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Malawi vice president turns opposition candidate in election race

Malawi Vice President Saulos Chilima has launched a bitter attack on his own government ahead of elections in May, when he hopes to win power as head of a new opposition party.

Report: 9.4 million people living with HIV unaware

A new report, ‘Knowledge is Power’, has revealed that an estimated 9.4 million people who are infected with HIV virus are not aware.

UN: 35,000 refugees will soon run out of food in Malawi

More than 35,000 refugees and asylum seekers in Malawi will run out of food in less than two months, the UN warned on Friday.
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Madonna planning to open football academy in Malawi

Madonna has plans to open a football academy in Malawi, a move inspired by her adopted son David Banda, who has ambitions to be a professional player and is at Portuguese club Benfica's youth academy.

Malawi vice president attacks president, quits ruling party

Malawi's vice president Saulos Chilima publicly attacked the corruption of the president's government on Tuesday and announced his resignation from the ruling party, leaving the door open for a presidential run.

Nigerians arrested for drug trafficking in Malawi

A Nigerian has been arrested by the Malawian police after illicit drugs were found in his home during a raid.

South African lawyer plans listeria class action suit against Tiger Brands

A human rights lawyer plans to launch a class action lawsuit against South African food producer Tiger Brands on behalf of the families of people who died and those affected by the worst listeria outbreak in history.

Zimbabwe, Malawi ban South African meat products

Zimbabwe and Malawi on Tuesday banned South African meat products following the outbreak of the listeria disease that has since been linked to meat products from a South African company.

Police seek rapper for questioning over ‘rape’ song

The police in Malawi have issued an arrest warrant for a budding local hip-hop artist behind a new song rights activists say promotes violence against women. The title of the song is “Rape,” and the government censorship board is also reviewing it amid calls that it be banned.

Drought behind worsening power outages in Malawi

Large parts of Malawi have been plunged into darkness as water levels at the country's main hydro power plant fell to critical levels due to a severe drought, the electricity company said on Thursday.

Africa is not poor – Joyce Banda

Joyce Banda became the first female president of Malawi, second in African history, when she took office in 2012 following the death of President Bingu wa Mutharika.

Ethiopian airlines targets $10bn revenue by 2025

Ethiopian Airline says it is working to be a 10 billion dollar profit making organisation, fly 120 international and 26 domestic destinations by 2025.

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Elections: Governor Shettima expresses satisfaction with voters turnout

Governor of Borno State and a senatorial candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC), for Borno Central, Kashim Shettima, said he is impressed with large turnout of voters in the ongoing election especially in Maiduguri, the state capital.
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Senator Enang denies snatching ballot boxes in A’Ibom

Sen. Ita Enang, the Senior Special Adviser to President Buhari on National Assembly Matters has denied allegations that he hijacked ballot boxes in Akwa Ibom.
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President Buhari wins polling unit but APC loses Senate

President Muhammadu Buhari has won his polling unit PU003 at Sarkin Yara Ward A, Daura with a landslide.
Rafael Benitez's fraught relationship with owner Mike Ashley should not deter him from remaining at the club. NEWCASTLE UNITED

Rafael Benitez: Mike Ashley and I need to be on the same page

Rafael Benitez has suggested he will only sign a new contract with Newcastle United if he and owner Mike Ashley "are on the same page".
Gov. Nasir El-Rufai of Kaduna said he felt relieved after queuing for over four hours before casting his vote.

Elections: Governor El-Rufai votes after four hours on queue

Gov. Nasir El-Rufai of Kaduna said he felt relieved after queuing for over four hours before casting his vote.