UNHCR: Refugees Unlawfully Detained Amidst COVID-19 Pandemic Must Be Released

GENEVA – The U.N. High Commissioner for Refugees is warning that unlawful and arbitrary incarceration of refugees and asylum seekers is putting them and the general public at heightened risk of COVID-19. The U.N. refugee agency is calling for their urgent and immediate release. Some countries are reportedly using the coronavirus pandemic as an excuse […]

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Malawi President Vows to Close in on Corrupt Officials

BLANTRYE, MALAWI – Malawi’s new President Lazarus Chakwera says over $1 billion was stolen through corruption during former president Peter Mutharika’s administration. In his state of the nation address Saturday night, Chakwera said the plunder is contained in the recent Auditor General’s report which looks into how the government managed its finances for the past […]

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