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2015-11-24 Malawi, South Sudan in Positive Cecafa Starts
[CAF] The Flames of Malawi started their 2015 CECAFA Senior Challenge Cup with a 2-1 win over Sudan in their first Group C match played on Monday, 23 November in Bahir Dar, Ethiopia.

2015-11-24 Activist Mfiti Says Oil Exploration in Lake Malawi Must Be Stopped
[Nyasa Times] A local environmental activist Godfrey Mfiti is persuading government to cancel oil exploration in Lake Malawi, saying it is categorised as a World Heritage site which could seriously dent the country's image in environmental conservation.

2015-11-24 Commission Set On Death Crimes in Karonga - Kyungu
[Nyasa Times] Paramount Chief Kyungu, the most senior traditional leader in the districts of Karonga and Chitipa, has expressed discontentment with the rise of death crimes in Karonga - a development that has made him establish a 'peace and security commission.'

2015-11-25 Simama Hotel Fracas - Police Arrests Two Girls 'Who Confess Lying About Missing Girl'
[Nyasa Times] Two girls are in Police custody at Lilongwe Police Station, for admitting that they were sent to Simama Hotel to lie that they were looking for their friend whom they said had gone to the hotel with a man earlier in the day in one of the hotel rooms.

2015-11-25 Ministers Lose Voice in Political Rallies to Drum Up Support for Govt in Worsening Economic Situation
[Nyasa Times] Some cabinet ministers are struggling to contribute in parliament because of loss of voice due to extensive political rallies the ruling Democratic Progressive Party (DPP) held over the weekend across the country.

2015-11-25 Malawi Beauty Models Reject 'Whores' Tag
[Nyasa Times] Beauty models in Malawi have protested that their reputations continue to be badly damaged by the negative perception by some sections of the society that portray them as if they sell themselves for sex.

2015-11-25 Kyungu's Stance On Death Crimes Way to Go
[Nyasa Times] Paramount Chief Kyungu's recent announcement that he has formed a commission to handle proliferating death crimes as well as witchcraft cases in Karonga district is a development not only commendable but also one that needs to be emulated by other chiefs country over.

2015-11-25 MCP Protest Secondary School Fees Hike, Refuse to Ask Minister Questions
[Nyasa Times] Opposition Malawi Congress Party (MCP) legislators on Tuesday vehemently protested government decision to raise fees in secondary schools, saying this would hurt the poor in the harsh economic times.

2015-11-25 Dump 'Mbyofo Mbfoyo' Subsidy to Fund Education Sector, MP Lunguzi Tells Govt
[Nyasa Times] Malawi Congress Party (MCP) Dedza east MP Juliana Lunguzi has made a frantic plea to government to suspend the Decent and Affordable Housing (Cement and Malata) Subsidy programme and relocate resources to the collapsing public education sector.

2015-11-24 K504 Million Karonga Stadium Construction Pleases Kyungu
[Nyasa Times] Paramount Chief Kyungu has expressed delight with that start of the construction of the much-awaited K504 million Karonga Stadium after government handed over the project to a contractor.

2015-11-24 Kaliati Slams 'Sexual Deviant' Men Romping Daughters for Rituals in Mulanje
[Nyasa Times] Minister of Gender, Children, Disability and Social Welfare Patricia Kaliati has slamed the growing tendency by some men who are reportedly sleeping with their biological daughters and step daughters with the belief that they will cast out family spells and or get rich in Mulanje.

2015-11-24 Malawi Kickoff Cecafa With 2-1 Win Over Sudan
[Nyasa Times] Malawi national team, the Flames, on Monday started their Cecafa campaign on a high note after they edged out Sudan 2-1 in second match of Group 'C' played at Abu Akir stadium.

2015-11-24 World Bank Commits Towards Shire Valley Irrigation Project
[Nyasa Times] World Bank has committed to support the Shire Valley Irrigation Scheme mega project whose implementation is also being supported by the African Development Bank (AfDB).

2015-11-24 Rolf Patel Fights On - Press Corp, Cane Products Case Adjourned to December
[Nyasa Times] The Malawi Supreme Court on Monday adjourned a case to December 3 on the matter of who is the genuine owner of the profit making company Presscane Company Limited between Press Corporation (PCL) and Cane Products Ltd (CPL).

2015-11-24 MCP Anti-Semitics Apology 'Half-Hearted' - Bisnowaty - 'Even Jesus Was a Jew'
[Nyasa Times] Member of Parliament for Lilongwe City Centre, David Bisnowaty feels the statement by leader of opposition Lazarus Chakwera to apologise on anti-Semitic and racists remarks against him was "half-hearted".

2015-11-24 Rev Mbewe Launches NGO Called Poverty Dynamics Malawi
[Nyasa Times] In a bid to face and fight poverty head-on, a new Non Governmental Organisation, Poverty Dynamics Malawi (PDM) has been launched in the Malawi's capital, Lilongwe.

2015-11-24 Martha Mwangonde Is New Ombudsman - Malawi Public Protector Approved By Parliament
[Nyasa Times] Malawi National Assembly has approved the appointment of 36 year old Martha Chizuma Mwangonde as a new public protector the Ombudsman.

2015-11-24 Goodall Upbeat Malawi to Get IMF Credit February 2016, Donors to Open Aid Taps
[Nyasa Times] Finance minister Goodall Gondwe has cast a shadow of hope that the government will be on track with the International Monetary Fund (IMF) extended credit facility in February 2016, a move that will trigger the coming back of Malawi's traditional donors.

2015-11-24 APM Says Malawi a Free Trade Area - Arrives in Malta for Chogm, Next Stop UK
[Nyasa Times] Malawian President Prof. Peter Mutharika has arrived safely in Malta for the 24th session of Commonwealth Heads of Government meeting (Chogm), saying it is crucial because among his key events will be selling of Malawi as an investment destination for global investors attracting foreign investment in the process.

2015-11-24 Sulom Intervenes in Wanderers 'Coup' - Sponsors Be Forward 'Monitoring the Situation'
[Nyasa Times] Super League of Malawi (Sulom) General Secretary Williams Banda has confirmed that his association will intervene and act as a mediator to end leadership wrangles that have engulfed the Mighty Be Forward Wanderers family.

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