Malawi says it will no longer enforce anti-homosexuality laws but dangerous homophobia persists on the country's streets - and in its clinics.
Unsafe terminations in Malawi may be curbed after a new law is enacted, but it’s just the first step
As humanitarian organisations sound the alarm over high malnutrition rates among Malawi's prisoners, one woman is trying to help keep inmates alive.
The government's focus on small-scale irrigation has given hope and sustenance to some districts.
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.
Health workers steal drugs that are bought by smugglers and sold to fearful "illegal" foreigners.
We’ll deliver your baby but sepsis control is your problem, say the country’s rural clinics.
Nursing the hungry: How one Catholic nun has taken Malawi's prisoners under her wing
Will rape survivors finally be able to have legal abortions?
Malawi to halt prosecutions against LGBTI community
Water-fed gardens in Malawi ward off starvation – for now
Maternity in Malawi is a DIY gamble
Malawi ARVs traded on Jozi's streets
Malawi drought: "I'm pregnant, but I've got nothing to eat."
The loss of one of SA’s most longstanding HIV activists comes when politics and dwindling resources are pitting stalwarts against each other.
Decriminalising sex work could help avert almost half of all new HIV infections globally among workers and clients in the next 10 years.
Crime stats released in 2015 reported a drop in rape cases, but experts say this is because fewer people are bothering to report rapes to the police.
Bhekisisa means "to scrutinise" in Zulu
In South Africa, Zulu patients who would like to be thoroughly assessed by a doctor, would ask the physician to "bhekisisa" them.