LILONGWE, Malawi — Yamikani walks deliberately, intently, with a beanbag on his head, showing a balance that is probably hard-earned. “When he falls,” his grandmother Irene tells me, “we have to pick him up.”
SEATTLE (AP) — The Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation announced
plans Thursday to move beyond seeds, fertilizer and agriculture
extension services and into politics and public policy in its
efforts to bring a green revolution to sub-Saharan Africa.
WASHINGTON — They call it kangaroo care: A premature baby
nestles skin-to-skin against mom's bare, warm chest. In Malawi,
mothers' bodies take the place of too-pricey incubators to keep
these fragile newborns alive.
MCHINJI, Malawi — Madonna said Tuesday that she was following
standard procedures in her adoption of a Malawian girl, her first
response to accusations that that she is using her fame to speed