Malawi

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Pregnant women at risk in Malawi as drug shortage prevents caesareans
Patients travelling long distances to find surgery cancelled as lack of anaesthetics shuts operating theatres in half of hospitals

Charles Pensulo in Lilongwe

22, Nov, 2021 @7:00 AM

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Grace Makonyola obituary
Other lives: Nurse and NHS trust manager who established two of the first walk-in centres in the UK

Cecillia Makonyola

10, Nov, 2021 @6:20 PM

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Malawian campaigner makes history as country’s first elected MP with albinism
Overstone Kondowe’s election hailed as ‘giant step forward’ in continent where people with albinism face stigma and attacks

Charles Pensulo in Lilongwe

09, Nov, 2021 @6:31 AM

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‘Everything is changing’: the struggle for food as Malawi’s Lake Chilwa shrinks
The livelihoods of 1.5 million people are at risk as the lake’s occasional dry spells occur ever more frequently

Madalitso Wills Kateta in Zomba, Malawi

30, Aug, 2021 @6:00 AM

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‘No one comes here any more’: the human cost as Covid wipes out tourism
From Bolivia’s Lake Titicaca to wildlife tourism in Nepal, we find out how the crisis has affected people in four travel hotspots – and whether or not they want the tourists to return

Pete Pattisson, William Wroblewski, Mehrangez Tursunsoza and Charles Pensulo

19, Aug, 2021 @1:12 PM

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‘A violation’: football star recounts having to strip during match to prove she was female
Tabitha Chawinga, a Malawi international who plays in China, has called for greater safeguards against abuse in her home country

Charles Pensulo in Lilongwe

06, Aug, 2021 @6:00 AM

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A Malawian farmer visiting the US wants to know: ‘Why not do more on the climate crisis?’
New documentary The Ants and the Grasshopper follows Anita Chitaya’s journey from her drought-hit village to meet farmers and politicians in the US

Lauren Zanolli

30, Jul, 2021 @12:05 PM

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Return of the pack: African wild dogs’ epic journey to a new home in Malawi
In an ‘absolute win’ for the endangered species, 14 dogs were transported by road and air to a ‘safe space’ in a country they have not populated in large numbers for decades

Graeme Green

30, Jul, 2021 @5:30 AM

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Faces of 850 trans people to follow anticolonial rebel on fourth plinth
High-profile Trafalgar Square site to feature work by artists Teresa Margolles and Samson Kambalu

Mark Brown Arts correspondent

05, Jul, 2021 @12:26 PM

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Malawi’s LBGTQ+ community celebrates first Pride parade
Homosexuality remains illegal in the country, where a conviction carries a jail term of up to 14 years

Charles Pensulo in Lilongwe

28, Jun, 2021 @4:00 AM

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UK tobacco firms fail in bid to have Malawi child labour case struck out
BAT and Imperial Tobacco deny they are responsible for farming families’ exploitation

Sarah Boseley

25, Jun, 2021 @4:37 PM

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Samson Kambalu: New Liberia; Pre-Raphaelites: Drawings & Watercolours – review
Kambalu, a Malawian fellow of Magdalen College, Oxford, tears a strip off Britain’s colonial legacy. And precision is all for the pre-Raphaelites

Laura Cumming

19, Jun, 2021 @1:00 PM

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