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19 Mar
At least 40 people have been confirmed dead on Monday (March 12) from tropical storm Freddy in Malawi, where numbers are still coming in from areas affected by flooding, government officials said.
18 Mar
Chakwera has declared 14 days of national mourning with flags flying at half-mast for the first seven days. Freddy was initially projected to exit back to the sea on Wednesday but has since waned and is no longer classed as a tropical cyclone, the United Nations' weather monitoring center in RĂ©union said.
17 Mar
Hundreds of people have been killed as tropical cyclone Freddy continues its trail of destruction.
16 Mar
Malawi's government said at least 190 people were killed with 584 injured and 37 missing, while authorities in neighboring Mozambique reported 20 deaths and 24 injured.
15 Mar
As Tropical Cyclone Freddy leaves around 100 people dead across Malawi amid a trail of destruction, a charity in Scotland is already doing its bit to try to mitigate the effects of climate change there. Malawi has been highlighted as one of the most vulnerable countries in the world to climate change.
29 Nov 2022
Malawi is in the grip of its worst cholera outbreak in more than a decade, just as the world suffers a global vaccine shortage and as the country heads into rainy season when the disease is likely to spread quickly.
24 Sep 2022
A complex debate on media freedom is underway in Malawi, with opinion strongly divided. It comes after authorities revoked the licenses of several independent broadcasters over unpaid fees.
29 Jun 2022
A Catholic priest, a policeman and 10 others conspired to commit a brutal murder in rural Malawi in 2018. A court has found them guilty of mutilating the 22-year-old victim for the pigment of his skin.
13 May 2022
Endemic poverty makes Malawi easy pickings for traffickers. The pandemic and fallout from Russia's war on Ukraine has exacerbated the situation despite government efforts to curb human trafficking.
6 Mar 2022
Malawian activist Gloria Majiga-Kamoto's efforts helped push the country's government to enforce a ban on thin plastics in 2019. And she hasn't stopped there. Improving national waste management is next on her agenda.
21 Feb 2022
The first case of wild polio to be reported in Africa in five years has been confirmed in Malawi. Africa had been declared polio-free in August 2020.
27 Jan 2022
In tonight's edition: Mozambique, Madagascar and Malawi take stock of the fatalities and destruction caused by tropical storm Ana. In Cameroon, Mo Salah helps Egypt beat Ivory Coast in a penalty shootout at the Africa Cup of Nations. And in Garoua artisans hope the tournament will give a boost to their business. Our team reports.

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