Malawi's going to need more than the Lake of Stars festival to provide the dramatic tourist boost it's in dire need of, writes Zodwa Kumalo-Valentine.
A change of presidents has skewed the playing field for a South African defence company
President Peter Mutharika has shot down Cabinet ministers' request for a 600% salary hike to cover the higher cost of living.
Now in its 11th-year, the festival draws performers and audiences from all over the continent and beyond.
Illovo Malawi is locked in a dispute with farmers who claim it has occupied their land for decades.
Illovo Malawi is locked in a dispute with farmers who claim it has occupied their land for decades
What happened to the R54-million paid out for a timber mill that was never built?
Malawi - where more than half the population of 15-million live below the poverty line - on Sunday marks 50 years of freedom from colonial rule.
The Southern African Development Community's guidelines lean towards election observation rather than election management, writes Webster Zambara.
Newly inaugurated Malawian President Peter Mutharika has said he will seek to build relationships with countries such as Russia and China.
President Jacob Zuma has congratulated Peter Mutharika and assured him of South Africa's commitment to strengthening bilateral relations with Malawi.
The final vote count in Malawi's controversial elections will only be released once court challenges have been resolved.
Malawi could get the results of its elections if its high court rules out a recount of the votes in the controversial presidential election.
Malawi's high court has issued an injunction barring President Joyce Banda from interfering in the electoral process.
Malawi's President Joyce Banda says she will not take part in a new vote, which she called after nullifying Tuesday's elections.
Election officials are using fax and email to tally votes after the electronic system broke down, delaying the release of any results.
Malawi's military has backed up police following reports of voting materials set alight and roads being blocked by angry voters.
Southern Africa's first female head of state will be the one to beat as Malawians get ready to vote, most analysts predict.
Joyce Banda says Malawi's graft scandal that broke during her administration is her greatest achievement and helped her turn the economy around.