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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.

2006-06-14 14:35:00

By Mabvuto Banda BLANTYRE (Reuters) - Africans' increasing openness about HIV/AIDS is helping to turn the tide against the epidemic although tens of thousands still die needlessly, the top U.N. AIDS official said on Wednesday. Dr.

2006-04-29 02:52:50

By Mabvuto Banda BLANTYRE (Reuters) - Malawi Vice President Cassim Chilumpha has been arrested on treason charges, police said on Saturday, deepening a political crisis gripping the impoverished southern African country.

2006-04-24 09:36:48

By Katie Nguyen NAIROBI (Reuters) - Hundreds of young Africans crammed into rickety fishing boats, destitute and half-dead from hunger and illness, wash up onto European shores. Many others are found dead on the beaches.

2006-03-09 09:19:06

BLANTYRE (Reuters) - Severe flooding in Malawi's main southern tourist district has killed at least four people and raised fears of a large-scale cholera outbreak, officials said on Thursday.


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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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ponerology
  • An interdisciplinary study of social injustice.
The word 'ponerology' was coined by Andrzej Łobaczewski, a Polish psychiatrist. It comes from a Greek word meaning "evil".