The United Nations has declared a famine in parts of South Sudan, the first to be announced anywhere in the world in six years. There have also been warnings of famine in north-east Nigeria, Somalia and Yemen. Why are there still famines and what can be done about it?
Taxpayers continue to exert pressure on the government of Malawi to reveal the delegation and amount that was spent on President Mutharika’s trip to the US.
Malawi's government has dismissed rumours about President Mutharika's health following his extended stay in the United States after attending the UN General Assembly in New York.
The United Nations has cautioned civil Society organisations in Malawi to demonstrate openness to scrutiny of how the resources they are entrusted with by donors are used.
New findings by UNESCO indicate that it will take 80 years for Malawi to achieve universal primary and lower secondary school education.
Members of Parliament (MPs) in Malawi will finally launch an inquisition into claims that the country’s former leader has funds deposited in offshore accounts.
The UN Security Council has authorised the deployment of a UN police force to Burundi to try to quell violence and human rights abuses in the country.
Officials of the United Nations say the organisation is worried with the lack of food in the Southern Africa region.
The UN High Commissioner for Human Rights has expressed concern over the increasing number of people killed in mob attacks in Malawi.