UN Human Rights Council to Review 2015-2020 Human Rights Report

UN Human Rights Council to Review 2015-2020 Human Rights Report

By Aisha Amidu Lilongwe, October 19, Mana: The United Nations Human Rights Council (the Council) is expected to review the 20215-2020 report on human rights during the first week of November this year. This comes as a result of Malawi being elected into the Council. Malawi secured 180 out of the 190 votes in order […]

UN to Protect Survivors Of Sexual Violence in Malawi

UN to Protect Survivors Of Sexual Violence in Malawi

By Daniel Namwini Lilongwe, August 18, Mana: United Nations has expressed its commitment to protecting survivors of sexual violence particularly against women and girls in the country. (UN) Ad Interim Resident Coordinator, Benoit Thiry disclosed the development through a Press Statement made available on Monday to Malawi News Agency (Mana) in Lilongwe. “The UN reiterates […]

Malawi Rated Highly On UN Sustainable Development Goal 16

Malawi Rated Highly On UN Sustainable Development Goal 16

By Tione Andsen Lilongwe, August 7, Mana: United Nations (UN) said Malawi has become a great example of Sustainable Development GOAL (SDG) 16 on peaceful coexistence and strong institutions. UN Resident Coordinator, Maria Jose Torres disclosed this Thursday  during the panel discussion at the official launch of the Malawi Growth Development Strategy (MGDS) III  mid-term […]

Malawi Doctors in Covid-19 Fight Face Ridicule From Opposition

Malawi Doctors in Covid-19 Fight Face Ridicule From Opposition

Malawian doctors and other healthcare workers who are leading the fight against the devastating coronavirus in Malawi are facing ridicule from opposition and their agents who are questioning their credibility.  The opposition has mounted a campaign to dismiss the findings from the tests these doctors are conducting in independent laboratories. The opposition are paying some […]

Minister Calls For Unity Of Purpose in Fighting For Women’s Rights

Minister Calls For Unity Of Purpose in Fighting For Women’s Rights

By Patricia Kapulula, MANA Minister of Gender, Children, Disability and Social Welfare, Mary Navicha has appealed to stakeholders in issues regarding gender and women empowerment to join hands to ensure the ills the women face are dealt with in a holistic approach. The minister was speaking on Monday at a press briefing in Lilongwe on […]

Southern Africa Needs US$1.1 Billion In Humanitarian Assistance

Southern Africa Needs US$1.1 Billion In Humanitarian Assistance

BY TIONE ANDSEN, MANA Southern African countries have appealed for $1.1billion to help them cope with the food crisis but they have received only half of what is needed. The agencies said that donors must urgently fund the UN humanitarian appeals to help save lives. Severe food insecurity rates across nine  southern African countries are […]

USA Appeals for Dialogue in Malawi’s Presidential Elections Case

USA Appeals for Dialogue in Malawi’s Presidential Elections Case

The United States of America (USA) has appealed for dialogue in Malawi as the country awaits presidential elections case verdict which will be delivered on Monday 3rd February 2020. USA Deputy Assistant Secretary of State, Matthew Harrington, made the appeal on Friday during a Public Lecture at the Lilongwe University of Agriculture and Natural Resources […]

Respect Constitution Court Ruling – UN Tells Malawi

Respect Constitution Court  Ruling – UN Tells Malawi

The United Nations (UN) General Secretary António Guterres has called upon Malawians to uphold the rule of law as the country waits constitution court ruling on the high profile presidential elections case on Monday. The UN Chief Guterres made the appeal on Friday through his spokesperson Stephane Dujarric. He said Malawians should continue upholding the […]