Malawi

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‘Bring your own syringe’: Malawi’s medical supplies shortage at crisis point
A lack of essential drugs and equipment is causing health centres to close, while critics accuse the government of complacency

Charles Pensulo in Lilongwe

08, Dec, 2022 @6:00 AM

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Ethiopians found in Malawi mass grave thought to have suffocated
Bodies tentatively identified as adults being secretly transported to South Africa on perilous ‘southern route’

Jason Burke in Johannesburg and Charles Pensulo in Lilongwe

01, Nov, 2022 @6:30 AM

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‘Everything’s gone up’: soaring inflation hits Malawi’s market trade
Farmers, entrepreneurs and sellers are struggling as rises in fuel and fertiliser prices make it harder to cover costs

Charles Pensulo in Thyolo

25, Oct, 2022 @6:45 AM

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More bodies, thought to be of Ethiopian migrants, found in mass grave in Malawi
Bodies of four men, believed to be en route to South Africa, found less than a mile from where 25 bodies were exhumed in Mzimba

Charles Pensulo in Lilongwe

21, Oct, 2022 @5:00 AM

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Dismay as key cholera vaccine is discontinued
Exclusive: halt to production of Shanchol vaccine alarms WHO amid ‘unprecedented’ global outbreaks

Lizzy Davies

14, Oct, 2022 @5:00 AM

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‘Failing to cope’: Malawi faces surge in young people with mental ill health
A lack of services and psychiatrists, plus a fear of being stigmatised, can make it hard to get help

Charles Pensulo in Blantyre

11, Oct, 2022 @6:00 AM

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Prince Harry wildlife NGO under fire after elephants kill three in Malawi
African Parks, of which the royal is president, is one of three parties accused of rushing a mass translocation of the mammals

Patrick Greenfield and Sundus Abdi

01, Oct, 2022 @6:00 AM

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The Ants and the Grasshopper review – from Malawi to the US to fight climate crisis
This consciousness-raising documentary follows intelligent and infinitely patient farmer Anita in her efforts to change minds in her patriarchal village and beyond

Leslie Felperin

20, Sep, 2022 @8:00 AM

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Petrol pumps run dry across Malawi as fuel import problems deepen
Motorists forced to pay premium for smuggled black market fuel or drive to border with neighbouring Mozambique

Madalitso Wills Kateta in Lilongwe

31, Aug, 2022 @6:00 AM

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Anticolonial hero statue to occupy Trafalgar Square fourth plinth from September
Antelope by Samson Kambalu depicts John Chilembwe wearing hat in defiance of colonial rule in Nyasaland, now Malawi

Harriet Sherwood Arts and culture correspondent

20, Jul, 2022 @11:38 AM

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Cookbook puts pigeon pea on Malawi’s plates to combat food insecurity
Book aims to change attitudes to nutritious pulse that the country produces in abundance for export but rarely eats at home

Lizzy Davies

19, Jul, 2022 @6:00 AM

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Women behind the lens: a life or death moment on Malawi’s Covid wards
In January 2021, Malawi had its biggest surge in cases. I risked my life to capture the urgency of that time, when people were dying due to the oxygen shortage

Thoko Chikondi

05, Jul, 2022 @6:45 AM

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