Malawi court allows Madonna to adopt twin girls, spokesman says

A Malawi court has given US pop star Madonna an initial permission to adopt twin girls from the southern African country, a spokesman for the judiciary said Tuesday.

Malawi's top media company back online after state-ordered closure

Malawi's biggest media house has resumed programming on its radio and television channels after having been closed by the government, one of its editors said Saturday.

Malawi government closes country's largest media house

Malawi's government has closed the country's largest media house, Times Group, the company said Friday, linking it to its reporting on an alleged corruption scandal.

Malawi man convicted for sex with 104 women for "sexual cleansing"

A Malawi court Friday convicted an HIV-positive man who had confessed to having had sex with 104 girls and widows in traditional “sexual cleansing” rituals.

South African police rescue 57 trafficked Malawian children

South African police rescued 57 Malawian children from the clutches of suspected human traffickers, government officials said Wednesday.

Report: Police fail to stop albino killing spree in Malawi

The police is failing to stop a surge of albino killings in the southern African nation of Malawi, human rights group Amnesty International said Tuesday.

Malawi declares state of disaster over drought

Malawi has declared a state of disaster over its persistent drought, Agriculture Minister George Chaponda said Wednesday.

UNICEF: A million children need treatment for malnutrition in Africa

Almost 1 million children are in need of medical treatment for severe acute malnutrition in drought-hit parts of eastern and southern Africa, the UN children's fund (UNICEF) said Wednesday.