· January, 2006

Stories about Malawi from January, 2006

Zimbabwe–Great Lakes Blog Roundup

  23 January 2006

Zimbabwe: Robert Mugabe, the last of Africa's “big men” turns 82 late next month. Members of the ruling ZANU-PF have begun murmuring about ambitous plans for an extravagant birthday bash despite the failing economy and famished population. The silver lining in Zimbabwe's dark cloud is that the rainy season has...

Malawi: Giving birth

20 January 2006

Babycatcher - midwife based in Malawi writes movingly on the death of a 17 year old woman during child birth…..“The 17-year-old mother died under our noses and now I’m trying to provide hope and help by giving cans of formula. One word – inadequate.”

Malawi: Impeachment withdrawn

20 January 2006

Anti-Bakili Muluzi reports on the move by a MP to withdraw the impeachment notice against President Bingu wa Mutharika of Malawi