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A child gets a malaria vaccination at Yala Sub-County hospital, in Yala, Kenya. - World Health Organization (WHO) approved using the malaria vaccine, Mosquirix, on children between 5-month to 5-year old in sub-Saharan Africa and other parts with moderate to high malaria. Photograph: Brian Ongoro/AFP via Getty Images

When babies are born in western Kenya, where malaria is rife, many mothers are sent home from the hospital with one all-important baby gift: a bed net(...)

Malawi will still have adequate stocks of Covid-19 vaccines in both public and private health facilities, says health secretary Charles Mwansambo. File photograph: Amos Gumulira/AFP via Getty

Malawi has burned nearly 20,000 doses of the AstraZeneca Covid-19 vaccine because they had expired. The government incinerated 19,610 doses of the va(...)

Malawi’s main opposition Malawi Congress Party leader Lazarus Chakwera campaigns in  Lilongwe on June 20th. Photograph: AFP via Getty Images

Lazarus Chakwera, a Pentecostal pastor-turned-politician, was inaugurated as Malawi’s president after winning the first opposition victory in an elect(...)

 Brigid O’Dea: ‘Why do we live through the moments of pain if not for the moments of love and shared joy?’ Photograph: Alan Betson

Greta Gerwig’s Little Women opens with the line: “I (have) had lots of troubles; so I write jolly tales.” Art is often used as a medium to explore t(...)

  Malawi’s president Peter Mutharika salutes   arrives last month at  the launch of his Democratic Progressive Party’s  manifesto and election campaign at Kamuzu Institute for Sports in Malawi’s capital Lilongwe. Photograph: Getty Images

Malawi’s president Peter Mutharika has narrowly won re-election with 38 per cent of the votes in last week’s polls, the electoral commission has decla(...)

Some 371 Irish people were arrested abroad in 2018, up from 316 arrests in the whole of the previous year. Photograph: Getty Images

The number of Irish people arrested abroad last year rose by almost a fifth from 2017, according to final end-of-year figures released by the Departme(...)

Grace Miano: remanded in custody. Photograph: Paul Daniel/RTÉ

A woman accused of murdering a Malawian national in a house in Foxrock was deemed medically unfit to appear in court on Friday. Grace Miano (50) is c(...)

Sr Anne Carr, a Medical Missionary of Mary sister,  took Bono  on a tour of a  hospital in Lilongwe in Malawi. “I said he was my nephew because strangers weren’t allowed in the hospital.” Photograph: Brenda Fitzsimons

The Rolling Stones may have had Sister Morphine but U2’s preference is for the altogether more savoury Sr Anne. A Medical Missionary of Mary, Sr Anne (...)

 Aoife McDonnell of Donegal, Lee Chin of Wexford and Jamie Clarke of Armagh at the  launch of the 2017 Global Games Development Fund at Iveagh House on Wednesday.  Photograph: Sam Barnes/Sportsfile

Was your GAA club one of the 59 across the globe that received news of a windfall when the Global Games Development Fund 2017 was launched today? Some(...)

Lake Malawi’s water levels are at a ten-year low, forcing hydro power stations to operate below capacity, causing power cuts and pumped water shortage(...)

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