The government of Zimbabwe has donated 300 tonnes of maize to flood survivors in Malawi through DoDMA.
Zimbabwe High Commissioner to Malawi, Nancy Saungweme, presented the donation to the government through Deputy Minister of Local government, Peace and Unity, Owen Chomanika.
Saungweme said President Emmerson Mnangagwa is committed to sending more assistance to Malawi to show solidarity as Malawi faces Cyclone Freddy's devastation.
President Emmerson Mnangagwa of the Republic of Zimbabwe has launched a resource mobilisation initiative for the people of Malawi following the devastating Tropical Cyclone Freddy which has hit the country with multiple effects.
This is in response to the international appeal for assistance that was launched by President Dr Lazarus Chakwera.
According to Zimbabwe Broadcasting Corporation (ZBC) reporting, President Mnangagwa says Zimbabwe stands with the people of Malawi during this trying and challenging times.
In view of this, President Mnangagwa today, chaired the resource mobilisation meeting for the Tropical Cyclone Freddy disaster victims in Malawi where cabinet has constituted a Relief Committee led by Minister of Local Government and Public Works for the Republic of ...
The much anticipated Mozambique-Malawi Interconnector Project has officially commenced.
The 400 KV line which will run from Matambo Power Station in Mozambique to Phombeya in Malawi will enable Malawi to get an extra 110 megawatts and increase as time goes by.
Speaking at the groundbreaking ceremony at Mutarara in Mozambique, Malawi's Consular General to Tete -Mozambique, Happy Saka, said this was good news for Malawi as it will help to reduce power outages in the country and attract the needed investors.
The World Bank-funded project is being carried out by Lansen and Toubre and Gora Civil Engineering Company.
Project Manager for the Mozambique side MOMA Consulting Engineer, Mehmet Kurtcu, disclosed that the project will be complete by December 2023.
Nigeria's President-elect Bola Tinubu has travelled to France and the United Kingdom to "rest" and plan the transition programme ahead of his inauguration on 29 May.
Tunde Rahman, the spokesperson for Tinubu, in a statement has said the president-elect had left the country on Tuesday.
According to Mr Rahman, the president-elect will later observe Hajj in Saudi Arabia.
“The president-elect decided to take a break after the hectic campaign and election season to rest in Paris and London, preparatory to going to Saudi Arabia for Umrah (Lesser Hajj) and the Ramadan fasting that begins Thursday," Mr Rahman said.
He added that Tinubu is expected back in the country "soon".
The president-elect's frequent travels overseas continue to fuel speculation about his health.
He made se...
A delegation from the Republic of Botswana that was in the country for a fact-finding mission has returned home.
Speaking on departure, Minister for the State President of Botswana, Kabo Morwaeng, said they had seen for themselves the devastation in Malawi and were touched by the destruction caused by Cyclone Freddy.
"We return with what we have seen and we will respond to the best of our ability, " said Morwaeng.
While in the country the team visited Manja and Naotcha camps in Blantyre.
Malawi Government has officially received two helicopters from the Government of Tanzanian to assist with the rescue operations of the Cyclone Freddy Survivors.
Receiving the helicopters at Kamuzu International Airport, Khumbize Kandodo Chiponda commended the Tanzanian government for the kind gesture.
On his part, Tanzanian Ambassador to Malawi, Humphrey Hesron Polepole, said the Government of Tanzania is equally affected by the disaster which has befallen Malawi hence the support.
Apart from the helicopters, the Government of Tanzania has announced to support the government of Malawi with $1 million United States Dollars, 1000 tones of maize flour and other humanitarian resources.
The British Government has sent a 27-member search team to Malawi to assist in the rescue efforts of those trapped in the aftermath of Cyclone Freddy.
British Acting High Commissioner to Malawi, Sophia Wilits King, said apart from the search team the UK Government has channelled a lot of material assistance including food items to support the Government of Malawi reach out to those in need.
Receiving the donation, Minister of Health, Khumbize Kandodo Chiponda thanked the UK government for its support.
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Luanda and its metropolitan area is the most populous Portuguese-speaking capital city in the world, with over 8.3 million inhabitants in 2020.
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Doha, March 6: About 46 Youths participating in the Least Developed Countries conference in Doha, Qatar, say time has come for African leaders to harness and leverage the youths’ skills in their respective countries in order to achieve meaningful strides towards sustainable development.
During a Youth forum discussion at the LDC conference on Sunday, Malawi Youth representative and Executive Director for Youth and Society (YAS), Charles Kajoloweka said time has come for leaders in the Least Developed Countries to utilise the youth skills to achieve a transformative change in their respective countries.
“Young people are the heart of achieving the Malawi 2063 but to achieve that there is need for our country to invest in youth power so that they become a social capital for developmen...
An agrarian country that Malawi is has been given 20,000 tons of fertilizer from Russia, a charm offensive from the Kremlin to maintain and strengthen ties with Lilongwe amidst its brutal war with Ukraine which Malawi detested by voting against Russia in the United Nations to be suspended from the Human Rights Council.
On Monday, officials from the ministry of agriculture and a delegation from the Russian Embassy stormed Mkwinda EPA on the outskirt of the capital Lilongwe for an official handover of 20 000 tons of fertilizer from Uralchem-Uralkali a Russian company.
Present during the function were Minister of agriculture Sam Kawale, Minister of Homeland Security, Ken Zikhale Ng’oma and Russian Ambassador to Malawi and Zimbabwe Nikolai Krasilnikov, and also representatives fro...