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2017-01-18 Activists Warn of Mass Protest Over Maizegate Scandal
[Nyasa Times] Executive Director for Youth and Society (YAS) Charles Kajoloweka has advised suspended Agriculture, Irigation and Water Development Minister D George Chaponda to 'adhere to a court' decision issued on Monday 17th January 2017 at the Mzuzu High Court sustaining the injunction stopping him from discharging his duties as Cabinet minister.

2017-01-18 Parliament Probe On Maizegate Kickoff
[Nyasa Times] Members of Parliament (MPs) in Malawi under the Parliamentary Committee on Agriculture, Irrigation and Food Security jointly with Public Accounts Committee on Tuesday kick-started an inquiry into the procurement process of maize from neighbouring Zambia covered live on Zodiak radio.

2017-01-18 Bank Officials to Be Subpoenaed to Maizegate Inquiry
[Nyasa Times] The joint inquiry by Parliamentary Committee on Agriculture, Irrigation and Food Security with Public Accounts Committee into the procurement process of maize from neighbouring Zambia intends to subpoena PTA Bank officials to explain on the money remittance related to the issue.

2017-01-18 Malawian Court Seeks Political Guidance to Proceed With Genocide Suspect Murekezi's Extradition Case
[New Times] A Malawian court has ruled the decision to proceed with the extradition process of Genocide suspect Vincent Murekezi will require political blessing.

2017-01-17 Floods Kill Two Students
[Nyasa Times] Two learners who went missing after being washed away in flood waters on their way to school, died and their bodies have been found in Lake Malawi in decomposed state.

2017-01-17 Wanderers Top Fan Suspended Over Fraud Allegations
[Nyasa Times] Mighty Be Forward Wanderers Supporters have suspended their national supporters Executive Committee Chairman Yamikani Kaliyapa over fraud allegations and leaking of club's secret information.

2017-01-17 Does President Owe Nation an Apology?
[Nyasa Times] President Peter Mutharika must be the most stressed leader now. George Chaponda must be the most stressed minister. There is tension in the country over 'maizegate'. Malawians are on APM's neck to fire Chaponda for being embroiled in 'maizegate'. Chaponda is under public pressure to resign, honorably, to pave way for investigations. Neither of the two has happened yet.

2017-01-16 'Totally Out of the Question' That a Third of Malawi's Population Live in SA
[Africa Check] South African television programme Carte Blanche investigated the fraught journey to South Africa many Malawians experience. But their hard-hitting figure that "almost one-third of Malawi's population" live in South Africa is completely off-point.

2017-01-16 University Staff Rebuff 10% Salary Increament
[Nyasa Times] Members of Mzuzu University Academic Staff Union (Muasu) and Mzuni Non-academic Staff Trade Union (Munastu) have rejected a 10 percemt salary increment offer offered to them by the university's administration.

2017-01-16 Karonga Utd Merges With Kapolo Stars
[Nyasa Times] In a desperate need to an early come back into the TNM Super League, one of elite League relegated sides Karonga United has merged with Northern Region Football League (NRFL) outfit Kapolo Stars.

2017-01-16 Maizegate Inter-Party Hearing Commence
[Nyasa Times] Human rights activist Charles Kajoloweka who is founder and Executive Director of Mzuzu based Organization Youth and Society (YAS) with backing from three other Civil Society Organizations (CSO's) have declared Tuesday 17th January 2017 as "Black Tuesday".

2017-01-14 Govt Worried About Continued Killing of Persons With Albinism
[Nyasa Times] Minister of Gender, Children, Disability and Social Welfare Dr Jean Kalilani on Friday expressed worry with continued killing of persons with albinism in the country.

2017-01-14 Malawi News Defies Closure, Coming Out On Saturday As Usual
[Nyasa Times] The flagship weekly newspaper, Malawi News will hit the streets as usual on Saturday despite being closed by Malawi Revenue Authority over millions in unpaid taxes, Nyasa Times has learnt.

2017-01-13 Media Giant Shut Down
[Nyasa Times] The Malawi Revenue Authority (MRA) on Friday shut down Malawi media giant Times Group , demanding K675 million in unpaid taxes but the publishers of Daily Times newspaper accused the authorities of trying to silence it.

2017-01-13 National Team One Step Up On FIFA Ranking
[Nyasa Times] Malawi senior national soccer team has moved a step up from 103 to 102 on the latest Coca Cola Fifa ranking released on Thursday.

2017-01-13 Poor Health Services Discouraging Youths
[Malawi News Agency] Chitipa -Looking disturbed, 20-year-old Nelson Matatizo Mumba says he is uncomfortable to come back again to Chitipa District Hospital to seek reproductive health services.

2017-01-13 Poor Health Services Discouraging Youths
[Malawi News Agency] Chitipa -Looking disturbed, 20-year-old Nelson Matatizo Mumba says he is uncomfortable to come back again to Chitipa District Hospital to seek reproductive health services.

2017-01-13 Court Suspends Agriculture Minister Chaponda Over Maizegate
[Nyasa Times] Minister of Information, who is also government spokesperson Nicholas Dausi has said President Peter Mutharika is still keeping Minister of Agriculture, Irrigation and Water Development George Chaponda on his post despite a court order suspending him pending investigation on the Zambia maize import deal.

2017-01-13 Maizegate Commisison of Inquiry Calls for 'Relevant Information'
[Nyasa Times] The commission of inquiry set up by President Peter Mutharika to probe matters surrounding maize procurement by Agricultural Development and Marketing Corporation (Admarc) from Zambia is asking the general public to volunteer relevant information on the issue.

2017-01-13 Prophet Bushiri Celebrates Company's First Anniversary
[Nyasa Times] Self confessed Malawi billionaire prophet, Shepherd Bushiri on Thursday streamed live on Facebook when he presided over a function to mark a first anniversary of Bushiri Consultancy in Dubai, United Arab Emirates (UAE), a subsidiary company pf Shephered Bushiri Investments that trades in gold and oil.

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