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New International Development Minister

6 Jul 2018

Ben Macpherson MSP has been announced as the new Minister for Europe, Migration, and International Development.

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Penny Mordaunt calls for “Great Partnership” with DFID

22 Jun 2018

On the 21st June, the UK Government’s Secretary of State for International Development, Penny Mordaunt MP, gave a speech to Chatham House in which she called for a “Great Partnership” between DFID and civil society, with increased outreach across the wider regions of the UK.

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UK Parliament asks about CDC investments in Malawi

12 Jun 2018

The UK Parliament's International Development Committee took evidence on the 12th June from DFID and CDC, as part of the Committee's enquiry into DFID's Economic Development Strategy

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SMP Launch 2017-18 Activity and Impact Report

1 Jun 2018

This report aims to keep members briefed and engaged on the work of the Partnership through the year and our progress against the outputs, outcomes and impact of our 2017-20 Strategic Plan.

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President of Malawi visits Scotland

27 Apr 2018

The President of Malawi visited Scotland this week to pay tribute to the country's strong links with Malawi.

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Scotland and Malawi sign new Partnership Agreement

27 Apr 2018

First Minister Nicola Sturgeon and President Peter Mutharika of Malawi have signed a partnership agreement to commit both governments to development cooperation across areas such as health, education, human rights, governance and social enterprise.

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FCO Malawi Travel Update

26 Apr 2018

Authorised civic marches and demonstrations will take place in Blantyre, Lilongwe and Mzuzu on Friday 27 April 2018, starting at 7.30am and lasting until around midday. If you’re travelling in these cities you should anticipate and plan for significant road and transport disruption, both along and close to the authorised routes:

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Mangochi District Hospital Fire

20 Apr 2018

We are sorry to learn of the fire at Mangochi District Hospital on the morning of 15th April which seems to have destroyed the integrated Maternal and Child Health (MCH) block. We are in contact with the hospital and other organisations locally.

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