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The AU Executive Council Elects Members of some Organs, No Malawians among them

MutharikaAddis Ababa, 31 January 2015 – The 26th Ordinary Session of the Executive Council elected, on 28th of January 2015, at the African Union (AU) Headquarters, members of some Organs of the AU. These Organs are: the African Union Advisory Board on Corruption and the African Union Commission on International Law (AUCIL). The Executive Council also elected the President and Vice-President of the Pan African University Council (PAU) as well as the Host Country for its Rectorate.

Chinese Community in Malawi donate K10 million relief items for flood victims

Vice President Saulos Chilima shakes hands with Chinese Ambassador to Malawi Zhang Qingyang.JPGLilongwe, January 29, 2015, MaraviPost: The Chinese Community in Malawi Thursday donated various relief items worth K10 million for flood victims.

Chinese Ambassador to Malawi Zhang Qingyang made the official presentation of the relief items to Vice President Saulos Chilima at Capital Hill in Lilongwe saying they came up with the donation in solidarity with Malawians who have lost family members and property.

Malawi Muslim website says Three day 'Rain Prayer' was answered

President Peter MutharikaMalawi muslim website reports Malawians can now afford a smile after the country was blessed with a heavy rain on Wednesday following three-day special rain prayers by Muslims.

On Sunday Malawi’s council of Theologians Majilis Ulama asked Muslims to pray for rain following a dry spell.

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Patricia Kaliati confirms Mozambique has returned 13 Kidnapped Children to Malawi

Patricia KaliatiMinister of Gender, Children, Disability and Social Welfare, Patricia Kaliati, disclosed the return of children who were abducted recently by a business man in an interview with Press last Friday.

She said the ministry got a tip from well-wishers about the missing of these children and that they were in Mozambique at a certain orphanage waiting for identification to ensure they are indeed children from Malawi.

SADC News: Harassment perpetuates a cycle of violence in Mozambique

Gender Justice ActivismAs we commemorate Sixteen Days of Activism, it is important to consider all the forms of violence that women and girls are subject to and how these forms fundamentally effect their access to education, employment and the economy. This disempowerment perpetuates gender inequality and renders women more vulnerable to other forms of gender-based violence.  According to the 2014 SADC Gender Protocol Barometer gender violence and sexual harassment in schools and in work places remains a major problem across the region.

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