The southeast African nation of Malawi said it plans to use the $15 million it gained from selling its presidential jet to feed the more than 1 million people suffering chronic food shortages.
Malawi angered Western donors, whose
Malawians bill their country as the "Warm Heart of Africa" and pride themselves on a reputation for friendliness. But Jaffa Shaibu, a burly 32-year-old merchant in a clothes market in Salima, a dusty town near the sho
Malawian Vice-President Joyce Banda took over in the southern African nation on Saturday after the death of President Bingu wa Mutharika, and fears of a succession struggle receded as top officials and the army backed the constitutional handover.
Malawi President Bingu wa Mutharika has died after a heart attack, medical and government sources said on Saturday.
The 78-year-old was rushed to a Lilongwe hospital on Friday after collapsing but was dead on arrival, the sources said.
UAE-based Economic Zones World (EZW), a global developer of economic zones and industrial parks under Dubai World Group, and its subsidiary Gazeley raised $30,000 for a solar energy project in Malawi.
The funds raised were used to help lau
A measles outbreak in Malawi has killed 82 people, mostly children, and infected more than 17,000 others, a senior health official said.
Dr Storn Kabuluzi, director of preventive health services in the department of health, said efforts we
A magnitude 5.9 quake struck northern Malawi on Tuesday, close to the Tanzanian border, the US Geological Survey reported.
The quake, only 6.2 miles (10 km) deep, followed a series of quakes in the same area, the uranium-rich Karonga distr
Earnings from tea, Malawi's second-biggest foreign exchange earner after tobacco, and from coffee are set to rise this year due to strong rains, a senior agriculture official has said.
'Between January and July this year, 34,000 me
A company run by a member of Qatar's ruling family will build a $150 million fuel storage facility in Malawi to help boost the African country's reserves, Malawian finance minister Goodall Gondwe said.
Venessia Petroleum, which is chaired