History Of Malawi

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VIRTUAL CONVERSATIONS ON MALAWI’S INDIGENOUS LANGUAGES, 13-19 OCTOBER 2020.

The past two weeks, concerned Malawians submitted Petitions to the Ministry of Civic Education and National Unity and the Parliament to demand the use of indigenous language (s) in Parliament to compliment English and officially recognise indigenous languages spoken in Malawi as national languages. The Petitions can be accessed on this link: Against this background,…

Petition to Parliament on Indigenous Languages.

Dear Honourable Members of Parliament; Introduce the use of indigenous language (s) in Parliament to complement English and officially recognise other indigenous languages as national languages INTRODUCTION This Petition requests you the Honourable Members of Parliament to take the necessary actions towards repairing the negative impacts of Malawi Government’s policy directive of 1968 on indigenous…

Lost History Foundation Petitions Minister on National Languages.

THE NEED TO ADDRESS THE NEGATIVE IMPACTS OF MALAWI GOVERNMENT’S POLICY DIRECTIVE OF 1968 ON INDIGENOUS LANGUAGES, REINSTATE THE NAME ChiNYANJA, AND OFFICIALLY RECOGNISE OTHER INDIGENOUS LANGUAGES IN MALAWI AS NATIONAL LANGUAGES. The Lost History Foundation has written the Minister of Civic Education and National Unity a Petition The Petition requests the Minister in the…

From the Archives:

THE PRESS CUP FINAL MATCH: UNIVERSITY FOOTBALL CLUB (UFC) VS. MDC UNITED AT CIVO STADIUM IN LILONGWE, 7TH MAY 1989. MDC United Clifton Msiya’s cross is intercepted by UFC’s goolie Dalitso Chilimkhwambe. MDC United Clifton Msiya’s cross is intercepted by UFC’s goolie Dalitso Chilimkhwambe. https://www.facebook.com/watch/?v=871835039890967&extid=H3yPlfK1BDNWs8nc

The Flames squad encounters mayhem and miraculously escapes deaths in Ethiopia in March 1989.

The Malawi National Soccer Team (Flames) as the then reigning champions of the 1988  Council for East and Central Africa Football Associations  (CECAFA) cup, were scheduled to play the Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON) qualifiers against Swaziland on 9th April 1989 in Mbabane and on 23rd April 1989 in Blantyre while Ethiopia was slated to…

UNTOLD STORIES OF THE CONTRIBUTION OF WORKING CLASS WOMEN TOWARDS THE STRUGGLE FOR DEMOCRACY AND HUMAN RIGHTS IN MALAWI.

As we commemorate the historic struggles of workers worldwide in this month of May in which labour (workers’) day falls, there are notable women from the urban working class who deserve to be profoundly honored as heroines of the broader struggle for human rights and democracy in Malawi. Their remarkable stories remain largely untold to…

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