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Malawi policeman stoned to death by protesters

A policeman was stoned to death in Malawi during clashes between pro- and anti-government protesters ahead of President Peter Mutharika's first public meeting since a disputed election, police said.
Malawi opposition members sang and danced as they sought to prevent President Peter Mutharika from delivering his state of the nation address. (AFP Photo-AMOS GUMULIRA)

Malawi court allows case on election fraud claims

Malawi's constitutional court ruled Friday in favour of opposition parties pursuing a case over disputed election results, an opposition leader said, as further protests erupted over alleged vote fraud.
Malawi’s Members of Parliament have elected fellow legislator, Catherine Gotani Hara, as speaker of Parliament, making her the country’s first female speaker for the August House.

Malawi parliament elects first female speaker

Malawi’s Members of Parliament have elected fellow legislator, Catherine Gotani Hara, as speaker of Parliament, making her the country’s first female speaker for the August House.
Virginia Palmer

US ambassador flees teargas at Malawi election protest

The US ambassador to Malawi was on Thursday forced to hurriedly leave the main opposition party's headquarters as police fired teargas at protests outside over alleged election fraud, she told AFP.
The delegation was led by Minister of Foreign Affairs, Mr Geoffrey Onyeama, who urged Nigerians residing in Malawi to be good ambassadors of the country by exhibiting good character in their dealings.

Nigeria donates relief materials plus $500,000 Malawi

Nigeria has donated 500,000 US dollars and relief materials to Malawi which would be formally presented to the government of Malawi.
Foreign affairs minister Geoffrey Onyeama

Minister commends Nigerians in Malawi for being good ambassadors

The Minister of Foreign Affairs, Mr Geoffrey Onyeama, has urged Nigerians residing in Malawi to continue to be good ambassadors of the country by exhibiting good character in their dealings always.
Malawi is rolling out a malaria vaccine pilot programme for children on Tuesday in a bid to prevent the disease which kills hundreds of thousands across Africa each year.

Pioneering malaria vaccine for children to be tested in Malawi

Malawi is rolling out a malaria vaccine pilot programme for children on Tuesday in a bid to prevent the disease which kills hundreds of thousands across Africa each year.
Malaria Vaccine

Malawi to pilot groundbreaking malaria vaccine

Malawi will on Tuesday spearhead large scale pilot tests for the world’s most advanced experimental malaria vaccine in a bid to prevent the disease that kills hundreds of thousands across Africa each year.
Oussama Idrissi

FIFA clears AZ Alkmaar’s Oussama Idrissi to play for Morocco

Football's world governing body Fifa has given Oussma Idrissi permission to switch international allegiance from the Netherlands to Morocco.
Saulos Chilima

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.
Madonna

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.

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President of the Senate, Ahmad Ibrahim Lawan (left) with the Senate Minority Whip, Senator Philip Tanimu Aduda, during the plenary on Tuesday, November 19, 2019. 5

Controversial ‘Hate Speech Bill’ passes second reading in Senate

Despite the public outcry, a controversial bill to regulate social media has passed second reading in the Nigerian Senate.
The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) on Thursday in an FCT High Court in Maitama, re-arraigned a deputy director with the National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA), Emenike Umesi, for alleged misappropriation of N54.3 million.

EFCC arrests Ebonyi government house protocol officer over ‘N17 million fraud’

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) has arrested a staff of the Protocol Unit of the Ebonyi State Government House, Abakaliki, over alleged N17 Million fraudulent transactions.
Jose Mourinho claimed that the Manchester City 'B team' has more chance of winning the Premier League this season than his former clubs Manchester United and Chelsea.

Harry Redknapp: Jose Mourinho should make Gareth Bale his first Tottenham Hotspur signing

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Father docked over alleged cruelty to his baby

The police, on Wednesday, arraigned one Mr Livingstone Okpezi in a Karshi Grade 1 Area Court, Abuja, over alleged cruelty to his child
Nigerian 2009 FIFA U-17 World Cup Golden Ball winner Sani Emmanuel has revealed why he quit football four years ago when he was largely expected to go on and make himself a fine career.

Former FIFA U17 Golden Ball winner reveals why he quit football

Nigerian 2009 FIFA U-17 World Cup Golden Ball winner Sani Emmanuel has revealed why he quit football four years ago when he was largely expected to go on and make himself a fine career.