December, 2012

Growing up in Malawi, Episode 3

Posted on 26 Dec 2012 at 10:06am

Check out the third episode of “Growing Up in Malawi”, a documentary series on the work of the Roger Federer Foundation in Malawi. The latest episode shows that construction of the day care center in Thundu has made good progress in recent months. But the news is not all good: There was a bad harvest in Mbwetu, and the problem of feeding the children in the center there continues.

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Growing Up in Malawi, Episode 2

Posted on 26 Dec 2012 at 10:02am

Watch the second episode in the documentary series on the Roger Federer Foundation’s initiative in Malawi! The infrastructure of the day care center in Mbwetu has been improved significantly in recent months. It was also filled with new toys by ActionAid Malawi. Things have been a little more difficult for the initiative in Thundu, a four-hour drive from the capital Lilongwe. The rainy season delayed construction of the day care center there, and caregivers are only applying the methods that they’ve learned with hesitation. Those profiled in the documentary series are doing well. The most important change? Hanex Karpingasa finally has the son he has long wanted.

Growing up in Malawi, Episode 1

Posted on 26 Dec 2012 at 9:58am

The first episode looks at the initiative set up by the Roger Federer Foundation in Malawi and introduces the main people who will feature in the documentary series. The day care center where the episode was filmed is in Mbwetu, on the outskirts of Lilongwe, the capital of Malawi.

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Poor Farmers Get Cash Through Mobile Phones

Posted on 25 Dec 2012 at 9:23pm

With food prices high in Malawi’s markets, many families are struggling to find enough to eat. A new programme by WFP is sending cash to the most vulnerable people through their mobile phones. This assistance enables them to buy more food and so keep hunger and malnutrition at bay.

LILONGWE — The market-place is busy and the stalls are full of local produce in Lunzu, a trading centre on the edge of Blantyre in…

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Elizia Pamene, Sipherile (Dj Chali @showlink), video in 2013

Posted on 25 Dec 2012 at 9:14pm

Sipherile is a Malawian/Zambian young artist. Full video coming in 2013

Malawi Archive Pictures

Posted on 25 Dec 2012 at 1:39pm

Some of the pictures of Malawi taken years ago.If you are the Author, please let us know.

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President Banda pardons over 200 Malawi prisoners

Posted on 25 Dec 2012 at 1:32pm

According to a statement available from the presidency, the prisoners who have been pardoned are those who have served at least half of their prison sentences in Malawi and were of good conduct as inmates.

“The prisoners are those who have shown good behaviour over the years they have been serving and were not convicted of serious offences” the statement said.

Every year, the head of state pardons prisoners either during Christmas, New Year or independence.

President Banda has pledged to improve the conditions of Malawian prisons which are estimated to exceed…

GatMan, Flames Ikubwera.

Posted on 25 Dec 2012 at 1:24pm

Video celebrating the Malawi National Football team.


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