Barely hours after MV ILALA hit the waters of lake Malawi after over a 10-months absence, the vessel has once again broken down at Chipoka Harbour in Salima due to engine failure.
The new manager of Malawi Shipping Company-MSC to which ILALA belongs-Motal Engil claims to have spent millions of Kwacha to provide full maintainance of the ship.
When MBC crew visited Chipoka in Salima on Sunday the very day it got stuck with passangers on board, the ship appeared to have been refurbished with new painting and furniture.
Asked as to…
Kenya Airways (KQ) has received approval from the government of Malawi that will see the airline operate between the capital Lilongwe and Lusaka in Zambia from June 3.
This is after it was given the Fifth Freedom Traffic Rights which allows an airline to carry revenue traffic between foreign countries as a part of services connecting the airline’s own country.
That means KQ will now have the unique role to pick up passengers in Lilongwe and drop them in Lusaka and vice versa.
Currently, Malawi has…
Africa has left itself wide open with glaring sores to the eyes, for celebrities to bandage. When one is drowning in poverty and gross mismanagement, any extended hand of support provided is better than nothing at all! It is not the African elite who suffer due to lack of an elite girl’s school or a functional maternity ward- their own children are whisked away to the best schools and hospitals money can buy to give birth! There are many African nations – who are truly appreciative of such celebrity meddling in their dysfunctional service delivery to the poor, indeed the poor among Africans welcome these super stars who make personal…
Four Seasons is proud to announce that they are partners with Earth Day Network Global.
As a result, they are celebrating Earth Day 2013 at Four Seasons in Lilongwe.
The focus this year is the Face of Climate Change and they’ve brought this concept home.
Earth day falls on April 22nd, and they will use that day to launch a Lilongwe-wide waste management and sanitation campaign with their partners.
Here in Malawi they’re reaching out to everyone to participate:
“HOW DO YOU VIEW THE INTEGRATION OF PEOPLE AND THE ENVIRONMENT”
What’s your take on it?
Submit a digital image of anything (pictures, artwork, physical displays) which will all be displayed the evening of Earth Day -…
2 Bed-Room and 3 Bed-Room, Executive, Fully Furnished & Serviced Apartments are immediately available in either Area 9 or Area 3:
Area 9: 2 minutes drive from Cross-Roads Complex, and 5 Minutes drive from African Bible College
Area 3: 1 minute drive from Bishop McKenzie International School .
All the Apartments are fully furnished:6 seater leather suite in the Lounge with 3 Glass Tables TV Cabinet with 32″ LCD TV and DSTV Decoders (Satellite Dishes already fitted) Air Conditioner in the Lounge/Dining Room Air Conditioner in the Master En-suite…
Visitors to the Kuti Community Wildlife Park in Malawi, Africa, may well be surprised to find themselves being guided by an American, not to mention a woman. But Hillary Strasser, a 2010 graduate of Washington and Lee, is not only the first American guide in Malawi but also the second woman guide in the country.
A double major in environmental studies and Russian area studies at W&L, Hillary has taken a few unusual twists and turns on her path from Lexington to Malawi.
How did it start? Read about it here
Milko and Kaitlin started together around 7.30 am, 2.5 hours later than anticipated as a thunderstorm in the early morning hours prevented our boats from being launched on time. One of the engines of Milko’s boat then overheated which caused him and his crew to travel to the departure point at Cape Ngombo at a…
The population of Lilongwe has doubled every decade since 1980. The problems currently facing the city in terms of power supply, water quality, environmental protection, public health, and transportation will only worsen as the current urban growth pattern continues.
The talk will discuss how landscape architecture and the space between buildings can be used to minimize the negative impacts of growth. Historical and current examples of urban development both positive and negative will be presented in order to facilitate a discussion on the future growth of Lilongwe.
Stuart Jones earned a master of landscape architecture from the University of Georgia in 2012. His primary focus at University was on green infrastructure…
Ncwala Traditional Festival of the Ngoni People, Chipata District, Zambia: Saturday 23rd February, 2013.
Probably one of Zambia?s most colourful and popular festivals celebrated, the ceremony is open to all visitors who sometimes put on Ngoni gear popularly known as Vitewe. The Ngoni People of Zambia, parts of Malawi and Tanzania gather at Mtenguleni, about 50km from Chipata on the Great East Road for this old age tradition.
It creates a unique atmosphere of music and…
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