Journalists trolled over COVID-19 commentary

Recent articles in Malawi

Malawi President elect Lazarus Chakwera (3rd L) is escorted to his seat after inspecting a parade during his inauguration at the Malawi Defence Force Headquarters, in Lilongwe, 6 July 2020, AMOS GUMULIRA/AFP via Getty Images

Malawian journalist Watipaso Mzungu interrogated over motivation for article

Malawian journalist Watipaso Mzungu goes through disturbing interrogation for quoting a rights activist who called President Lazarus Chakwera a ‘joker’.

Malawi government shows little interest in improving access to Information

Lack of political will in implementing access to information legislation and ICTs leaves Malawians susceptible to misinformation and disinformation.

Democracy and digital rights under scrutiny during Malawi’s UPR process

The scrutiny of Malawi’s democratic credentials during this year’s Universal Periodic Review process will be impacted by the landmark Constitutional Court ruling nullifying 2019 presidential election.