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Malawi Queens visit flood survivors

Malawi Queens Visit Flood VictimsIt’s been over a month since flash floods created chaos in much of Southern Malawi, leaving behind a trail of destruction that washed away whatever little people owned. Hundreds of thousands have been affected by what has been described as the worst floods since 1964. The numbers speak for themselves: as of 18 February 230,000 have been displaced, and 276 are dead or missing.

When the flood happened, UNICEF’s humanitarian response was immediately activated, with teams permanently stationed in the worst-affected districts to ensure that the most vulnerable children and women received the help that they needed. The education sector has arguably been the worst hit by the floods, with over 181 schools being occupied by the displaced, affecting learning for over 300,000 children.

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Malawi Queens lose to England again 44-65 in second instalment of the two-test series

Malawi QueensThe second instalment of the two-test series was the last chance for Anna Mayes' side to play world-class opposition before the start of next year's Netball World Cup in Sydney.

In a physical encounter at the Worcester Arena, the world No 5-ranked Malawi Queens put in a much stronger display than their first outing on English soil, at the Copper Box Arena on Wednesday.

High Flying Malawi Queens pose a tough Challenge to England

Malawi Netball Queens

The entertaining Malawi Queens missed the first Test match after failing to receive their visas in time, but have arrived for todays match at the Copper Box Arena in London.

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Malawi Queens stumble to England 36 - 68 in the opener today

Malawi QueensMalawi Queens lost to England 36 - 68 at London's Copperbox Arena in the first game of their two-match series.

Visa problems caused Malawi queens delay in their travel to Liverpool and were replaced by Wales last Sunday. Wales, who were brought in to fulfil the fixture, were soundly beaten 70-25 by Anna Mayes's England.

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Malawi netball dispirited as MTL withdraws Queens’ sponsorship

Malawi QueensBLANTYRE(MaraviPost)—Malawi netball, which put the country on the world map with the brilliant performance of Malawi Queens, has been dispirited following the withdrawal of sponsorship by Malawi
Telecommunications Limited (MTL) to MTL Queens.

MTL were sponsoring the Queens to the tune of K6 million per season.

According to MTL corporate affairs manager Tina Das, the nine-year old marriage between the Queens and the company has come to an end following the structuring exercise which the company underwent

“Yes we did. You might be aware that we went through restructuring process where we wanted to undergo reforms and things like netball sponsorship had to be were phased out.

“They (Queens) have a letter to that effect and the reasons are contained in that letter. We will cherish the relationship we had with the team and we are proud to have contributed towards putting Malawi
on the map through netball sponsorship,” Das said as quoted by the Nation Newspaper.

Secretary for MTL Queens Christine Sindi could not comment on the development when she was contacted by the local paper.

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