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Malawian Style: Festivities, Transport Ideas & Special OffersPosted on: Monday, December 19, 2016 / 00:00 hrs

Malawian Style, a tour operator based in Malawi, have released the December edition of their popular newsletter. In this edition they have festivities, transport ideas, and lots of special offers to take full advantage of.

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New ownership & website at Leslie LodgePosted on: Friday, December 16, 2016 / 00:00 hrs

With worldwide publicity throughout 2016 and exciting prospects on Malawi becoming the go-to African Destination of 2017, Blantyre's Leslie Lodge now has new ownership with a promising future.

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KE's Malawi trip reaches new heightsPosted on: Wednesday, December 14, 2016 / 00:00 hrs

KE Adventure Travel launched their first itinerary to Malawi this year and it has proved an immediate hit. With more than three decades of worldwide experience, KE is one of the world's most respected adventure tour operators.

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Get Malawi On Your Radar for 2017Posted on: Wednesday, December 07, 2016 / 00:00 hrs

Recent developments mean Malawi is set to become one of the most complete destinations in Africa - Lake, Landscape, Culture and now Wildlife experiences of the very highest quality.

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Bradt goes mad for MalawiPosted on: Monday, November 21, 2016 / 00:00 hrs

Award-winning travel guide publishers, Bradt have gone rather 'mad for Malawi' recently. Not only have they just launched a new edition of their ever-reliable Malawi guidebook, but this African gem was made their 'Destination of the Month' and their Head of Editorial visited the country for the first time, immediately declaring it as her favourite adventure.

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Fisherman's Rest: Mtemaumo Library completed & 100 Malawians now employedPosted on: Wednesday, November 16, 2016 / 00:00 hrs

Fisherman's Rest are based south-west of Blantyre, Malawi. As well as providing accommodation, Fisherman's Rest organise unforgettable experiences for their guests involving social and community projects around Malawi. Each month we publish their newsletter, which showcases all the exciting work they've been a part of.

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Experience Ethiopian Airlines' new Airbus A350 through Google Seat ViewPosted on: Wednesday, November 09, 2016 / 00:00 hrs

Having launched Africa's first and most technologically advanced aircraft, the Airbus A350 XWB, in August, Ethiopian Airlines is, for the first time, giving its existing and potential customers a peek inside the Cloud 9 Business Class and Economy cabins of their brand new planes through a Google 'Seat View' tour.

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Prince Harry takes part in Malawi's historic '500 Elephants' TranslocationPosted on: Thursday, November 03, 2016 / 00:00 hrs

Prince Harry spent almost three weeks on the ground in Malawi with African Parks, a conservation NGO that manages protected areas and national parks on behalf of governments, where he served as part of the expert team and helped implement the first phase of '500 elephants'.

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RSC launch unique student programme & new websitePosted on: Wednesday, October 26, 2016 / 00:00 hrs

The Responsible Safari Company have lately announced a unique opportunity to travel to Malawi with a team of young people to learn more about the UN Global Goals, alongside their brand new website!

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Nyika-Vwaza UK annual promotional evening announcedPosted on: Wednesday, October 19, 2016 / 00:00 hrs

Nyika Vwaza UK Trust (NVT) has announced details of their annual promotional evening at the Royal Over-Seas League in London on Wednesday 2 November 2016. Nyika-Vwaza is an organisation that dedicates its time to essential conservation work in Northern Malawi. This is done primarily through the kindness of donations, with the purpose of the social evening to raise more funds and to update donors on their work and how their money is being used to help preserve Malawi's wonderful wildlife.

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Ntchisi host Mindfulness WeekendPosted on: Wednesday, October 12, 2016 / 00:00 hrs

Hot on the heels of their Rhythms of the Rainforest music festival and the recent birding weekend that took place last weekend, Ntchisi Forest Lodge have announced another great event that makes the most of their fantastic natural surroundings - a 'Mindfulness Weekend'

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September 2016 NewsletterPosted on: Tuesday, September 27, 2016 / 00:00 hrs

Here is our September Newsletter where you can read up on all the latest news and events around Malawi.

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The animals went in two (hundred and fifty) by two (hundred and fifty)Posted on: Friday, September 23, 2016 / 00:00 hrs

In a real life Noah's Ark story, Prince Harry assists conservationists in translocating 250 elephants to their new home in Malawi.

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Ntchisi Forest Lodge to host Birding WeekendPosted on: Wednesday, September 21, 2016 / 00:00 hrs

Ntchisi Forest Lodge, situated at the foot of one of the last remaining indigenous rainforests in an isolated spot of Lilongwe, are hosting Birding Weekend from 7 - 9 October 2016. Visitors are welcome to the stunning location for a few days of diving into the rich bird life of the reserve.

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Malawian Style: Green Season offers, Trekking Black Rhino & Elephant TranslocationPosted on: Wednesday, September 14, 2016 / 00:00 hrs

Malawian Style, local tour operator for Malawi, have released the latest edition of their popular newsletter. They have offers, videos and a focus on Nkhotakota Reserve in this jam-packed release.

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Latest News from Nkwichi LodgePosted on: Monday, September 12, 2016 / 00:00 hrs

Situated in the north-west corner of Mozambique, but more popularly known for being on the eastern shores of Lake Malawi (Lake Niassa as it's known on the Mozambican side) Nkwichi Lodge forms part of the Manda Wilderness Project. Nkwichi lodge plays a vital role in the local area and assists with the conservation of Lake Malawi. Alongside their many projects, Nkwichi get involved with local events and community projects.

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Malawian Style unveil new special offersPosted on: Friday, September 02, 2016 / 00:00 hrs

Local tour operator Malawian Style is always looking to provide something new with their tours and they currently have two great special offers.

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Airboat launches on Malawi's Elephant MarshPosted on: Monday, August 29, 2016 / 00:00 hrs

An exciting new opportunity has launched for visitors to Malawi's Lower Shire Valley, with airboat tours of the little visited but unique and wildlife-rich Elephant Marsh.

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Enjoy massage therapy at Nkwichi LodgePosted on: Friday, August 26, 2016 / 00:00 hrs

Nkwichi Lodge, situated on western shores of Mozambique, but more popularly known for it's secluded location on the eastern side of Lake Malawi, are now offering relaxing massage therapy for their guests at the lodge.

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Horse Riding on the South Viphya PlateauPosted on: Wednesday, August 24, 2016 / 00:00 hrs

The upper reaches of the high Viphya Plateau in Northern Malawi are ideally suited to horse riding safaris. This is a beautiful wilderness area topped by Kawanadma Mountain (2000M) with its long grassy ridges stretching outwards in all directions and panoramic views and to the east to Lake Malawi. Riding along these remote mountain ridges you get a feeling of the vastness of the Viphya and a taste of peace, beauty and solitude, which it is difficult to find in these modern times.

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The Sunbird Group gains 4-star StatusPosted on: Monday, August 22, 2016 / 00:00 hrs

With seven very unique and beautiful properties to manage; and growing competition, the Sunbird Group is doing everything possible to keep growing and stay competitive. Following the recent addition of Fine Dining restaurant Vincent's to the Sunbird Capital Family, there is more good news to share.

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Ntchisi Forest Lodge host 'Rhythms of the Rainforest'Posted on: Friday, August 19, 2016 / 00:00 hrs

Ntchisi Forest Lodge is proud to present the very first edition of Rhythms of the Rainforest. With a variety of local artists like Charles Mkanthama, Konkalazi and The Roots, different music styles will be represented in the weekend of Friday 2 to Sunday 4 September 2016.

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Africa's Lake of Stars Festival returns to its Electronic RootsPosted on: Wednesday, August 17, 2016 / 00:00 hrs

This week one of the world's most scenic music festivals, Lake of Stars, makes further lineup announcements marking a return to its dance/electronic roots with a showcase of international DJ's including the UK's My Nu Leng, Kidnap Kid and Throwing Shade plus Germany's Timo Maas.

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Ku Chawe Racers win big in MozambiquePosted on: Tuesday, August 16, 2016 / 00:00 hrs

The Sunbird Ku Chawe Race is quickly proving itself to be one of the highlights of Malawi's sporting calendar. The race took place last month across a 21km gruelling run up the Zomba Plateau with national athletes and locals combining together for this fantastic annual event

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CAWS give guests an unforgettable wildlife experiencePosted on: Friday, August 12, 2016 / 09:00 hrs

Central African Wilderness Safaris, local tour operator specialising in Malawian safaris, and operator of some of the best Malawi accommodation around the country, has given us an insight into the wonderful wildlife in Nyika National Park and how guests at Chelinda Camp and Lodge are being treated some wonderful sightings in this unique and stunningly beautiful location.

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Latest Updates from RSCPosted on: Wednesday, August 10, 2016 / 00:00 hrs

The Responsible Safari Company are a local tour operator based in Blantyre, Malawi. They provide planning and logistical support for School Expeditions, University Field Trips, Charity & Adventure Challenges and Independent Travellers. With a very busy couple of months just passed, here are some updates from the RSC team.

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Sunbird Capital Launch Fine dining Vincent's RestaurantPosted on: Monday, August 08, 2016 / 00:00 hrs

Sunbird Capital, Malawi's premier hotel set in Lilongwe has recently launched their brand new and sculptured fine dining restaurant Vincent's.

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Mulanje Porters Race celebrates 20 years with over 400 runnersPosted on: Friday, August 05, 2016 / 00:00 hrs

Malawi's Annual Mount Mulanje Porters Race took place a few weeks ago, celebrating its 20 year anniversary across the picturesque and magnificent Mount Mulanje.

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August 2016 NewsletterPosted on: Wednesday, August 03, 2016 / 00:00 hrs

Here is our August Newsletter where you can read up on all the latest news and events around Malawi.

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Latest News from Nkwichi LodgePosted on: Monday, August 01, 2016 / 00:00 hrs

Situated in the north-west corner of Mozambique, but more popularly known for being on the eastern shores of Lake Malawi (Lake Niassa as it's known on the Mozambican side) Nkwichi Lodge forms part of the Manda Wilderness Project. Nkwichi lodge pay a vital role in the local area and assist with the conservation of Lake Malawi. Alongside their many projects, Nkwichi get involved with local events and community projects. Read the article for all the latest news and information from Nkwichi.

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Malawian Style: Upcoming Trips, Special Offers & Local EventsPosted on: Friday, July 29, 2016 / 00:00 hrs

Malawian Style, local tour operator for Malawi, have released the latest edition of their popular newsletter. In this issue we have upcoming trips, special offers, and information onthe annual Roundtable Golf Day and Cape Maclear Triathlon.

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Kiboko Safaris offer Lake of Stars & Safari combinationPosted on: Wednesday, July 27, 2016 / 00:00 hrs

The Lake of Stars is Malawi's internationally renowned music and arts festival bringing together tourists and locals to celebrate and party on the palm fringed shored of Lake Malawi. But the Festival only came into being as a means to showcase the beautiful and varied attractions to be found across Malawi and so a visit to Lake of Stars is only ever complete when tied in with a wide Malawian experience. That's where Kiboko Safaris come in.

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Ethiopian Airlines: Birthdays, Awards, New Planes & UpgradesPosted on: Monday, July 25, 2016 / 00:00 hrs

Ethiopian Airlines is the fastest growing African airline and one of the three airlines offering international flights to Malawi. Ethiopian Airlines has a 49% share in Malawian Airlines, the country's own flag carrier airline. Celebrating their 70 Years, Ethiopian Airlines' been busy in recent months with new aircrafts added to their fleet, awards for the best African airline and offers for upgrading to their 'Cloud 9' class.

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Malawi makes history in support of elephant conservationPosted on: Friday, July 22, 2016 / 00:00 hrs

Two weeks ago the start of one of the world's largest and most significant elephant translocations happened in Malawi. Since then 150 elephants have made the 350km journey to their new home, Nkhotakota Wildlife Reserve.

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Satemwa Coffee Tours make the perfect start to the dayPosted on: Thursday, July 21, 2016 / 00:00 hrs

It's coffee picking season again down at Huntington House on the Satemwa Tea Estate in Malawi's Thyolo region. Coffee tours are a seasonal special offered by the team, during which you can learn more about the black elixir that keeps us all going.

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Danforth Yachting gives yachts a makeoverPosted on: Monday, July 18, 2016 / 00:00 hrs

Malawi's Danforth Yachting, Lodge and Yacht charters at Cape Maclear, Lake Malawi, have had a busy couple of months. A few weeks back, their large catamaran Mufasa was taken out of the water for maintenance and cleaning.

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SS Rent A Car launch new fleetPosted on: Friday, July 15, 2016 / 00:00 hrs

Malawi is a great self-drive destination. Distances are relatively short and journeys offer a fascinating and varied glimpse of ever-changing and beautiful scenery and bustling traditional villages. Most main routes are fully tarred and well maintained, traffic outside the 2 main cities is relatively sparse, and by sticking to the tar roads, it's pretty difficult to get lost - so it's no surprise that hiring a vehicle and self-driving around Malawi is an increasingly popular choice. With this in mind, local transport provider SS Rent A Car has a brand new range of vehicles for their ever-growing business.

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Malawi hosts one of the world's largest elephant translocationsPosted on: Monday, July 04, 2016 / 00:00 hrs

African Parks, in collaboration with the Department of National Parks and Wildlife, are helping to preserve this threatened species by moving 500 elephants in one of the biggest events ever to happen to Malawi's wildlife Tourism.

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Malawi to open new international airportPosted on: Monday, June 13, 2016 / 00:00 hrs

Malawi President Peter Mutharika has disclosed plans in this year's budgets to build a brand new international airport in Blantyre - replacing the existing Chileka airport. There are further plans also in place to refurbish the Kamuzu International Airport in Lilongwe.

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Likoma Festival to set sail again in OctoberPosted on: Friday, June 10, 2016 / 00:00 hrs

Malawi's annual Likoma Festival is back and with this year's edition setting sail from 14 to 16 October 2016. Likoma Festival is a contemporary celebration of arts and culture with a strong focus on artists and traditional dances from Malawi and the rest of the continent.

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Mount Mulanje Porters Race kicks off next monthPosted on: Wednesday, June 08, 2016 / 00:00 hrs

Malawi's Annual Mount Mulanje Porters Race, taking place across Mount Mulanje, is celebrating its 20 year anniversary in 2016 with this years edition taking place, as per tradition, on the second Saturday of July - the 9th July.

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Tongole Wilderness Lodge swimming pool now completedPosted on: Monday, June 06, 2016 / 00:00 hrs

We are happy to announce the completion of the brand new swimming pool at Tongole Wilderness Lodge in Malawi's Nkhotakota Wildlife Reserve. Now open, the pool will offer yet another peaceful spot to relax and an opportunity to take a cooling dip during the heat of the day.

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Majete Newsletter: Swimming Pool near completion & more Leopard SightingsPosted on: Friday, June 03, 2016 / 00:00 hrs

Majete Wildlife Reserve have released their first quarterly newsletter of 2016 with a great collection of news stories from their Swimming Pool Construction to Leopard and Lion Cub sightings.

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Fisherman's Rest: Woodlands Cottage renovated & Library Project progressPosted on: Thursday, June 02, 2016 / 00:00 hrs

Fisherman's Rest are based south-west of Blantyre, Malawi. As well as providing accommodation, Fisherman's Rest organise unforgettable experiences for their guests involving social and community projects around Malawi.

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Luwawa International Charity Mountain Bike Race announcedPosted on: Wednesday, June 01, 2016 / 00:00 hrs

Malawi's 13th KIA Luwawa International Charity Mountain Bike Marathon Race, in aid of the Luwawa Environmental Trust, is set for Saturday 11th June starting from 10am at Luwawa Forest Lodge.

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May 2016 NewsletterPosted on: Tuesday, May 31, 2016 / 00:00 hrs

Here is our May Newsletter where you can read up on all the latest news and events around Malawi.

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CAWS Newsletter: Lake of Stars, President Support & New Bat SpeciesPosted on: Friday, May 27, 2016 / 00:00 hrs

Central African Wilderness Safaris' April Newsletter rounds up an exciting month and gives us an insight into a variety of activities currently being undertaken in Malawi by the CAWS team.

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Malawian Style: Amazing Packages, Volunteering & Cape Maclear FestivalPosted on: Wednesday, May 25, 2016 / 00:00 hrs

Malawian Style, local tour operator for Malawi, have released the Spring edition of their newsletter. With amazing packages, a brand new volunteer program, coverage of the Cape Maclear Festival and more.

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Tremendous Horse Trails Begin in Viphya HighlandsPosted on: Monday, May 23, 2016 / 00:00 hrs

Tremendous Horse Trails, a brand new experience in Malawi, have launched their horse riding business with day rides now running from Luwawa Forest Lodge in the Viphya Highlands.

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Undiscovered Destinations launch new Malawi TourPosted on: Wednesday, May 04, 2016 / 00:00 hrs

From the stark beauty of the Great Rift Valley, to the unsurpassed tranquillity of its picturesque lake, there is something remarkable about Malawi. One of Africa's smallest countries, it is often overlooked by the travel industry, in favour of the path more trodden and the allure of big game. Consequently, Malawi makes the ideal Undiscovered Destination.

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Nkwichi Lodge wins Gold AwardPosted on: Wednesday, April 20, 2016 / 00:00 hrs

Nkwichi Lodge, situated on the Mozambican side of Lake Malawi, has won a Gold 'Best for Beach Tourism' Award at this year's African Responsible Tourism Awards.

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Malawi - First choice for Family Adventure in AfricaPosted on: Friday, April 15, 2016 / 00:00 hrs

Families looking for an introduction to an African Adventure will be delighted with what's on offer in Malawi.

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CAWS: Lake of Stars - Special Safari DealsPosted on: Monday, April 11, 2016 / 00:00 hrs

With the recent news of Chintheche Inn hosting this years' Lake of Stars festival from 30 September - 2 October 2016, Central Africa Wilderness Safaris (CAWS) are offering four great short safari options based around the festival, concentrating on Malawi's finest wildlife destinations: Nyika and Liwonde National Parks.

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Danforth Yachting: Back open for businessPosted on: Friday, April 08, 2016 / 00:00 hrs

Michelle & Howard from Danforth Yachting on Lake Malawi are back at the lodge and are all geared up for another season ahead. Both a yacht charter company and a luxury lodge, Danforth Yachting focus on sailing and watersports for guest seeking a real Lake Malawi adventure.

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Lake of Stars 2016 Venue AnnouncedPosted on: Wednesday, April 06, 2016 / 00:00 hrs

Malawi's biggest international arts event, the Lake of Stars Festival, is returning to its original home and will take place this year on the pristine white sands of Chintheche Inn on the northern lakeshore.

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Sunbird Tourism donate K1.5 million to MISA MalawiPosted on: Tuesday, April 05, 2016 / 00:00 hrs

Sunbird Tourism Limited, responsible for running 7 luxury hotels in Malawi and a huge contributor to Malawi's climate conservation and economy, recently handed over a K1.5 million donation to the Media Institute of Southern Africa Malawi Chapter (MISA Malawi).

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March 2016 NewsletterPosted on: Thursday, March 31, 2016 / 00:00 hrs

Here is our March Newsletter where you can read up on all the latest news and events around Malawi.

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A Recycling Toilet of Recycled Bottles!Posted on: Thursday, March 24, 2016 / 00:00 hrs

For Malawi's Sunbird Hotels and Resorts, climate conservation and responsible disposal of waste are both very critical parts of their Corporate Social Responsibility. One recent initiative is a great story of using one recycled waste product to help with the recycling of another type of waste!

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CAWS Newsletter: One of the World's Top Guides, Liwonde Fencing & More.Posted on: Wednesday, March 23, 2016 / 00:00 hrs

Central African Wilderness Safaris' February Newsletter gives us an insight into a variety of activities currently being undertaken in Malawi by the CAWS team.

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Malawian Airlines launches new schedulesPosted on: Monday, March 21, 2016 / 00:00 hrs

Malawian Airlines is pleased to announce a revised schedule in its on-going efforts to give improved services to its customers.

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Nkwichi Newsletter: Butterflies, Makeovers & Local DevelopmentsPosted on: Wednesday, March 16, 2016 / 00:00 hrs

In their March 2016 Newsletter, Nkwichi Lodge give us an update of what has been happening at the Lodge and the surrounding communities in the Manda Wilderness.

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Lake of Stars: the 2015 FestivalPosted on: Friday, March 11, 2016 / 00:00 hrs

With the dates of Malawi's increasingly famous Lake of Stars Festival now fixed as 30 Sept - 2nd Oct 2016, and with discounted earlybird tickets already on sale internationally, we thought it would be worth taking a look back at 2015's event, which is still fresh in the memory.

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CAWS Newsletter: Replenished Roofs, Kitchen Projects and MorePosted on: Wednesday, March 09, 2016 / 00:00 hrs

Central African Wilderness Safaris' January Newsletter gives us an insight into a variety of activities currently being undertaken in Malawi by the CAWS team.

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Lake Malawi Sailing Marathon Dates AnnouncedPosted on: Monday, March 07, 2016 / 00:00 hrs

In a little over five months, adrenaline-junkies from all over the world will gather on the shores of Lake Malawi for the annual Lake Malawi Sailing Marathon. What began in 1984 by a group of sailors as a casual sail northward up the Lake, soon became an internationally-recognised competition.

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Malawi guide recognised as one of World's BestPosted on: Friday, March 04, 2016 / 00:00 hrs

Congratulations to Malawi guide Samuel Chihana of CAWS (Central African Wilderness Safaris) who has been recognised in the top 100 guides in the world as part of the 2016 tourHQ Global Guide Awards!

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Fisherman's Rest February 2016 NewsletterPosted on: Wednesday, March 02, 2016 / 00:00 hrs

Fisherman's Rest are based south-west of Blantyre, Malawi. As well as providing accommodation, Fisherman's Rest organise unforgettable experiences for their guests involving social and community projects around Malawi. Every month we publish their newsletter, which showcases all the exciting work they've been a part of.

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2016 International Waterbird Census reveals 42 species at Liwonde National ParkPosted on: Monday, February 29, 2016 / 00:00 hrs

On the 16th and 17th of January 2016, volunteers of the Central African Wilderness Safaris (CAWS) Mvuu Lodge took park in the 50th anniversary of the International Waterbird Count in Malawi's Liwonde National Park.

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Sunbird Plants First 1200 Trees in 2016Posted on: Friday, February 26, 2016 / 00:00 hrs

Sunbird Tourism Limited, which is scheduled to plant 6000 trees in both of Malawi's two main cities, Blantyre and Lilongwe, commenced its project through planting 1200 trees along Mudi River in Blantyre.

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New fencing of entire perimeter underway at Liwonde National ParkPosted on: Wednesday, February 24, 2016 / 00:00 hrs

African Parks are well under way with their work in two more of Malawi's parks that will transform the wildlife of this rapidly emerging African destination.

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Best-Selling author Legson Kayira's ashes to be buried in MalawiPosted on: Monday, February 22, 2016 / 00:00 hrs

The ashes of the New York Times best-selling author and national hero, Legson Kayira, will be buried in Malawi's Mchinji District.

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CITW Recognised For Innovation in the 2016 UNWTO AwardsPosted on: Friday, February 19, 2016 / 00:00 hrs

Children in the Wilderness (CITW), a non-profit organisation supported by Wilderness Safaris is proud to have been recognised as one of the runners up in the 'Innovation and Excellence in Non-Governmental Organisations' category at the UNWTO Awards held in Madrid, Spain on 20th January 2016.

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Malawian Style - New transport and Latest luxury dealsPosted on: Wednesday, February 17, 2016 / 00:00 hrs

Malawian Style, local tour operator for Malawi, have released their first newsletter of 2016 and developments are in place to offer more services and luxury deals.

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African Parks awarded 2.6m for Malawi by the Dutch Postcode Lottery Posted on: Tuesday, February 16, 2016 / 00:00 hrs

There has been another great boost in the evolving story of the transformation of Malawi's wildlife and the emergence of the country as one of the most complete destinations in Africa

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February NewsletterPosted on: Friday, February 12, 2016 / 00:00 hrs

Here is our February Newsletter where you can read up on all the latest news and events around Malawi.

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Youth of Malawi Charity to build two new classroomsPosted on: Monday, February 08, 2016 / 00:00 hrs

Youth of Malawi, A New York City based charitable organization dedicated to enrich the lives of orphans and vulnerable children in Malawi, have announced their plans to construct two classroom blocks and several homes for teachers for the Legson Kayira Primary School in Chimphamba Village.

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Majete Newsletter: Reserve rejuvenated and Lion Cub sightings now confirmedPosted on: Friday, February 05, 2016 / 00:00 hrs

Majete Wildlife Reserve have released their final quarterly newsletter of 2015 with a great collection of news stories from lion cub sightings to new constructions and viewing platforms for visitors.

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Fisherman's Rest Round Up 2015Posted on: Wednesday, February 03, 2016 / 00:00 hrs

Fisherman's Rest have put together the following infographic explaining what they've been up to in 2015. From constructing libraries to housing chickens and fixing pumps to planting trees, they've had a very busy year.

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CAWS Newsletters: Rhino Tracking, New Bat Species and MorePosted on: Monday, February 01, 2016 / 00:00 hrs

Central African Wilderness Safaris' November and December Newsletters end 2015 with variety of interesting topics. China have joined Malawi to help protect the wildlife from illegal wildlife trades. National Geographic Kids representatives experienced Rhino tracking in Liwonde National Park and the African Bat Conservation have discovered a new bat species! Read more below and follow the links to open up the final newsletters of 2015...

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Mushroom Farm Thrives - as a Social EnterprisePosted on: Wednesday, January 27, 2016 / 00:00 hrs

Siblings Maddy and Cameron McAllister have just finished their third season of owning/ operating the Mushroom Farm, a quirky eco-lodge perched on the edge of a cliff in Malawi's northern mountains, overlooking the lake. During their time, they've operated the Lodge more and more as a 'social enterprise' - with focus on the social and environmental aspects of the 'triple bottom line.' From all accounts, very successfully so!

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Sunbird Nkopola Donates Reading Material to Local CommunityPosted on: Monday, January 25, 2016 / 00:00 hrs

As the Sunbird Group continues to encourage reading among Malawian youth, lakeshore hotel Sunbird Nkopola recently donated 1300 reading and teaching books to the Mangochi Orphans Educational Training Centre (MOET) in Makokola Village, Mangochi.

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Challenge yourself on the TriMalawi challenge!Posted on: Thursday, January 14, 2016 / 00:00 hrs

Edinburgh based charity EMMS International is inviting participants to join them on their 175th anniversary event, the TriMalawi Challenge next year from the 20-29th August where they will have the opportunity to kayak, cycle and trek through the stunning scenery in 'The Warm Heart of Africa', and discover the real Malawi, off the tourist trail.

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Tongole Wilderness Lodge Shines at London Awards CeremonyPosted on: Wednesday, January 13, 2016 / 00:00 hrs

Malawi's own Tongole Wilderness Lodge has been honoured at the recent Safari Awards.

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New Forest Cabin in Ntchisi Forest Lodge - An experience in itself!Posted on: Tuesday, January 12, 2016 / 00:00 hrs

In 2014, whilst celebrating the 100th anniversary of the lodge, the new owners of Ntchisi Forest Lodge decided to extend the accommodation. The pinnacle is the Forest Cabin, now open, which gives the feeling of being in the middle of the forest!

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New Year's Treats at Sunbird NkopolaPosted on: Monday, January 11, 2016 / 00:00 hrs

Now that you've made it into 2016, how about indulging in a few of the treats laid out at Sunbird Nkopola and across the Group's range of restaurants?

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Tumaini Festival Collaboration and Hope through MusicPosted on: Monday, January 04, 2016 / 00:00 hrs

Malawi, the warm heart of Africa, is home to a unique and vibrant art event, the Tumaini Festival. Tumaini (Swahili word meaning 'hope') is a free festival that showcases local music, traditional dance and poetry, organized by Dzaleka Cultural Association, located less than 40 miles from Malawi's capital, Lilongwe, at Dzaleka refugee camp.

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