Talk:Flag of Malawi
|A news item involving Flag of Malawi was featured on Wikipedia's main page in the In the news section on 2 August 2010.|
|This article is of interest to the following WikiProjects:|
- It is not yet clear weather they should be "irregular" at all. The officially published drawings available to the vexillologists abroad are too small to conclude whether they are regular or not, the irregular version was published by a single source from Malawi newspapers and the irregularity may have just been an artefact of "quick" drawing of the illustration. In any case, the exact number of ray and their "regularity" have yet to be confirmed, and vexillologists seems to be careful to label images with these "irregular" rays as temporary or unconfirmed... We need yet to see some real flags and detailed official drawings from Malawi... —Preceding unsigned comment added by 220.127.116.11 (talk) 12:00, 3 August 2010 (UTC)
Could someone add the reason for changing the flag to this article? It stands to reason that this would be a fairly important bit of encyclopedic information for an article such as this. bwmcmaste (talk) 05:57, 5 August 2010 (UTC)
- It's actually kind of in the article now -- the 1964 flag had a rising sun to represent hopes for the future, while the 2010 flag has a fully-risen sun to represent achieved accomplishments. It appears to be favored by one of the main political groupings in Malawi, and opposed by other grouping(s). AnonMoos (talk) 11:57, 5 August 2010 (UTC)
Re the assertion "The change will not go into effect until after the president has signed the bill into law.", from a reference dated 29th of May 2012. That's been a while, so... has it been? I note a couple of other sources via google claim it became law following "the signing into law of the Protected Flags, Emblems and Names Amendment Act on 28 May 2012." And see that it appears to be being used as their official flag in the olympics, government websites and so on. So is that assertion out of date, redundant, incorrect, or possibly in need of expansion?18.104.22.168 (talk) 23:19, 20 May 2013 (UTC)
- Your guess is as good as mine. I was following this for several months after the legislature passed the law and never heard anything about the president signing it, just more and more sources implying that it was already in effect. Maybe the president signed it right away (I believe she did support it), and the press just never bothered to cover the signing. GeoEvan (talk) 03:25, 13 June 2013 (UTC)
Hello fellow Wikipedians,
I have just modified 2 external links on Flag of Malawi. Please take a moment to review my edit. If you have any questions, or need the bot to ignore the links, or the page altogether, please visit this simple FaQ for additional information. I made the following changes:
- Added archive https://web.archive.org/web/20110722155556/http://www.nyasatimes.com/national/flag-change-to-be-challenged-in-court-udf.html to http://www.nyasatimes.com/national/flag-change-to-be-challenged-in-court-udf.html
- Added archive https://web.archive.org/web/20121227040154/http://www.nyasatimes.com/malawi/2012/05/28/malawi-parliament-approves-to-revert-to-original-flag/ to http://www.nyasatimes.com/malawi/2012/05/28/malawi-parliament-approves-to-revert-to-original-flag/
When you have finished reviewing my changes, you may follow the instructions on the template below to fix any issues with the URLs.
You may set the
|checked=, on this template, to true or failed to let other editors know you reviewed the change. If you find any errors, please use the tools below to fix them or call an editor by setting
|needhelp= to your help request.
- If you have discovered URLs which were erroneously considered dead by the bot, you can report them with this tool.
- If you found an error with any archives or the URLs themselves, you can fix them with this tool.
If you are unable to use these tools, you may set
|needhelp=<your help request> on this template to request help from an experienced user. Please include details about your problem, to help other editors.