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Malawi Aims to Clear Beggars Off City Streets

Malawi’s government has called for the arrest of street beggars and parents of all children seen begging on the street. The government said most of the people on the street are begging as a profession, not a last resort. But the edict has sparked debate and police are yet to crack down. It’s 6 o’clock in the morning. The streets in Malawi’s commercial capital, Blantyre, are bustling with people going to work.   Beggars on the sides of those streets ask for...

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