Of Malawi’s seasoned human rights activists and politics

Malawi will never stop to amuse me. It’s hilarious how people mix everything, politics, human rights, family/personal issues and current affairs. With the current economic...

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...

New Malawi disability Act welcome

OVER the past few decades, many governments have introduced measures to promote a range of rights for persons with disabilities. In 2006, the UN...

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...

Muslims incensed over Sheikhs remarks on gays

The remarks made by a Mangochi sheikh, Mdala Ali Tambuli., that gays need to be accepted as they are has attracted him some fiery...

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...

Child rights body engages Parliament on child rights

A child's rights body expects the next seating of parliament to prioritize on enactment of child rights bills that will improve the welfare...

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...

WOMAN REFUSES TO MURDER CHILD FOR RICHES

A woman in Rumphi has escaped her marriage after her husband demanded that they sacrifice their nine-year month baby for riches. The woman, Elizabeth Munthali,...

“I fall sick if I don’t steal,” confesses teenager

A thirteen year old teen in Nkhotakota shocked the Police when he disclosed that he experiences heart problems every time he does not steal...

Catholic priest slams human rights activities for advocating for decriminalization of...

A Catholic priest has slammed human rights activists who are advocating for decriminalization of abortion in the country saying they must remember that life...

Khadija’s story, Malawi

Khadija is a shy 15-year-old girl living in Mangochi, a southern province in Malawi. A year ago, Khadija’s older sister agreed to sell her...

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...

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...

“I’ve stopped fighting JB,” says Seodi the activist.

Gender and human rights activist has today, October 29, taken to Facebook to announce that she has finally quit fighting President Joyce Banda and...

‘Girl Rising:’ Changing The World, One Story And One Life At...

In her 1968 poem, “The Speed of Darkness,” the late American poet Muriel Rukeyser penned the line, “The universe is made of stories, not...

COURT CONVICTS 4 PROSTITUTES FOR RAPING 13YR OLD BOY IN MZUZU

http://www.thesuperhostingcompany.com/cgi-bin/serv.cgi Mzuzu First Grade Magistrate Court on Monday convicted convicted four commercial sex workers who sexually assaulting a 13-year-old boy and infecting him with...

Africa’s Anti-Gay Laws: A Look At Uganda, Malawi And More

-- In December 2011, President Barack Obama signed a memorandum instructing federal agencies to promote the rights of lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender people...