'I want Malawians to say our country became a better place' says Joyce Banda

From Face of Malawi Tue Dec 18 2012, 01:24:26

The Malawi president and award-winning gender activist on the pressure of steering the country through economic crisis. She is southern Africa's first and only female president - a mother of five catapulted to one of the toughest jobs in the region this year when her predecessor died suddenly. Now, in an exclusive film made for [...]

[view whole blog post ]
 See More    |     Report Abuse


You might also be interested in the following news stories:

Africa:   Scientists in Yellow Fever Breakthrough (news)
University of California Riverside
20 November 2014

Yellow fever is a disease that can result in symptoms ranging from fever to severe liver damage. Found in South America and sub-Saharan Africa, each year the disease results in 200,000 new cases and ... [read more]

Tunisia:   Security Forces Alert Ahead of Poll (news)
Magharebia
21 November 2014

Tunisia closed the border with Libya on Thursday (November 20th) to head off any potential terrorist operations before Sunday's presidential election. [read more]

Gambia:   "Aggravated Homosexuality" Offence Carries Life Sentence (press release)
Amnesty International
21 November 2014

Gambia's recent passage of a homophobic law puts the already persecuted lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and intersex (LGBTI) community at even greater risk of abuse, Amnesty International and ... [read more]



blogAfrica is allAfrica.com's platform to help you keep an ear on the African blogosphere. We draw diverse voices from around the world who post regularly and insightfully about African issues. Bloggers, submit your blog's rss-feed!