Meeting men halfway: Clinics are going mobile to reach the toughest patients

For decades, we’ve struggled to solve the riddle: How do you get reluctant men to test for HIV. Could we finally have an answer?


Malawi to halt prosecutions against LGBTI community

Malawi says it will no longer enforce anti-homosexuality laws but dangerous homophobia persists on the country's streets - and in its clinics.


Will rape survivors finally be able to have legal abortions?

Unsafe terminations in Malawi may be curbed after a new law is enacted, but it’s just the first step


Nursing the hungry: How one Catholic nun has taken Malawi's prisoners under her wing

As humanitarian organisations sound the alarm over high malnutrition rates among Malawi's prisoners, one woman is trying to help keep inmates alive.


Water-fed gardens in Malawi ward off starvation – for now

Josephine Chinele

The government's focus on small-scale irrigation has given hope and sustenance to some districts.


Malawi drought: "I'm pregnant, but I've got nothing to eat."

Josephine Chinele

Some rain has fallen yet crop yields are still expected to be poor, but aid programmes have opened the door to a more sustainable future.


Malawi ARVs traded on Jozi's streets

Josephine Chinele

Health workers steal drugs that are bought by smugglers and sold to fearful "illegal" foreigners.


Maternity in Malawi is a DIY gamble

Josephine Chinele

We’ll deliver your baby but sepsis control is your problem, say the country’s rural clinics.