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Daily Mirror
Nine dead as crazed mobs hunt down 'blood-sucking vampires' in Malawihave attacked people accused of vampirism. Belief in witchcraft is widespread
Daily Mirror / Posted 12 hours ago
have attacked people accused of vampirism. Belief in witchcraft is widespread in Malawi and the attacks have spread to Blantyre, its second-largest city, where lynch mobs torched one person and stoned another to death. Britons travelling to... Read more
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Daily Record
Nine dead as crazed mobs hunt down 'vampires' in Malawibegan last month after rumours of "blood-suckers" spread. In the latest case,
Daily Record / Posted 16 hours ago
began last month after rumours of "blood-suckers" spread. In the latest case, a man with epilepsy was burned to death in Blantyre, the southern African nation's second-largest city. Another person there was stoned to death.Read More President... Read more
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Reuters UK Edition
At least nine killed as 'Vampire' mania spreads in Malawi- killing at least nine people, accused of being blood suckers. The attacks spr
Reuters UK Edition / Posted 20 hours ago
- killing at least nine people, accused of being blood suckers. The attacks spread to Malawi's second biggest city Blantyre on Wednesday (October 18). One person was torched, another stoned to death. Many say they are living in fear of the... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Scores of Malawi Vampire-Hunting Vigilantes Arrestedrumors of "blood-suckers" on the prowl. In the latest case, a man with epileps
AllAfrica.com / Posted 20 hours ago
rumors of "blood-suckers" on the prowl. In the latest case, a man with epilepsy was burned to death on Thursday in Blantyre, Malawi's second-largest city. Another person there was stoned to death. The large number of arrests took place... Read more
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SKY News
Dozens of arrests as mobs kill nine suspected vampires in Malawian epileptic man who was burned to death and another person who was stoned to d
SKY News / Posted 21 hours ago
an epileptic man who was burned to death and another person who was stoned to death in the country's second-biggest city, Blantyre. The assaults started last month when rumours spread of "bloodsuckers" on the loose - and police say the situation... Read more
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The Hindu
Mob attacks kill 9 as ‘vampire’ scare spreads in Malawi, 140 arrestedbegan last month after rumors of “blood-suckers” spread. In the latest case, a
The Hindu / Posted 22 hours ago
began last month after rumors of “blood-suckers” spread. In the latest case, a man with epilepsy was burned to death in Blantyre, the southern African nation’s second-largest city, Mr. Kachama said. Another person there was stoned to... Read more
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Daily Record
Family's fundraising mission feeds entire school in Malawi for one yearhad been born. “Shannon has inspired everyone involved in supporting this camp
Daily Record / Posted 23 hours ago
had been born. “Shannon has inspired everyone involved in supporting this campaign and her name now hangs over a school in Blantyre, Malawi, where children are given a better chance in life and receive an education which can help lift them out of... Read more
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New Zimbabwe
Malawi: 140 arrested over vampire attacksbegan last month after rumors of “blood-suckers” spread. In the latest case, a
New Zimbabwe / Posted yesterday
began last month after rumors of “blood-suckers” spread. In the latest case, a man with epilepsy was burned to death in Blantyre, the southern African nation’s second-largest city, Kachama said. Another person there was stoned to... Read more
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Daily Telegraph
Country in crisis over vampire rampageof being blood suckers, were killed by a mob. A further two men were killed on
Daily Telegraph / Posted yesterday
of being blood suckers, were killed by a mob. A further two men were killed on Thursday in Malawi’s second city of Blantyre. A Reuters reporter said the man who was set alight was epileptic and was killed while walking home from a nearby... Read more
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The Courier Mail
Country in crisis over vampire rampageof being blood suckers, were killed by a mob. A further two men were killed on
The Courier Mail / Posted yesterday
of being blood suckers, were killed by a mob. A further two men were killed on Thursday in Malawi’s second city of Blantyre. A Reuters reporter said the man who was set alight was epileptic and was killed while walking home from a nearby... Read more
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News.com.au
Country in crisis over vampire rampageof being blood suckers, were killed by a mob. A further two men were killed on
News.com.au / Posted yesterday
of being blood suckers, were killed by a mob. A further two men were killed on Thursday in Malawi’s second city of Blantyre. A Reuters reporter said the man who was set alight was epileptic and was killed while walking home from a nearby... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Doctor Escapes Death From Bloodsuckers' Lynch Mobs.By God's Grace they understood me, helped me and took the only cash I had in m
AllAfrica.com / Posted yesterday
.By God's Grace they understood me, helped me and took the only cash I had in my wallet . This happened right here in [Blantyre] and not in Mulanje. This nation is so sick." The mob on Thursday killed a 22-year-old epileptic man in Chileka,... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Group Applauds Citizens On 'Vote of No Confidence' to Ruling PartyMalawi we all want" Kunkuyu said. The by-elections were held in Nsanje Lalanje
AllAfrica.com / Posted yesterday
Malawi we all want" Kunkuyu said. The by-elections were held in Nsanje Lalanje Constituency and Ndirande Makata Ward in Blantyre Malabada Constituency in the Southern Region and Lilongwe City South East and Lilongwe Msozi North constituencies as... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
No Recall for Mwawi Despite Worries Over Queensis on the tournament," she added. Stand-in head coach Mary Waya said the prepa
AllAfrica.com / Posted yesterday
is on the tournament," she added. Stand-in head coach Mary Waya said the preparations which started on October 8, 2017 at Blantyre Youth Centre were progressing well despite some technical glitches. "The preparations are going on well despite... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Ruling Party Concedes 'Painful' By-Election Defeat-after Malawi Electoral Commission (MEC) chairperson Jane Ansah declared offici
AllAfrica.com / Posted yesterday
-after Malawi Electoral Commission (MEC) chairperson Jane Ansah declared official results at Sunbird Mount Soche Hotel in Blantyre on Wednesday afternoon which confirmed that voters rejected DPP, said the governing party indeed suffered a bloody... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Another Stoned to Death - Accused of Being 'Bloodsuckers' aa_headlineThe vampire paranoia continue to cause unreast in the country as on Thursday in
AllAfrica.com / Posted yesterday
The vampire paranoia continue to cause unreast in the country as on Thursday in Blantyre a 22-year-old man, was torched and another was stoned to death following suspicion of s sucking people's blood, Malawi Police confirmed. Police spokesman in... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Police Arrest 140 People Over 'Bloodsuckers' CrazeA well-coordinated operation comprising police officers from Blantyre, Limbe, K
AllAfrica.com / Posted yesterday
A well-coordinated operation comprising police officers from Blantyre, Limbe, Kabula, Chileka, Manje, Mbayani and E - Company from Zomba has netted about 140 people for causing mayhem in Chileka, Kachere and Machinjiri areas in Blantyre under the... Read more
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Irish Examiner
140 arrested in Malawi over 'vampires' hysteria mob attacksbegan last month after rumours of "blood-suckers" spread. In the latest case,
Irish Examiner / Posted yesterday
began last month after rumours of "blood-suckers" spread. In the latest case, a man with epilepsy was burned to death in Blantyre, the southern African nation's second-largest city. Another person there was stoned to death. President Peter... Read more
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Eye Witness News
Malawi arrests 140 in clampdown after 'vampirism' killingsin mid-September in four districts in southern Malawi, where belief in witchcra
Eye Witness News / Posted yesterday
in mid-September in four districts in southern Malawi, where belief in witchcraft is widespread. This week they spread to Blantyre, the country’s second-biggest city, where mobs torched one person and stoned another to death on Wednesday. “We... Read more
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Calgary Sun
Malawi arrests 140 after mob attacks on ’vampires’began last month after rumours of “blood-suckers” spread. In the latest case, a
Calgary Sun / Posted yesterday
began last month after rumours of “blood-suckers” spread. In the latest case, a man with epilepsy was burned to death in Blantyre, the southern African nation’s second-largest city, Kachama said. Another person there was stoned to... Read more
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The Register Citizen
140 arrested in Malawi after mob attacks on 'vampires'began last month after rumors of "blood-suckers" spread. In the latest case, a
The Register Citizen / Posted yesterday
began last month after rumors of "blood-suckers" spread. In the latest case, a man with epilepsy was burned to death in Blantyre, the southern African nation's second-largest city, Kachama said. Another person there was stoned to... Read more
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CTV News
140 arrested in Malawi after mob attacks on 'vampires'began last month after rumours of "blood-suckers" spread. In the latest case, a
CTV News / Posted yesterday
began last month after rumours of "blood-suckers" spread. In the latest case, a man with epilepsy was burned to death in Blantyre, the southern African nation's second-largest city, Kachama said. Another person there was stoned to... Read more
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FOX News
140 arrested in Malawi after mob attacks on 'vampires'killed in the attacks that began last month. In the latest case, Kachama says a
FOX News / Posted yesterday
killed in the attacks that began last month. In the latest case, Kachama says a man with epilepsy was burned to death in Blantyre, the southern African country's second-largest city. President Peter Mutharika has appealed for calm in the four... Read more
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FOX News
140 arrested in Malawi after mob attacks on 'vampires'killed in the attacks that began last month. In the latest case, Kachama says a
FOX News / Posted yesterday
killed in the attacks that began last month. In the latest case, Kachama says a man with epilepsy was burned to death in Blantyre, the southern African country's second-largest city. President Peter Mutharika has appealed for calm in the four... Read more
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Belfast Telegraph
140 arrested in Malawi over 'vampires' hysteria mob attacksbegan last month after rumours of "blood-suckers" spread. In the latest case,
Belfast Telegraph / Posted yesterday
began last month after rumours of "blood-suckers" spread. In the latest case, a man with epilepsy was burned to death in Blantyre, the southern African nation's second-largest city. Another person there was stoned to death. President Peter... Read more
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BBC News
Malawi goes after 'vampire' lynch mobsbeing vampires. At least eight people are believed to have been killed, includ
BBC News / Posted yesterday
being vampires. At least eight people are believed to have been killed, including two men on Thursday in the second city, Blantyre. One was set on fire and the other stoned, according to police. Two others were arrested for threatening to suck... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
Malawi arrests 140 in clampdown after 'vampirism' killingsin mid-September in four districts in southern Malawi, where belief in witchcra
Channel NewsAsia / Posted yesterday
in mid-September in four districts in southern Malawi, where belief in witchcraft is widespread. This week they spread to Blantyre, the country's second-biggest city, where mobs torched one person and stoned another to death on Wednesday. "We... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
'Bloodsuckers' Mania Spreadscare when visiting places as the 'bloodsuckers' saga is getting out of hand wit
AllAfrica.com / Posted yesterday
care when visiting places as the 'bloodsuckers' saga is getting out of hand with its recent spread to commercial capital Blantyre . On Thursday the country recorded two deaths as lynch mobs killed two people in Blantyre, as public hysteria grows... Read more
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International Business Times
Vampire scare spreads in Malawi as 2 more people suspected of drinking human blood lynched vampires has resulted in two more deaths, police said on Thursday (19 October).
International Business Times / Posted 2 days ago
vampires has resulted in two more deaths, police said on Thursday (19 October). The attacks against people have spread to Blantyre, its second largest city. In the latest incident, mobs "torched a 22-year-old epileptic man in Chileka, and another... Read more
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Daily Mail
Malawi 'vampirism' mania spreads as two die in mob attackspeople had already been killed in the attacks but as the mania spread into the
Daily Mail / Posted 2 days ago
people had already been killed in the attacks but as the mania spread into the country's second-biggest city of Blantyre, two more suspected blood-suckers were killed. One man, a 22-year-old, was torched and another was stoned to death... Read more
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Reuters
Malawi 'vampirism' mania spreads as two die in mob violenceBLANTYRE (Reuters) - A wave of attacks in Malawi against people accused of vamp
Reuters / Posted 2 days ago
BLANTYRE (Reuters) - A wave of attacks in Malawi against people accused of vampirism has spread to its second-biggest city of Blantyre, where vigilante mobs killed two people, police said on Thursday. The lynch mob attacks began in mid-September in... Read more
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Daily Record
Teenage sister's grief after cancer tragedy: 'We were inseparable'The sister of a Blantyre woman who passed away on Sunday only three weeks after
Daily Record / Posted 2 days ago
The sister of a Blantyre woman who passed away on Sunday only three weeks after being diagnosed with incurable cancer has said she couldn’t be more proud of her sibling. Leanne Hawkins’ sister Laura-Jane added that the pair were never apart and that... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Pakistani Suspect Denied Bail Over 'Bankgate'banks through loans. Rehman, one of the directors at Cgal, arrested upon arriv
AllAfrica.com / Posted 2 days ago
banks through loans. Rehman, one of the directors at Cgal, arrested upon arrival at Chileka International Airport in Blantyre. He left Malawi for his homeland in June amid the bank fraud allegations. In his determination on bail bid filed... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Ruling Party 'Vote of No Confidence' Dominate Media Headlinesparty also won local government seats in Msiriza ward by Kingwell Zikaola and T
AllAfrica.com / Posted 2 days ago
party also won local government seats in Msiriza ward by Kingwell Zikaola and Thom Litchowa winning Ndirande Makata ward in Blantyre. "This also paints a picture that during 2019 elections, it might be almost the same.So, parties have to work very... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Trust Builds Roofs, Drainage for Local Schoolprovider TNM plc has completed works to build roofed walkways and drainage syst
AllAfrica.com / Posted 2 days ago
provider TNM plc has completed works to build roofed walkways and drainage system for SOS Primary School in Machinjiri, Blantyre. The works are worth K4 million, and the funds have accrued as interest from TNM Mobile Money Trust Fund. Speaking... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
DNA Back With Buluwakuda PromoBlantyre — Rhythm and Blues (R&B) Mukandipepesere hit track maker, DNA is back
AllAfrica.com / Posted 2 days ago
Blantyre — Rhythm and Blues (R&B) Mukandipepesere hit track maker, DNA is back with a new promotional album called Buluwakuda to be released soon. In an interview with the Malawi News Agency (Mana) on Tuesday, DNA whose real name is Daniel Kaliwo... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Meeting Men Halfway - HIV Clinics Are Going Mobile to Reach Toughest Patientsplains of Mulanje district in southeastern Malawi, on this Saturday morning, Mo
AllAfrica.com / Posted 3 days ago
plains of Mulanje district in southeastern Malawi, on this Saturday morning, Moses rushes to greet the medical team from Blantyre, the country's second-biggest city. Achy from the very early and bumpy two-hour drive, the clinical officer and two... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Daily struggles of the Most Vulnerable in Malawiministry, local and international partners, an integrated approach is being dev
AllAfrica.com / Posted 3 days ago
ministry, local and international partners, an integrated approach is being developed for women aged 9 to 49 years in urban Blantyre and Chiradzulu district. Starting with strengthened screenings and early treatment for pre-cancerous lesions, the... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Searching for Life in Choked Health SystemBlantyre — Joyce Jackson, 29, is a woman in a stressing situation. In June this
AllAfrica.com / Posted 3 days ago
Blantyre — Joyce Jackson, 29, is a woman in a stressing situation. In June this year she watched her life turn for the worst. Reason: There was no ambulance at a health facility she sought labour services. "If there was an ambulance at Ngokwe Health... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Mothers Thrilled By Mother's Day Gospel Concert in BlantyreBlantyre — Mothers in Blantyre got a rare Gospel Mothers' Day treat at Robin's
AllAfrica.com / Posted 3 days ago
Blantyre — Mothers in Blantyre got a rare Gospel Mothers' Day treat at Robin's Park on Monday applauding organizers of the show who brought together big names in the gospel music arena including the country's top comedians. Notable performers at the... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Rashy's Fuel Tanker Overturns and Catches Fire in Mwanzaand ended up overturning into a nearby bushfire," said Kaunda. The PRO indicat
AllAfrica.com / Posted 3 days ago
and ended up overturning into a nearby bushfire," said Kaunda. The PRO indicated that the burnt tanker belonged to a Blantyre based transporter known as Rashy. Meanwhile, the total cost of damage has not been established and no casualties... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Stich Fray Dominates Malawi UMP Awards - Voting Commenceslist of nominees was officially released on Sunday during UMP Fashion Night at
AllAfrica.com / Posted 3 days ago
list of nominees was officially released on Sunday during UMP Fashion Night at Game Stores Underground Car Park in Blantyre. Stich Fray whose single Zoti Ndimakukonda has taken the country by storm is leading the nomination list with... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
TNM Hosts Mothers' LuncheonSunbird Mount Soche gardens in Blantyre was on Friday October 13th awash in col
AllAfrica.com / Posted 3 days ago
Sunbird Mount Soche gardens in Blantyre was on Friday October 13th awash in colour, laughter and music as converged ICT provider TNM plc hosted female employees to a pre-mother's day luncheon. According to Akossa Hiwa, TNM's Senior Public Relations... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Body Found Floating in Dama dead man was on Saturday found floating in a dam at Soche Quarry in the area
AllAfrica.com / Posted 3 days ago
a dead man was on Saturday found floating in a dam at Soche Quarry in the area of Group Village Headwoman (GVH) Misesa in Blantyre, Police at Soche Sub Station have confirmed. Police said the deceased whose details are meanwhile not known was... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Ruling Party Wins One Ward in Byconstituencies and Mtsiriza Ward in Lilongwe City West Constituency. MCP has a
AllAfrica.com / Posted 3 days ago
constituencies and Mtsiriza Ward in Lilongwe City West Constituency. MCP has also triumphed against DPP in the Southern Region where by-elections will be held in Nsanje Lalanje Constituency and Ndirande Makata Ward in Blantyre Malabada Constitue... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Wizards Worried With Poor Resultsthere are so many things in football that are open and you think you can contro
AllAfrica.com / Posted 3 days ago
there are so many things in football that are open and you think you can control them but suddenly a game is gone," added Kapuza. Wizards meet 15th-placed Blantyre United on 27 October 2017. A win will enhance their chances of survival in the leag... Read more
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EveningTimes Online
Drumchapel students pay tribute to pal who lost cancer battle just three weeks after diagnosiswhen the world feels like it’s falling apart, but with help from each other we
EveningTimes Online / Posted 3 days ago
when the world feels like it’s falling apart, but with help from each other we piece it back together.” Leanne, from Blantyre, met Karen and Lucy, from Drumchapel, at the UWS Hamilton campus where they were studying for Banchelor of Arts... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Students Court Academics, Experts for Engineering Symposiumwith support from Telecom Networks Malawi(TNM), Huawei Malawi, Puma Energy, Nor
AllAfrica.com / Posted 3 days ago
with support from Telecom Networks Malawi(TNM), Huawei Malawi, Puma Energy, Northern Region Water Board, Airtel Malawi, Blantyre Water Board, Southern Region Water Board, Macra, Mera,FMB, Public Partnership Commission(PPC), Total, WTM Chirwa and... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Players Nominated for Carlsberg Discovery Awardto watch in all the games and his presence in the pitch and style of play assis
AllAfrica.com / Posted 3 days ago
to watch in all the games and his presence in the pitch and style of play assisted his team to knockout Azam Tigers and Blantyre United and they lost 1 nil to Nyasa Big Bullets in the last eight at Balaka stadium. FAM is yet to make the... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Police Graduate 941 Officers, Govt Assures of Good Working EnvironmentBlantyre — Governmenthas reiterated that it will remain committed to providing
AllAfrica.com / Posted 4 days ago
Blantyre — Governmenthas reiterated that it will remain committed to providing the Malawi Police Service (MPs) amiable working environment to enable the law enforcers execute their duties effectively. Minister of Home Affairs and Internal Security,... Read more
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