· May, 2007

Stories about Malawi from May, 2007

Malawi: Malawi's first lady passes away

  29 May 2007

Sad news from Victor Kaonga: “It has been reported by Malawi's State House officials that the First Lady Madamme Ethel Mutharika passed away Monday 28th May after long illness. A month-long period of national mourning has been declared.”

Malawians on the world stage: academic honors, music, science and technology

  28 May 2007

There is one discernible theme running through the Malawian blogosphere in the month of May. This round-up focuses mostly on what these bloggers have written in this month, now approaching its end. One Malawian has received international honors for his contributions to world scholarship, while two female Malawian musicians have launched their latest music albums outside Malawi. One Malawian scientist calls for the Malawi government to put in place mechanisms to prepare for the looming disaster that might possibly be triggered by global warming, and two Malawians have made their mark in the world of technology. It has been a month of Malawians showcasing their mettle on the world stage, and here with it all.

Newest Malawian bloggers join global online conversations

  15 May 2007

It is no longer a secret that more Malawians are increasingly turning to the blogosphere for self-expression, information sharing, and commentary on a variety of Malawi related issues. This round-up will cover the newest entries into blogosphere with posts on politics, banking, health, city's cleanliness, racism, sms perils and personal reflections.

Malawi: Introducing Malawian bloggers

  12 May 2007

Ndagha introduces Malawian bloggers: “Today, as I look at the road to blogging, I realise it is still a new journey for many fellow Malawians. Since the publication of an article “Malawians Turn to the blogosphere” in March this year, I have recieved lots of comments and enquiries on blogging....

Malawi: feel-good factor, bumper harvest, and vampire stories

  8 May 2007

Having just returned from a short visit to Malawi, it is almost impossible not to write about the general sense of optimism the country is awash in especially in the cities, among the middle class. The one thing that no one fails to mention is the strength of the economy,...

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