Help us plant trees for carbon – Southern Africa Church

The Anglican Church of Southern Africa is inviting members of the Communion to join a carbon offset scheme here which will be see...

China’s Love for Africa

The $200 Million New Headquarters of the African Union a gift from China – is another confirmation of the continent’s inability to get...

Malawian human rights activists risk their lives for free speech

Depending on your perspective, Rev. Macdonald Sembereka is either a valiant hero or an impenitent villain. To some, he is a human rights defender...

Fuel hunting in Malawi

“There is fuel in Monkey Bay!” a text message reads. A game of telephone quickly transpires. “Get there quick! No queues! Will be...

Fuel scarcity fuels corruption in Malawi

It’s a Thursday afternoon and the thermometer is about to hit 40 degrees. Taxi driver Mike Msindira, 32, is sweaty, exasperated, but resigned to...

Daliso Chaponda’s Laughter therapy

January 28th was a girl’s night out and certainly a night to remember. One thing on my mind: Releasing stress with laughter. At...

Two editors given jail terms in Central African Republic

The convictions of two journalists in the Central African Republic over their critical coverage of a top official constitute political censorship, the Committee...

HIV – AIDS center of discussions at the Organisation of African...

The Organization of African First Ladies Against HIV/AIDS (OAFLA) held its General Assembly, today 30 January 2012, at the African Union headquarters in...

18th Ordinary Session of the African Union ends with postponement of...

The Heads of State and Government of the African Union (AU), meeting at the 18th Ordinary Session of the AU Summit in Addis...

Malawi losing 140 megawatts a day in electricity generation

Malawi is losing 140 megawatts a day in electricity generation due to siltation and hyacinth in the Shire river – the country’s longest...

Former Malawian Leader Seeks Respect

Former Malawian President Bakili Muluzi says more respect must be shown to former heads of state like him, especially those who worked to...

African Union elections rescheduled for June in Malawi

Following a deadlock during Monday's African Union elections, with a tie between former wife to South African president Jacob Zuma, Home Affairs Minister...

Censored ‘Semo’ play back on stage in Lilongwe

Semo, the controversial play by Thlupego Du Chisiza hit the stage for the first time in Lilongwe last weekend. Lions Theatre's Semo has...

STRIP-ME-NOT CAMPAIGN

Dear Sisters, Please join us in condemning the stripping of women in Malawi by endorsing the Strip-Me-Not Campaign. The Strip-Me-Not Campaign is an initiative of...

MicroLoan Foundation Sets Up Women as Solar Entrepreneurs in Malawi

Kasungu, Malawi: In the small landlocked southeastern African nation of Malawi only 8% of its growing 15.263 million people are connected to the...

Children’s Books: Denver Post review of The Boy Who Harnessed the...

The Boy Who Harnessed the Wind by William Kamkwamba and Bryan Mealer, illustrated by Elizabeth Zunon ($16.99)  Farmers in Malawi, as in so many African countries,...