Oxfam has described the situation as 'serious and deteriorating'
14-year-old Rose had no vision since she was a baby
Place names are almost never changed for the better. David Head was taken by the Despotate of Epirus, a medieval state in Albania and western Greece. But, partly because it's why I know them, I restricted this list to countries that have issued postage stamps.
More than 650 million people around the world still lack access to safe drinking water - a situation we can all help alleviate, as the photographer discovered
Madonna, her children and a large entourage were reportedly forced to queue to check in and go through security with ordinary passengers at a Malawi airport terminal after the pop star was apparently stripped of her VIP status in the country.
Madonna is visiting Malawi with the two children she adopted from the impoverished African country.
Tony Bellew ruefully admitted he only had himself to blame for missing out on a shot at the WBC light-heavyweight title.
Tony Bellew upped the stakes in his pre-fight chat when he said: "I'm willing to die in that ring."
One of the world's great explorers, David Livingstone, was born 200 years ago in March.
An enterprising schoolgirl who raised more than £120,000 for charity through her controversial school meals blog has released a book charting her story.
A groundbreaking summit hosted by the Department of International Development and the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation will take place tomorrow in an effort to halve the number of women in developing countries without access to contraception.
Dr Harry Potter, who died suddenly from an aortic rupture aged only 69, was a highly experienced development professional who worked for many years in Africa, Asia and South America.
Malawi's government yesterday sent troops into cities as President Bingu wa Mutharika threatened to "smoke out" those opposed to his strong-armed rule after an unprecedented wave of protests left 18 people dead.
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Madonna plans to open an orphanage in Malawi.
Today on the World Day Against Child Labour the international children’s charity EveryChild highlights the plight of child labourers in India and Malawi.