Malawi

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Br Aidan Clohessy, who was moved to  the city of Mzuzu, Malawi,  in 1993. Early last year, serious child protection concerns were raised over the order’s operation in the African country

Funding for an overseas aid project run by St John of God (SJOG) religious order has been terminated, after an audit identified a number of serious ch(...)

People of Buzi arrive by boat on Sunday at Beira port in Mozambique seeking shelter in the wake of cyclone Idai. The storm  also killed scores of people in Zimbabwe and Malawi. Photograph: Antonio Silva/EPA

Mozambique has recorded more deaths from a cyclone and floods around southern Africa, a government minister said on Sunday, with hundreds left in camp(...)

People walk through floodwater near Beira, Mozambique, in the aftermath of Cyclone Idai, March 23rd, 2019. Photograph: Mike Hutchings/Reuters

The number of people killed in Mozambique after a cyclone tore through southern Africa and triggered devastating floods has risen to more than 400, a (...)

People are escorted to safety by aid workers at the airport of the coastal city of Beira in central Mozambique on March 19th after the area was hit by the Cyclone Idai. Photograph: Adrien Barbier/AFP/Getty

Cyclone Idai emerged out of the Indian Ocean. It hit land over Mozambique, and from there caused destruction over vast areas as it tracked over neigh(...)

A girl fetches water from a river created by flood water   in the Nsanje district of southern Malawi. Photograph: Amos Gumulira/AFP/Getty Images

I have been in Malawi for 18 months. I work as a primary teacher in an international school in Blantyre, the second largest city in Malawi. My boyfrie(...)

An elderly woman washes her belongings in the mud, in Chimanimani, Zimbabwe, earlier this week. An area of 394sq km had been flooded in the wake of a powerful cyclone. Photograph: Zinyange Auntony/AFP/Getty Images

Today’s news production cycle is measured not in days, hours or minutes, but in seconds. The lag between an event and its coverage has almost disappea(...)

A woman searches for materials to rebuild her home in  Beira, central Mozambique on Friday. Photograph: Tiago Petinga/EPA

Cholera cases were reported on Friday in the Mozambican city of Beira, adding a risk of deadly illnesses for hundreds of thousands of people who are s(...)

People gather on the roof of a house submerged by floods in Buzi in Mozambique after Cyclone Idai. Photograph: Adrien Barbier/AFP/Getty Images

The fierce winds and torrential rains slammed into three of the poorest countries on Earth, upending the lives of more than one million people in a ma(...)

A part of the building of Anglicana Comunhao church is broken by strong cyclone which hit in Beira, Mozambique, on March 20, 2019. Photograph:Yasuyoshi CHIBA/AFP/Getty Images

Rescue workers plucked more survivors from trees and roofs to safety on Thursday, a week after a cyclone ripped through southern Africa and triggered(...)

An Oryx helicopter from the South African National Defence Forces flies during an air relief drop mission over the flooded area around Beira, central Mozambique, on Wednesday. Photograph: Maryke Vermaak/AFP/Getty Images

It may be months before we know the full scale of the destruction wrought by the deadly cyclone that hit southeast Africa last week, but already it’s (...)

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