Posts Tagged ‘Malawi’

Buhari Sends Congratulatory Message To Malawi’s President-Elect, Chakwera

by Seun Adeuyion June 29, 2020
Nigerian Ruler, Muhammadu Buhari has congratulated the Malawi opposition alliance leader, Lazarus Chakwera, on his victory in the country’s presidential election re-run. Buhari congratulatory message was contained in a statement signed by his Senior Special Assistant on Media and Publicity, Garba Shehu, on Sunday. The alliance won the re-run five months after the first vote with […]

Albinism In Malawi: UN On Creating A Safe Environment For Learning

by Olatorera Dickson-Amusaon May 26, 2020
Albinism in many parts of Africa, including the East African country of Malawi, spells out automatic stigmatization and an increased risk of persecution. Persons with Albinism in Malawi face a lot of fear in their daily lives, having to restrict their movements to a bare minimum, according to UN reports. Most distressing of all, is […]

Finally, Malawi legalises growing of cannabis

by Ikokwu Ikembaon February 28, 2020
Malawi has become the latest southern African country to legalise the growing, selling and exporting of cannabis. Recreational smokers consider, “Malawi Gold”, as they call it, to be one of the finest forms of the drug. But the authorities have stopped short of legalising it for personal use. It will be used to make medicines […]

Malawi top court annuls presidential election results

by Chuks Azotanion February 5, 2020
The 2019 election victory of Malawian President Peter Mutharika has been annulled by the country’s constitutional court on grounds of widespread irregularities.  Five top judges who presided over the case on Monday February 5, ruled that Mutharika was “not duly elected” in the election which is the first to be legally challenged since Malawi’s independence in 1964. The court judgement which ordered a […]

BREAKING| Rwanda, DRC, Malawi withdraw from WEF in South Africa

by Ikokwu Ikembaon September 3, 2019
The Presidents of Rwanda, Paul Kagame, Democratic Republic of Congo, Felix Udps, Malawi Prof Mutharika, have all Withdrawn from The World Economic Forum to be held in Capetown South Africa. In a related news, Zambia football team has canceled the soccer friendly match slated with the Bafana Bafana in South Africa. More details shortly…
Nigeria left out of Malaria vaccine pilot program

Why Nigeria was Left Out of World’s First Malaria Vaccine Pilot Program

by Breaking Timeson April 25, 2019
Despite Nigeria having the greatest burden of malaria in Africa and indeed the world, Malawi on Tuesday became the first of three African countries to launch of the world’s first malaria vaccine in a landmark pilot programme. According to the World Health Organisation (WHO), some 360,000 children a year in three African countries will receive […]