Written by Sydney Chuka This article is written in the memory of Mercy and Benson Mkandawire. Their dream lives on. A morning at Tilinanu Last year, I had the honour of covering an event for Thanthwe, an upcoming revolutionary organisation working with the youth of Malawi. I enjoyed myself. So when Violet, one of […]Read more "Hotel Hope: Tilinanu"
By Mphatso Moses Kaufulu Bio: Mphatso is a Malawian cultural and political sociologist. His interests are ethnographic research in sexuality and politics. He currently writes for iAffairsCanada on Southern African politics Chadwick Boseman, the actor who played King T’Challa and the Black Panther, mentioned on a radio show that Black Panther had helped facilitate a conversation between African […]Read more "A Comment on Black Panther: The Enduring Images of the Civilized African Only as a Comparison for the Angry, Unparented African-American"
Malawi’s culture of sexual violence and rape: a few accounts and some socio-cultural theoretical insights By Mphatso Moses Kaufulu Bio: Mphatso is a Malawian cultural and political sociologist. His interests are ethnographic research in sexuality and politics. He currently writes for iAffairsCanada on Southern African politics The gender situation for girls and women in Malawi […]Read more "Malawi’s culture of sexual violence and rape"
By Michelle Alipao Chikaonda A few weeks ago I had just arrived at a formal lunch organized for my department a few blocks away from my office building, and had gone to a nearby bathroom to change from my walking shoes into my nicer indoor shoes. I would be catching a flight out of the […]Read more "Broken English"
by Sydney Chuka Photo credits: The Shire Porter Photography In the last two days, I have had the distinct pleasure of attending the first sitting of the Youth Parliament of Malawi in this calendar year. As a matter of fact, it was the first time I had any interest in entering the Parliamentary grounds. […]Read more "Our house: The Youth Parliament of Malawi – Part I"
2018 is here but we are still not over the music that kept us dancing last year. We met up with DJ Ice, one of the best DJs that has ever done it in Malawi, to discuss the music videos that he watched the most in 2017. Hope you enjoy his selection. 10. AKA – […]Read more "Top 10 music videos on DJ Ice’s playlist"
Written by Sylvester Chalira This season Pep Guardiola’s Manchester City has taken the English Premier League by storm. They have set a new English record for consecutive wins (19) and, with 59 points and 61 goals accrued 21 games into a 38 game season, they are on course to beat the existing Premier League records […]Read more "Catching Manchester City"