History Of Malawi

Month: July 2018

His Imperial Highness Crown Prince Asfa Wossen’s Historical Visit to Malawi in July 1966

His Imperial Highness Prince Asfa Wossen of Ethiopia, the eldest son of His Imperial Majesty Emperor Haile Selassie I of Ethiopia, Heir-apparent to the Ethiopian throne, and Governor of Ethiopia’s Wollo province, visited Malawi in July 1966. Representing His Imperial Majesty Emperor Haile Selassie, the Crown Prince Asfa Wossen was the guest of honour at…

TODAY IN THE HISTORY OF MALAWI: Life President, Dr. Banda Dissolves Government By Order.

On the 7th of July 1977, barely hours after the 13th independence anniversary celebrations held at Kamuzu Stadium in Blantyre, the then Life President of Malawi, Dr Banda dissolved government by presidential order. According to an announcement aired on the sole state broadcaster MBC radio, using the powers vested in him under the provisions of…

WATCH: The October 1967 Mwanza ‘War’ Video Documentary Samples

Two sample clips for the October 1967 Mwanza ‘war’ video documentary have been released by Film Lab which is in charge of producing this video documentary in collaboration with a team of researchers.  The two video clips (below), essentially depict how positively the key informants have welcomed this video documentary project and the heartfelt gratefulness…