Masauko Chipembere's first solo album is a remarkable achievement and a timely musical reminder of the circular nature of pan-Africanist consciousness.
Structural Adjustment Programs, implemented by the World Bank and IMF in developing countries, leave the administrative state especially unequipped to deal with climate change.
The identities, liberal or homophobe are cultural and political. They are not a perfect mirror of the narrative of homophobia in Africa.
In Malawi, artists, especially poets—usually associated with progressivism and intellectualism—are the vanguard of a new homophobia.
Prosperity preachers in Africa have been the subject of much media coverage, but may not be as popular as it would seem.
Despite official neglect, the memory of Chilembwe, a resistance leader, lives on as a symbol of courage and sacrifice in Malawi.
Tributes are pouring in from around the world for Raphael Tenthani, who has died in a
BBC recently reported that the average Malawian spends more than MK5400 (US$12) a month. That’s more
In the year 2000, the citizens of Mozambique suffered a severe flood event. Hundreds died, and
In 1994, Malawi’s longtime dictator Hastings Banda was dethroned from the palace of Sanjika and relegated
After a prolonged dispute, Peter Mutharika was sworn in as Malawi’s fifth president a few days
In Maputo, the “Garden for Sculptors” behind the Museu Nacional de Arte on Avenida Ho Chi
The whole election seems to have been pretty dodgy. From the outside it looks like all
“Confronting a Sexual Rite of Passage in Malawi”, published by The Atlantic last Monday, is misleading
South African president Jacob Zuma’s visit to Malawi in August appears to have renewed his appreciation
Until recently, Tony Blair had never visited Malawi. Last summer there was a lot of international
Kamuzu clearly loved Malawi as a country. He took advantage of generous development aid projects of
The historian Margery Perham once wrote that “the basic difficulty” with the British colonial technique of
We had been studiously avoiding coverage of Madonna’s latest trip to Malawi, but such is the
These days, well-behaved African heads of state are rewarded by Barack Obama with the chance to