Archive for: malawi

Reflecting on Quality Education in Sub-Saharan Africa

Reflecting on Quality Education in Sub-Saharan Africa

Primary school enrollment has increased from 59 percent to 77 percent in sub-Saharan Africa over the past decade. This increase is due in part to the drive and commitment by governments in the region to achieve universal primary education set by the […]

 
 

Colonial Hangover? How NOT To Support Gay Rights In Africa

Colonial Hangover? How NOT To Support Gay Rights In Africa

With Obama’s  visit to the continent expected to touch on Gay Rights, it is important to remind ourselves of what happened a few years ago during the British ‘aid cut’ threats to African countries that violate LBGTI rights which was […]

 
 

Africa is Becoming the New Asia: Understanding Internal Factors

Africa is Becoming the New Asia: Understanding Internal Factors

China and India get all the headlines for their economic prowess, but there’s another global growth story that is easily overlooked: Africa. In 2007 and 2008, southern Africa, the Great Lakes region of Kenya, Tanzania, and Uganda, and even the […]

 
 

3 African Countries Ranked Among World’s Top Tourist Destinations

3 African Countries Ranked Among World’s Top Tourist Destinations

Mozambique, Malawi and Rwanda have been named among the top 10 world adventurous places for 2013 by Globe Spots, an international travel guide for tourists. The Globe Spots places Mozambique in second position, Rwanda sixth while Malawi was rated as the […]

 
 

IMF Director Asks Malawi to Stick to Painful Reforms

IMF Director Asks Malawi to Stick to Painful Reforms

IMF chief Christine Lagarde has urged Malawi to stick with economic reforms that have stoked inflation and eroded public support for the new leader of the impoverished southern African nation. According to REUTERS, Malawi President Joyce Banda, who took office […]