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Globalization, linguistic diversity, and information dissemination in Malawi
(Brill Academic Publishers. http://www.brill.nl/m%5Fcatalogue.asp?sub=3, 2008)
In a linguistically heterogeneous country, one of the critical challenges is to make information accessible to all people. Various communication media can be used: television, radio, telephone, the Internet and others. ...
Sociolinguistic research and academic freedom in Malawi: past and current trends
(Southern African Comparative and History of Education Society (SACHES). http://www.journals.co.za/ej/ejour_sare.html, 2006-10)
During the first 30 years of Malawi’s independence (1964-1994), the country was under President Hastings Kamuzu Banda’s one-party authoritarian rule. In line with Banda’s nation-building ideology, Malawi pursued the ...
Language planning in Botswana and Malawi: a comparative study
(Walter de Gruyter, http://www.degruyter.de, 2006-11)
The article discusses language planning in two Southern African countries, Botswana and Malawi. Both countries are multilingual and multicultural. They also share a common British colonial history. At independence, ...
Language proficiency testing and the expatriate medical practitioner in Malawi
(Routledge. http://www.informaworld.com, 2008-08)
According to the Medical Council of Malawi, one of the conditions for a licence to be granted to an individual who wants to practise medicine in Malawi is the practitioner's ability to speak and write English fluently. ...
Denigrating the local, glorifying the foreign: Malawian language policies in the era of African Renaissance
(Taylor & Francis, http://www.tandf.co.uk/journals, 2010-12)
Malawi's Vision 2020 document, a national document that serves as a vehicle to project a future for a more developed, secure and democratically mature nation, laments the tendency of Malawians to denigrade local products ...