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2016-10-21 Sex For Prisoners Non-Starter - Law Commission
[Nyasa Times] The Malawi Law Commission (MLC) has ruled out the possibility of considering inmates in Malawi prisons to exercise conjugal rights during their jail terms.

2016-10-21 Borehole-Gate - Ghost Water Points Haunt Children
[Nyasa Times] A multi-billion dollar UNICEF funded project meant to provide safe and potable water in Karonga district through the provision of boreholes is mired in controversy almost four years after completion because in some areas the boreholes are not there.

2016-10-21 Congestion in Prisons Worries Law Commission
[Nyasa Times] The Malawi Law Commission (MLC) has bemoaned congestion in Malawi prisons saying the facilities are keeping almost three times the recommended number of inmates thereby exposing them to health hazards.

2016-10-21 Minister Warns Chiefs Against Abuse of Power
[Nyasa Times] Minister of Local Government and Rural Development Kondwani Nankhumwa has warned chiefs to refrain from abuse of power and corrupt practices in various development projects set by government.

2016-10-21 Judge 'Absent' At Work Over Govt's Failure to Buy Him Official Car
[Nyasa Times] Judge Charles Mkandawire of Lilongwe High Court on this week boycotted sitting for cases because the government is yet to buy him a car.

2016-10-21 Govt Need to Make Statement On President's Health
[Nyasa Times] The President's health is subject of speculation and causing anxiety among Malawians. Some civil society organisations and political commentators have called for the president to step aside for the vice president to take over until he fully recovers. However, the government have maintained a tip lip over the president health as if "he is enjoying robust health."

2016-10-21 Leather Industries Association of Malawi Launch Date Set
[Malawi News Agency] Lilongwe -The Small and Medium Enterprises Development Institute (SMEDI) through the Ministry of Industry, Trade and Tourism will launch the Leather Industries Association of Malawi (LIAMA).

2016-10-21 Nyasa Bullets Players Get Cash Incentive for Beating Rivals Nomads
[Nyasa Times] Nyasa Big Bullets FC spoiled its players with money amounting to K700,000 for beating their rivals Be Forward Wanderers in the TNM Super League a few weeks ago.

2016-10-21 'Secrecy and Lies' About President Mutharika's Health Condemned
[Nyasa Times] Two of the country's vocal human rights' bodies have expressed concern over the steady return of heavy-handedness among the Malawi Police under the Democratic Progressive Party (DPP) government in the country.

2016-10-21 Annual Breast Cancer Awareness Walk Slated for Saturday
[Malawi News Agency] As part of world breast cancer awareness month commemorations, Think Pink Malawi will on Saturday host an annual Breast Cancer Awareness Walk from Parliament building to Koko Bean which is located inside the Lilongwe Wildlife Centre.

2016-10-21 Diamond Platinumz to Headline Malawi's Sand Music Festival
[Nyasa Times] Tanzanian artist Naseeb Abdul Juma well known as Diamond Platinumz will headline this years Sand Music Festival to be held at Sunbird Livingstonia Beach Hotel in the Central Region Lakeshore district of Salima.

2016-10-21 Basement to Host Miss Blantyre Pre-Party
[Nyasa Times] Organisers of the 2016 Miss Blantyre beauty pageant have organised a Pre-party bash taking place at the Basement Club in Blantyre this Friday .

2016-10-21 Are Insurance Companies Starving Amidst Plenty?
[Nyasa Times] Malawi's economic and marketplace developments suggest a continuation of challenging and highly competitive conditions for the country's small but growing insurance industry.

2016-10-21 Service Fee Hampering Turn Up On Cervical Cancer Screening At Mzuzu Central Hospital
[Malawi News Agency] Mzuzu -The Mzuzu Central Hospital (MCH) has been experiencing low turn up in the number of women who seek cervical cancer screening services at the hospital due to among others things, the introduction of the service fee.

2016-10-21 Kaliwo Shuns Chakwera Rally in Zomba
[Nyasa Times] Secretary General of the opposition Malawi Congress Party (MCP) Gustav Kaliwo on Wednesday failed to join his party president Lazarous Chakwera in Zomba where he conducted whistle stop tours to drum up support for the MCP candidate who is standing to compete for the councillors seat in a by-election.

2016-10-21 Two Killed in Lumbadzi Road Accident
[Nyasa Times] Two people have died while one is seriously injured in a road accident at Lumbadzi Trading Centre in Dowa.

2016-10-20 UK Supports Mk2 Billion Water and Sanitation Programme in Malawi Rural Health Centres to Improve Maternal Health
[Nyasa Times] The Deliver Life Project to improve maternal and newborn health through better access to water sanitation and hygiene (WASH) has been launched in Kasungu with funding from the UK Government and WaterAid UK.

2016-10-20 Karonga Youths Irked With Chief Kyungu
[Nyasa Times] Youths in the northern region of Malawi have on Wednesday penned the international community to slap a travel ban on Paramount Chief Kyungu of Karonga and Chitipa over his dictatorial behavior.

2016-10-20 Sand Music Festival Ropes in Jamaican Reggae Star Turbulence Alongside Diamond Platinumz
[Nyasa Times] Impakt Events, organizers of the famous Sand Music Festival have confirmed the availability oF Jamican born Reggae star Sheldon Campbell popularly known as Turbulence at this year's Sand Music Festival to be held from 28th to 30th September at the Livingstonia Beach Hotel in Salima.

2016-10-20 Mzuni Register First Home Win in Second Round Super League
[Nyasa Times] Mzuni FC, popularly known as the green intellectuals, on Monday managed to register their first home win in the second of the TNM Super League at Mzuzu Stadium when they whipped rookies Karonga United by a goal to nil.

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