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Value of Kwacha drops

11 Sep 2015

The Kwacha has dropped some 23% in the past two weeks, from MK705:£ at the start of the month to MK870:£.

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Malawi: New Cabinet Announced

21 Aug 2015

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DFID Civil Society Review

18 Aug 2015

At the start of July DFID announced a thorough review of the way it engages and supports civil society. We very much encourage our members, in Scotland and Malawi, to feed into this review to help inform a closer and more constructive engagement between DFID and civic society, for greater shared impact.

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New Malawi entry fees

6 Aug 2015

Last week we reported that the new visa fees for UK nationals arriving into Malawi had been postponed to 1st October 2015. We met with the new Malawi High Commissioner to discuss this topic and have since received a number of briefings and updates.

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Malawi High Commissioner launches Mzuzu coffee at The Elephant House

29 Jul 2015

Malawi’s High Commissioner to the UK visited Edinburgh today to launch Malawian coffee at one of the city’s most famous cafes.

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Scottish Government launches third round of Small Grants Programme

14 Jul 2015

We are delighted to inform members that the Scottish Government launched the third round of its Small Grants Programme on Saturday at the Malawi Independence Celebrations.

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Scotland Malawi Partnership donates K14m for flood recovery

9 Jul 2015

Great article in the Malawi Daily Times newspaper, detailing the recent Malawi floods mini-grants, which were kindly donated by the Beit Trust and Scotland Malawi Partnership.

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DFID Review of Civil Society Engagement

9 Jul 2015

The Secretary of State for International Development, Justine Greening, announced on the 2nd July a review of DFID’s relationship with civic society.

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