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

From Face of Malawi Fri Dec 28 2012, 08:13:00

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:

Burkina Faso:   Why Historic Vote Matters (news)
Al Jazeera
28 November 2015

Voters in Burkina Faso are heading to polls on Sunday, in a closely watched election that could mark the beginning of a new chapter in the country's political history. [read more]

Central African Republic:   Pope On 'Special Mission' to Restive Bangui (news)
The East African
28 November 2015

Pope Francis was set to embark on the final leg of his Africa -- to Bangui in Central African Republic -- on Sunday, which he has described as an opportunity to accomplish a "special mission". [read more]

Africa:   Project Embeds Young Climate Researchers (news)
25 November 2015

Back in the 1980s, African scientists contributed less than two per cent of the papers in global climate change publications. This dire situation remained the same for almost 30 years. Climate models ... [read more]

blogAfrica is'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!

Today's Featured News
Mozambique Ruling Party Faces Tough Contest

Renamo supporters: Ruling Frelimo faces a stern challenge at Wednesday's polls from...

Surge in Central African Republic Violence

African Union troops in Bangui (file photo): The UN has expressed alarm...

Nigeria, Cameroon, Ghana Get Crucial Wins

Asamoah Gyan of Ghana (file photo): The Super Eagles have boosted their...