Malawi: Presidential Running Mates Tussle On Debat

[Nyasa Times] Four presidential running mates on Thursday night took to the state at Bingu International Convention Centre (BICC) fielding questions from private owned Zodiak Broadcasting Station (ZBS) live on television and the public ahead of the May 21 2019 Tripartte Elections.

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Africa: Emperor Haile Selassie Statue Joins List of Troubled Memorials

[The Conversation Africa] The unveiling of a statue to the Emperor Haile Selassie outside the African Union has stirred up a storm among Ethiopians and Eritreans. Some, including the Rastafarian community who still worship the Emperor as a god, were delighted. Others were furious, recalling his role in the 1973-74 famine or his suppression of Eritrean freedom.

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Malawi: 4 Malawi Soldiers ‘Missing in Action’ in DRC Fighting Islamic Militias

[Nyasa Times] Government has disclosed that four Malawi Defence Force (MDF) soldiers part of UN peacekeepers in Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) supporting an offensive by local forces against an Islamist group, the Allied Democratic Forces (ADF), are missing while six brave heroes who were killed have been buried in their respective homes.

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Malawi:Who Should Resign – Chilima or Mutharika or Both?

[Nyasa Times] At the Democratic Progressive Party (DPP)-led government has turned the screws on Vice-President Saulos Chilima – with backing from its sponsored groups -calling for his immediate resignation as he seeks to challenge President Peter Mutharika in the May 21 2019 presidential race, the matter has triggered debate with analysts and opposition giving mixed views.

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