Malawi Current Affairs, GK & News
After a case of wild polio was discovered in a three-year-old child, Malawi announced a wild polio outbreak, the first of its kind in Africa in more than five years. In the year 2020, the continent was declared free of all kinds of wild polio. Overview: Malawi’s government is currently working to contain any spread, ..
Category: International / World Current Affairs
Lazarus Chakwera elected as New President of Malawi following Evidence of Irregularities in 2019 Elections
On 23rd June 2020, the Presidential Elections of Malawi was conducted after the annulment of the results of the 2019 Presidential Elections by the Constitutional Court of Malawi earlier in the month of February 2020. Lazarus Chakwera was elected as the new President of Malawi after winning 2,604,043 votes, which is 59.34 percent of the ..
Month: Current Affairs - June, 2020
Category: Awards, Persons & Places in News
African Nation, Malawi will be undertaking large scale pilot tests for the world’s most advanced experimental malaria vaccine in a bid to prevent the disease that kills hundreds of thousands across Africa and Asia every year. Vaccine for Malaria Vaccine for Malaria under the trade name Mosquirix has been developed by British pharmaceutical giant GlaxoSmithKline ..
Category: Science & Technology Current Affairs
The Ministry of External Affairs has signed an MoU with National Bank for Agriculture and Rural Development Consultancy Service (NABCONS) for setting up India-Africa Institute of Agriculture and Rural Development (IAIARD) in Malawi. India-Africa Institute of Agriculture and Rural Development IAIARD would be a Pan-African Institute wherein trainees not only from Malawi but also from other African ..
Category: Agriculture Current Affairs
Topics: Africa • African Union • IAIARD • India-Africa Institute of Agriculture and Rural Development • Malawi • Ministry of External Affairs • NABARD • NABCONS • National Bank for Agriculture and Rural Development • National Bank for Agriculture and Rural Development Consultancy Service
Tropical Cyclone Idai has caused huge deaths and economic losses in Mozambique, Malawi, Zimbabwe, and South Africa. Cyclone Idai made landfall on Mozambique and later moved in a westerly direction. Idai is the deadliest Tropical cyclone witnessed in 2019. Idai originated from a tropical depression that formed off the eastern coast of Mozambique and made landfall in Mozambique. The ..
Category: Environment Current Affairs
The World Health Organization has announced that it is ready to test the first malaria vaccine in the real world setting in 2018. The aim of the testing will be to ascertain whether the vaccine will work under real world circumstances or not. Kenya, Ghana and Malawi have been chosen for taking part in the ..