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Banda: Where are the schools Madonna built in Malawi?

Malawi's President Joyce Banda has been angered by Madonna's claims during her tour to the country last week that she built 10 schools there.

Critic of Malawi’s Mutharika jailed

A critic of President Bingu wa Mutharika, who says thugs were sent to petrol bomb his office, has been arrested on charges of kidnapping and torture.

Hundreds of Malawians charged over anti-Mutharika riots

More than 250 people have been charged in connection with protests in Malawi, as a US aid group halted a $350m programme over the violent crackdown.

British envoy asked to leave Malawi

Britain's envoy to Malawi has been asked to leave the country after he was quoted in a newspaper expressing concern about the president's intolerance.

Arrested Malawian reporter released on bail

A journalist for a newspaper the Malawian government had tried to ban was released on bail after being accused of threatening a Member of Parliament.

Malawi rules out circumcision for Aids prevention

Malawi will not officially promote male circumcision as an HIV-prevention strategy, officials said on Wednesday, citing a lack of evidence.

Malawi gay couple keep low profile after pardon

A gay couple from Malawi have kept out of the public eye after being pardoned and freed, in what a relative said was a deliberate decision.

Malawi court convicts gay couple

A gay couple in Malawi was found guilty on Tuesday of unnatural acts and gross indecency after a trial that drew worldwide condemnation.

Malawi govt backs Madonna in land dispute

In a land dispute pitting Madonna against Malawian villagers, the government has sided with the pop star, saying it had planned to develop the plot.

Quake strikes Malawi, killing three, injuring hundreds

A strong earthquake has destroyed several buildings in Malawi, killing at least three people and injuring about 200, a government official said.

Malawi expels tobacco buyers for price undercuts

Foreign tobacco buyers who are paying less than agreed-upon prices for tobacco are the ''enemy of the people'', said Malawi's president.

Madonna adoption: Paternity dispute erupts

As a court prepares to decide on Madonna's adoption bid, a dispute has erupted over whether a man trying to stop the proceedings is the girl's father.

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