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UN condemns recent attacks on persons with albinism

Lilongwe, April 4th, 2018. The United Nations in Malawi is concerned by the resurfacing of gruesome attacks on persons with albinism and strongly condemns the killing of Macdonald Masambuka, a young man with albinism, in Machinga District, whose body was discovered Read More

FAO Representative completes assignment in Malawi

Lilongwe, 29th March 2018: The Representative of the Food and Agriculture Organisation of the United Nations (FAO), Ms. Florence Rolle, has completed her assignment in Malawi after about four and half years of tour of duty. She started her work Read More

UN Malawi Country Team engages with Development Partners

The United Nations Country Team (UNCT) in Malawi met with Development Partners on Friday, 23rd March 2018, in Lilongwe, where they discussed ways of enhancing their partnership for sustainable development in the country. The meeting discussed UN System’s contributions to national Read More

Malawi has New UN Resident Coordinator

Lilongwe, February 22, 2018. The new Resident Coordinator of the United Nations and Resident Representative of the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP), Ms. Maria Jose Torres Macho, today presented her letters of credence to the President of the Republic of Read More

Statement: “FGM is an act that cuts away equality”

International Day of Zero Tolerance to Female Genital Mutilation  Statement by Phumzile Mlambo-Ngcuka, UN Under-Secretary-General and Executive Director of UN Women, for International Day of Zero Tolerance to FGM, 6 February 2018 Date: Friday, February 2, 2018 Female genital mutilation (FGM) Read More

WFP hands over bailey bridges to Malawi Government

The UN World Food Program (WFP) on 26 January officially handed over five bailey bridges to the Government of Malawi to ease access to the country’s communities in four districts. The bridges (portable pre-fabricated steel) were installed in Zomba, Phalombe, Read More

Quick facts about Cholera and how to prevent it

Situation in Malawi Affected districts: Karonga, Nkhata Bay, Kasungu, Dowa, Salima and Lilongwe – as of 17th January 2018 Four deaths – as of 17th January 2018 274 registered cases – as of 17th January 2018 All neighbouring countries (Tanzania, Read More

Pathways to Justice in Malawi – Radio Documentary

Interesting radio documentary on access to justice in Malawi, tackling challenges prisoners face and efforts to address them with support from Development Partners like Ireland and Royal Norwegian Embassy in Lilongwe, Malawi. To listen to the programme, click here Share0