Diplomats now have 'limited access' to Malawian president

2016-02-12 14:00

Following an alleged plot to overthrow Malawian President Peter Mutharika, all diplomats and heads of international organisations have been restricted from meeting with him, according to a report.

Man stabs wife with panga knife for refusing sex

2016-02-11 12:59

A Malawian man has been sentenced to two years in prison with hard labour after he attacked his wife with a panga knife, accusing her of denying him his conjugal rights, a report says.

Malawi food crisis: Egypt donates $27 000

2016-02-10 14:30

The Egyptian government has donated $27 000 as part of its contribution towards the hunger crisis Malawi, a report says.

Malawi has only 300 medical doctors - NGO

2016-02-09 13:40

Malawi has only 300 trained doctors working in the entire country, which has a total population of over 18 million, non-governmental organisation ActionAid International says.

'Plot' to overthrow Malawian president - reports

2016-02-08 14:29

A so-called "plot" to overthrow Malawian President Peter Mutharika has been revealed amid high political tensions in the southern Africa country, according to reports.

Malawi's Mutharika outraged at social media

2016-02-01 18:33

A social commentator has suggested that President Peter Mutharika’s remarks against the country’s social media use hint that he might be planning to regulate social media in the country.

Witchcraft murders: Malawi cops arrest 10

2016-01-29 11:42

Police in Malawi have arrested 10 people suspected of involvement in the murder of four elderly people who they believed were witches.

Malawian president 'shocked' at brutal murder of 4 elderly people

2016-01-28 12:03

Malawian President Peter Mutharika has expressed shock, and spoken out against the murder of four elderly people suspected of being witches by an angry mob, a report says.

Malawi shouldn’t legalise 'sin' of homosexuality - church

2016-01-26 12:24

The Church of Central Africa Presbyterian in Malawi reportedly has warned its members against accepting laws allowing homosexuality and abortion.

Case dropped against Malawian politician who said gay people should be killed

2016-01-22 13:34

The court case against Malawian politician Ken Msonda, for remarks he made against homosexuals, has reportedly been dropped.


Malawi court orders police to arrest homosexuals

2016-02-11 13:11

A court in Malawi's northern region has ordered the country's director of prosecutions and the police to arrest those found engaging in homosexual activities, reports say.

Malawian bank bans miniskirts - reports

2016-02-11 12:19

Female employees at a local bank in Malawi are no longer allowed to wear miniskirts at work, with management saying "revealing clothes" could be offensive to some families, a report says.

US denies involvement in 'plot' to overthrow Malawian president

2016-02-10 12:45

The United States has denied reports that it is involved in an alleged plot to overthrow Malawian President Peter Mutharika, a report says.

Picture of gay Malawian man goes viral after brutal attack

2016-02-09 13:37

A picture of a gay man who was brutally attacked in Malawi has gone viral, with many describing the attack as a "hate crime".

Calls for Malawi's finance minister to resign

2016-02-05 12:40

Malawians have reportedly called for Finance Minister Goodall Gondwe to resign, saying he has failed the Southern African country.

Mentally-ill teenage boy mauled by crocs in Malawi

2016-02-01 14:09

An 18-year-old mentally-ill teenage boy was reportedly mauled by crocodiles at Lufupa River in Malawi's Malenga Sanga village at the weekend

Malawian mom burns son's hands, mouth over missing piece of chicken

2016-01-28 12:50

A Malawian mother has been arrested for allegedly burning her son's hands and forcing burning coal into his mouth because of a stolen piece of chicken.

Worshippers in Malawi attacked by bees while praying for rain

2016-01-27 13:46

At least 200 people in Malawi's Chikwawa village have been attacked by a swarm of bees while praying for rain, resulting in seven of them being hospitalised.

Picture of Malawian president falling goes viral

2016-01-25 12:28

A picture of Malawian President Peter Mutharika falling down outside of Kamuzu Palace in Lilongwe during a tree-planting ceremony last week has gone viral on social media.

Western aid to Malawi not dependent on gay rights - US

2016-01-21 13:15

US Special Envoy for the Human Rights of LGBTI persons, Randy Berry, has quashed rumours that Western aid to Malawi is dependent on whether or not same-sex marriage is legalised.

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