President Has Not Assented to Information Bill

[Nyasa Times] President Peter Mutharika has not put his pen to paper to sign the Access to Information (ATI) Bill into law, 30 days after it was passed as State House says it has not yet reached his table.

[Nyasa Times] President Peter Mutharika has not put his pen to paper to sign the Access to Information (ATI) Bill into law, 30 days after it was passed as State House says it has not yet reached his table.

source: AllAfrica News: Malawi

Watchdog Condemns Death Threats Against Rights Defenders

[Nyasa Times] Centre for Development of People (CEDEP) has condemned in strongest terms the death threats that different human rights defenders have been receiving following a court order obtained from Mzuzu High court ordering the Minister of Agricult…

[Nyasa Times] Centre for Development of People (CEDEP) has condemned in strongest terms the death threats that different human rights defenders have been receiving following a court order obtained from Mzuzu High court ordering the Minister of Agriculture, Goerge Chaponda, to temporarily vacate office pending investigations into the alleged Maizegate.

source: AllAfrica News: Malawi

Youth Court Prophet Bushiri to a Business Symposium

[Nyasa Times] Prophet Shepherd Bushiri, South Africa-based President of Shepherd Bushiri Investments and leader of the Enlightened Christian Gathering (ECG) is this month-end scheduled to speak at a business symposium in Malawi’s commercial capital Bla…

[Nyasa Times] Prophet Shepherd Bushiri, South Africa-based President of Shepherd Bushiri Investments and leader of the Enlightened Christian Gathering (ECG) is this month-end scheduled to speak at a business symposium in Malawi's commercial capital Blantyre.

source: AllAfrica News: Malawi

Al-Qaida-linked Militants Claim Responsibility for Mali Suicide Bombing

[VOA] An al-Qaida linked extremist group claimed responsibility for Wednesday’s suicide attack on a military camp in northern Mali that killed at least 60 soldiers and former rebels and wounded 115.

[VOA] An al-Qaida linked extremist group claimed responsibility for Wednesday's suicide attack on a military camp in northern Mali that killed at least 60 soldiers and former rebels and wounded 115.

source: AllAfrica News: Mali

Netball Coach Sets Targets in 2017

[Nyasa Times] Ahead of the final games for the 2016 Southern Region Netball League this weekend at the Blantyre Youth Centre, Kukoma Diamonds Coach whose team is set to be officially handed the title has already set targets for the forthcoming season.

[Nyasa Times] Ahead of the final games for the 2016 Southern Region Netball League this weekend at the Blantyre Youth Centre, Kukoma Diamonds Coach whose team is set to be officially handed the title has already set targets for the forthcoming season.

source: AllAfrica News: Malawi

Foreign Currency Shortages Worsen

[Financial Gazette] AN implosion is simmering in a number of critical industries on the back of a worsening payments gridlock in the financial services sector with imported raw materials running out at some plants around the country, raising the spectr…

[Financial Gazette] AN implosion is simmering in a number of critical industries on the back of a worsening payments gridlock in the financial services sector with imported raw materials running out at some plants around the country, raising the spectre of more company closures and job losses, the Financial Gazette can report.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

Seven Journalists Denied Entry to Gambia Ahead of Contested Inauguration

[CPJ] Lagos -Seven international journalists planning to report on the inauguration of Gambia’s president-elect Adama Barrow tomorrow were denied entry to the country on January 16, according to reports. The Committee to Protect Journalists denounced t…

[CPJ] Lagos -Seven international journalists planning to report on the inauguration of Gambia's president-elect Adama Barrow tomorrow were denied entry to the country on January 16, according to reports. The Committee to Protect Journalists denounced the obstruction as a deliberate attempt to silence the press during a period of political unrest.

source: AllAfrica News: Gambia

‘Fuck White People’ Artwork Vandalised At Cape Museum

[News24Wire] An art piece at the National Art Museum in Cape Town, titled Fuck White People , was vandalised by a political party calling for people to “love they neighbour”.

[News24Wire] An art piece at the National Art Museum in Cape Town, titled Fuck White People , was vandalised by a political party calling for people to "love they neighbour".

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa