Category: Malawi

Malawians Protest Against Chinese Video Tricking African Children Into Insulting Black People

A Chinese national who allegedly shot and sold exploitative videos of Malawian children with content insulting black people, has been arrested in Zambia on June 20. Malawians subsequently protested at the Chinese Embassy demanding compensation for the child victims. On June 21, local rights groups took to the streets in protest, filing a petition at the Chinese…


UK Businessman Denies Wrongdoing Over Arms Deal With Impoverished Malawi

A British businessman who is being investigated on suspicion of bribing government officials in Malawi—one of Africa’s poorest nations—over an arms deal, has denied any wrongdoing. In an interview with The Times of London, Zuneth Sattar, 41, from Leicester said: “I am not corrupt. I am a good person. My fate is in God’s hands.” Malawi-born…


Death Toll From Tropical Storm Ana in Mozambique, Malawi Rises to 12

MAPUTO—The death toll from tropical storm Ana has risen to at least 12 in Mozambique and Malawi, authorities said, although officials and aid agencies are still assessing the full impact of the storm that swept through southern Africa on Monday. Mozambique’s National Institute for Management and Disaster Risk Reduction said on Tuesday that eight people…