Jose Mujica, the poorest and most humble president in the world

  Jose Mujica, the President of Uruguay. has made the news recently because of reports of his humble and basic style of life. Jose Mujica is...

57% of Malawians live in grass thatched house structures

About 57 in every 100 Malawians live in grass thatched houses some 49 years after independence, a study has revealed. This statistic does not reveal...

Poverty forces Malawian girls into sex-work

Melisa Timosi an 18 year old sex-worker in Neno southern Malawi uses all tactics to attract masculine attention when she is at a...

Malawians left counting rising cost of living after devaluation

A sizeable devaluation of Malawi's currency, aimed at reinvigorating the economy and wooing back international donors, has triggered steep increases in the price...

PCI Malawi Distributes LIfe-Saving Food to Thousands of Families

Leading health and humanitarian organization PCI (Project Concern International) distributed 20kg of emergency food aid (pinto beans and corn/soy blend) each to over...

High fertility rate fuelling poverty

Malawi has to convince couples to bear few children or risk continuing to struggle to achieve social economic development at all levels to...

Malawi scores zero on political parties funding accountability

A report on political finance regulation has seen Malawi scoring the lowest grade in accounting for and transparency about the source of funds...

Workers demands stun Escom management

Abrupt demands and an impromptu go-slow staged on Monday by some employees at Escom Power House in Blantyre have surprised management of the...

CareGivers in Artwork sale to benefit their orphanage in Malawi

Who can resist children’s art, so enthusiastically free and simultaneously self-possessed? A fundraiser from 5:30 to 8:30 p.m. today on the South Side...

$350M in US good governance aid halted for Malawi

U.S. aid agency that rewards good governance has suspended $350 million worth of assistance to Malawi. The Millennium Challenge Corp. says the investment would...

Is Malawi headed toward famine, too?

Courtesy of Mission Network News- http://mnnonline.org A painful absence of rain has caused famine across the land in the Horn of Africa. Now for...

Malawi Orphan Children – More Than Million Without Parents

Malawi, Africa is located approximately 12,800 miles from the United States. Roughly 12.2 million people populate the country of Malawi. Of the 12.2...

World Bank housing project ejects Malawi’s poor from urban space

Lilongwe – The World Bank housing project aimed at providing low cost housing to low income urban dwellers in Malawi failed to achieve...

Could a leaked cable lead to hunger in Africa?

A leaked cable that has sparked a row between Britain and Malawi could give rise to rural hunger in the impoverished southern African...

Letters from Malawi: Anti-aid arguments show poverty of thinking

My experience in Malawi has most certainly changed my perspective of the world. One thing that really stands out is how misguided our attitude...

Rural Areas Still Struggle to Access Medicines

By Charles Mpaka BLANTYRE, May 25, 2011 (IPS) - In the shade of a leafy mango tree at the rural Chipho Health Centre in...

Sub-Regional Experts Meeting on, Property Rights, Inheritance HIV & AIDS in...

The interchange between statutory laws, customary laws, religious laws and other laws in Eastern and Southern Africa Countries plays a critical...

Hauling Wood and Chopping Water

I attended a Women Of Worship meetin' Saturday before last, and there is a reason they call these events WOW. We...