· November, 2009

Stories about Malawi from November, 2009

Malawi: President seeking more power

  24 November 2009

Malawian President wants more power!: “Malawian President Bingu wa Mutharika, whose party enjoys a parliamentray majority, is seeking to beef up his powers before he exits the political stage in 2014.”

Malawi: Should there be a Sex Workers Bill

  20 November 2009

Marshal discusses Sex Workers Bill in Malawi: “Recent media reports pointing that the government intends to come up with a Sex Worker’s Bill with an aim of protecting sex workers in the country, shocked quite a few of us.”

Malawi: No guts, No Glory

  17 November 2009

No Guts, No Glory is a story from Lilongwe Writers Circle: “First disappointment – no booze. Secondly, it was full of young, enthusiastic, teetotallers – us alcoholic grannies didn’t know anyone. Thirdly, since when was spirituality a requirement for humanitarian interest?”

Malawi: Fighting poverty with social enterprise

  10 November 2009

Clement writes about The Big Issue project in Malawi: “This project is affiliated to the Big Issue, London. It has the same objective of working as a social enterprise to fight poverty and homelessness by providing business and creative solutions through selling of The Big Issue magazine.”

Malawi: Another School Drop-Out Engineering Genius

  2 November 2009

On October 14th the Malawi Police Service arrested a school drop-out and engineering genius, a 21 year-old Gabriel Kondesi for owning and operating a radio station in Soza Village in the southern district of Mulanje, without a licence from the Malawi Communications Regulatory Authority (MACRA).

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