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Malawi to celebrate World Mother Language Day 

Malawi will on 15th May this month celebrate World Mother Language Day to be held at Mzuzu Stadium. Briefing journalists on Monday, chairperson of the celebrations Ndabazake Thole said the celebration will help to encourage indigenous languages among the people. “We will also launch advocacy for promotion, development and use of indigenous languages in Malawi,” said Thole. He said the world...

Indigenous Chichewa dictionary launched in Malawi  

The Chichewa Dictionary has just been launched in Malawi.Chichewa, also known as Nyanja, is a Bantu spoken language. It is the national language of Malawi but is also an official language in several African countries including Zambia (mostly spoken in the Eastern Province, Lusaka), Mozambique and Zimbabwe.Chichewa is traceable from the Eastern Province of Zambia from the 15th century. In Zambia, Chewa is spoken...

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