140 arrested in Malawi after mob attacks on 'vampires'

2017-10-20 18:51

Deadly mob attacks on people suspected to be "vampires" have led to 140 arrests in Malawi, police have said.

Malawi leader vows probe as vampire scare forces UN out

2017-10-10 14:48

Malawi President Peter Mutharika has vowed a thorough investigation after seven people were murdered by vigilantes in a vampire scare that has driven UN staffers out of the affected region.

Two of Africa's most wanted poachers caught

2017-10-07 08:40

Two of East Africa's most wanted wildlife criminals have been arrested in Malawi for their involvement in the illegal trade of ivory.

'Your life will never be the same, but it doesn't have to be bad' - rape survivor

When Lily Reed was brutally gang raped, beaten and robbed by twelve armed men during a house invasion in Malawi, her life changed. Watch for more.

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Court frees Malawian tycoon’s millions

2017-09-10 06:00

Malawian-born businessman Simbi Phiri, who is based in South Africa, has realised a major victory in Botswana’s Lobatse High Court, which ordered the release of his R24 million that was frozen.

Malema and Zambia's Chishimba banned in Malawi

2017-08-24 22:36

EFF leader Julies Malema and a Zambian opposition leader Saviour Chishimba have reportedly been banned from attending an inaugural international conference against graft in Malawi.

Malawi sacks 68 civil servants over salary fraud

2017-08-10 18:22

Malawi has fired 68 civil servants for embezzling $2 million in public funds, an official says, as the country tries to crack down on corruption that has seen donors withdraw support.

Corruption case: Ex-Malawi leader denies any wrongdoing

2017-08-02 15:09

Malawi's former president has denied any wrongdoing in a corruption scandal that erupted when she was in office, saying she will return to the southern African nation to prove her innocence.

Top Africa stories: Zim, Nigeria, Malawi

2017-07-27 21:02

Zimbabwe's ex-vice president Joice Mujuru has denied claims that she is not committed to the formation of a coalition of all opposition parties, and Nigerian leader Muhammadu Buhari, "is in a much better condition", says Nigeria's Kano State governor Umar Ganduje.

Malawi ex-agriculture minister charged over graft

2017-07-19 19:00

Malawi's former agriculture minister was arrested and charged with graft for allegedly profiting in a $35-million maize import deal from neighbouring Zambia, officials have said.


Top Africa stories: The CIA,vampires and Zim 'sheer lunacy' tweets

2017-10-11 06:00

President Robert Mugabe's former spin doctor has been accused of being a CIA spy planted to destroy the ruling Zanu-PF party from within, while Malawi reels under a vampire scare.

Zambia expects new armyworm threat – report

2017-10-07 13:00

Zambian authorities expect a new armyworm outbreak in the coming crop season after the maize-eating pests ravaged southern Africa early this year, says a report.

Vigilantes kill six suspected 'vampires' in Malawi

2017-10-03 18:01

Vigilantes in Malawi have killed six people suspected of trying to obtain and drink human blood as part of magic rituals since mid-September, police have said.

Malawi leader Mutharika praises 'last man standing' Mugabe

2017-09-23 15:22

Malawi President Peter Mutharika has reportedly showered President Robert Mugabe with praises, describing the nonagenarian as the "last man standing".

300 cows for royal bride

2017-08-27 05:58

An ordinary man with a passion for basketball has found his way into the heart of King Mswati III’s eldest daughter, Princess Sikhanyiso, but he must dig deep in his pockets to marry her.

No longer king of the jungle: New fund to aid Africa's lions

2017-08-11 18:05

No longer king of the jungle: Fund launches to save Africa's lions as poaching remains a threat.

Malawi hails 'historic' relocation of 520 elephants

2017-08-03 20:02

Malawi has celebrated the successful conclusion of a two-year project moving 520 sedated elephants by truck to a reserve where the animals had been nearly wiped out by poaching.

Malawi issues warrant of arrest for former president Banda

2017-07-31 20:27

Malawi police have issued an arrest warrant for former president Joyce Banda in connection with the country's "Cashgate" corruption scandal, which involved large-scale looting of government coffers.

Madonna accepts damages from publisher over privacy invasion

2017-07-27 15:21

A lawyer for Madonna says the star and her twin daughters Stella and Estere have accepted damages from the publisher of the Mail Online website over an article that was "serious invasion of privacy."

A new vaccine is promising to advance the frontier of eliminating malaria

2017-07-19 12:30

Stronger malaria prevention like a vaccine is urgently needed for effective response in endemic regions, writes Simon Kariuki.

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