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Many dead after landslide in Cote D’Ivoire

  At least 13 people died on while others are missing in a mudslide in Ivory Coast’s main city, Abidjan.. The West African nation has been experiencing torrential rains. A local administrator is quoted as saying 20 houses were swept away. Residents have been digging through mud to search for …

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Hundreds injured in stampede for jobs

The health authorities in Malawi’s northern city of Mzuzu say 158 people have received treatment for various injuries they suffered following a stampede that ensued when thousands of mostly young people reported for government job interviews. The health ministry announced that it was hiring hundreds of health workers to go …

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Malawi’s elections chief resigns ahead of re-run

The head of Malawi’s electoral commission has resigned a month before a presidential election re-run. The vote was ordered by the Constitutional Court which overturned last year’s poll giving a second term to President Peter Mutharika. Protesters had demanded that Jane Ansah stand down over irregularities in the original election, …

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Malawians protest over coronavirus lockdown

Traders in Malawi’s Limbe area in Blantyre District are protesting against a lockdown that will begin on Saturday. The traders have lit bonfires and police are on the ground dispersing them. Local media reports say the traders do not want the country to go on lockdown as their income will …

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Malawi records its first coronavirus cases

The southern African nation was among the few African countries yet to report coronavirus cases. Others include Lesotho, Comoros, South Sudan and São Tomé and Príncipe. President Peter Mutharika made the announcement in an address to the nation on Thursday and the government also tweeted about it on its official …

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Malawi’s president sacks army commander

Malawi’s President Peter Mutharika has fired Army Commander Vincent Nundwe for allowing his men to protect demonstrators protesting the results of last year’s elections. Nundwe has been replaced with Major General Andrew Lapken Namathanga, according to local media reports. Protests have been taking place in recent months against “fraudulent elections” …

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Malawi compensates Mozambique for stolen charcoal

Mozambique has urged Malawi to respect its borders so that the two nations can “healthily co-exist” after a border incursion involving looting soldiers. The comments come after last week’s raid of Calómuè, a border village in Mozambique’s district of Angónia, by Malawian soldiers who violently seized 543 bags of charcoal …

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Woman,20,Arrested For Stealing A Baby

Mulanje Police has arrested a 20 year old woman for stealing a baby girl at Mulanje Hospital,Dorothy Mponda hails from Bango village,T/A Mabuka in Mulanje. Repots indicate that the biological mother is Rhoda Charles(16 years) who is originally from Mozambique, she was receiving antenatal treatment at Mpala Health Centre. Later …

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Pastor Beds Wife’s Underage Sister,Promises To Marry Her

Zimbabwe – A Mutare pastor was arrested for allegedly having sexual intercourse with his underage sister-in-law. The 30 year old Felix Mazengero is alleged to have had an affair with his wife’s 14-year-old sister (name withheld) which resulted in a pregnancy. The matter came to light before Magistrate Prisca Manhimbi. Mazengero …

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