March 18th, 2013

World Bank approves US$89.4 million credit to Mozambique, Malawi and Zambia

Posted on 18 Mar 2013 at 9:01pm

The World Bank has approved a loan worth US$89.4 million to fund a programme to increase agricultural productivity in Mozambique, Malawi and Zambia, the World Bank said in a statement issued Thursday in Washington.

Under the terms of the Programme for Agricultural Productivity in Southern Africa the World Bank will also donate US$600,000 to the Centre for Coordination of Agricultural Research and Development for Southern Africa (Ccardesa), a regional organisation based in Gaborone, Botswana.

The programme is intended to increase the availability of improved agricultural technology in countries in the Southern Africa Development Community (SADC) by boosting regional cooperation…

UK gives Malawi £37million to help tackle HIV and boost the supply of vital medication

Posted on 18 Mar 2013 at 8:51pm

Malawi will receive £37 million in UK aid to help tackle HIV and boost the supply of vital medication, Justine Greening has announced.

The International Development Secretary said £21 million had been earmarked for projects to reduce the number of HIV infections in the African nation. They include giving 164,000 couples and 17,000 pregnant women counselling and testing for the infection as well as the distribution of more than 23 million condoms.

After a meeting with Malawian president Joyce Banda at the Department for International Development’s Scottish headquarters in East Kilbride, Ms Greening also confirmed…

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Breast Cancer; Cmed in Area 47 in Lilongwe, situated at ABC Clinic´s, north wing are NOW able to do mammograms

Posted on 18 Mar 2013 at 8:32pm

MalawiLive received this message and the editor decided to share it with our visitors:

Cmed in Area 47 in Lilongwe, situated at ABC Clinic´s, north wing are NOW able to do mammograms. We strongly recommend that you have a mammogram if you are over 40 years old or have a history of cancer in your family.

We also recommend that women in their twenties and thirties have a routine mammogram every three years.

You do not need a doctors referral to have a mammogram done. We will provide a CD with your results and/or email them to you if you choose.

Results will be…

Malawi Fashion Week 2013 official video

Posted on 18 Mar 2013 at 2:33pm

malawilive presents to you the official video for the Malawi Fashion Week 2013

About Elegant Resources in collaboration with African Dzuwa have partnered together to deliver the first ever Malawi Fashion Week 2013. Its a Malawi Trendsetter! Description

Malawi Fashion Week 2013 is one of a kind fashion industry event. It will allow Elegant Models, Elegant Fashion Designers, brands or clothing shops to display their latest clothing designs and collections. On the runway the show will be a trendsetter fr Malawi style, fashion and local material. The buyers and the media will have an opportunity to take a look at the latest fashion trends. Most importantly, these events let the industry know…

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