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Death toll in Mozambique' Cyclone Idai, floods could surpass 1,000: President Filipe Nyusi

The number of people killed in a powerful storm and preceding floods in Mozambique could exceed 1,000, the president said on Monday, putting the potential death toll greatly more than current figures.

Mar 19, 2019, 07:52 AM IST

Madonna opens children's surgery wing

Singer Madonna has announced the opening of a childrens surgery wing under the Mercy James Institute for Pediatric Surgery and Intensive Care.

Jul 08, 2017, 13:52 PM IST

Malaria: 3 African nations to get world's first vaccine by next year

Ghana, Kenya and Malawi were chosen because they already run large programmes to tackle malaria, including the use of bed nets, yet still have high numbers of cases.

Apr 24, 2017, 15:37 PM IST

Shocking! Here priest slept with more than 100 girls and mothers allowed it – Know why

In a recent interview to a television channel, one of the holy men claimed to have had sex with more than 100 girls and women.

Jul 25, 2016, 17:11 PM IST

30 Indian doctors land in Malawi to improve health services

 A group of 30 Indian doctors has arrived in Lilongwe, the capital of landlocked Malawi, to support the government in providing health services to patients at the Kamuzu Central Hospital, a media report said.

Sep 09, 2015, 18:04 PM IST

Prez Pranab Mukherjee greets people of Malawi on their national day

President Pranab Mukherjee on Monday extended his greetings and felicitations to the Government of Malawi on their national day and also added that he looked forward the country's active participation in the third India-Africa Forum Summit, which is scheduled to be held in the national capital.

Jul 06, 2015, 13:41 PM IST

President greets Malawi, Comoros on National Day

President Pranab Mukherjee on Sunday greeted Malawi and Comoros ahead of their National Day on July 6.

Jul 05, 2015, 16:44 PM IST

Malawi to probe `root cause` of albino killings

Malawi has launched an investigation into the root cause of a recent spate of murders of albinos, a senior official said Saturday, as the country marked international albinism awareness day.

Jun 27, 2015, 23:36 PM IST

South Africa suspends Parliament to fight xenophobia

 South Africa`s Parliament will be suspended next week to enable lawmakers to return to their constituencies to spread the anti-xenophobia message, in the wake of deadly attacks on African migrants.

Apr 25, 2015, 02:24 AM IST

South Africa sends in army to quell anti-immigrant attacks

South African soldiers were deployed overnight to tackle gangs targeting and killing foreigners after at least seven people died in a wave of anti-immigrant violence, AFP photographers witnessed.

Apr 22, 2015, 14:23 PM IST

South Africa's "Rainbow Nation" turns dark as immigrant attacks rise

When he heard angry screams and the hammering of hatchets on the door of his shack last week, Malawian Folias Sakai thought he was about to become the eighth person to be killed in anti-immigrant attacks that have swept South Africa this month.

Apr 19, 2015, 23:32 PM IST

Malawi bans child marriage, lifts minimum age to 18

Malawi has passed a law banning child marriage, raising the minimum age to 18 in a country where half of girls end up as child brides.

Feb 17, 2015, 11:22 AM IST

176 dead, over 200,000 displaced in Malawi floods

At least 176 people have died and 200,000 more have fled their homes because of the floods which have swept through Malawi in recent weeks, media reported citing a government report released Thursday.

Jan 29, 2015, 23:23 PM IST

Devastating floods kill dozens, displace 170,000 in Malawi

Heavy floods in southern Malawi have killed at least 79 people, forced more than 170,000 from their homes and cost about 160,000 people their livelihoods, a UN agency said on Wednesday.

Jan 29, 2015, 02:20 AM IST

Floods victims throng Malawi camps, supplies needed urgently

 More food supplies and tents are urgently needed to cater to 80,000 men, women and children displaced by floods in Malawi, following the influx of hundreds of Mozambicans also affected by floods, Xinhua reported.

Jan 18, 2015, 09:17 AM IST

Malawi flood death toll rises to 176

Floods in Malawi have killed 176 people and left 200,000 homeless, Vice President Saulos Chilima said Friday.

Jan 17, 2015, 00:28 AM IST

Malawi warns of more rain as flood waters ravage country

Malawian authorities warned on Friday that heavy rains were expected to continue as flood waters ravaged the country, leaving in their wake mass power outages, dozens dead and missing, and thousands displaced.

Jan 16, 2015, 15:56 PM IST

Malawi deploys military as floods leave 100,000 homeless

Malawi deployed military helicopters and boats on Friday in a bid to rescue desperate flood victims stranded on patches of high ground after raging waters killed at least 48 people and left 100,000 homeless.

Jan 16, 2015, 09:00 AM IST

Death toll in Malawi floods hits 48

 The death toll from flooding in Malawi has risen to 48 and nearly 70,000 people are now without homes, the country`s president announced as he appealed for international assistance.

Jan 14, 2015, 18:29 PM IST