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Malawi Presidential election: a victory for good governance, the constitution and the rule of law

29 Jun 2020

The Scotland Malawi Partnership congratulates Dr Lazarus Chakwera on his victory in the re-run Presidential election, and welcomes his commitment to democracy, justice and inclusivity.

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SMP opposes merging of DFID and FCO

16 Jun 2020

We are sorely disappointed the UK Government is merging DFID and the FCO. Both are outstanding departments but we believe they must remain independent to remain effective and relevant. This will undermine the UK's international development work and #GlobalBritain.

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Black Lives Matter: Scotland, Malawi and the fight against racism

11 Jun 2020

The SMP's statement on Black Lives Matter

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Covid-19 member-to-member communications platform launched

3 Jun 2020

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The SMP Youth Committee is recruiting!

28 May 2020

Find out how to apply to be a member on the Youth Committee and hear from one of Committee members on why they think you should be involved.

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New Book: 'Politics, Christianity and Society in Malawi: Essays in Honour of John McCracken'

17 Apr 2020

The SMP is delighted to help launch an excellent a new book, and an exciting addition to anyone's Malawi library. Politics, Christianity and Society in Malawi: Essays in Honour of John McCracken is edited by former SMP Chair, Kenneth R. Ross, and Wapulumuka O. Mulwafu, and is published by Mzuni Press.

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On the ground in Malawi by Mick James

6 Apr 2020

A perspective piece from Mick James, Treasurer of Fighting Poverty in Zambia, who returned from Malawi on March 20th.

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President Murathika announces 3 confirmed cases of Coronavirus in Malawi

2 Apr 2020

The President of Malawi has this afternoon (2nd April) announced three confirmed cases of Covid-19 in Malawi in a special address to the nation.

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