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2014-09-03 Party Leaders to Track the National Budget
[Malawi News Agency]Dowa -The Center for Multiparty Democracy (CMD) says political party leaders being representatives of the people at local level have a key role in shaping and tracking the national budget.

2014-09-03 Independent MPs From Nsanje South West and Mangochi Masongola Switch to Dpp and Udf
[Malawi News Agency]Lilongwe -Independent Members of Parliament (MPs) for Nsanje South West, Dr. Joseph Malunga and Mangochi Masongola, Rashid Msusa Pemba communicated to the Speaker of Parliament on Tuesday that people from their constituencies have advised them to switch to various political parties.

2014-09-03 MEC to Start Registration and Inspection for By Election On Sept 4
[Malawi News Agency]Blantyre -The Malawi Electoral Commission (MEC) has announced that it will start Registration and inspection of voters' roll for the by-elections on September 4, this year.

2014-09-03 Govt to Combat Climate Change Ills Through Nap
[Malawi News Agency]Lilongwe -Government has launched a National Adaptation Plan (NAP) process aimed at reducing vulnerability to the impacts of climate change.

2014-09-02 Civil Society Organisations Ask Government to Start Funding Mec Yearly
[Malawi News Agency]Mzuzu -Stakeholders in the May 20, 2014 Tripartite Elections have appealed to Government to start funding Malawi Electoral Commission (MEC) yearly for it to have enough time to prepare for the next elections.

2014-09-02 Israel Trip to Contribute Positively Towards Green Belt Initiative-APM
[Malawi News Agency]Blantyre -President Prof Peter Mutharika has said he is optimistic the trip to Israel Vice President Saulosi Chilima will contribute positively to the country's Green Belt initiative.

2014-09-03 Gondwe Presents K742.8 Billion Zero-Aid Budget
[Malawi News Agency]Lilongwe -Finance, Economic Planning and Development Minister Goodall Gondwe Tuesday presented the 2014-2015 K742.8 billion zero-aid budget to a Parliament packed with several cooperating partners and local economists.

2014-09-03 Govt to Construct Community Colleges in January
[Malawi News Agency]Blantyre -In a bid to provide technical and vocational skills to the youth, Government will in January next year start constructing community colleges across the country.

2014-09-03 Africa Rise Commended for Soil Fertility Improvement Initiative in Ntcheu
[Malawi News Agency]Ntcheu -Smallholder farmers of Kandewu and Msipe Extension Planning Areas in Ntcheu have commended Africa Research in Sustainable Intensification for the Next Generation (Africa Rise) which is an agricultural research based organization for involving them in a research which has led to the improvement of soil fertility in their gardens.

2014-09-03 Met Attributes Chilly Weather to Chiperoni Winds
[Malawi News Agency]Blantyre -The Department of Climate Change and Meteological Services has attributed the chilly weather pattern being experienced in the country to transitional from winter to summer period.

2014-09-02 Cluster Committee Meetings of Parliament to Start Wednesday
[Malawi News Agency]Lilongwe -First Deputy Speaker of Parliament has announced that all Cluster Committees of Parliament will start meeting from 3rd to 9th September this year.

2014-09-02 Big Bullets Coach Warns Players to Be Selected On Merit
[Malawi News Agency]Blantyre -Big Bullets coach Elijah Kananji has warned his players to accelerate their gear or else ready to warm the bench insisting he will continue featuring players on merit.

2014-09-02 Bishop Stima Unveils Diocese's Strategic Plan
[Malawi News Agency]Mangochi -The Bishop of the Catholic Diocese of Mangochi, Right Reverend Montfort Stima at the weekend unveiled an all inclusive Diocese's Strategic Plan which among others is an attempt to unearth hidden wealth in the church.

2014-09-02 Mangochi Stands to Benefit From Wash
[Malawi News Agency]Mangochi -Mangochi stands to benefit from the Water, Sanitation and Hygiene (WASH) project courtesy of the Village Hygiene Organization which will facilitate the whole process in the district, Malawi News Agency (Mana) has learnt.

2014-09-02 Malawi First Country to Put HIV Positive Pregnant Women On ARVs - APM
[Malawi News Agency]Blantyre -President Arthur Peter Mutharika says Malawi was the first country to adopt a policy of putting all HIV positive pregnant and breast feeding women on anti-retroviral (ARV) drugs regardless of their CD4 Count.

2014-09-02 Crocodile Claims Another Victim in Mangochi
[Malawi News Agency]Mangochi -Barely a week after a crocodile attacked and killed a 40 year old man in Lake Malombe in Mangochi District another one has this week also killed a 43 year old man. This time around in Lake Malawi, Police have confirmed.

2014-09-02 U.S. Embassy Commits On Fight Against Human Trafficking in Malawi
[Malawi News Agency]Lilongwe -The United States Embassy says it will on Wednesday September 3, 2014, have a special event on the Fight Against Human Trafficking in Malawi, an event that will take place at U.S. Embassy Public Affairs Section in Lilongwe.

2014-09-02 MRA Extends Port Working Hours
[Malawi News Agency]Blantyre -The Malawi Revenue Authority (MRA) on Saturday August 30, 2014 extended all its Inland Port working hours to afford taxpayers more time to settle their taxes. MRA's inland ports are Lilongwe, Blantyre and Mzuzu.

2014-09-02 Chikwawa Cotton Company Criticized Over Delayed Employees' Salaries
[Malawi News Agency]Chikwawa -Cotton Ginners Africa Limited, a prominent Cotton company in Chikwawa has come under heavy criticism for keeping its 50 employees without pay for two months.

2014-09-02 NABW Set to Rebrand
[Malawi News Agency]Lilongwe -National Association of Business Women (NABW) is set for rebranding and repositioning after being dormant for years.

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