Our Reporter on 11th Oct

“Mayday, mayday”….is Malawi about to crash land in stormy weather since she is broke or fly like an injured eagle to the sun to be miraculously healed?   This is how best to describe the cries and concerns of many Malawians on the streets of Blantyre and other districts as they wonder which direction the captain of Malawi is taking...

Our Reporter on 10th Oct

On 10 September, the European Parliament (EP) debated and adopted a resolution regarding Angola’s recent human rights record.   The resolution calls for the release of all political prisoners and human rights defenders and highlights the case of José Marcos Mavungo, at that time on trial in Cabinda province for the crime of rebellion. Mr. Mavungo...

Our Reporter on 10th Oct

(CNS): Activists have appealed to Indian government to take urgent and meaningful action on climate change next week in Germany. The action is part of a global day of action in several countries calling for a more just and sustainable energy system and for policymakers to end the undue influence and obstruction of climate policy by transnational fossil...

Our Reporter on 10th Oct

By Ihechukwu Njoku  Nigerian ‘Prophet’ T.B. Joshua has released an intriguing sermon on popular video-sharing site YouTube revealing his coveted ‘success secrets’.   In the video, which shows several clips of an almost unrecognizable Joshua in his ‘early ministry’, the cleric reveals that the persecution he encountered...

Our Reporter on 10th Oct

By: Lloyd M’bwana The main opposition Malawi Congress Party (MCP) through its Spokesperson Dr. Jessie Kabwira has asked President Peter Mutharika to step down for accepting that the country was broke in baling out Malawians from social-economic challenges going through. This comes barely two days after President Mutharika asked MCP to apologise...

Our Reporter on 10th Oct

By: Lloyd M’bwana The participants to the just ended a day conference on forestry and wildlife governance in Malawi have emphasized the need for the country to have comprehensive and coherent policies and laws which will help in combating forestry and wildlife crimes in a bid to realize benefits that come along with its sustainability. The calling...

Our Reporter on 10th Oct

By Tenson Zobo Minister of Health Peter Kumpalume has urged governments within the Common Market for Eastern and Southern Africa (COMESA) to invest in nutrition research and technologies in order to hasten economic growth and livelihoods development. Kumpalume made the appeal when he officially opened a two-day (October 8-9) Food and Nutrition Research...

Our Reporter on 09th Oct

In partnership with the U.S. Agency for International Aid and Development (USAID), the International diaspora Engagement Alliance (IdEA) and others, the State Department hosted a launch event on October 9 to formally kick-off the start of the 2015 Global Diaspora Week (GDW). ...

Our Reporter on 09th Oct

By US Secretary of state John Kerry Last May, I shared in an extraordinary moment. I had the privilege, together with many leaders from across Africa, of bearing witness to the first peaceful, democratic transition of power between two parties in Nigeria. I traveled to Lagos earlier this year to emphasize that for the United States, Nigeria is an increasingly...

Our Reporter on 09th Oct

The Coalition of Civil Society Organisations (CCSOs) has accused the Lagos State Government of trying to subvert justice in the ongoing trial involving Synagogue Church of All Nations and the state. The group’s National Publicity Secretary, Mr. Adams Sanusi, in a press statement, said the group wishes “to draw the attention of Nigerians to a grand...