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The University of Malawi is closed again. But let me back up. In March, as the Arab Spring was heating up, a Professor of Political Science, Dr. Blessings Chinsinga, gave a lecture that drew parallels between what was happening in … Continue reading
It seems that things have settled here. The main online source of news is now available again within Malawi (and for future reference, when a site is blocked based on your location/IP, you can access it through http://www.hidemyass.com). The official … Continue reading
I have heard (though not seen) that demonstrations continue today. If you are interested into the background to the situation and the demonstrations, see Kim Dionne’s very information post on the topic: http://habanahaba.wordpress.com/2011/07/20/a-day-of-protests-in-malawi-a-chronological-account-from-afar/
Update: A HUGE group of people just marched by my house, all dressed in red and chanting. I’d estimate around 1000-2000 people. Very exciting!