Flood Malawi Human Rights Team Pre-Trip Update

First of all, thank you for all your prayers and support. We are excited to represent Flood Church in Malawi as part of...

Malawi Ranks 33 In Failed States Index!

The new edition of the index draws on some 130,000 publicly available sources to analyze 177 countries and rate them on 12 indicators...

Malawi Orphan Children – More Than Million Without Parents

Malawi, Africa is located approximately 12,800 miles from the United States. Roughly 12.2 million people populate the country of Malawi. Of the 12.2...

Salima: Motorcycle Riding, Lake Visits, and Bad Karma | Pumps and...

Since my past few posts have been very work-intensive, I though I would lighten the mood with some amusing stories from my last...

$84.7 million to power Malawi’s power | Maravi Post

BLANTYRE--The World Bank has bankrolled Malawi with $84.7 million--K12.7 billion--to power the country's poor power system. Part of the funds, said the bank's country...

Donor support for Malawi | Malawi Nation

Some civil society organisations say Malawi’s future looks bleak unless government implements conditions set by key donors operating under the Common...

Interview with Dr. Kim Yi Dionne Oct 2010

Dr. Kim Yi Dionne is a political scientist with expertise on Malawi who helped me pull the kinks out of Bush League. The...

Malawians planning a big demonstration on Independence day

If you are a Malawian on Facebook you probably already know about this event making rounds on the social networking site. It is...

Escom announces 6 hours of daily darkness | Nyasa Times

As if fuel shortages are not enough, the country’s sole electricity provider, Electricity Supply Commission of Malawi (Escom), has announced that it is...

Malawi slaps 16.5% VAT on newspapers | JIMMY KAINJA

Newspapers in Malawi used to be exempt from sales tax. But earlier this month the finance minister announced they would start attracting the...

Meet Global Voices Author Victor Kaonga

In his four years at Global Voices, Victor Kaonga has written on an impressive spectrum of issues, ranging from press freedom, to water scarcity,...

DPP 2nd term: Mid-term evaluation

“We in the DPP believe that if a government does not care about people, it has no right to  govern.” This is an extract...

TEXTILE MINISTRY PROPOSES SILK SOURCING FROM MALAWI

The Union textile ministry proposes to source silk from Africa to diversify its source base from domestic production and China. It has identified...

A Pretty Typical Work Day in the Life of A. Molaro

The district offices take up quite a bit of space. Each sector of government has its own building and the district assembly (the...

Nkhoma Synod accuse Wa Mutharika of nepotism, bad governance

LILONGWE (Malawi Democrat) -The Church and Society Programme of the CCAP Nkhoma Synod has attacked Malawi President Bingu wa Mutharika’s government over declining...

Invitation to Economic Seminar in Lilongwe 4th of July 2011

Dear MDE Members, Kindly find attached invitation to Economic Seminar to be held on Monday 4th July at Sunbird Capital, Mulanje Room from 17:30hrs...

Poverty reduction v well-being: a cash transfer experiment from Malawi

What difference does it make to development interventions if you worry about well-being rather than income poverty? A rather neat example has just...

I LIVE IN MALAWI

1st trip to Mtsiliza Village (feeding program and widow’s ministry) -car ride: Nelly “Just a Dream” came on the radio. Gretchen Baldwin is here...