Malawi

Malawi:Three Malawian Chess Players Draw With Russian Grandmaster

Out of 23 players he played against in simultaneous exhibition games on Saturday at Country Club Limbe, Russian Grandmaster Vasily Papin beat 21 and …

Georgia (Country)

All my class was seasick... on a ferry to the Isle of Wight: Dame Kelly Holmes recalls her holidays of a lifetime

Continuing our series on the holiday memories of famous people, this week double Olympic champion Dame KELLY HOLMES, 48, recalls a lifetime of …

South Africa

Malawi politician says constitution should be changed to allow president to fire his deputy

<b>As the political fallout between Malawi’s president Peter Mutharika and his vice president Saulos Chilima deepens, a ruling party politician has</b> …

Africa

Delta strikes partnership with Kenya Airways

Delta Air Lines has a new code-share marketing partnership with Kenya Airways for flights to and from Nairobi.<p>Code-sharing can allow passengers to …

Africa

Madonna planning to open football academy in Malawi

BLANTYRE, Malawi -- Madonna has plans to open a football academy in Malawi, a move inspired by her adopted son David Banda, who has ambitions to be a …

Southern Africa

Katy Perry and More Wish Madonna a Happy Birthday: See the Tweets

Madonna turned 60 on Thursday (Aug. 16), and the Material Girl received nothing but love from fans and celebrities alike.The pop icon -- known for …

Kylie Minogue

Morocco to Malawi: Madonna's Africa-centered 60th birthday

Top United States pop star, Madonna celebrated her sixtieth birthday with a huge African theme from Marrakesh to Malawi.<p>The actress, director and …

Africa

Madonna is the Queen of Pop, a soccer mom, and now getting involved in the beautiful game

BLANTYRE, Malawi (AP) — The Queen of Pop is also a soccer mom, and she's getting ever more involved in the beautiful game.<p>Madonna has plans to open a soccer academy in Malawi, a move inspired by her adopted son David Banda, who has ambitions to be a professional player and is at Portuguese club …

Entertainment

Successful Vaccine Program Dramatically Reduces Infant Deaths in Malawi

<b>Why Global Citizens Should Care</b><i>Every year, an estimated 3 million people die from vaccine-preventable diseases — many of whom are children under the</i> …

Public Health

Undercover BBC Reporters Nearly Lose Their Lives To An Angry Mob While Investigating Black Magic Murders

The BBC crew was reporting on a series of beheadings in Malawi that many locals blame on "black magic killers:" witch doctors using human body parts …

Crime

Animal poaching: British soldiers' Malawi mission to stop poachers

<b>The Majete Wildlife Reserve sits in a large basin in the south of Malawi, and the roads that lead there are busy at 6am.</b><p>Not with vehicles, but with endless cyclists as Malawians make the most of the low light and cooler air to start their days.<p>The appearance of two British Army 4x4s turns heads as …

Wildlife

Saving rhinos and stopping poachers: The British soldiers helping rangers in Malawi

Criminal gangs backed by wealthy foreign investors are making poaching big business in Africa.<p>British soldiers are hoping to tackle the issue by helping rangers trying to save elephants and rhinos in Malawi.<p>Newsbeat reporter James Waterhouse travelled to the country to join bush patrols as they …

Wildlife

A flock of birds soaring over Lake Malawi wins Big Picture competition

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National Parks

Malawi study boosts calls to roll out rotavirus vaccine in more countries

Vaccination against rotavirus prevented one in three infants in Malawi from dying from diarrhoea, a major study has found.<p>The results are likely to boost calls by public health experts that the vaccine should be included as part of routine immunisation programmes in less wealthy countries.<p>“An …

Public Health

Cher + Madonna Mashup Has Fans Believing In Fate

Music

Malawi translates SDGs and national development strategy into local languages | United Nations

<i>August 3rd, 2018:</i> Malawi Government on 23rd July embarked on an exercise to translate the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) and the third Malawi …

United Nations

BBC crew mistaken for ritual killers in Malawi

<b>BBC journalists investigating a series of mysterious murders in Malawi have narrowly escaped death.</b><p>The team were working undercover to expose men who claim to suck the blood of children to make get-rich amulets when they were attacked by a crowd of furious villagers.<p><i>Investigation by: Anas Aremeyaw</i> …

Africa

RSPCA inspector's 'heartbreaking' mission to save dogs in Malawi

A WIRRAL RSPCA inspector will speak about his life-saving mission to Malawi in a special edition of Channel 5's The Dog Rescuers.<p>Set to be screened …

Wirral

17 Must See African Travel Destinations in 2017

<b>African Travel Destinations</b> | The year 2017 is all about adventure, meaning, & inspiration. Do something gutsy. Follow your heart. And most of all, …

Travel

Malawi: Prophet Bushiri Lays Foundation Stone for Church Complex

Prophet Shepherd Bushiri lays a foundation stone for the construction of the multi-million dollar Enlightened Christian Gathering church complex in …

Southern Africa

Malawi:Mutharika Warns Chilima Movement Against Ridiculing Him

MzuzuPresident Peter Mutharika Saturday warned Vice-President Saulos Chilima and other leaders of the United Transformation Movement (UTM) against …

Travel (South Africa)

Why Malawi Is East Africa's Next Luxury Safari Frontier

The return of Malawi’s wildlife to protected parks and reserves is just one of myriad reasons discerning travelers are flocking to this landlocked …

Wildlife

Rotavirus vaccine cuts infant diarrhea deaths by a third in Malawi

A major new study has shown that rotavirus vaccination reduced infant diarrhea deaths by 34 percent in rural Malawi, a region with high levels of …

Research

19% of African medicines fake or dicey‚ say pharmacists

One in five medicines in Africa is sub-standard or fake‚ say US scientists. Link to research:In southern Africa‚ Malawi has the most medicines …

Southern Africa

Who is Poundstretcher owner Aziz Tayub and what's the tycoon's net worth?

AZIZ Tayub is a Malawi born businessman who owns the discount chain Poundstretcher.<p>Here’s the lowdown on the self-made tycoon.<p>Who is Aziz Tayub?<p>Aziz …

Southern Africa

Malawi tobacco revenue rises 35 percent

LILONGWE, Aug 10 (Reuters) - Revenue from Malawi’s major export crop tobacco has risen 35 percent compared to last year and could exceed $300 million by the end of the season later this month, industry data showed on Friday. The industry regulator Tobacco Control Commission (TCC) said the increase …

Forestry

'Express Yourself' at Madonna turns 60 party to raise money for HRC

CLOSE<p>Madonna discusses the emotional work she and her organization Raising Malawi are doing to build and operate Malawi’s first pediatric surgery and …

Human Rights

UN support enhances delivery of improved weather services in Malawi | United Nations

<i>August 1st, 2018:</i> The Department of Climate Change and Meteorological Services has said UN capacity building support to the department has improved …

Meteorology

Scourge of superbugs killing Malawi's babies

<b>Malawi (CNN) —</b> In a sweltering room in the corner of the Chatinkha nursery in Queen Elizabeth Central Hospital in Blantyre, Malawi, Lilian Matchaya is expressing milk.<p>Her daughter, Abigail, is nearby, lying in a wooden cot with a UV light overhead keeping her at the right temperature. Her head …

Queen Elizabeth II

Ripple to Pair With Madonna Charity | Investopedia

Pop icon Madonna is getting into the cryptocurrency game. According to a report by Crypto Daily, the superstar will partner with ripple (XRP) in …

Cryptocurrency