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University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill receives $8 million grant...

The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill has received a five-year, $8 million grant from the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation to improve...

ADRA Malawi heads Gender Based Violence Committee in Mulanje

ADRA Malawi through the Enhanced Livelihood and Gender Empowerment (ELGE) Project is currently chairing the technical committee on Gender Based Violence (GBV) in the...

Pathways to global poverty reduction

Speaking at the African Green Revolution Forum in Arusha, Tanzania, in September, Gates Foundation co-chair Melinda Gates remarked on the progress that is...

Madonna visits Malawi children’s ward at Queen Elizabeth Central Hospital

Pop diva Madonna held ailing children when visiting an overcrowded children's ward in Blantyre, Malawi's largest city. Madonna, spending her fourth day in the southern African country Thursday, visited Queen...

Project Mwana

A collaboration between Frog Design, UNICEF and the Zambian government is part of a wider effort to deploy mobile technology for social innovation. Deployed...

World Vision sets up programme for people to speak out in...

The programme which will be operated under Midzemba Area Development Programme (ADP) aims to incorporate more women and children into its activities to give...

75% prisoners in Malawi unaware of bail right – NGO

Blantyre-based Centre for Human Rights, Advice and Assistance (CHREAA), an NGO which champions the rights of prisoners and vulnerable citizens, says most prisoners...

(Kevin) Predeparture Training Day 1 Dont Lose Your Smile

I'm here at the EWB house in Toronto for a week of training with 19 other Junior Fellows, as we prepare for...

Felix Limbani: Empowering Malawis Youth (YONECO)

Washington — While still in his teens, Felix Limbani decided to help establish what he called “a platform where young people’s...

Light Up Malawi Going On Hiatus, Partnering with buildOn | Light...

Dear Donors, The changes in Malawi over the past year politically and economically have made it difficult for a new organization like ours to...

Neymar, Ronaldo & Zinedine Zidane set to play in Match Against...

Some of world football's biggest names, including Neymar, Ronaldo and Zinedine Zidane, are set to play together in a special charity match in Brazil...

Parvez Sheikh on Wikileaks and the Post-Modern Frontiersman

The story of Wikileaks has reverberated across the globe proving to be one of the most contentious issues of recent times. An analysis...

NGOs fault Joyce Banda’s govt 100 days

Some NGOs have expressed worry that Malawi President Joyce Banda’s administration has taken the same path of using the Anti-Corruption Bureau (ACB) to...

USAID launches CSO sustainability index

Malawi civil society organizations (CSOs), with the help of USAID launched a 2011 CSO sustainability index on Thursday in Lilongwe to determine the...

Support Mums and Children in Malawi with MUMS

BY MUMSARCADE MUM’s was launched in 2005 after Linda McDonald was working a night shift in the Simpson’s Maternity Unit in Edinburgh. That night, Linda...

The Grassroot Soccer Party by Matt Ramirez

This past week we had the official GRS 2011 End of the Year Party.  We’d been semi-planning it for months, but of course 98%...

Madonna: making money in the name of Malawi?

The Joyce Banda government was criticized when it refused to give music diva, Madonna, the VIP treatment she craved for when she visited Malawi...