#Malawi

  • Article: Africa's First Elected Female President Is Training a 'Wave' of Women Leaders

    Africa's First Elected Female President Is Training a 'Wave' of Women Leaders

    From Thomson Reuters Foundation|March 6, 2020

    Ellen Johnson Sirleaf is joining with two other former presidents to launch a training initiative. Read more

  • Article: 5 Formidable Young Women Who Are Shaping Africa’s Future

    5 Formidable Young Women Who Are Shaping Africa’s Future

    By Lerato Mogoatlhe|March 6, 2020

    “Somewhere a girl is facing injustices — so it is my duty to address them.” Read more

  • Article: Millions Face Hunger as Deadly Drought Ravages Southern Africa

    Millions Face Hunger as Deadly Drought Ravages Southern Africa

    By Lerato Mogoatlhe|Nov. 6, 2019

    “It’s a dire situation.” Read more

  • Article: 'Bake Off' Winner David Atherton Backs UK's 'Incredible' Support for Mums and Babies in Malawi
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    'Bake Off' Winner David Atherton Backs UK's 'Incredible' Support for Mums and Babies in Malawi

    By Imogen Calderwood|Nov. 5, 2019

    “To be able to see babies being born that otherwise wouldn’t have survived was just incredible.” Read more

  • Article: Malawi Police Officers Under Investigation for Sexually Harassing Female Protesters

    Malawi Police Officers Under Investigation for Sexually Harassing Female Protesters

    From Voice of America|Nov. 1, 2019

    Rights campaigners say they have evidence of sexual harassment, rape, and torture. Read more

  • Article: South Africa Deploys Envoys Across Africa in Wake of Deadly Xenophobic Attacks

    South Africa Deploys Envoys Across Africa in Wake of Deadly Xenophobic Attacks

    From Voice of America|Sept. 18, 2019

    South African diplomats are visiting seven countries, after attacks that left hundreds displaced. Read more

  • Article: The Supreme Court in Malawi Just Banned Plastic Bags — Again

    The Supreme Court in Malawi Just Banned Plastic Bags — Again

    By Lerato Mogoatlhe|Aug. 6, 2019

    Activists are describing it as a “fantastic victory.” Read more

  • Article: 6 Activists Who Are Fighting Child Marriage in Their Countries

    6 Activists Who Are Fighting Child Marriage in Their Countries

    By Itumeleng Letsoalo|July 10, 2019

    Twelve million girls in Africa are forced into marriage before they’re 18 years old. Read more