The Norwegian Ambassador to Malawi Ingrid Marie Mikelsen says continued attacks on persons with albinism (PWAs) and the elderly from attacks over myths of wealth accumulation and witchcraft accusations are indications that little is being done to protect these people from abuses.
The Malawi Police Service (MPS) has called for extra protection of persons with albinism (PWAs) this rainy season as their security is threatened by noise caused by rains and darkness.
Association of Persons with Albinism in Malawi (APAM) has expressed satisfaction on strategies put in place by government to protect their members, citing seriousness of security agencies as the country has not registered any case of abduction and exhumation of graves this year, compared to last year same period when four cases were registered.
Commissioner of police for South West has challenged officers in the region to intensify security on persons with albinism (PWAs).
President Lazarus Chakwera says an inquiry into abductions and killings of persons with albinism instituted by former president, Peter Mutharika, failed to establish perpetrators and market of the human tissues.
Network for Youth Development (NfYD) on Friday donated 60 bottles of the lotion to Muloza Health Centre in Mulanje district.
Independent Pentecostal Church in Ngabu area in Chikwawa has handed over a decent house worthy K904, 000 to a family that has two children with albinism.
Mulanje Senior Resident Magistrate’s Court has adjourned to 18 March hearing of a case where a man is accused of attempting to exhume body a boy with albinism.
Police in Neno district have launched a manhunt for suspected criminals who have tampered with a grave of a 97 year old man with albinism who passed away in 1997.
In a space of four weeks, unknown people have thrice failed to exhume the body of a two year old boy with albinism in Mulanje district.