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#Malawi

# malawi - Sunday 14 July, 2019

'We are dealing with a hidden population' - the clinic trying to support gay people in a country where homosexuality is illegal
# Global Gag Rule
# Global Gag Rule

'We are dealing with a hidden population' - the clinic trying to support gay people in a country where homosexuality is illegal

Jul 14th 2019, 9:00 PM 24,006 Views 16 Comments

In part two of our series on the impact of the global gag rule signed by President Trump, Charlotte Ryan looks at the impact on gay people living with HIV.

# malawi - Saturday 13 July, 2019

'There are times when the whole country runs out of condoms'
# Global Gag Rule
# Global Gag Rule

'There are times when the whole country runs out of condoms'

Jul 13th 2019, 8:00 PM 49,643 Views 33 Comments

Organisations around the world have been badly hit by Donald Trump’s reinstatement of the so-called global gag rule. Here’s what’s happening in Malawi.

# malawi - Tuesday 7 May, 2019

British soldier sent to Malawi on anti-poaching mission killed in reported incident with elephant
# Poaching
# Poaching

British soldier sent to Malawi on anti-poaching mission killed in reported incident with elephant

May 7th 2019, 3:14 PM 24,204 Views 9 Comments

The British army announced it would deploy soldiers to Malawi to tackle the growing issue of poaching

# malawi - Thursday 21 March, 2019

'We're running out of time': Aid workers racing to help survivors of deadly cyclone in southern Africa
# Cyclone Idai
# Cyclone Idai

'We're running out of time': Aid workers racing to help survivors of deadly cyclone in southern Africa

Mar 21st 2019, 7:20 AM 6,198 Views 4 Comments

Aid agencies said they were prepared for the cyclone – but not for the massive floods that followed.

# malawi - Thursday 20 July, 2017

Irish medical students injured after crash in Malawi
# Crash
# Crash

Irish medical students injured after crash in Malawi

Jul 20th 2017, 4:06 PM 21,673 Views 2 Comments

The Department of Foreign Affairs said it is aware of the incident.

# malawi - Wednesday 8 February, 2017

Madonna felt "compelled" to adopt twins from Malawi orphanage
# Permission Granted
# Permission Granted

Madonna felt "compelled" to adopt twins from Malawi orphanage

Feb 8th 2017, 12:49 PM 18,594 Views 41 Comments

Some activists have criticised her for allegedly bending the rules.

# malawi - Sunday 11 December, 2016

Thousands march over Malawi's plans to legalise homosexuality
# Marches
# Marches

Thousands march over Malawi's plans to legalise homosexuality

Dec 11th 2016, 8:00 AM 7,944 Views 30 Comments

The peaceful marches were organised by Catholic and evangelical churches.

# malawi - Tuesday 26 July, 2016

Man in Malawi arrested after having sex with 100 young women and children in 'ritual cleansing'
# Abuse
# Abuse

Man in Malawi arrested after having sex with 100 young women and children in 'ritual cleansing'

Jul 26th 2016, 6:17 PM 48,319 Views 94 Comments

Eric Aniva said he was hired by the females’ families.

# malawi - Sunday 5 June, 2016

Malawi court bans witchdoctors following spate of albino killings
# Abductions And Murders
# Abductions And Murders

Malawi court bans witchdoctors following spate of albino killings

Jun 5th 2016, 9:15 AM 14,148 Views 34 Comments

Police have recorded at least 65 attacks, abductions and murders of albinos since the end of 2014.

# malawi - Monday 2 May, 2016

Malawi albinos face "extinction" if they continue to be murdered for their body parts
# Un Warning
# Un Warning

Malawi albinos face "extinction" if they continue to be murdered for their body parts

May 2nd 2016, 7:30 PM 33,609 Views 49 Comments

There’s a crisis in the country, a UN expert has warned.

# malawi - Wednesday 16 September, 2015

Teacher charged with trying to sell albino schoolgirl for €8,900
# Malawi
# Malawi

Teacher charged with trying to sell albino schoolgirl for €8,900

Sep 16th 2015, 6:03 AM 24,868 Views 18 Comments

The primary school teacher was with the girl when he was arrested and charged with abduction with intent to murder.

# malawi - Sunday 26 July, 2015

The life of a child bride and mother: 'My husband beat me regularly. He eventually left me.'
# Girls Not Brides
# Girls Not Brides

The life of a child bride and mother: 'My husband beat me regularly. He eventually left me.'

Jul 26th 2015, 10:15 AM 24,159 Views 18 Comments

Many teenagers in Malawi are forced into non-formal marriages, despite new laws.

# malawi - Sunday 19 July, 2015

'My sister got her period at 11, taught how to please men and forced to have sex'
# Child Brides
# Child Brides

'My sister got her period at 11, taught how to please men and forced to have sex'

Jul 19th 2015, 11:15 AM 48,539 Views 49 Comments

Memory didn’t want that happen to her.

# malawi - Sunday 15 March, 2015

How do you fix a country where a 6-year-old has his hand chopped off for good luck?
# Under The Same Sun
# Under The Same Sun

How do you fix a country where a 6-year-old has his hand chopped off for good luck?

Mar 15th 2015, 8:30 PM 63,156 Views 57 Comments

The president has described a spate of killings and maimings as an embarrassment.

# malawi - Thursday 12 March, 2015

Albino people 'killed for their body parts' in spate of Malawi murders
# Witchcraft
# Witchcraft

Albino people 'killed for their body parts' in spate of Malawi murders

Mar 12th 2015, 5:01 PM 20,197 Views 27 Comments

Malawian albino people are “living in fear of being attacked or killed”.

# malawi - Saturday 8 November, 2014

Rough justice: In prison in one of the poorest places on earth
# Malawi
# Malawi

Rough justice: In prison in one of the poorest places on earth

Nov 8th 2014, 5:30 PM 19,773 Views 15 Comments

As part of the Simon Cumbers Media Fund, Clare Herbert travels to visit Malawi’s prisons.

# malawi - Wednesday 5 November, 2014

"We too experienced the scourges of colonisation and hunger"
# Ethiopia
# Ethiopia

"We too experienced the scourges of colonisation and hunger"

Nov 5th 2014, 2:45 PM 5,866 Views 32 Comments

President Michael D. Higgins today addressed a delegation in Ethiopia as part of his tour of Africa.

# malawi - Wednesday 8 October, 2014

World’s first live cataract surgery to be streamed from rural Malawi
# Sightsavers
# Sightsavers

World’s first live cataract surgery to be streamed from rural Malawi

Oct 8th 2014, 8:30 AM 4,823 Views 2 Comments

Winesi will undergo a life-changing operation restoring his sight today.

# malawi - Tuesday 22 July, 2014

Irish researcher wins major acclaim for 'lifesaving' medical app
# On The Frontline
# On The Frontline

Irish researcher wins major acclaim for 'lifesaving' medical app

Jul 22nd 2014, 7:30 AM 15,137 Views 11 Comments

It’s designed to help doctors on the ground in remote parts of Africa.

# malawi - Tuesday 23 July, 2013

Court fines man for calling president 'stupid'
# Malawi
# Malawi

Court fines man for calling president 'stupid'

Jul 23rd 2013, 6:11 PM 8,798 Views 19 Comments

The man called President Joyce Banda “stupid and a failure”.

# malawi - Saturday 19 January, 2013

Here's how Ireland distributed €159m among nine countries last year
# Irish Aid
# Irish Aid

Here's how Ireland distributed €159m among nine countries last year

Jan 19th 2013, 3:56 PM 10,647 Views 55 Comments

The amount was 12 per cent less than the nearly €180 million given to countries including Ethiopia, Lesotho, Malawi, Mozambique, Uganda, Tanzania, Zambia, Timor Leste and Vietnam in 2011.

# malawi - Tuesday 20 November, 2012

UN hails sharp decline in HIV infections in children
# HIV
# HIV

UN hails sharp decline in HIV infections in children

Nov 20th 2012, 7:30 PM 2,406 Views 3 Comments

Around half of all reductions in new HIV infections in the past two years had been among children.

# malawi - Sunday 17 June, 2012

Nine-year-old raises almost £70,000 after council banned her blog
# School Dinners
# School Dinners

Nine-year-old raises almost £70,000 after council banned her blog

Jun 17th 2012, 7:45 AM 5,509 Views 6 Comments

Martha Payne was told by a local council to stop uploading pictures of her school meals to her blog.

# malawi - Sunday 8 April, 2012

The Daily Fix: Sunday
# The Daily Fix
# The Daily Fix

The Daily Fix: Sunday

Apr 8th 2012, 8:03 PM 5,668 Views 5 Comments

All the biggest news stories from the day, as well as the few bits and pieces you might not have seen.

Malawi swears in southern Africa's first female president
# Malawi
# Malawi

Malawi swears in southern Africa's first female president

Apr 8th 2012, 1:28 PM 1,406 Views 5 Comments

Joyce Banda is sworn in as Malawi’s head of state, ending two days of a power vacuum after Bingu wa Mutharika passed away.

# malawi - Saturday 7 April, 2012

Malawi confirms its president is dead
# Malawi
# Malawi

Malawi confirms its president is dead

Apr 7th 2012, 10:26 AM 3,789 Views 0 Comments

The government has declared ten days of mourning following the death of a president accused of human rights abuses in recent years.

# malawi - Monday 27 February, 2012

Junior minister to meet family of murdered student in Malawi
# Rudo Mawere
# Rudo Mawere

Junior minister to meet family of murdered student in Malawi

Feb 27th 2012, 10:06 AM 1,428 Views 2 Comments

Joe Costello will meet the family of Rudo Mawere, whose body was found in a luggage bag in an alleyway.

# malawi - Tuesday 31 January, 2012

Gardaí continue investigation into Malawian woman's death
# Murder
# Murder

Gardaí continue investigation into Malawian woman's death

Jan 31st 2012, 8:28 AM 1,739 Views 0 Comments

It is reported that officers investigating the murder are following a definite line of inquiry.

# malawi - Monday 30 January, 2012

Woman's body found in bag: gardaí seek suitcase carrier
# Murder
# Murder

Woman's body found in bag: gardaí seek suitcase carrier

Jan 30th 2012, 8:22 PM 5,320 Views 10 Comments

An appeal has been made for sightings of a man carrying a large luggage bag, as gardaí attempt to contact the victim’s family in Malawi.

Murder investigation launched after discovery of woman's body in bag
# Murder
# Murder

Murder investigation launched after discovery of woman's body in bag

Jan 30th 2012, 7:16 AM 3,032 Views 6 Comments

The woman’s body was found in a suitcase on Blackhorse Avenue yesterday morning.

# malawi - Sunday 30 October, 2011

Cameron threatens to cut aid to 'anti-gay' countries
# Aid
# Aid

Cameron threatens to cut aid to 'anti-gay' countries

Oct 30th 2011, 4:43 PM 1,201 Views 27 Comments

British Prime Minister David Cameron has said that he want to see countries which receive aid “adhering to proper human rights”.