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04 Sep 2018 description

Dzaleka, 4 September 2018 - The first ever Naweza Girls Conference was held at Dzaleka Refugee camp in the Red Cross Hall last month. The conference was part of the Naweza project, a partnership between the Jesuit Refugee Service (JRS) and the Fidel Götz Foundation that aims to empower refugee girls, increase their access and improve the quality of their education, security and overall well-being.

30 Nov 2017 description
report UN Women

A 16-part blog series by UN Women Executive Director, Phumzile Mlambo-Ngcuka on the occasion of the 16 Days of Activism Against Gender-Based Violence campaign.

22 Jun 2017 description

But plenty of ideas on how to sort out the problems are emerging, from organising slumdwellers to simply deciding which are the key risks to take on first

By Laurie Goering

LONDON, June 22 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Residents of Karonga, a lakeside city of about 60,000 in northern Malawi, face no shortage of risks.

10 Jan 2017 description
report UN Children's Fund

Total people in need:16.1 million

Total children (< 18) in need: 5.2 million

Total people to be reached in 2017: 7.2 million

Total children to be reached in 2017: 3.8 million

17 Oct 2016 description


As of 11 August, there was an approximate 55–60% chance of La Niña conditions developing during the last quarter of 2016 and first quarter of 2017. It is forecasted to be weak and short-lived.

22 Jul 2016 description
report Al Jazeera

by Azad Essa and Sorin Furcoi

Refugees fleeing fighting in Mozambique struggle to come to terms with life in the camps of Malawi.

Mwanza, Malawi - It is a chilly morning in Kapise. The mist has lifted over the hills, deep in Malawi's southwestern district of Mwanza. But this transit camp, which hosts thousands of Mozambican refugees, is still damp from the early morning dew.

Read the full article on Al Jazeera.

31 May 2016 description

The African Development Bank and the Government of the Republic of Malawi signed a grant agreement for a humanitarian emergency assistance to mitigate the effects of the 2015 floods and El Niño in 2016. The signing ceremony was hosted by Kapil Kapoor, AfDB Acting Vice-President, Sector Operations, during the institution’s Annual Meetings held in Lusaka, Zambia.

20 Oct 2015 description
report UN News Service

19 octobre 2015 – Plus de 27 millions de personnes en Afrique australe risquent d'être confrontées à l'insécurité alimentaire au cours des six prochains mois, ont prévenu lundi l'Organisation des Nations Unies pour l'alimentation et l'agriculture (FAO) et le Programme alimentaire mondial (PAM) qui ont annoncé une extension de leurs opérations.

30 Mar 2015 description

Spokesperson for the UN High Commissioner for Human Rights: Rupert Colville
Location: Geneva
Date: 27 March 2015
Topic: People with albinism

We welcome last week’s strong statement by the President of Malawi, sharply condemning the attacks on people with albinism. President Mutharika also called on security agencies to be placed on high alert, to arrest people responsible for such attacks and provide maximum protection to people with albinism.

14 Jan 2015 description

The role and potential impact of warehouse receipt systems in Malawi

24 Sep 2013 description
report Voice of America

Repeated bouts of malaria may leave children vulnerable to other deadly infections and even cardiovascular disease later in life. Now, a new study may explain why.

12 Jul 2013 description

Despite the progress made in preventing HIV across the globe, rates of infection in Southern Africa are still unacceptably high, with adolescent girls worst affected, Lynne Featherstone has announced. placeholder

The International Development Minister is visiting Malawi this week as part of a major review into Britain’s HIV strategy, which will contribute to preventing half a million new HIV infections among women by 2015.

27 May 2013 description

26.05.2013 |Berlin – Today in Berlin, former U.S. President Bill Clinton, founder of the Clinton Foundation, and German De­vel­op­ment Minister Dirk Niebel will be signing a co­op­er­a­tion agreement. The focus of the two sides' co­op­er­a­tion will be on Africa, which is undergoing rapid political, economic and social change. In sectoral terms, the joint activities will focus on ag­ri­cul­ture and health.  

18 Apr 2013 description

The sector-wide approach currently dominates as the strategy for developing the agricultural sector of many African countries. Although it is recognized that agricultural research plays a vital role in ensuring success of sectorwide agricultural development strategies, there has been little or no effort to explicitly link the research strategies of the National Agricultural Research System (NARS) in African countries to the research agenda that is articulated in sectorwide agricultural development strategies.