MEC warns candidates against political handouts

Moffat Banda The Malawi Electoral Commission (MEC) has issued a stern warning to political parties and candidates...

Ombudsman orders street kids off the streets

By Benjamin Maona Two Non-governmental organisations in the country, Eye of the Child and Centre for Human Rights Education, Advice and Assistance (CHREAA) have backed...

PETTY CASES FUELING CONGESTION IN POLICE CELLS AND PRISONS

BY CHINSINSI CHEKETA AND SAMUEL DUNCAN The country’s Magistrates have warned that, unless petty cases are diverged, the issue of decongesting police cells and prisons...

Court adjourns Masambuka case

The High Court in Zomba on Tuesday adjourned to a later date, a case involving 12 people who are accused of murdering a young...

119 Child Soldiers Released In South Sudan

Nearly 120 children were released from an armed group in South Sudan on Monday, bringing the total number of children released to 3 100. The...

Five People With Albinism Attacked this year

Minister of information and communications technology has expressed sadness on the continued attacks of people with albinism in the country. Henry Mussa has said this...

‘Gandhi statue construction should stop for good’- Human Rights activist

One of Malawi’s Human Rights Activists, Wonderful Mkhutche, has said the halt in the construction of Mahatma Gandhi Statue is not enough, and wants...

Liberia finance ministry bans wigs and coloured hair

The ministry has disclosed a decision to enforce a 2014 policy that bars employees from wearing coloured hair extensions or dying their hair, the...

Will eSwatini manage to retain the name change? – Thulani Maseko

Human rights activist Thulani Maseko is challenging King Mswati III’s decision to change the Southern African nation’s name to the Kingdom of eSwatini, calling...

Sierra Leone expels 38 Chinese for ‘child labour’ in mining

Sierra Leone is to deport 38 Chinese for alleged involvement in illicit gold mining and child labour, officials said on Wednesday. "The Chinese are accused...

YONECO Orients Chikwawa Chiefs on Gender Related Laws

Chiefs from the area of Traditional Authority (T/A) Kasisi in Chikwawa district have applauded YONECO for the orienting session on Gender-Related laws which the...

Mothers hide incest cases, Father to daughters’ relationship: HIV man ...

While it is no longer news that sugar daddies are on the increase, father to daughters’ sexual relationship is a new phenomenon that is...

Malawians refuse to recognize Commercial sex workers’ rights

In Malawi if not entire Africa, a  woman is defined by marriage, the kids  and responsibilities- own in family, that is why sex workers...

Justice system fails to rehabilitate Rape, Defiled victims in Malawi

While a murderer takes away a life of victim, and is depicted as serious crime, the rapist does more than that, sexual assailant leaves...

School bans South Sudanese twins, 16, for braiding their hair (photos)

A teacher at the Bentleigh Secondary College in Victoria, Australia reportedly ordered 16-year-old South Sudanese twin students to remove their braids because they "didn't...

Angry men attack International Women’s Day ‘Stop the war on dads’

The International Women's day is in disputable in Australia as  angry men have crowded to roads for a traffic-stopping rally in support of men's...

Female Kenyan rapper set to wed lesbian partner: see photos she...

A popular female Kenyan musician has shocked her countrymen with her recent engagement to her lesbian lover and they plan to wed soon. The female...

80% Nigerian women, girls trafficked to Italy are sexually abused

About 80 percent of Nigerian women and girls, who arrive Italy, are sex trafficking victims, according to Vatican news agency, Agenzia Fides. “Hundreds of thousands...