Latest Malawi Stories

2008-08-17 18:00:29

By VICKY SHAW MADONNA reaches her half century tomorrow but the queen of pop shows no signs of relinquishing her crown.

2008-08-12 06:01:05

THREE more clinical staff at Coventry's University Hospital are heading to Africa to help improve medical conditions there after receiving a fundraising boost.

2008-08-08 00:00:00

North Lincolnshire's reputation as a recycling hot spot has spread as far as Malawi - and the council is hoping for a summer boost to its green credentials. A plaque has been placed in African country of Malawi to recognise the efforts of North Lincolnshire residents in recycling aluminum cans.

2008-07-28 15:00:44

NEW YORK, July 28, 2008 (PRIME NEWSWIRE) -- Mayfair Mining & Minerals, Inc.

2008-07-20 03:00:40

By Masina, Lameck Malawi has taken up Brazil's lead and is now planning to switch from petrol to ethanol as the main vehicle fuel. Experiments on converting cars to run on this fuel have gone well and greater use of ethanol will be healthy for the economy.

2008-07-01 00:10:00

A devon school has become one of the first in the country to join what the Prime Minister has dubbed the "world classroom". Pupils at Brixham College are now set to forge ties with Lojwa Community Day Secondary in Malawi as part of a project devised by children's charity Plan.

2008-06-25 18:02:34

FORMER First Minister Jack McConnell visited Edinburgh Zoo today to back a conservation group helping to protect wildlife in Malawi. Mr McConnellis due to take over as the next British High Commissioner in the African country when the present incumbent steps down early next year.

2006-08-27 03:57:15

By Mike Collett-White and Mabvuto Banda LONDON/MPHANDULA, Malawi (Reuters) - Madonna feels responsible for the children of the world and has found herself a "big, big project" to help orphans in Malawi.

2006-07-14 11:30:00

Former U.S. President Bill Clinton on Friday urged African governments to encourage people to take voluntary AIDS tests, saying it was the only way that newly available drugs would have an impact on the epidemic.

2006-07-03 08:33:21

BLANTYRE (Reuters) - Malawian widow Akice Kunkhoma makes just pennies a day as she looks after five grandchildren orphaned by AIDS, but she still owes the world's richest nations $240 -- with interest.

Latest Malawi Reference Libraries

Southern Reedbuck, Redunca arundinum
2012-10-12 11:24:59

The southern reedbuck (Redunca arundinum), also known as the common reedbuck or the rietbok, is a species of antelope that can be found in southern Africa. Its range extends from Tanzania and Gabon to South Africa, including Angola, the Democratic Republic of the Congo, Malawi, Namibia, and Zambia, among other areas. It prefers a habitat within grasslands, woodlands, pastures, and valleys. This species uses reeds and other tall vegetation located near water to remain hidden from predators....

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