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Malawians on Tuesday morning started casting their votes in the country’s sixth election since switching in 1993 from one party state to multiparty democracy.

Voting begins in Malawi general elections

Malawians on Tuesday morning started casting their votes in the country’s sixth election since switching in 1993 from one party state to multiparty democracy.
Saulos Chilima

Malawi race for president tight as election nears

Malawians go to the polls Tuesday in local, parliamentary and presidential elections. Seven candidates are running for president, but the real battle is among incumbent President Peter Mutharika, Vice President Saulos Klaus Chilima and main opposition leader Lazarus Chakwera.

Killer of albino sentenced to death in Malawi

Malawi's high court has sentenced to death a man who murdered a young albino, an unprecedented penalty in a country which has seen a surge in attacks and killings of people with albinism.
The captain of Ghana's national women's side, Elizabeth Addo, says she is excited about joining Chinese Super League team, Jiangsu Suning.

Ghana captain Elizabeth Addo joins Chinese club Jiangsu Suning

The captain of Ghana's national women's side, Elizabeth Addo, says she is "excited" about joining Chinese Super League team, Jiangsu Suning.
Abike Dabiri-Erewa

Presidency: 20 Nigerians on death row in Saudi Arabia

It has come to light that no fewer than 20 Nigerians are on death row in Saudi Arabia over drug-related offences just as a Nigerian woman was executed on Monday.

Malawian Pastor Bushiri freed on bail in South Africa

Flamboyant self-styled prophet Shepherd Bushiri and his wife Mary, who have been charged with fraud and money-laundering, have been granted bail of 100,000 rand each ($7,400; £5,000) by a court in South Africa's capital, Pretoria.
Professor Aize Obayan

Former Covenant University vice-chancellor passes on at 59

A Professor of Guidance and Counselling and former Vice-Chancellor of Covenant University, Ota, Ogun State, Aize Obayan, has passed on. She was 59.

Uganda deploys additional troops along border with DR Congo

The Ugandan military has deployed additional troops along its common border with the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) to prepare for possible infiltration and attacks from the rebel group Allied Democratic Forces (ADF), a spokesperson said on Tuesday.

1 Tanzanian, 7 Malawian soldiers killed in eastern DR Congo

Eight United Nations peacekeepers were killed in an operation against a rebel militia in eastern Democratic Republic of Congo, the UN Security Council said on Thursday.

Four Malawian UN soldiers killed in DR Congo – Malawi army

Four Malawian peacekeepers in the Democratic Republic of Congo have been killed, the Malawian military said on Thursday.

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.
[FILES] Campaigners in Malawi won an injunction on Wednesday to temporarily halt work on a statue of Mahatma Gandhi in the commercial capital as part of a $10 million construction deal with Delhi.

Malawi court halts ‘racist’ Mahatma Gandhi statue plan

Campaigners in Malawi won an injunction on Wednesday to temporarily halt work on a statue of Mahatma Gandhi in the commercial capital as part of a $10 million construction deal with Delhi.
FIFA President Gianni Infantino (C-L) and Fouzi Lekjaa (C-R), 3rd Vice President of CAF, speak to the press during the 12th CAF Extraordinary General Assembly meeting in the Egyptian Red Sea resort city of Sharm El-Sheikh on September 30, 2018. / AFP PHOTO / MOHAMED EL-SHAHED

CAF endorses FIFA’s Gianni Infantino for second term

The Confederation of African Football (CAF) yesterday endorsed FIFA President, Gianni Infantino, whose current tenure end in June next year, for a second term in office.
Vice President Saulos Chilima

Malawi VP vows to probe current government if voted to power

Malawian Vice-President Saulos Chilima, who has quit the ruling party and plans to run for president, has said that his administration would investigate alleged corruption among officials of the current government and anyone at fault “will not be spared”.
Arthur Peter Mutharika is a Malawian politician, educator and lawyer who has been President of Malawi since 31 May 2014

Malawi’s Peter Mutharika says corruption reports “fake news”

President Peter Mutharika of Malawi says reports accusing him of fraudulently benefiting from a 3.9 million dollars government contact were “fake news” as part of a ploy to smear him ahead of a national election in 2019.

Malawi can eradicate HIV, says doctor who discovered AIDS virus

Malawi, which has one of the highest rates of the deadly HIV and AIDS infections, is on course to eradicate the virus, Jay Levy who co-discovered the AIDS virus 35 years ago said.

Botswana shuts controversial pastor’s church over ‘miracle money’

Botswana has shut down the church of a controversial Malawian self-styled prophet, who claimed to walk on air.

Police arrest 200 Malawi vigilante in vampire mob killing

Police in Malawi have arrested 200 suspected members of vigilante mobs that have been killing people they believe are vampires.

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NCDMB wants National Assembly to move local content act to other sectors

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FIRS chief replies Presidency, explains low revenue

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The Action Alliance (AA) Governorship candidate in Imo, Mr Uche Nwosu on Friday flagged off his campaign for the March 2, election with a pledge to endorse President Muhammadu Buhari.

Imo guber: Court voids Uche Nwosu’s candidature

The Abuja division of the Federal High Court in Abuja on Monday ordered the Independent National Electoral Commission to remove the name of Uche Nwosu as a governorship candidate in the last election held in Imo State.
The Federal High Court Abuja, on Monday, refused to grant a request stopping President Muhammadu Buhari from inaugurating the 43 ministerial nominees over the exclusion of an FCT indigene from the cabinet list.

President Buhari attends retreat for ministers-designate

President Muhammadu Buhari on Monday in Abuja presided over a two-day presidential retreat, with Vice-President Yemi Osinbajo, some state governors and Secretary to the Government of the Federation, Boss Mustapha in attendance.