Written by IRIN and Maravipost
Prolonged dry spells have driven almost 2miilion people to food insecurity in Malawi. Humanitarian aid agencies have been trying to shine a spotlight on crises in the country, even as the situations in Syria and the Sahel continue to dominate headlines.
Squeezed supplies and a towering inflation rate have kept the price of the main staple grain, maize, high throughout the region. Malawi and Mozambique have seen prices climb 40 to 100 percent since 2011.
Written by PIUS NYONDO
MZUZU--South Africa's first black president, Nelson Mandela, has had an operation to remove gallstones and is recovering, according to a government statement.
Written by RAPHAEL TENTHANI
BLANTYRE--New British High Commissioner to Malawi Michael Nevin has said while there is need to have a “docking point” for the Malawi Electoral Commission (Mec) within the administration, the independence of the elections body is of paramount importance.
Written by MARAPOST LIFESTYLE
LILONGWE--A woman depicted in the picture at Biwi Triangle in the Malawi capital Lilongwe had gone to a roadside vendor to buy chips also known as French fries while wearing a Chitenje on Thursday.