Wednesday, May 22, 2019

Tag: Malawi

Xenophobic Violence Erupts In South Africa Ahead...

South Africa is seeing an uptick in anti-immigrant violence once again after weeks of xenophobic rhetoric spewed by the nation's top politicians. In the last...

Death Toll from Cyclone Surpasses 500 in...

BEIRA, Mozambique (AP) — A week after Cyclone Idai lashed southern Africa, flooding still raged as torrential rains caused a dam to overflow in...

Madonna Back in Malawi; Now Considering Soccer...

BLANTYRE, Malawi (AP) — Madonna has returned to Malawi to celebrate the first anniversary of a medical facility named after one of the four...

Chiwetel Ejiofor’s to Tell True-Life Story of...

Chiwetel Ejiofor's onscreen telling of a true story is beginning to come to life. His film adaptation of the 2009 autobiography, "The Boy Who Harnessed...

Madonna Gets OK to Adopt Malawi Twins;...

Madonna's family just grew by two after the pop star was given the go-ahead to adopt twin girls from the southeast African nation of...

In South Africa, Thousands March to Show...

Thousands of people attended a march in South Africa's coastal city of Durban in solidarity with the country's foreign nationals. The march on Thursday, which...

Meet These Two Brilliant and Inspiring Teenagers...

Two African teenage girls met last week in New York for the first time and left as best friends with the shared goal of...

Malawi Making Strides in Health Care With...

A new report found that 78 percent of surveyed countries face overwhelming obstacles in reducing deaths in children. But Malawi’s notable progress proves impoverished...

Mining Industry May Thrive in Malawi Due...

Malawi is classified as one of the least economically developed nations in the world and has been largely reliant on foreign aid over the...

Bamboo Artistry Creates Opportunity in Malawi

Back in 2005, the future didn't look too bright for Rosebill Satha-Sambo. Just over 20 years old, the young Malawian fell onto hard times...

7 Facts You May Not Have Known...

Malawi: Unity and Freedom The Republic of Malawi is a southeastern landlocked African nation. The name Malawi comes from the Maravi, an old name of the Nyanja...

Child Mortality Declining in Africa

The United Nations has just published its annual statistics on child mortality around the world. The data reveals that the number of children dying...

Rise of Africa’s Women of Power

Across the world, women make up about half the population yet they never come close to holding 50 percent of the positions of power...

Malawi Slams Madonna as “Uncouth Bully”

The government of Malawi has lashed out at Madonna, branding the pop star an "uncouth bully who exaggerates her charitable work in the country"...

Two Nigerians Among Forbes ‘Africa Person of...

Aliko Dangote, Tony Elumelu, and 3 other Africans have been nominated for the 2012 Forbes Africa Person of the Year award. The other three...

Haiti: Peanut Butter Could Be The Key...

It’s as simple as it is cheap and readily available to help the millions of impoverished children of the world. Some humanitarian groups contend that...

African Entrepreneurs Fighting Back Chinese Invasion

In the last decade, Asian migrants have fanned out through southern Africa, opening shops in small towns and rural backwaters. While consumers in countries...

African Nations Balancing U.S., China Aid, Influence

U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton praised Malawi's leaders Sunday for reforms in the impoverished African nation before arriving in South Africa for...

Malawi President Banda to Address African First...

It is expected to be an edifice for peace and conflict resolution in 12 months when it is projected to be completed. However, the foundation...

African Union Summit Cancellation Prompted By President...

July’s African Union summit in Malawi has been cancelled, due to controversy regarding the attendance of Sudan President Omar al-Bashir. Bashir is currently facing...

Malawi’s President Joyce Banda Vows To Legalize...

President Joyce Banda has said she wants Malawi to overturn its ban on homosexual acts - the first African country to do so since...