· December, 2006

Stories about Malawi from December, 2006

Malawi: does Google know Soyapi Mumba?

  23 December 2006

Does Google know Soyapi Mumba, the Malawian blogger?, “I found it interesting to see that only Google suggests my name. Google will suggest the correct spelling of my name when you search for my name with a slight mistake in the spelling. Yahoo Search and Live Search don't.”

Malawi: language, politics, and development

  6 December 2006

Afrika-Aphukira writes about the intersection of language, politics, and development in Malawi, “The twin issues of language and politics are extremely important, and have consequences that affect the long-term development plans of any society.”

Africa: trailing in IP Per Capita

  4 December 2006

White African posts a chart showing IP per capita in the world, “African countries represent the bottom of the chart. Actually, 8 of the bottom 10 are African countries (Madacascar, Guinea-Bissau, Central African Republic, Burundi, Malawi, Ethiopia, Niger, Democratic Republic of Congo). That’s not a good thing, but not altogether...

Africa: if I were not African

  2 December 2006

In a post titled, [They] don’t say “Malawi”; they just say “Africa.”, Sotho writes, “If I were not African, I wonder whether it would be clear to me that Africa is a place where the people do not need limp gifts of fish but sturdy fishing rods and fair access...