In March 2022 Malawi was hit by a cholera outbreak. The outbreak exposed gaps in the health systems of the country. A total of 1700 deaths were recorded at the time of publishing the pictures. Statistics also indicate a total of 190 people were hospitalized.
However, at the height of the outbreak just close to Limbe Police Station in Blantyre, a man was captured competing with raverns at neglected waste bins of the Blantyre City Council. The man said sometimes they find tinned foods in the dustbins which they consume or sell for cash in his community thereby putting the lives of others at risk.
NOWHERE TO RUN
A plight of a farmer who has faced the reality of climate change. Dorica Msiska a farmer in Kaphika Village under Vinthukutu Village Extension Planning Area in Karonga was almost shedding tears as drought hit the district, the staple food crop, maize wilted in her field. At the time of taking the picture, Msiska called on Government to consider Karonga as most farmers will not get a good return on their sweat due to the drought.
Dorica Msiska, a farmer in Karonga