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Our Reporter on 26th Jan

International charity Meningitis Research Foundation (MRF) is pleased to announce that its health intervention project Action Meningitis has triaged over 200,000 children since it began in October 2012.   MRF funded research indicated that outcomes from meningitis in Malawi are especially bad, more than half the babies and children who get meningitis...

Our Reporter on 26th Jan

Whilst Malawi’s tourist infrastructure and lodges remain unaffected by the recent rains and floods in Malawi, many Malawians are suffering, with lives lost and many thousands made homeless; and our thoughts are with those who have been directly affected.  ...

Our Reporter on 26th Jan

In August 2014, the World Health Organization (WHO) formally declared Ebola an International Public Health Emergency – the largest, most severe and most complex outbreak in four-decade history of the disease. Since then, it has been a race against time to save lives in sub-Saharan Africa especially in six West African countries worst hit by the disease...

Our Reporter on 26th Jan

The University of California, Los Angeles School of Law (UCLA Law) and Sonke Gender Justice (Sonke) seek applicants for the 2015-2016 cycle of the UCLA Law – Sonke Health & Human Rights Fellowship. The fellowship programme provides specialised training to top graduates from South African law schools for careers as impact-oriented public interest...

Our Reporter on 26th Jan

Lilongwe, Malawi, January 26 (MaraviPost): The Embassy recommends that U.S. citizens defer nonessential travel to the affected areas. U.S. citizens residing in Malawi should assess their personal circumstances and relocate as needed. Please review your personal security and disaster preparedness plans; remain aware of your surroundings, including local...

Our Reporter on 26th Jan

Nkatabay, Malawi, January 26 (MaraviPost):Ebola results following mandatory screening conducted on 244 people at the Nkhatabay District hospital have come back negative, officials have said. “Intensive screening for ebola on people who had disembarked from the MV Ilala came out negative for the virus” District Heath Officer for Nkhata Bay Dr. Albert...

Our Reporter on 24th Jan

Zambia’s main opposition United Party for National Development (UPND) has called on the Electoral Commission of Zambia (ECZ) to verify all the results of the presidential-by election citing evidence of voter irregularities it said undermines the credibility of the vote. Canisius Banda, deputy president of the UPND in charge of politics, said the verification...

Our Reporter on 24th Jan

Ntchisi, January 24: A pregnant woman in Ntchisi has dragged Ntchisi CCAP church to court for allegedly defaming her after members of the church confronted her to enquire if the man responsible for the pregnancy was a member of their church. The woman, Ruth Maundu, 32, complained that her rights to privacy were infringed and her name defamed due to...

Our Reporter on 24th Jan

Havana, Jan 24 (Prensa Latina) Delegations from Cuba and the United States just concluded two days of official talks in this capital, in which they discussed issues such as illegal immigration and the course towards the restoration of diplomatic relations. Washington Post Highlights U.S. Talks with Cuba With extensive media coverage of national and...

Our Reporter on 23rd Jan

The two leading candidates in Zambia’s presidential election are in a tight race, according to partial results from the election commission. With nearly three-quarters of the 150 constituencies having reported results, the governing Patriotic Front (PF) candidate, Edgar Lungu, was on 48.8%. Hakainde Hichilema of the opposition United Party for...