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Video: Mr. 265 to represent Malawi at this year Big Brother Africa

Video: Mr. 265 to represent Malawi at this year Big Brother Africa

Posted on 24 Sep 2014 at 11:17am

Times TV presenter Dj Malick aka Mr. 265 has been unveiled as Malawi representative in the much anticipated reality TV show Big Brother Hotshots which will start on October 5 in South Africa.

He has been unveiled together with Zambia and Mozambique Hotshots.

Introducing this year Big brother Africa also known as Big Brother Hotshots, watch the Malawi representative here Outgoing and energetic, if he had the chance he would ask Biggie if he can stand the heat. However, he says he can put on quite a show for the ladies and challenges Africa to just…

Diaspora; It’s important to stay in touch with where you came from; Short Story

Diaspora; It’s important to stay in touch with where you came from; Short Story

Posted on 03 Sep 2014 at 7:16pm

With my extroversion and eagerness to fit into America came another problem. It wasn’t an identity crisis as such, but it was more like a displacement. I was so focused on becoming something big and recreating myself every day that I…

Norway grants education funding to Malawi

Norway grants education funding to Malawi

Posted on 02 Jul 2014 at 7:47pm

Prime Minister Erna Solberg, who’s been traveling with Foreign Minister Børge Brende in South Africa and Malawi this week, signed an agreement with officials from the UN and Malawi on Wednesday to fund schooling in Malawi. The country is among the world’s poorest, where only 35 percent of all girls and 41 percent of boys complete the eighth grade.

“Norway will contribute NOK 100 million a year to strengthen the educational sector…

Malawi Black Missionaries UK Tour 2014, Video

Malawi Black Missionaries UK Tour 2014, Video

Posted on 28 Jun 2014 at 3:58pm

Welcoming the Black Missionaries from Malawi on their UK Tour 2014..

A Malawian Family missing in the UK

A Malawian Family missing in the UK

Posted on 14 Mar 2014 at 7:12pm

An urgent appeal has been launched after an entire family was reported missing from Nottinghamshire.

Stella Ngundende and Fred Pondelani, both aged 33, and their two children – Michaela Pondelani, three, and Tiffany Pondelani, two – have not been seen since they left their home in Commercial Road, Bulwell, on March 3.

The family are African and came to the UK from Malawi. Anyone who believes they may know where they…

How to Invest on the Malawi Stock Exchange

How to Invest on the Malawi Stock Exchange

Posted on 15 Feb 2014 at 10:54pm

A number of readers have been wondering about how to open a brokerage account on the Malawi Stock Exchange.

I can understand why. The little market in Blantyre posted the best return of any sub-Saharan stock exchange in 2013. Its All Share Index is up 75.2% over the past 12 months in US dollar terms.

Performance like that would make even the most jaded of investors take notice.

So, what do you need to do to put money to work in the warm heart…

A big dream for a United Africa – 2063

A big dream for a United Africa – 2063

Posted on 31 Jan 2014 at 12:15pm

Agenda 2063: an e-mail from the future Presentation by Dr. Nkosazana Dlamini Zuma, Chairperson of the AU Commission to the Retreat of Foreign Ministers held at Bahir Dar, Ethiopia on 24-26 January 2014.

Date: 24 January 2063 To: Kwame@iamafrican.com From: Nkosazana@cas.gov Subject: African Unity

My dear friend Kwame, Greetings to the family and friends, and good health and best wishes for 2063.

I write to you from the beautiful Ethiopian city of Bahir Dar, located on Lake Tana, as we finalize preparations for the Centenary celebrations of the Organisation of African Unity, which became the African Union in 2002 and laid the foundations for what is now our Confederation of African States (CAS).

Yes, who would have thought…

It is the time for African fashion, says leading Malawian designer

It is the time for African fashion, says leading Malawian designer

Posted on 14 Jan 2014 at 2:14pm

When Malawian fashion designer Lilly Alfonso was just six years old, she would attack her clothes with a pair of scissors to modify dresses into a design of her choice, much to her mother’s despair. However, when she was a bit older, her clothing alterations and designs caught the attention of friends and family who started asking her to do the same to their clothes.

“So I started charging people for my services. Before I did it just for fun,” Alfonso told How we made it in Africa.

At the age of 24 she started her tailoring business…

President of Malawi, Dr. Joyce Banda has today left on a private trip to attend prayers in Nigeria

President of Malawi, Dr. Joyce Banda has today left on a private trip to attend prayers in Nigeria

Posted on 27 Dec 2013 at 3:40pm

President of the Republic of Malawi, Dr. Joyce Banda has today left the country on a private trip to attend prayers in Nigeria.

Speaking to journalists upon her departure at Kamuzu International Airport in Lilongwe, Banda said this was one of her private trips that she has been taking every year for the past five years.

“Some of you may be aware that I go for prayers…

A passenger train to run between Chipata and Lilongwe

A passenger train to run between Chipata and Lilongwe

Posted on 26 Dec 2013 at 9:59pm

ZAMBIA Railways Limited intends to run a passenger train between Chipata and Lilongwe District in Malawi. Presenting a paper on the Chipata-Mchinji Railway line at a business forum organised by the Rotary Club of Chipata at Luangwa House on Tuesday, ZRL regional manager for the Nacala Corridor, Moses Sipumo, said ZRL wants to increase the passenger traffic to 400, 000 people per year from the current 200, 000.