The death toll from Cyclone Freddy in Malawi is slated to surpass 1,200 after authorities said Thursday hundreds of missing people would be declared dead as hopes of finding survivors fade.
Malawian President Lazarus Chakwera appealed on Wednesday for world support to tackle "a national tragedy" unleashed by Cyclone Freddy as he visited areas ravaged by the exceptional storm. Rescuers scrambled to reach survivors in the commercial capital of Blantyre after Freddy smashed into Malawi and neighbouring Mozambique, triggering floods and landslides that killed nearly 250…
Cyclone Freddy, packing powerful winds and torrential rain, killed at least 70 people in Malawi and Mozambique on its return to southern Africa's mainland, authorities said Monday.
The World Health Organization (WHO) has described Malawi’s cholera outbreak as the largest in Africa.
Schools in Malawi's two largest cities are to remain closed until further notice due to a worsening cholera outbreak, the government said on Monday. Students were due back in class after the holidays on Tuesday. But the health ministry said the start of the school term for primary and secondary pupils in the capital Lilongwe…
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A Malawi court on Monday sentenced a Catholic priest to 30 years and several other people to life in prison over the gruesome 2018 murder of a man with albinism. Judge Dorothy NyaKaunda Kamanga said Thomas Muhosha had planned to traffic 22-year-old MacDonald Masambuka's tissue. "The offence was motivated by the disability of the deceased,…