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Millions of Malawians risk starvation

BLANTYRE (DPA)- About 2.8 million people in Malawi are at risk of starvation, local daily Nation reported a committee of experts as saying on Friday. The figure is the highest in a decade and is equivalent to 20 percent of the population of the southern African country. According to the Malawi Vulnerability Assessment Committee, floods and drought have destroyed crops in all but three of the country’s 28 districts. The committee comprises representatives from the government, the United Nations and non-governmental organisations. Shortages have affected maize, which makes up more than 60 percent of Malawi’s food production, as well...

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Malawi to establish sailing club -Official

MANGOCHI (Malawi NewsNow)- Malawi has announced that it will establish a Sailing Club to encourage more Malawians into the sailing sport at local and international level. Director of Marketing in the Ministry of Tourism, Wildlife and Culture, Sosten Lingwalanya, said Thursday after the finals of Lake Malawi Sailing Marathon that there was low participation of Malawians in the competition. “This year very few Malawian teams and individuals joined the race and the rest were teams from outside our country who dominated the race,” he said. If the club is set, he said, more locals will be trained how to...

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3 major reasons you should never ‘give’ your husband more sex

TALKING POINTS (Brian Kwesinga, Redpepper) -Recently, I saw a graphic on Pinterest recently titled “8 Reasons to Give Your Husband More Sex.” In it, the author discussed the ways that sex benefits women, including improved health, reduced stress and a stronger marriage, and made the case that regular sex in marriage is good for wives. I don’t disagree with that. As a matter of fact, I strongly agree with it.  Despite that, the graphic really bothered me. And it still bothers me whenever I think about it. Why? Because of this— “Give Your Husband More Sex.” For me, that...

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‘Beyond Beauty’ Miss Blantyre contest to be held in October

BLANTYRE (Malawi NewsNow)- Miss Blantyre Beauty Pageant is back and the event will take place in October this year, organizing chairperson Daniel Ngwira  has said t all preparations are going smoothly to come forth with a stunning formula that should take standards of modeling in Malawi to a different level. Ngwira said the management has partnered with various business stakeholders including the City Council and the Mayor of Blantyre Noel Chalamanda to hold series of pre-event build up activities in Blantyre and a strategic sustainable campaign that should promote the girl child as a productive citizen. He said this...

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Rev Chimwemwe Mhango counsels gospel artists

LILONGWE (Malawi NewsNow)- Musicians Union of Malawi (Mum) pesident Reverend Chimwemwe Mhango has  advised gospel artists to respect what they are and move within the line of what they preach. Mhango’s advise comes after he disclosed that MUM is flooded with complaints  from various events organisers complaining about the malpractice of gospel artists who fail to perform in their concerts despite receiving money. We really need to match what we preach and as gospel artists we need to realise that this is a ministry and that we are singing not only to get money but preach the word of God....

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