“We will not abolish the death penalty”, Malawi tells UN Human...

Malawi will not abolish the death penalty from its laws, Ministry of Justice and Constitutional Affairs Principal Secretary and Solicitor General Banda told United...

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

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...

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...

Analyst Trashes Mtambo’s Resignation Calls as MESN Board Member

Political commentator George Phiri has trashed calls made by the Forum for National Development for the resignation of Human Rights Defenders (HRDC) coalition Chairperson,...

Govt, activists fight over K50m

Battle lines have been drawn between the office of the Attorney General and human right activists who are demanding K50 million compensation for...

CAMA APPEALS FOR BLACK FRIDAY BOYCOTT ON SA COMPANIES

The Consumers Association of Malawi (CAMA) has announced that it will this Friday lead Malawians from all regions to in shunning South African...

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...

Human Right Defenders Highlight New Demands Njaunju murder

The Human Rights Defenders Coalition Malawi has highlighted fresh demands to the government in response to the statement issued by...

MISA saddened by Malawi government’s effort to silence the media

The Malawi Chapter of the Media Institute of Southern Africa (MISA) has said it is saddened by efforts employed by the Malawi Government...

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...

Govt condemned for blaming opposition on security woes

Human Rights activist Undule Mwakasungula has condemned the authorities for blaming opposition leaders for the increasing crime rate instead of solving the problem. The...

Scrapping Malawi sodomy laws an ‘uphill battle’

Despite the Malawi government's move to suspend a law banning same-sex relationships, activists say winning a total repeal will be an "uphill battle"...

Election Case Starts On 8th August

The Election case will start on 8th August,while it will be in session, million protesters will be outside marching for their right. Mtambo says this...

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...

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...

Madonna furore: Activists caution Malawi Govt against ‘enemy action’

Malawi human rights activists have asked government to tread carefully in the way it is handling pop diva Madonna, following a strongly worded statement...

Dzaleka Refugee Camp: The last refuge of Malawi

Dzaleka field in Malawi, has completed 20 years and has one of the most precarious budgets southern Africa. Hosts more than 17,000 refugees On repeat...

Equatorial Guinea to abolish death penalty

The last time Equatorial Guinea applied the death sentence was in 2014 but President Obiang Nguema has given a strong hint that...