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Malawian journalist arrested over article accusing businessman of corruption

AOL 12 Apr 2024
Mhone’s lawyer Joseph Lihoma questioned the police decision to take the journalist 200 miles from Blantyre to Malawi’s main police headquarters in the capital, Lilongwe, to charge him ... Malawi’s ...

Malawi police arrest journalist over fraud story

Voa News 10 Apr 2024
Blantyre, MalawiPolice in Malawi have arrested a newspaper journalist over an online story published last year exposing fraudulent activities involving a corruption suspect charged with conspiracy to defraud the Malawi government.


This Day 28 Nov 2023
In Malawi, they seek and appoint the best to be judges, writes Chidi Anselm Odinkalu ... The story of how Malawi’s judges became “award-winning” should be of interest to Nigerians ... and one lawyer.

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 ... 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
"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
He is also a lawyer who has advised corporates and governments on large-scale infrastructural deals and debt financing so he is no stranger to the inner workings of money and how it can become an important leverage for countries.

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 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
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
When it was challenged by the Malawi Law Society, the attorney general, another Chakwera appointee, hired private lawyers to insist on its validity ... These sentiments were echoed by the British High Commissioner to Malawi.

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.

“This Is Why We Became Activists”

Human Rights Watch 14 Feb 2023
Asante’s Story, Malawi ... Tamara’s Story, Malawi ... 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
Director of Public Prosecutions Masauko Chamkakala said in a statement that he has discontinued the criminal case against Chizuma in line with the Malawi Constitution and to ensure that the functions of the Anti-Corruption Bureau are not impeded.

Court reinstates sacked anti-corruption chief

Joy Online 07 Feb 2023
A high court in Malawi has lifted the ... 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 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 ... Homosexuality is technically prohibited in Malawi — the legislation dates back to colonial times — but prosecutions are rare.