Southern Africa




Malawi Heritage Awards UK

Manchester played host to the first ever Malawi Heritage UK Awards recently. Held at Hulme Hall, the ceremony rewarded a number of groups, organisations and individuals who made tremendous contributions to the community at the height of the pandemic Read more


Ms. Kaleso suffered stigma and isolation stemming from fistula for a year before she got treatment

Photo - UNFPA Malawi

Tragically, the baby did not survive childbirth. And that was just the beginning of Ms. Kaleso’s problems. The morning after returning home from the hospital, she woke up and noticed her bedding was wet with urine. Read more


For her tireless work, fighting for girls education across the African continent since the age of ten, and her strong advocacy - speaking with 29 world leaders across Europe, Africa and the Americas about creating policies that ensure girls are in Read more

South Africa

A family spreads their household belongings in the front yard to dry after Cyclone Idai’s rampage through Buzi, Mozambique

Picture: © UNHCR / Alissa Everet

Along a main road in Buzi, Mozambique, fallen mango trees, that once stretched high in to the sky, litter the sidewalks. Buildings have been reduced to rubble, while many of those still standing no longer have roofs or windows. The front end of a car Read more


Cyclone Idai brings destruction to Mozambique 1

Photo Credit - MSF

MSF teams are responding to the cyclone in Mozambique, Malawi, and Zimbabwe. Based on what our teams are seeing so far, a significant emergency response will be needed, including medical services and water and sanitation support. Read more