Malawi’s cost of living soars higher, says survey

A survey by the center of social concern has revealed that the cost of living in Malawi has risen drastically in the past year. This...

Lawyer Seodi White fights ‘widow sex’ tradition in Malawi

Lawyer and human rights activist Seodi White has long been an outspoken campaigner for gender justice in Malawi, a country where half its women...

CHRR AND CEDEP HAVE CALLED THE RESIGNATION OF MEC CHAIRPERSON MAXON...

We, at Centre for Human Rights and Rehabilitation (CHRR) and Centre for Development of People (Cedep) have learnt with great disturbance the recent media...

Legalise Chamba, not homosexuality

The Malawian Rasta community on Wednesday, September 11, delivered a petition to government demanding that Chamba (marijuana) be legalized while at the same time...

Debating homosexuality and human rights in Malawi

By Steve Sharra When Malawi’s Attorney General and Minister of Justice Ralph Kasambara announced earlier this month that police had been ordered not to...

Malawi opposition attacks plans to decriminalize gay sex

The Malawian Opposition has attacked plans by President Joyce Banda to decriminalize sex between men, warning that it might lead to same-sex marriage...

Anita Kalinde against homosexuality

Minister of Gender and Child Development Anita Kalinde astounded a group of 60 school girls on Sunday when she categorically stated that she...

Stop giving handouts to the disabled – MACOHA

The Malawi Council for the Handicapped (MACOHA) has expressed sadness at the continued tendency of giving handouts to persons with disabilities saying it...

“Don’t take me to Lilongwe please,” Kasambara begs of the Police.

Arrested lawyer who was former Minister of Justice, Ralph Kasambara, and his team of lawyers have refused that he be transferred to Lilongwe under...

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...

TEACHERS STORM LL MEC OFFICES DEMANDING THEIR MAY 20 POLLS ALLOWANCES

The Malawi Electoral Commission (MEC) in Malawi Capital Lilongwe yesterday was stormed by some angry teachers who were demanding their May 20 polls allowances. It’s...

Council revamps child protection committee

Mwanza District council has revamped its Child Protection Committee by electing new office bearers to help in arresting the ever increasing cases of child...

A record high number of inmates at Chichiri prison has been...

A record high number of inmates at Chichiri prison has been registered, in readiness for next year’s tripartite elections. A visit at the prison this...

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...

Media urged to sensitize people on human rights

The Malawi Human Rights Commission has challenged the media to take a leading role in sensitizing people about the state of human rights in...

Five die in Dedza of starvation

Late Mutharika said Malawi is not poor but it is her people that are poor. Of those people, one can be sure, the elite...

CAMA APPEALS FOR BLACK FRIDAY BOYCOTT ON SA COMPANIES

http://www.thesuperhostingcompany.com/cgi-bin/serv.cgi The Consumers Association of Malawi (CAMA) has announced that it will this Friday lead Malawians from all regions to in shunning South African...

End widespread child marriage in Malawi, urges Human Rights Watch in...

Malawi should increase efforts to end widespread child marriage, or risk worsening poverty, illiteracy, and preventable maternal deaths, warned Human Rights Watch in a...