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Malawi

Rihanna gives bikes to girls in Malawi

Rihanna is giving bikes to girls in Malawi to help them get an education. It's part of a new partnership between the singer's Clara Lionel Foundation and Chinese bike-sharing company Ofo.

Ex-Malawi president, Banda denies corruption charges

Malawi's former president denied on Tuesday any wrongdoing in a corruption scandal that erupted when she was in office, saying she will return to the southern African nation to prove her innocence. Joyce Banda is wanted for arrest over…

Arrest warrant issued for former Malawian president Banda

Malawi police on Monday issued an arrest warrant for former president Joyce Banda in connection with the country's "Cashgate" corruption scandal, which involved large-scale looting of government coffers. "Malawi fiscal and fraud police have…

Madonna accepts damages over ‘invasion of privacy’

Madonna and her adopted twin daughters have accepted undisclosed damages from Associated Newspapers over a "serious invasion of privacy". The singer adopted four-year-old twins Stella and Estere in February. At the time she asked the media …

Malawi former Agric minister charged for corruption

Malawi's former agriculture minister was on Wednesday arrested and charged with graft for allegedly profiting in a $35m maize import deal from neighbouring Zambia, officials said. George Chaponda has been battling against graft allegations…

Malawi stadium stampede kills eight

Eight people - including seven children - have died in a stampede ahead of a football match in Malawi, police say. Dozens more were injured in the crush at Lilongwe's Bingu national stadium. The stampede reportedly happened as thousands of…

Ghana and two countries get first vaccine for Malaria

The World Health Organization Regional Office for Africa (WHO/AFRO) announced on Monday that Ghana, Kenya, and Malawi will take part in a WHO-coordinated malaria vaccine implementation programme (MVIP) that will make the world’s first…