The Queen of Pop will donate the proceeds to her Ray of Light Foundation to promote girls' education in the Middle East and South Asia
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Tuesday 10 July 2012
A groundbreaking summit hosted by the Department of International Development and the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation will take place tomorrow in an effort to halve the number of women in developing countries without access to contraception.
Thursday 31 May 2012
Britain is to buy up to £20 million of Malawian currency to help stabilise the African state's economy following a major devaluation, it has been revealed.
Saturday 26 May 2012
Dr Harry Potter, who died suddenly from an aortic rupture aged only 69, was a highly experienced development professional who worked for many years in Africa, Asia and South America.
Saturday 19 May 2012
The new President, Joyce Banda, has vowed to repeal a ban on homosexual acts.
Friday 18 May 2012
Malawi's new president says she will repeal the country's ban on homosexual acts.
Sunday 06 May 2012
Fairtrade does what it says on the tin: it is about better prices for smallholder farmers and workers in developing countries. Fairtrade addresses the injustices of conventional trade, which too often leaves the poorest, weakest producers earning less than it costs them to grow their crops. It's a bit like a national minimum wage for global trade. Not perfect, not a magic want, not a panacea for all the problems of poverty, but a step in the right direction.
Sunday 06 May 2012
Saturday 07 April 2012
There were signs that Mutharika’s Green Revolution would be ruinous – even before his re-election
Friday 06 April 2012
Malawi's President Bingu wa Mutharika has died after a heart attack, doctors who treated him said today, as the troubled and impoverished southern African nation awaited official word of Mutharika's death and who would succeed him.
Friday 06 April 2012
There was confusion and concern but very little public mourning yesterday amid unconfirmed reports of the death of Malawi's controversial President from a heart attack.
Sunday 19 February 2012
Robin Pope Safaris pioneered responsible tourism in Zambia via a unique partnership with the community. Sue Watt is impressed with the results
Thursday 28 July 2011
Protest leaders in Malawi said yesterday they were coming out of hiding and would stage fresh demonstrations one week after 19 people were killed in a violent government crackdown.
Tuesday 26 July 2011
Police say at least 250 people have appeared in courts around Malawi over last week's violent anti-government demonstrations.
Saturday 23 July 2011
Malawi's government yesterday sent troops into cities as President Bingu wa Mutharika threatened to "smoke out" those opposed to his strong-armed rule after an unprecedented wave of protests left 18 people dead.
Friday 22 July 2011
Malawi's president lashed out at anti-government demonstrators yes-terday, as two days of protests left at least 10 people dead in unprecedented unrest in the southern African nation.
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