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Here comes the sun: solar power for #MyMalawiID

Karl Bostic, August 2017. Like all registration officers in Malawi’s national identity card registration exercise, Maurice Moyo thinks about the weather as never before. Each day, roughly 130,000 Malawians appear at hundreds of registration centres in selected districts, to have their personal Read More

“Wonder Women” of mass registration

Karl Bostic,  August 2017. The mass registration exercise in Malawi is gaining momentum to produce what will be a historic milestone for the country. By the end of the year, more than nine million people will be able to claim their legal Read More

Spirit of Dedza – Leaving no one behind

After two weeks of registering hundreds of residents daily in the village of Kachere, Herbert Saini and his fellow registration officers (ROs), knew they were ahead of schedule. They would meet their target in a matter of days, and could Read More

Mass registration for national IDs underway

July 3, 2017. The mass registration exercise, launched on May 24th this year, is estimated to have, by end of June, registered over one million Malawians to receive national identity cards. With support from the United Nations and other development Read More

Protecting lives of persons with albinism

In response to continued discrimination, attacks and recent killings of persons with albinism, the UN in Malawi sustained its support towards promoting and protecting the rights of people with albinism through March and May 2017. In March 2017, the UN Read More