Cutting UK aid to Malawi will hurt the poor not the leaders

Britain's diplomatic row with Malawi, one of its foremost aid recipients, could put funding under scrutiny by London. But withdrawing it would be a mistake. The news that Malawi has expelled the British high commissioner, Fergus Cochrane-Dyet, for a leaked diplomatic cable that criticised the country's president, Bingu wa Mutharika, of becoming "more autocratic and intolerant of criticism", came as little surprise...

MALAWI: President donates land for science university

Malawi and China have launched construction of a science university, after China made available a bank loan and Malawian President Bingu wa Mutharika (pictured) donated his farmland to the higher education institution. As previously reported in University World News, China's Export and Import bank has provided a US$80 million loan facility, with a repayment period of 20 years and...

God Bingu


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