Malawi

 
Vigilante vampire slayers haunt Malawi
Vigilante vampire slayers haunt Malawi
‘Suspected vampire killed by mob”. This is a real headline, in a real newspaper. Malawi’s Nyasa Times ran the story this week, and the...
Meeting men halfway: Clinics are going mobile to reach the toughest patients
Meeting men halfway: Clinics are going mobile to reach the toughest patients
Some men stare pointedly at their feet. They sit in silence, their shoulders stiff despite the warmth of the Saturday morning sun. Others crack...
Are Southern Africa’s Human Rights Commissions equipped to protect queer rights?
Are Southern Africa’s Human Rights Commissions equipped to protect queer rights?
Eric Sambisa’s gamble did not pay off. In December 2015, the Malawian became the first person to openly come at as gay on national television....
Aunty Titi finds a home on Cape Flats
Aunty Titi finds a home on Cape Flats
As we sit outside her one-bedroom shack in the Cape Flats township of Tambo Village, passers-by greet Tiwonge Chimbalanga warmly — alternating between “skwiza”, “aunty” and, more commonly, “Aunty Titi”....
Slice of life: ‘If I can put a bit of colour’
Slice of life: ‘If I can put a bit of colour’
A spotted pink suitcase with a hairline crack makes its way by bus from Randburg to Beitbridge, and then through Zimbabwe to Mozambique. From...
Are drones taking off as the future of African healthcare?
Are drones taking off as the future of African healthcare?
On a hilltop in rural Rwanda, in three shipping containers under a white marquee, a Silicon Valley startup is plotting world domination. “We want...
Malawi’s village health heroes
Malawi’s village health heroes
In remote villages hours away from Malawi’s cities, community health workers are saving the lives of small children in makeshift outdoor...
Malawi's drone battlefield is on the humanitarian front
Malawi's drone battlefield is on the humanitarian front
The first humanitarian drone corridor in Africa has been launched in Kasungu, Malawi, creating a real-life testing ground to use drones to deliver...
​Big tobacco 'boosts' little farmers
​Big tobacco 'boosts' little farmers
COMMENTThe production and consumption of tobacco and tobacco products are firmly in the World Health Organization’s (WHO) regulatory...
Will rape survivors finally be able to have legal abortions?
Will rape survivors finally be able to have legal abortions?
Christina Olofala’s* mother, Eda*, tried to stifle the young woman’s loud groans as she writhed about on the mud floor of Eda’s hut in...
[Slideshow]Malawi: "Prisoners were seen crawling on the ground to collect scraps of food"
[Slideshow]Malawi: "Prisoners were seen crawling on the ground to collect scraps of food"
A lack of funding and unfolding food crisis mean that prisoners fall to the bottom of the food chain.

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