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Raphael Mweninguwe

Raphael Mweninguwe

    Malawi gives farmers a chance
    Malawi gives farmers a chance
    In a two-bedroomed iron house in the southern district of Phalombe, Malawi, Simati Matupa is watching the television he has just bought. Seated...
    Crazy commute to Lilongwe
    Crazy commute to Lilongwe
    Raphael Mweninguwe is forced into a close encounter with the notorious township 'taxi'
    Malawians fault Mugabe on Zim crisis
    Malawians fault Mugabe on Zim crisis
    Malawians who spoke to the Mail & Guardian this week said Zimbabwe's President Robert Mugabe should step down and that the situation in Zimbabwe...
    Malawians may pay for politics
    Malawians may pay for politics
    Malawi's budget is stuck in Parliament in a snag that could halt the donor funding on which the country heavily depends.
    Muluzi's third bid opposed
    Muluzi's third bid opposed
    Bakili Muluzi, the former Malawian head of state, is faces an uphill battle in his bid to become the country's president for the third time in next...
    Former leader guns for presidency
    Former leader guns for presidency
    Former Malawian president Bakili Muluzi dominated local media headlines over the past three weeks after returning from the United Kingdom, where he...
    Malawi's top dog under fire
    Malawi's top dog under fire
    The Malawi Council of Churches has threatened to enter the country's National Assembly draped in gowns to protest against opposition moves to...
    Something stolen, something blue
    Something stolen, something blue
    President Bingu wa Mutharika of Malawi on Wednesday fired his education and human resources minister for, among other things, spending 2 165 000...
    Parties reject Mutharika appointment
    Parties reject Mutharika appointment
    President Bingu wa Mutharika of Malawi was thrown his first curve ball in Parliament last Wednesday since his dramatic defection from the United...
    A president without a party
    A president without a party
    Malawian President Bingu Mutharika's tenure is becoming increasingly tenuous after the largest opposition, the Malawi Congress Party (MCP), joined...
    'No peace' for corrupt politicians
    'No peace' for corrupt politicians
    Former Malawian minister of sports and culture Philip Bwanali has been arrested on allegations that he swindled 11,5-million kwacha (about R640...
    Shoprite strikers back at work
    Shoprite strikers back at work
    About 300 Malawian employees of the South African supermarket chain Shoprite Trading Limited have returned to work after their two-week strike...