Amnesty International has urged the authorities to immediately release two Malawian men who were arrested on 28 December 2009 and charged with 'unnatural practices between males and gross public indecency'.
Faith groups are being asked by WaterAid to think of the millions in the world without safe water as they plan their harvest fundraising. 4000 children die every day from diseases caused by contamination and poor sanitation.
The Malawi Council of Churches has asked John Tembo, the leader of the main opposition Malawi Congress Party to accept the landslide victory of President Bingu wa Mutharika secured in the 19 May 2009 elections
While Madonna's controversial adoption attempts have put the small and land-locked African nation in the spotlight of global media, the struggles of ordinary Malawians for economic survival have received much less attention.
The Malawi Council of Churches is reviewing its opposition to the use of condoms in the country's anti-AIDS fight, and has said it may support the use of condoms by married couples where one or both partners are HIV positive.