonment with Hard Labour (IHL) for defiling a 14-year-old girl.

2015-01-27 Fire Guts Mafco Quarter Master
[Malawi24]Unknown cause of fire caused havoc at Malawi Armed Forces College (MAFCO) in Salima on the evening of January 25 2015 whereby assorted items worth millions of Kwacha were burnt to ashes.

2015-01-27 Police Arrest Two Official Drivers Over Malawi Ministers Car Hijack
[Malawi24]Malawi police have arrested two drivers, one for Minister of Information and Culture Kondwani Nankhumwa as well as one of Principal Secretary, Chimwemwe Banda in the same Ministry in line with Nankhumwa's car hijack last week.

2015-01-27 Pandemonium in Malawi's Chigumula Township - Macholowe Accused of Selling Private Body Parts
[Malawi24]There was heightened panic at Chigumula in Blantyre today as an angry mob descended on businessman Felix Macholowe who they accused of trafficking human body parts and stealing corpses from the area's graveyard for his business.

2015-01-27 Mutharika Opens K6.2 Billion John Chilembwe Highway
[Malawi News Agency]President Peter Mutharika has stressed the important role good road networks play in sustainable economic development saying poor roads inhibit business growth.

2015-01-26 Government Impressed With Tourism Projects
[Malawi News Agency]Nankhumwa (c) inspects construction of Panyanja Hotel in Mangochi - Pic by Arnold Namanja

2015-01-26 Trail of Flour and Rice Lead to Arrest of Thief
[Malawi News Agency]Ntchisi -A man who is suspected to have broken into Ntchisi main market and stole bags of flour and rice in one of the shops was arrested after the police followed the trails of the stolen items up to his house.

2015-01-27 Malawi Tragedy - 1 Year Old Drowns in Ntchisi
[Malawi24]A one-year-old child in Ntchisi has died after drowning in Kapachika Stream.

2015-01-27 Xi Offers Condolences to Malawi Over Serious Flooding
[Focac]Chinese President Xi Jinping sent a message of condolences on Thursday to Malawian President Peter Mutharika over severe flood disasters that have killed at least 180 in the country.

2015-01-27 Lutepo Terminally Ill to Stand Cashgate Trial
[Malawi24]Business tycoon and chief suspect in the Malawi cashgate scandal, Oswald Lutepo, is terminally ill to stand trial at the moment, his lawyer has said.

2015-01-27 Red Cross Appeals for MK1.4 Billion Emergency Funds to Aid Flood-Hit Malawi
[Malawi24]With over a third of Malawi devastated by floods after weeks of heavy rains, and with the fear of more flooding to come, the International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies (IFRC) has launched a 2.7 million Swiss franc (MK1.4 billion) emergency appeal to help 42,000 desperate people.

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