Jun 22, 2012 12:38 EDT
The United States will restore aid worth $350 million to Malawi's energy sector following reforms under new President Joyce Banda, according to a statement Friday.
Jun 21, 2012 04:57 EDT
The bodies of dozens of Ethiopians, believed to be illegal migrants, have been recovered from Lake Malawi after their overcrowded boat capsized earlier this week, police said Thursday.
Jun 17, 2012 07:44 EDT
Malawi President Joyce Banda will shun an African Union summit next month which was moved to Ethiopia from her country as she refused to host Sudanese President Omar al-Bashir, state radio said Sunday.
Jun 16, 2012 16:55 EDT
Cameroon took 81 minutes to score at home against minnows Guinea-Bissau Saturday and ensure progress in the 2013 Africa Cup of Nations qualifying competition.
Jun 14, 2012 13:32 EDT
Malawi will go ahead with a probe into its former president's death despite his family's rejection of the inquiry, President Joyce Banda said Thursday.
Jun 11, 2012 16:04 EDT
Next month's African Union summit has been moved to Ethiopia after scheduled host Malawi refused to welcome Sudanese President Omar al-Bashir, a war crimes suspect, an AU official said on Monday.
Jun 09, 2012 18:30 EDT
African champions Zambia claimed a crucial 2014 World Cup qualifying victory Saturday and Nigeria and South Africa drew after surrendering leads.
Jun 09, 2012 01:20 EDT
African champions Zambia dare not lose at home to Ghana Saturday if they hope to appear at the World Cup for the first time two years hence in Brazil.
Jun 08, 2012 14:39 EDT
Malawi's civil servants will receive an average 21-percent pay increase, the finance minister said Friday in presenting the country's $1-billion (820-million euro) budget.
Jun 08, 2012 10:49 EDT
Malawian President Joyce Banda on Friday said her cash-strapped government will sell the presidential jet controversially bought by her predecessor.
Jun 08, 2012 07:52 EDT
Malawi said Friday it will not host the African Union summit in July over the bloc's insistence on inviting Sudan's President Omar al-Bashir, wanted on international war crimes charges.
Jun 08, 2012 07:14 EDT
The family of Malawi's ex-president Bingu wa Mutharika on Friday rejected an inquiry into his death, saying facts around his death after a heart attack were already known.
Jun 07, 2012 08:45 EDT
Sudan has urged the African Union to move its July summit from Malawi to its Addis Ababa headquarters after the host nation's refusal to welcome President Omar al-Bashir, the foreign ministry said Thursday.
Jun 06, 2012 15:01 EDT
Malawi is set for a $157-million (125-million euro) three-year IMF loan to fix its troubled economy which has been hit by global aid suspensions, the International Monetary Fund said on Wednesday.
Jun 06, 2012 12:34 EDT
Queen Elizabeth II attended a Commonwealth lunch in London on Wednesday following her grand four-day diamond jubilee celebration, without her husband, whose condition was improving in hospital.
Jun 03, 2012 15:01 EDT
Nigeria huffed and puffed before finally blowing down Namibia to snatch a 1-0 home victory in a 2014 World Cup qualifier on Sunday.
Jun 02, 2012 14:32 EDT
Cameroon edged Democratic Republic of Congo 1-0 Saturday to make a winning start as they seek a record seventh appearance by an African nation at the World Cup.
May 30, 2012 15:36 EDT
A top British official visited Malawi on Wednesday to meet President Joyce Banda, in another move rehabilitating Malawi's battered image after its former president pursued increasingly hardline policies.
May 29, 2012 13:37 EDT
Lesotho's ruling party won the most votes in weekend parliamentary polls but fell short of the required majority to govern alone and will have to form a coalition, final results showed Tuesday.
May 29, 2012 02:35 EDT
Six-time world champion Nicol David has owned women's squash for years and would be a safe bet to bring home Malaysia's first Olympic gold if she could compete in the coming London Games.