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News Malawi » Southern Region: Southern Region in bid to launch organised Malawi college chess

News channel or source: https://www.nyasatimes.com/southern-region-bid-launch-organised-malawi-college-chess/
Publication date: onday 19 February 2018

After the success of the revamping organised chess development in Malawian primary and secondary schools, Southern Region Chess League will soon launch the game in colleges in a bid to improve chess at all levels. The league’s chairman Wasoka ...

News Malawi » Southern Region: Malawi cholera outbreak kills nine

News channel or source: https://www.yahoo.com/news/malawi-cholera-outbreak-kills-nine-112353148.html
Publication date: onday 19 February 2018

The outbreak began in November near the landlocked southern African nation's northern border with Tanzania and has since spread to other regions of the country. UNICEF's representative to Malawi Johannes ... affected northern region, health ministry ...

News Malawi » Southern Region: Across Lake Malawi

News channel or source: https://www.canoekayak.com/news/expeditions/across-lake-malawi/
Publication date: Sunday 18 February 2018

and Southern Africa. How massive? The lakes are easily visible from space, and cover such a vast region that they drain into opposite sides of the continent: Victoria to the Mediterranean via the Nile, Tanganyika to the Atlantic via the Congo, and Malawi ...

News Malawi » Southern Region: Video: Girls in Malawi victims of 'sexual cleansing' ritual

News channel or source: http://www.france24.com/en/reporters/20180216-malawi-girls-victims-sexual-cleansing-ritual-rape-aids-hyenas
Publication date: hursday 15 February 2018

Girls in southern Malawi have no say in the matter ... The figure is even higher in this poor region, where 16% of inhabitants carry the virus. The practice is now banned, but in rural Malawi, old traditions die hard and enforcing the law is difficult.

News Malawi » Southern Region: Malawi Drought Sparks Mob Violence, Accusations of Witchcraft

News channel or source: https://www.voanews.com/a/malawi-drought-violence-witchcraft/4243017.html
Publication date: Wednesday 07 February 2018

Meanwhile, the director of the Meteorological Department in Malawi, Jolam Nkhokwe, explains the reason for the drought. “Because the high pressure system has been sitting over the region, southern Africa, including the southern part of Malawi ...

News Malawi » Southern Region: MOBILE PHONE INDUSTRY POWERS FOOTBALL ACROSS THE REGION . . . . Except in this country of course

News channel or source: http://www.herald.co.zw/mobile-phone-industry-powers-football-across-the-region-except-in-this-country-of-course/
Publication date: Friday 09 February 2018

in a region whose clubs are now standing toe-to-toe with the continent’s traditional heavyweights. The mobile phone industry bankrolls the league championships of Zambia (FAZ/MTN Super Division); Malawi (TNM Malawi Premiership), Swaziland (MTN Swazi ...

News Malawi » Southern Region: China’s First African Silk Road

News channel or source: https://www.maritime-executive.com/editorials/china-s-first-african-silk-road
Publication date: hursday 15 February 2018

Lake Malawi also empties into the Zambezi River ... South African Problems While the Southern region of South Africa endures a multi-year drought, people knowledgeable about climate and weather began issuing warnings as far back as 1986, that the Cape ...

News Malawi » Southern Region: Poor rains and crop infestation threaten deeper hunger across southern Africa

News channel or source: https://reliefweb.int/report/malawi/poor-rains-and-crop-infestation-threaten-deeper-hunger-across-southern-africa
Publication date: hursday 08 February 2018

The warning follows an alert by regional ... the 14-nation Southern African Development Community (SADC), the Famine Early Warning Systems Network (FEWSNET), UN agencies and non-governmental organisations (NGOs), listed Botswana, Malawi, Mozambique ...

News Malawi » Southern Region: Poor rains, fall armyworm leaves Southern Africa vulnerable

News channel or source: https://www.cnbcafrica.com/apo/2018/02/12/poor-rains-fall-armyworm-leaves-southern-africa-vulnerable/
Publication date: Sunday 11 February 2018

Partial fall armyworm monitoring has pointed to Malawi as the hotspot in the 2017/18 season ... characterized by an El Niño induced drought that left the region with a huge cereal deficit. Southern Africa continues to experience shocks Intermittent ...

News Malawi » Southern Region: Malawi's preliminary tobacco estimates reduced to 12.8% by dry spell marketing season opens end March- TCC

News channel or source: http://menafn.com/1096446058/Malawis-preliminary-tobacco-estimates-reduced-to-128-dry-spell-marketing-season-opens-end-March-TCC?src=RSS
Publication date: hursday 08 February 2018

The reduction has been necessitated by the prolonged dry spells affecting some districts in the southern and central region. But the commission is opportunistic that product might increase following resumption of rainfall pouring across the nation.