Latest News for: Malawi lawyer



This Day 28 Nov 2023
In Malawi, they seek and appoint the best to be judges, writes Chidi Anselm Odinkalu ... It was also the 119th birthday of Nnamdi Benjamin Azikiwe, Nigeria’s founding president, and the month of the 26th anniversary of the death in 1997 of Malawi’s founding president.

Amal Clooney joins Michelle Obama and Melinda Gates in Malawi to pledge to end child ...

The Daily Mail 22 Nov 2023
Amal Clooney has joined Michelle Obama and Melinda Gates in Malawi to reaffirm their commitment to ending child marriage ... Amal Clooney has joined Michelle Obama and Melinda Gates in Malawi to reaffirm their commitment to ending child marriage ... The CFJ's latest initiative, Waging Justice For Women, funds the Women Lawyers Association of Malawi.

Obama, Clooney and Gates: 'We can end child marriage in a generation'

Business Ghana 21 Nov 2023
The three women spoke exclusively to BBC 100 Women during a visit to Malawi and South Africa ... "And tell him you have a lawyer too now," she added ... Her Waging Justice for Women programme funds the Women Lawyers Association of Malawi, which arranges for specialists to travel to rural communities to seek out women looking for help.

Ghana Beyond Gold: Sovereign Minerals Fund, MIIF talks diversification with salt and lithium

B & FT Online 10 Jul 2023
Before becoming Chief Executive of the Fund, Koranteng had traveled extensively as a corporate banker working in England and East Africa where he advised corporates and sovereign entities such as Shelter Afrique, Chase Bank of Kenya (now SBM Bank of Mauritius) on financing projects and sovereigns such as the Reserve Bank of Malawi.

Their son was banned from school for 3 years because of his dreadlocks

CNN 22 May 2023
Although it is not a legal requirement in Malawi, an unwritten policy enforced across government schools meant his son was being denied admission because of his hair ... “I felt oppressed,” Nansolo said as he recalled the staff of a state-run secondary school in Zomba, southern Malawi ... “I went to the Women Lawyers Association of Malawi to ask for help.

Read Amal Clooney’s powerful speech for the Cartier Women’s Initiative Awards: ‘justice must be waged’

Harpers Bazaar 12 May 2023
Throughout my career as a lawyer, I have sought to advance women’s rights ... Later this year we will open our first women-for-women legal aid clinic in Malawi so that young women lawyers can be trained and funded to provide free legal support to women and girls in their communities.

Can Malawian president Chakwera’s career rise from the dead?

Mail Guardian South Africa 21 Feb 2023
But it is Chakwera’s handling of one of Malawi’s biggest-ever corruption scandals that has been the major factor in his declining popularity ... When it was challenged by the Malawi Law Society, the attorney general, another Chakwera appointee, hired private lawyers to insist on its validity ... The consequences for Malawi became clearer later in the week.

Bushiri extradition: arresting officers to testify in Malawi

Business Day 15 Feb 2023
The high court in Malawi has ruled that witnesses‚ to be specific‚ those who arrested us and recorded cases against us [investigators]‚ be physically present in Malawi for cross-examination by our lawyers‚” he said ... They will not come to Malawi‚ nor will other witnesses at the impending trial.”.

“This Is Why We Became Activists”

Human Rights Watch 14 Feb 2023
These are Bahamas, Barbados, Botswana, the Gambia, Malaysia, Malawi, Solomon Islands, Sri Lanka, Trinidad and Tobago, Zambia, and one state in Nigeria ... Parental rights and reproductive rights were raised as key concerns among LBQ+ women, organizers, and lawyers in Argentina, El Salvador, Kenya, Malawi, Mexico, Poland, Ukraine, and the US.

Malawi Drops Charges Against Anti-Corruption Chief

Beijing News 13 Feb 2023
BLANTYRE, Malawi - Malawi has dropped criminal charges against Anti-Corruption Bureau Director-General Martha Chizuma in connection with leaked audio in which she apparently complained that some officials were frustrating her fight against corruption ... Malawi Anti-Graft Chief Suspended Over Leaked Audio Clip.

Court reinstates sacked anti-corruption chief

Joy Online 07 Feb 2023
Her suspension was widely condemned by civil society organisations, the opposition and the country’s umbrella body for lawyers – the Lawyers Association of Malawi ... The Malawi Law Society applied for a judicial review which the court granted late on Monday.

The missionary accused of sexual abuse

Mail Guardian South Africa 25 Jan 2023
A popular place to do so is Malawi, a country that is safe, stable and welcoming to foreigners ... In 2009, the Netherlands-based Stéphanos Foundation — which aims to provide education “from a biblical viewpoint to the most vulnerable” — dispatched Wim* (now 52 years old) to Blantyre, Malawi’s second city, as a teacher.


Victoria Advocate 24 Jan 2023
MIAMI, Jan. 24, 2023 /PRNewswire/ -- Introducing this year's breakout brand, ZIMRothschild (ZIM); giving a home to the purpose-driven, passionate "Unicorns" that walk amongst us ... ZIM was founded in 2019 by Sunga Mkwezalamba, a lawyer, born in Malawi and raised in Champaign, IL ... The brand also leveraged customer feedback to drive product design ... Phone.

Malawi Anti-Corruption Bureau director-general Martha Chizuma arrested

Independent online (SA) 06 Dec 2022
Malawi Anti-Corruption Bureau (ACB) director-general Martha Chizuma has been arrested by Malawian authorities, citing reports by Malawian news outlet Malawi24 ... National Police spokesperson Peter Kalaya confirmed Chizuma’s arrest, however Malawi police authorities say that they don’t have any further information regarding her arrest.