> I have to choose between Java, C and C++ since these languages have
> their compilers already instead in our computer labs. These students
> are just coming from secondary school and they have general computing
> skills which are taught in secondary schools in Malawi.
definitely not C++. Although Bjarne Strostrup did write a book for beginners:
I do not believe that it is a choice for freshmen. Java seems a better
option with the caveat that they should learn C thereafter.