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2016-12-08 Dar and Lilongwe to Hold Meeting
[Citizen] Dar es Salaam -Tanzania and Malawi expect to hold a meeting that will bring together stakeholders from various sectors to discuss how to strengthen mutual cooperation.

2016-12-09 Cabinet Records Safe in Access to Information Bill
[Nyasa Times] Parliamentary media committee which was tasked to scrutinise Access to Information (ATI) Bill has recommended that cabinet records should not be part of the information which citizens should be given chance to access inlinewith yet-to-be passed Bill.

2016-12-08 EU Auditing Malawi - Test for Budget Aid Resumption
[Nyasa Times] European Union (EU) could resume budgetary support to Malawi if the results of verification exercise of the agreed performance target is met.

2016-12-08 Ntopwa Charged With Multiple Offences Committed During Fmb U-20 League Finals
[Nyasa Times] FMB Under 20 National Youth Football League Finalist's Ntopwa Super Boys have been charged with various offences by the Football Association of Malawi (FAM).

2016-12-08 MPs Proposes Malawi Human Rights Commission As Oversight Body On Access to Information Law
[Nyasa Times] Media and Communications and Legal Affairs committee has presented a report of their scrutiny Access to Information (ATI) Bill to parliament and recommended that tax-funded Malawi Human Rights Commission (MHRC) should be entructed with the responsibility of enforcing the law.

2016-12-08 Bring Back Genocide Convict, Rwanda Asks Malawi
[Nyasa Times] Rwanda has renewed its call for Malawi to extradite Rwandan national Vincent Murekezi who was convicted in his country for participating in the 1994 genocide.

2016-12-08 Tanzania, Malawi Plan Meeting to Strengthen Ties
[Daily News] Tanzania and Malawi expect to hold a meeting of the Joint Commission for Bilateral Cooperation early next year in a deliberate move to cement relationship between the two neighbouring nations.

2016-12-07 Faith Groups Protest Amended Abortion Bill
[VOA] Members of various religious groups in Malawi held street protests Tuesday against a proposed law that would expand women's ability to terminate a pregnancy. The country's existing law allows only pregnant mothers whose lives are in danger to obtain an abortion.

2016-12-07 Newspapers Back Vice President's Council Reforms
[Nyasa Times] The decision by the Vice President Saulos Chilima led Reforms Commission to take reforms to district and city councils has earned them praise from Malawi's two daily papers.

2016-12-07 Judiciary Workers End Strike
[Nyasa Times] Judiciary support staff have called off their strike action which kept courts in the country under lock and key for three days over demands for a 27 percent increment in salary and arrears, among others.

2016-12-08 Likoma Airport Granted International License
[Nyasa Times] Malawi government has finally granted the go ahead for Likoma Island airport to start operating international flights in an attempt to increase revenue generated through tourism.

2016-12-07 Opposition Blames Govt For Poor Roads
[Nyasa Times] Opposition members of parliament on Tuesday took the government head on over substandard road construction and maintenance.

2016-12-07 Body Concerned With Rising Journalist Abuse
[Malawi News Agency] Salima -Journalists Union of Malawi (JUMA) has expressed concern over the rising number of gender related violations among journalists in the country.

2016-12-07 All Set for Citizen March for Life and Family
[Malawi News Agency] Lilongwe -The citizen march for life and family is a celebration, defense and reaffirmation that life begins at conception, that it is sacred and must be safeguarded with extreme care from conception.

2016-12-07 AfDB Grants Malawi Government K12.5 Billion,
[Malawi News Agency] Lilongwe -African Development Bank (AfDB) has granted Malawi Government with 12 million Units of Account (approximately K12.5 billion) towards Food Crisis Response Sector Budget Support.

2016-12-07 More Maize Arrive in Malawi From Zambia
[Malawi News Agency] Lilongwe -Over 1,000 from a total of 100, 000 metric tonnes of maize purchased from neighbouring Zambia for food insecurity response has arrived in Malawi.

2016-12-07 Judiciary Says No Money to Increase Salaries
[Nyasa Times] Authorities at Judiciary have said there is no money to meet the 27 per cent pay hike demand by support staff, bringing fears of prolonged and protracted strike.

2016-12-07 Govt in Tatters, Clueless - Opposition
[Nyasa Times] Opposition lawmakers in parliament said the Democratic Progressive Party (DPP) government is now in tatters and President Peter Mutharika has got to get a grip and start facing up to the realities of failed state.

2016-12-07 Private Radio, TV Stations Face Financial Crisis
[Nyasa Times] Private owend Joy radio and television stations is facing financial crisis with accumulated K30-million debt in wage bill, Nyasa Times can reveal.

2016-12-07 Nation Told to Brace for Heavy Rains
[Nyasa Times] Heavy rains have caused some problems in some parts of the country particulary northern region district of Karonga where some roads have been submerged since the onset of the rain season.

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