PP to Back Malawi Electoral Reforms in Parliament – MP Jooma

[Nyasa Times] Opposition People’s Party (PP) has put its weight behind the much talked electoral reforms and Local Government Act bills which are set to be tabled in National Assembly this coming November sitting.

[Nyasa Times] Opposition People's Party (PP) has put its weight behind the much talked electoral reforms and Local Government Act bills which are set to be tabled in National Assembly this coming November sitting.

source: AllAfrica News: Malawi

Sharia-Law Banking Services for All, Says Muslim Association of Malawi

[Nyasa Times] The Muslim Association of Malawi (MAM) has hailed the interest-free participation banking new guidelines drafted by Reserve Bank of Malawi embarcing an Islamic banking system which charges no interest, unlike conventional banks, calling t…

[Nyasa Times] The Muslim Association of Malawi (MAM) has hailed the interest-free participation banking new guidelines drafted by Reserve Bank of Malawi embarcing an Islamic banking system which charges no interest, unlike conventional banks, calling them long overdue, as over 30 percent of Malawi's population of 17.5 million is Muslim.

source: AllAfrica News: Malawi

Tumbuka Festival Gonapamuhanya Doesn’t Belong to Ruling Party – Paramount Chief

[Nyasa Times] Tumbuka’s supreme leader, Paramount Chief Chikulamayembe, has taken a swipe at ruling Democratic Progressive Party (DPP) saying Gonapamuhanya Cultural Festival, just as any cultural festival in the country, does not belong to the incumbency.

[Nyasa Times] Tumbuka's supreme leader, Paramount Chief Chikulamayembe, has taken a swipe at ruling Democratic Progressive Party (DPP) saying Gonapamuhanya Cultural Festival, just as any cultural festival in the country, does not belong to the incumbency.

source: AllAfrica News: Malawi

Multibillion Malawi Kwacha National Reading Programme Goes Into Second Year

[Nyasa Times] The country’s National Reading Programme (NRP) goes into second year targeting standard one to four pupils in all primary schools across the country. The programme is aimed at improving reading and language skills among learners.

[Nyasa Times] The country's National Reading Programme (NRP) goes into second year targeting standard one to four pupils in all primary schools across the country. The programme is aimed at improving reading and language skills among learners.

source: AllAfrica News: Malawi

University Signs Pact On Degree Course for Disaster Risk Management

[Nyasa Times] The Malawi University of Science and Technology MUST and Department of Disaster Management Affairs (DoDMA) have signed a Memorundum of Understanding (MoU) for collaboration in training and research in Disaster Risk Management.

[Nyasa Times] The Malawi University of Science and Technology MUST and Department of Disaster Management Affairs (DoDMA) have signed a Memorundum of Understanding (MoU) for collaboration in training and research in Disaster Risk Management.

source: AllAfrica News: Malawi

Olympics – Namibia’s Paralympic Movement Grows

[Namibian] CLOSE to 230 athletes will be in action this weekend when the Namibia Coca-Cola Para-Athletics national championships take place at Windhoek’s Independence Stadium.

[Namibian] CLOSE to 230 athletes will be in action this weekend when the Namibia Coca-Cola Para-Athletics national championships take place at Windhoek's Independence Stadium.

source: AllAfrica News: Namibia

MPs to Attend Pan African Parliament Fifth Ordinary Session

[Botswana Daily News] Gaborone -Members of the Pan African Parliament (PAP) will attend the Fifth Ordinary Session of the Fourth Parliament of the PAP in Midrand, South Africa from Sunday.

[Botswana Daily News] Gaborone -Members of the Pan African Parliament (PAP) will attend the Fifth Ordinary Session of the Fourth Parliament of the PAP in Midrand, South Africa from Sunday.

source: AllAfrica News: Botswana

Need for Inclusive Peace Efforts – No More ‘Compassion Fatigue’

[IPS] “Peace is not a one-day affair or event, it requires our collective effort,” said South Sudan’s Vice President, General Taban Deng Gai, while addressing the General Assembly at the UN.

[IPS] "Peace is not a one-day affair or event, it requires our collective effort," said South Sudan's Vice President, General Taban Deng Gai, while addressing the General Assembly at the UN.

source: AllAfrica News: South Sudan

High-Level German Delegation Visits Innovative HIV Testing Sites in Cape Town

[Tutu TB Centre] A top-level German delegation has seen first-hand the positive impact made by community HIV testing during a visit to field sites operated by Stellenbosch University’s Desmond Tutu TB Centre (DTTC).

[Tutu TB Centre] A top-level German delegation has seen first-hand the positive impact made by community HIV testing during a visit to field sites operated by Stellenbosch University's Desmond Tutu TB Centre (DTTC).

source: AllAfrica News: Zambia