Press Release - Over 500 Ethiopian migrants are stranded in Malawi and would like to return to their communities of origin, according to a verification exercise conducted by the Ethiopian authorities with support from the International Organization for Migration (IOM).
Malawi's government and conservationists have announced plans to move 250 elephants from a park in the country's south to a central one that has lost nearly all its population to poaching. But communities living near the park fear the new arrivals could lead to greater human-wildlife conflict.
Malawi's President, Lazarus Chakwera on Tuesday relieved his Vice President Saulos Chilima of all delegated powers after the latter was named in a massive corruption scandal in government contracts already implicating several senior officials.
As Malawi is still in enraged over the exposure by the BBC Africa Eye on June 13 -- of inhumane and degrading treatment of Malawian children by some Chinese nationals -- the Ministry of Foreign Affairs says it has enlisted the support of the Government of the People's Republic of China to investigate the allegations further within its jurisdiction.