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Malawi: Local Women Abused in Arab Countries – Govt Warns

Malawi: Local Women Abused in Arab Countries – Govt Warns

Government is warning Malawian women to turn down job offers in Arab countries from unknown job agents, saying unsuspecting women are thrown into prostitution. Secretary for Labour Patrick Kabambe said this after a consultant Trevor Kandoje released a report which shows that Malawian women are sexually abused in Kuwait, Qatar and United Arab Emirates. “Government […]

Joyce Banda Named Among Most Influential Africa Female Politicians

Joyce Banda Named Among Most Influential Africa Female Politicians

Former Malawi President Joyce Banda has yet again been named among 12 most powerful female politicians in Africa by the influential ‘African Leadership’ magazine. Powerful-South African politician Lindiwe Mazibuko (standing) invited Joyce Banda to Harvard University in US to give a lecture to Kennedy School of Politics students in October 2015 The magazine notes that […]

Obama Young African Leader Andrew Longwe Brings Microfinance to Malawi Women and Youth

Obama Young African Leader Andrew Longwe Brings Microfinance to Malawi Women and Youth

Andrew Longwe co-founded Capital Financial Services, a youth microfinance program in Malawi, with an ambitious goal — to bring about socio-economic empowerment to youth and women in low-income groups through financial services. In addition to being CEO of Capital Financial, Longwe was also a 2015 Mandela Washington Fellow and participant in U.S. President Barack Obama’s […]

Malawi turns to drones to bolster child healthcare in remote communities

Malawi turns to drones to bolster child healthcare in remote communities

Ines Lungu’s daughter clings to her mother’s skirt, searching the sky for whatever is buzzing overhead like a giant insect. “I didn’t know that something that small could do a job so big,” says Lungu as she watches a drone hover above maize fields fringing a health clinic in Malawi’s capital, Lilongwe. The drone is […]

Mob burns seven men to death for ‘witchcraft’ after one of the victims is found with a bag of human bones feared to be the remains of a butchered albino

Mob burns seven men to death for ‘witchcraft’ after one of the victims is found with a bag of human bones feared to be the remains of a butchered albino

A mob in Malawi burned seven men to death for allegedly possessing human bones for use in witchcraft, police said today. The victims were ‘found in possession of human bones and the mob took it upon themselves to burn them with petrol,’ said Kirdy Kaunga, head of the Nsanje district police. A traditional chief said […]