Malawi’s Mutharika sworn in, declares ‘I am not dead!’

Africa 05/28/19, 09:56

Malawi's President Peter Mutharika on Tuesday called for unity as he was sworn in for a second five-year term after an election in which top opposition parties alleged irregularities.The 78-year-old Mutharika began his acceptance speech by declaring "I am not ...

Malawi’s Mutharika re-elected to 2nd term in tight race

Africa 05/27/19, 12:53

Malawi's President Peter Mutharika has narrowly won re-election with 38% of the votes in last week's polls, the electoral commission declared Monday.Mutharika's victory was announced in Blantyre, Malawi's largest city, immediately after the High Court in Lilongwe, the capital, threw ...

UN: Malawi is 1st nation to use malaria vaccine to help kids

Africa 04/23/19, 04:54

The World Health Organization says Malawi has become the first country to begin immunizing children against malaria, using the only licensed vaccine to protect against the mosquito-spread disease.Although the vaccine only protects about one third of children who are immunized, ...

Update: UN sends helicopter to aid to Zimbabwe areas

Africa 03/26/19, 05:46

The Latest on the efforts to recover from Cyclone Idai in Mozambique, Zimbabwe and Malawi (all times local):12:40 p.m.The United Nations World Food Program received a US$280,000 from the European Union to help provide urgently-needed logistical support to the humanitarian ...

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