March 20th, 2013

4 Men to Run 3 Marathons in 3 Days for Grace’s Netball Court in Malawi!

Posted on 20 Mar 2013 at 7:54pm

The charity ‘Building Malawi’ , has pledged to build ‘Grace’s Netball Court’ at Lingadzi Academy, Lilongwe, Malawi. This will enable young underprivileged Malawian girls to have their very own netball court and enjoy everything that Grace so loved about being part of a team. Building Malawi has all the experience and expertise to make sure this project is sustainable and will last long into the future for the benefit of everyone involved. Grace’s Netball Court will be decorated with her artwork and will also be used for drama productions, a massive annual rock festival “Lilongwe Love“, and as a place…

Pedal power cinema brings educational films to remote communities in Malawi

Posted on 20 Mar 2013 at 4:21pm

UK charities Purple Field Productions (PFP) with their partner Temwa and alternative energy pioneers Electric Pedals are taking an innovative Rucksack Cinema to remote areas in Malawi, Southern Africa this June.

PFP makes educational and humanitarian films for and with people across the world in their local languages and through the support of Temwa, who work in Malawi on community based initiatives in education, health and agriculture, this innovative project will give access to important life saving information in one of the poorest countries in the world.

The moving image is known to be one of the most powerful means of communication and as well as being…

South 2 North: Redi Tlhabi discusses plight of refugees with activists from Zimbabwe, Rwanda, and Myanmar

Posted on 20 Mar 2013 at 3:45pm

This Friday on South 2 North, Al Jazeera’s new global talk show broadcast from Johannesburg, Redi Tlhabi discusses the worldwide plight of refugees with activists from Zimbabwe, Rwanda, and Myanmar.

This week’s guests include Rwandan human rights lawyer Kennedy Gihana and Myanmar human rights activist Maung Tun Khin, who is on a worldwide tour to raise awareness about human rights abuses in the country also known as Burma. The third guest is Zimbabwean human rights lawyer Beatrice Mtwetwa, who was arrested by Zimbabwean police just days after recording the…

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