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...

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...

UNDP pumps in K9 million for 50-50 representation campaign

United Nations Development Programme-UNDP-has pledged to a continue supporting the design and implementation of a new 50-50 representation campaign program on political empowerment...

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,...

CHRR AND Cedep CALL FOR A THOROUGH AND EXPEDITIOUS INVESTIGATION ON...

Centre for Human Rights and Rehabilitation (CHRR) and the Centre for Development of People (Cedep) have demanded smooth investigations into the controversy surrounding the...

Former President Joyce Banda leads the fight for gender equality

After an election defeat and a nearly seven-week trip to the US, Malawi’s former head of state Joyce Banda heads home this weekend. Passing through...

Malawi rejects 44 UN recommended laws

Out of the 127 UN recommendations on Human Rights, Malawi has rejected 44 including abolition of laws criminalizing same sex marriages, abolition of the...

PRISON CHIEF URGES MALAWIANS NOT TO DISCRIMINATE PRISONERS AFTER THEY HAVE...

Chief Commissioner of the Malawi Prison Services Kennedy Nkhoma speaking at Lauderdale Primary School Ground in the area of Chief Mabuka in Mulanje on...

Aunt Tiwo granted asylum in South Africa, says no regrets for...

Thrown into jail for 14 years under Malawi's anti-gay laws, Tiwonge Chimbalanga has no regrets about the marriage ceremony that became a symbol of...

Seodi, Jessie Kabwila statement

From December 2012 to August 2013, we were part of the organising team of the National Gender Conference which has just taken place at...

Anti-LGBT Remarks in Malawi and Cameroon a Warning Sign as Conclave...

As speculation about a possible African pope continues in Rome, news from Malawi and Cameroon about aggressively anti-LGBT actions by Catholics reminds the global...

CHIPANI CHA DPP CHALEMBA KALATA YODANDAULA KU POLICE PA NKHANZA AKHALA...

The Inspector General Malawi Police Headquarters Lilongwe. Dear Sir, UNWARRANTED HARASSMENT OF THE DEMOCRATIC PROGRESSIVE PARTY (DPP) BY THE POLICE I wish to write you about the increasing...

Gender Coordination Network drives to empower women economically especially in land...

The Non-governmental Organisation Gender Coordination Network (NGO-GCN) says it will start engaging chiefs in its drive to empower women economically especially in land ownership. Chair...

JB appoints Dzonzi as a commissioner of MHRC

In what has been described as a token of appreciation for his role in the Green Card saga of Peter Mutharika that saw Malawians...

Malawi suspends anti-gay laws

Malawi is shelving its laws against homosexuality pending a vote on whether to repeal them, a rights group said, a bold move in...

“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...

PRESS RELEASE: GOVERNMENT CONDEMNS THE ASSAULT OF MR ARCHIBALD KASAKURA, BLANTYRE...

Government wishes to register its distress at the assault and detention of Blantyre Newspapers Limited journalist Mr. Archibald Kasakura as he discharged his duties...

Undule Mwakasungula bemoans JB’s double faced approach on gay marriages

Centre for human rights and rehabilitation(CHRR) executive director Undule Mwakasungula has condemned president Joyce Banda's decision of leaving the issue of minority rights open...