Malawi’s ex-deputy speaker shoots himself dead inside parliament

A former deputy speaker in Malawi has shot himself dead inside parliament in the capital, Lilongwe, authorities said. Clement Chiwaya, who moved in a wheelchair, had gone to the building on Thursday to discuss vehicle benefits entitled to him when he left office two years ago. Parliament ‚Äúregrets to inform the public that the former […]


Roasted rats turn saviour in Malawi as Coronavirus triggers massive food shortage

The coronavirus restrictions has triggered food shortages in Malawi as many livelihoods have been curtailed by confinement measures. Malnutrition and food insecurity are perennial issues in the small, landlocked nation, where more than half of the population live below the poverty line. To this end, roasted mice have become a vital source of protein in […]