African Autocratic Revival

everal African nations appear set to reverse their democratic gains in 2012, which has prompted the Christian Science Monitor to question whether 2012...

International Bar Association Calls for Release of Kasambara

The International Bar Association’s Human Rights Institute (IBAHRI) calls for the immediate release on bail of Malawian lawyer Ralph Kasambara – former Attorney-General...

4 die in military crash near US base in Africa

NAIROBI, Kenya (AP) — An American reconnaissance plane crashed 6 miles (10 kilometers) from the only U.S. base in Africa, killing four service...

Mugabe says ready for new vote after ‘resurrection’

Zimbabwean President Robert Mugabe, Africa's oldest leader, declared himself as "fit as a fiddle" and pushed for new elections later this year as...

Kasambara Pays Tribute to Malawians

Malawi’s prominent lawyer Ralph Kasambara who was released Tuesday on police bail has paid tribute to Malawians for the “visits and prayers for...

KALIATI HITS AT ‘ACTION GIRL’

Minister of Information and Civic Education, Patricia Kaliati, has condemned the Weekend Times for publishing ‘Action Girl,’ popularly known as ‘Page 8.’ Kaliati said...

PORTUGUESE GROUP TO BUILD LINE IN MALAWI

The new connecting line of about 145km to Blantyre in Malawi from a point some 50km east of Moatize in Mozambique is to...

Australian uranium mining companies ripping off African countries?

An international mining industry grouping, Intergovernmental Forum on Mining, Minerals, Metals and Sustainable Development (IGF), says it is concerned with contracts between investors...

Time Running Out For BBA Applicant’s

Time is running out for Big Brother Africa (BBA) reality show contestants with the deadline of 27 th february approaching fast and not...

Malawi’s Swift Air now flying to Johannesburg

Privately owned Malawi-based airline Swift Air is as of 21 Feb 2012 offering flights on the Lilongwe - Blantyre - Johannesburg route. The...

ActionAid providing relief to thousands in flood-hit Mozambique and Malawi

ActionAid is providing emergency relief to thousands of people affected by the recent heavy flooding in Mozambique and Malawi, where torrential rains have...

Malawi: Male teachers turning into girl predators

Soon after teenage girl Titha had reached her puberty she got selected to start her Form One at a boarding secondary school in...

Africa Faces Surge of Secondary School Students

Africa’s educational systems are suffering from growing pains. More students than ever are enrolling in school, but the supply of teachers and...

Microsoft, British Council plan 80 digital hubs in Africa

Software giant, Microsoft, in partnership with British Council will each invest $1 million over the next two years including human resources and...

Stop Child Witchcraft Accusations, Anti-witchhunt campaign in Malawi

The anti-witch hunt campaign in Malawi is slowly gaining momentum as we have joined hands with Civil Liberties Committee, The Crusade for Community...

Drought to Curb Mozambique, Malawi Growth, Renaiss

Growth in Mozambique and Malawi this year may miss forecasts by the International Monetary Fund as a lack of rain in southern Africa...

More effective rural development strategies in Malawi (ELDIS)

Settlement schemes have been used by colonial and postcolonial governments to achieve social, economic and political objectives, such as stemming the drift of...

Malawi anger at jailing of Mutharika critic Kasambara

An outspoken critic of Malawi's President Bingu wa Mutharika is being held illegally and should be released, his lawyers have said. Ralph Kasambara, who...