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Rabies kills 22 people as resurgent FMD and cholera outbreaks hit Malawi - Outbreak News Today

Rabies kills 22 people in MulanjeThe Malawian government says 22 people have died of rabies since the confirmation an outbreak in the Mount Mulanje province since July last year.Malawi/CIAMount Mulanje Provincial Chief Veterinary Officer Taurayi Mbengo said 1 600 cases of infectious dog bites have b


Realizing the Potential of Safety Nets in Malawi

LILONGWE, June 11, 2018– Josephine Mandere, 68, could not believe her luck when her fellow villagers chose her to be one of the ultra-poor people to benefit from the social cash transfer program. It meant getting MWK16,800 (about $25) every two months through the Malawi Social Action Fund, which for


Hard hit by El Niño: experiences, responses and options for Malawi

In Malawi, the impact of extreme weather events has significantly contributed to the recurrent crises of food insecurity. This analytical work was undertaken to assist the Government of Malawi to strengthen its efforts toward effectively responding to extreme weather-related events, especially El Ni


Malawi and IFAD Launch New Project to Reduce Extreme Poverty Among Poor Rural Households | Markets Insider

ROME,June 6, 2018/PRNewswire-PRWeb/ -- A new financial agreement signed today between the International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD) and the Republic ofMalawi, will help more than 437,000 rural households improve their access to financial services nationwide.


Malawi VP attacks president, quits ruling party

"Despite all the sacrifices that our forefathers made, our nation remains one of the poorest. Nepotism, cronyism and corruption are rampant and only those connected continue to benefit," he said at a media conference in Lilongwe.


UK International Development Secretary joins Scottish charity to show Every Life Matters

Joined by supporters and fundraisers, they jointly announced that the campaign raised over £1.7 million to improve healthcare for some of the world’s poorest communities, giving improved health and hope of a future free from poverty.


Malawian telecoms company TNM's 2017 profit up 60 percent

BLANTYRE, Malawi, June 14 (Reuters) - Telkom Networks Malawi reported a 60 percent jump in annual after tax profit on Thursday, thanks to a strong showing from its voice call services.


Mkango Commences Major Drilling Programme at the Songwe Hill Rare Earths Project in Malawi

LONDON and CALGARY, Alberta, June 04, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Mkango Resources Ltd. (AIM:MKA) (TSXV:MKA) (the "Company" or "Mkango") is pleased to announce that a major diamond drilling programme has commenced at the Songwe Hill Rare Earths Project (“Songwe”) in Malawi. The drilling programme is a


Democracy Delivers in Malawi – 2 0 3 0 – Medium

Raised in a small village of 3,000 in Zomba District, she resisted the perception that women needed to be dependent on men as breadwinners early on. She also refused to participate in the common initiation to adulthood — a ceremony that taught adolescent girls how to sexually satisfy their husbands.


Lawrence O’Donnell cited as ‘Childrens’ Champion’ for his relief work in Malawi

The event, held at the Cyclorama at the Boston Center for the Arts, raised more than $1 million to support UNICEF’s work around the globe.


Cosafa Cup Match Day 4 Review: Malawi let lead slip against Botswana, Angola edge out Mauritius

Palancas Negras continued to dominate the game, but they were very wasteful. Wilson had a glorious opportunity to make it 1-0 to Angola in the 42nd minute, but his lobbed shot came off the woodwork.


Malawi Nutrition Situation Update Issue #22 - May 2018

986 children aged 6 to 59 months with Severe Acute Malnutrition (SAM) received lifesaving treatment in OTP centres and NRUs.9,126 children aged 6 to 59 months with Moderate Acute Malnutrition (MAM) were treated in the SFP centres.3,711 Pregnant and Lactating Women (PLW) with MAM received supplementa


Genetic analyses in Lake Malawi cichlids identify new roles for Fgf signaling in scale shape variation

An expansion of the integument represents a key innovation of vertebrates that has contributed to their evolutionary success12. Compared to invertebrate chordates, vertebrate skin is both thicker and more complex. The dermis is particularly rich in different cell types and structures, including fibr


Malawi Key Message Update, May 2018

Harvesting of major crops is intensifying across the country and is expected to extend into June, especially for central and northern regions. These activities continue to improve food access for farming households. However preliminary reports from the Ministry of Agriculture, Irrigation, and Water


Mumbo Island: a hidden gem in Malawi

According toits website, Kayak Africa run Mumbo as an entirely off-grid, green camp to keep it unspoilt.


Researchers find that silent carriers of malaria are unlikely to develop the disease

In regions where malaria illness is widespread, it is common to find many individuals who are infected with malaria parasites (Plasmodium falciparum), but without symptoms. New research conducted by the University of Maryland School of Medicine (UMSOM) shows that treating these silent malaria cases


Norfolkans welcomed with kindness

WILD NDIPO, the mayor of Blantyre, Malawi, provided Josh Moenning, mayor of Norfolk, with a tour of some of the tea fields and plantations that are prevalent in the African nation.Courtesy image


Faith drives young woman from Malawi in standing up for justice

Now 23, Mvula, from the Church of Central Africa Presbyterian, continues to stand up for justice.


Malawi: Local voices key to ending hunger, malnutrition

Likewise, the work of the districts in addressing agriculture, health and nutrition challenges is capital to overcome stunting and help communities achieve resilience through climate smart solutions. SDGs call for a multidimensional approach and full involvement of local government, the communities


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