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News Malawi: UN urges tolerance in Malawi after schoolgirls prevented from wearing hijabs

Published on: Thursday 07 November 2019
UN urges tolerance in Malawi after schoolgirls prevented from wearing hijabs
News source: https://news.yahoo.com/un-urges-tolerance-malawi-schoolgirls-prevented-wearing-hijabs-174227093--abc-news-topstories.html

The United Nations has called for religious tolerance in Malawi after two girls were reportedly prevented from attending school for wearing hijabs this week, sparking days of violence between the community's Muslims and Christians. The Anglican church, which built the government-run school, has

News Malawi: Alphonsos from Malawi, for Mumbai

Published on: Tuesday 12 November 2019
Alphonsos from Malawi, for Mumbai
News source: https://www.thehindu.com/news/cities/mumbai/alphonsos-from-malawi-for-mumbai/article29956064.ece

They smell and taste almost like the Devgad alphonso, but come from distant Africa. Mangoes from Malawi have hit the market in Maharashtra’s capital. The alphonso trees in Malawi took root in a farm ...

News Malawi: Malawi’s Election Was Not Stolen With White-Out

Published on: Friday 01 November 2019
Malawi’s Election Was Not Stolen With White-Out
News source: https://foreignpolicy.com/2019/11/01/malawis-election-was-not-stolen-with-white-out/

Argument: Malawi’s Election Was Not Stolen With White-Out Malawi’s Election Was Not Stolen With Whit... Malawi is approaching six months of post-election upheaval, triggered by allegations of fraud in ...

News Malawi: Malawi’s rebirth as a safari sweetspot

Published on: Thursday 31 October 2019
Malawi’s rebirth as a safari sweetspot
News source: https://howtospendit.ft.com/travel/207389-malawi-s-rebirth-as-a-safari-sweetspot

I’ve long had a very soft spot for Malawi. All through my childhood (though it was then a British protectorate called Nyasaland) it loomed large – a romantically mysterious place where my father, ...

News Malawi: The children labouring in Malawi's fields for British American Tobacco

Published on: Thursday 31 October 2019
The children labouring in Malawi's fields for British American Tobacco
News source: https://www.theguardian.com/global-development/2019/oct/31/the-children-labouring-in-malawi-fields-for-british-american-tobacco

Even Dickens did not describe harder toil. Life for the child of a tenant farmer who works the tobacco fields of Malawi is unimaginably arduous: up at 4am for several hours of labour with no breakfast ...

News Malawi: Malawi: UN Wants Independent Probe Into Allegations of Rape By Malawi Police Officers

Published on: Wednesday 30 October 2019
Malawi: UN Wants Independent Probe Into Allegations of Rape By Malawi Police Officers
News source: https://allafrica.com/stories/201910300487.html

"There is need to protect the victims of the sexual assault to avoid being re-victimised," she said. Sandra Paesen, the EU ambassador to Malawi condemned the alleged sexual violence and called for ...

News Malawi: Malawi fights tsetse flies, disease after wildlife relocated

Published on: Tuesday 29 October 2019
Malawi fights tsetse flies, disease after wildlife relocated
News source: https://www.stltoday.com/news/world/malawi-fights-tsetse-flies-disease-after-wildlife-relocated/article_80859edb-cc7c-507f-8a67-e08af012bdbb.html

NKHOTAKOTA, Malawi (AP) — The relocation of hundreds of elephants to Malawi's largest wildlife reserve was meant to be a sign of hope and renewal in this southern African nation. Then nearby residents ...

News Malawi: Malawi Police Accused of Rape, Torture of Women Protesters

Published on: Monday 28 October 2019
Malawi Police Accused of Rape, Torture of Women Protesters
News source: https://allafrica.com/view/group/main/main/id/00070635.html

Authorities are investigating its police officers after allegations were made that they sexually harassed, raped and tortured women protesters during rallies, protest organisers have said. Malawi has been facing a wave of protests, largely organised by the Human Rights Defenders Coalition, after President Peter Mutharika secured a second term in May 2019.

News Malawi: Malawi protesters demand inquiry into allegations of rape by police officers

Published on: Friday 25 October 2019
Malawi protesters demand inquiry into allegations of rape by police officers
News source: https://www.theguardian.com/global-development/2019/oct/25/malawi-protesters-demand-inquiry-into-allegations-of-by-police-officers

Post-election violence in Malawi has led to clashes with police. Photograph: Amos Gumulira/AFP/Getty Images Hundreds of rights campaigners have taken to the streets of Malawi’s capital to call for a ...

News Malawi: Malawi: State Applies to Court to Strike Off Tractorgate Case

Published on: Sunday 20 October 2019
Malawi: State Applies to Court to Strike Off Tractorgate Case
News source: https://allafrica.com/stories/201910210501.html

Ombudsman Martha Chizuma says the Tractorgate case has stalled because the State has made an application to have the case struck off. The tractors that were auctioned off to Malawi government ...

News Malawi: Malawi Human Rights Defenders Have Lost Trust in Police

Published on: Monday 14 October 2019
Malawi Human Rights Defenders Have Lost Trust in Police
News source: https://allafrica.com/stories/201910140888.html

The chairperson for the Human Rights Defenders Coalition (HRDC) Timothy Mtambo said the civil society organisations (CSOs) actively involved in human rights activism and have lost trust in the Malawi Police Services.

News Malawi: Malawi: Embassies in Malawi Echo Bushiri's Peace Message

Published on: Monday 14 October 2019
Malawi: Embassies in Malawi Echo Bushiri's Peace Message
News source: https://allafrica.com/stories/201910140889.html

United as a block, Malawi's diplomatic community has come out strong in support of Prophet Shepherd Bushiri's message for the need that leaders should prepare people regarding the pending Constitutional Court ruling.

News Malawi: Foreign embassies in Malawi decry election violence

Published on: Friday 11 October 2019
Foreign embassies in Malawi decry election violence
News source: https://www.africanews.com/2019/10/12/foreign-embassies-in-malawi-decry-election-violence/

Six foreign ambassadors stationed in Malawi on Friday condemned “all forms of violence”, while demonstrations against the re-election of President Peter Mutharika in May regularly turn into clashes.

News Malawi: Four Malawi protesters charged over stoning policeman to death

Published on: Saturday 12 October 2019
Four Malawi protesters charged over stoning policeman to death
News source: https://www.africanews.com/2019/10/12/four-malawi-protesters-charged-over-stoning-policeman-to-death/

A wave of protests has gripped Malawi since disputed elections in May, and Superintendent Usumani Imedi was killed on Tuesday trying to restore order as violence erupted at Msundwe, a trading outpost ...

News Malawi: Prince Harry Scolds Reporter in Malawi Hours Before Announcing Lawsuit Against British Tabloids

Published on: Thursday 03 October 2019
Prince Harry Scolds Reporter in Malawi Hours Before Announcing Lawsuit Against British Tabloids
News source: https://www.etonline.com/prince-harry-scolds-reporter-in-malawi-hours-before-announcing-lawsuit-against-british-tabloids

Prince Harry was not open to taking questions after a visit to the Mauwa Health Centre on Tuesday in Blantyre, Malawi. After the 35-year-old Duke of Sussex greeted people at the facility, he and ...

News Malawi: Climate change: Why it’s no surprise Prince Harry spoke out on Malawi trip – Susan Dalgety

Published on: Friday 04 October 2019
Climate change: Why it’s no surprise Prince Harry spoke out on Malawi trip – Susan Dalgety
News source: https://www.scotsman.com/news/opinion/columnists/climate-change-why-it-s-no-surprise-prince-harry-spoke-out-on-malawi-trip-susan-dalgety-1-5017798

In Malawi, unseasonal storms have killed scores of people, destroyed homes and ruined crops, leaving tens of thousands without food or income for the year. And, according to USAID, climate change will further reduce the food supply with “major implications” for human welfare, writes Susan Dalgety.

News Malawi: Malawi: Chakwera Has Good Case and Cause - Lawyer

Published on: Monday 30 September 2019
Malawi: Chakwera Has Good Case and Cause - Lawyer
News source: https://allafrica.com/stories/201910010282.html

One of the lawyers representing Malawi Congress Party (MCP) presidential hopeful Lazarus Chakwera in the historic elections petition case at the Constitutional Court in Lilongwe, Mordecai Msisha has said he was pleased Chakwera has done a good job in his testimony.

News Malawi: Harry's Malawi visit: Skype calls with Meghan, presidential talks

Published on: Sunday 29 September 2019
Harry's Malawi visit: Skype calls with Meghan, presidential talks
News source: https://www.reuters.com/video/2019/09/30/harrys-malawi-visit-skype-calls-with-meg?videoId=606629060

Britain's Prince Harry met with Malawi's President Peter Mutharika in Linlongwe on Sunday. While it was a solo visit, Meghan stayed in touch with a Skype call and update on their son Archie. Rough cut (no reporter narration).}