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Comedian Bill Cosby admits drugging woman for sex

LOS ANGELES (AFP) – Embattled US comedian Bill Cosby admitted having drugged at least one woman with Quaaludes to have sex with her, in court documents unsealed Monday. Cosby, accused of sexual assault by some 30 women over decades but who has so far escaped justice, made the admission in a deposition in 2005, talking about an incident from 1976. The 77-year-old was questioned by Dolores Troiani, a lawyer for Andrea Constand, a former women’s basketball director at Philadelphia’s Temple University where Cosby studied and was a member of the board of trustees. Constand took her rape case to...

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Bullets coach Ramadhani failed to abide by visa conditions -Immigration

BLANTYRE (Malawi NewsNow) –Bullets FC expatriate coach Nsanzarwimo Ramadhan of Burundi was picked by Immigration Department over the illegal staying in the country. The Immigration Department picked him over his visa to stay in the country and lack of work permit in the country. The Burundian was arrested at a lodge Blue Bird Motel where he is lodging but information from Bullets indicated that he has since been released on bail. Bullets chairperson Sam Chilunga said the coach  was granted visa for six months, but he was still required to renew it every 30 days, a thing that he...

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Malawi, Zambia leaders sign treaty

BLANTYRE (ZNBC) –Malawi and Zambia have signed the Transfrontier Conservation Area Treaty that seeks to protect Wildlife along the border shared by the two countries. President  Peter Mutharika and his Zambian counterpart Edgar Lungu signed the agreement in Malawi’s commercial capital Blantyre. Speaking after the signing ceremony, Mutharika said Zambia and his country share the same ecosystem adding that the Treaty will help the two countries use their common natural resources such as wildlife to the benefit of the people President Lungu said the plunder of natural resources such as the Mukula tree for export to Asian countries should...

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APM should learn to beat own drum

TALKING POINTS (Thom Khanje) –The other day when Finance Minister Goodall Gondwe presented to Parliament a preliminary audit report on the so called K92 billion fraud under the first DPP regime, public anger swelled when it was revealed that it was actually K577 billion which was unaccounted for. Social media and public places were awash with talk against the government. Demonstrations were being planned and the opposition parties had sharpened their knives to skin the government alive over this. Many people joined calls baying for the DPP government’s blood. It took two newspaper articles, the first a front page...

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TNM’s Ufulu@50 promotion winner renovates school block

KASUNGU (Malawi NewsNow) – One of 50 winners in TNM’s Ufulu @ 50 promotionsChawanda Banda has renovated school block at Chasomba Primary in Kasungu District. Banda  is one of the 50 TNM customers that won a total of K100 million in the Ufulu@50 promotion that TNM conducted in 2014 to celebrate with Malawians as the country commemorated 50 years of Independence. Each of the winners was required to choose a social responsibility project of choice worth K2 million, translating to K100 million. The school become the latest beneficiary of the K2 million worth of project from the promotion. Banda said his...

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