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2016-09-27 Unregulated Promotion of Mining Brings Hazards and Hardships
[IPS] Lilongwe -Nagomba E. is no longer young; her hip is giving her trouble and her back is stooped from years of bending over her corn and rice fields. Yet every morning, at the crack of dawn, the wiry 74-year-old sets out on a strenuous half-hour walk to fetch water from a nearby river so that her ailing husband can take a bath. Despite her limp, Nagomba moves fast and with the sure-footedness of a mountain goat.

2016-09-27 Witness - 'The Mining Company Brought Me Problems'
[HRW] Nagomba E. is no longer young; her hip is giving her trouble and her back is stooped from years of bending over her corn and rice fields. Yet every morning, at the crack of dawn, the wiry 74-year-old sets out on a strenuous half-hour walk to fetch water from a nearby river so that her ailing husband can take a bath. Despite her limp, Nagomba moves fast and with the sure-footedness of a mountain goat.

2016-09-27 Padoko Charger Inventor, Chinese Company Strike Business Deal
[Malawi News Agency] Lilongwe -Mixon Faluweki, inventor of Padoko Charger has formed a business partnership with Chinese electronics manufacturing company which is expected to be supplying him with components for his innovations.

2016-09-27 Mining Puts Residents At Risk
[HRW] Lilongwe -Malawi's government has failed to protect the rights and livelihoods of people living in nascent mining communities, Human Rights Watch said today in a report released on eve of the International Right to Know Day. Families living near coal and uranium mining operations face serious problems with water, food, and housing, and are left in the dark about health and other risks from mining.

2016-09-27 Ombudsman, Nice in Partnership Enhancement Interface
[Malawi News Agency] Lilongwe -Office of the Ombudsman has engaged officers from National Initiative for Civic Education NICE Trust in a day long interface where the latter will be drilled on how best to civic educate the populace on their rights as per the former's office.

2016-09-27 Vice President Applauds St Paul the Apostle Seminary Alumni
[Malawi News Agency] Lilongwe -The vice president Dr Saulos Chilima has applauded St Paul the Apostle Seminary alumni for taking an initiative to give back to their school.

2016-09-27 Malawi Government and WFP Import Maize for Emergency Distribution
[WFP] Malawi has been badly hit by two years of drought, most recently as a result of the most intense El Niño weather event in decades. Widespread crop failure has led to a second consecutive national maize deficit and the worst food insecurity in living memory. It is estimated that 40 percent of the population will need humanitarian food assistance by the peak of the lean season during the early months of 2017.

2016-09-26 Australian Pastor Killed During Preaching Tour
[Nyasa Times] An Australian pastor with the Salvation Army who was attacked while on a preaching tour in Malawi died in a hospital.

2016-09-26 President to Meet Opposition to Discuss Socio-Economic Problems
[Nyasa Times] Government says President Peter Mutharika is willing to meet opposition leaders who have been pressing for a courtesy call in a bid to discuss a myriad of socio-economic problems facing Malawi.

2016-09-26 Msonda Says 'Time to Eat', Off to Meet Mutharika in America - DPP Lures MP Jooma
[Nyasa Times] The ruling Democratic Progressive Party (DPP)-- desperate to annihilate its rivals at the next elections in 2019, has dangled a carrot in front of former outspoken spokesperson of Peoples Party Ken Msonda and is now luring the party's spokesperson on finance, Ralph Jooma.

2016-09-26 Shariff, Mkwanda Shine in Sparc Systems Golf
[Nyasa Times] Senior golfers Bashil Shariff and Magret Mkwanda the Sparc Systems golf tournament at Blantyre Sports Club on Saturday.

2016-09-26 75-Year-Old Woman Die Due Excessive Beer Drinking
[Nyasa Times] A 75 year old woman has died in talaka after taking too much locally brewed Malawian beer commonly known as Kachasu without eating any food.

2016-09-26 5000 Lilongwe Market Merchants Line Up in Stall Ashes As Head Count for Fire Victims Start
[Nyasa Times] About 5000 merchants whose merchandise were gutted i a raging fire on Sunday morning, are on Monday standing in ashes, in what used to be their stalls as head count to identify real victims start.

2016-09-26 VP Says Govt Committed to Promote Tertiary Education
[Nyasa Times] Vice president of the republic of Malawi Saulos Chilima has said government is committed to promote tertiary education in Malawi.

2016-09-26 VP Chilima Applauds St Paul the Apostle Seminary Alumni
[Nyasa Times] Malawi vice president Dr Saulos Chilima has applauded St Paul the Apostle Seminary alumni for taking an initiative to give back to their school.

2016-09-26 Uladi Calls for United Front, Says Mutharika Cannot Be Defeated With Fragmented Opposition
[Nyasa Times] Opposition Peoples Party acting president Uladi Mussa is suggesting a strong opposition party unity to field one presidential candidate in 2019 inorder to oust President Peter Mutharika from power on the ballot box in 2019 elections.

2016-09-26 Locals Question Merit On Mutharika Excellent Leadership Award
[Nyasa Times] Some sections of society in Malawi are questioning the merit in London based African Leadership Magazine e awarding President Peter Mutharika an award in exceptional leadership when Malawi is getting poorer than ever before and a myriad of problems, including a broken economy.

2016-09-26 Govt Committed to Promote Tertiary Education
[Malawi News Agency] Chiradzulu -Vice president of the republic of Malawi Saulos Chilima has said government is committed to promote tertiary education in Malawi.

2016-09-26 Mutharika Asks Malawians Not to Be Despondent
[Malawi News Agency] New York -President Peter Mutharika on Sunday urged Malawians at all levels of society to be hopeful and work together to address the country's challenges.

2016-09-26 Lilongwe Water Board Warns of Further Dry Taps
[Nyasa Times] Lilongwe Water Board has warned of further shortages of water in the Capital City, saying Kamuzu dam water is now completely drying up.

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