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7 Feb 2017
US superstar Madonna adopted two four-year-old twin girls from Malawi on Tuesday, a court official in Lilongwe told AFP, taking the number of children she has adopted from the country to four.
7 Feb 2017
Malawi and its northern neighbour Tanzania have agreed to revive talks to resolve a long-running border dispute, President Peter Mutharika said Tuesday after meeting Tanzania's foreign minister in Lilongwe.
2 Feb 2017
In this direction, the team is scheduled to meet with Dr. Kayode Fayemi, Minister of Mines and Steel Development and the Chair of National Stakeholders Working Group (NEITI Board).
25 Jan 2017
US pop superstar Madonna appeared in person at a court in the Malawian capital Lilongwe on Wednesday to apply to adopt two more local children, a court spokesman told AFP.
22 Nov 2016
An HIV-positive Malawian man who said he slept with at least 100 girls and women in traditional cleansing rituals was to be sentenced Tuesday after being convicted of "engaging in harmful practices".
28 Oct 2016
The impact of the most severe drought to hit southern Africa in 35 years is expected to worsen in the coming months, a UN climate envoy warned Friday.
21 Oct 2016
Malawian President Peter Mutharika said Friday he was in "excellent health", dismissing rumours of illness as he made his first comments after an extended trip to the United States.
28 Jul 2016
Africa does have very beautiful places to consider for your next trip. With nature and a bit of wild life for the most attractions, here are some stunning spots to add to your next travel list ideas. Table Mountain, South Africa: Table Mountain is a flat-topped mountain that forms a major landmark which overlooks the…
26 Jul 2016
Malawian President Peter Mutharika ordered the arrest Tuesday of a man paid to have sex with more than 100 adolescent girls as part of a traditional ritual marking their passage to womanhood.
3 Jul 2016
Muntharika announced this at a development rally held in the former Malawi capital, Zomba.
8 Jun 2016
The rights group says, attacks against people with albinism increased sharply and gangs are seeking body parts to sell for use in witchcraft.
7 Jun 2016
Food shortages are growing worse in Malawi as the yield from this year’s disappointing harvest runs out for many small farmers. Across southern Africa ...


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In the wake of the tragic death of singer Ilerioluwa Oladimeji ‘Imole’ Aloba (Mohbad), which has shaken the nation, Nigeria is once again on the verge of a revolution, with youth-led protests gaining traction.
41 mins ago
The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) has urged Nigerians to embrace peace, noting that decades of conflicts particularly in the North-East region of the country have hindered the attainment of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).
44 mins ago
If I were to offer advice to the current government and the Minister of Power on how to tackle the challenges in the power sector, I would emphasise that the primary issue plaguing Nigeria's power sector is liquidity. This problem permeates all aspects of the industry, including generation, transmission and distribution.
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There are very high expectations in Ekiti State that Governor Oyebanji would surpass the record set by his predecessors due to his approach to governance in the last 300 days.
46 mins ago
Since the re-establishment of democratic governance in the country in 1999, our election cycle, every four years, has availed us the opportunity to either renew the mandates of our elected leaders, or replace them from time to time. I was too young to participate in the elections held in the first republic.