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"
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 Below is the plot of the play that was performed by the children. The first scene was set in a typical Malawian village. The set was bare. You had to listen to the context of the dialogue to work out the location. As the step-daughter sat […]Read more "Hotel Hope: Part One"
Written by: Sydney Chuka Photo credits: The Shire Porter Photography Malawi commemorated the African Road Safety Day on 25th November 2017. The Directorate of Road Traffic and Safety Services reported in The Nation that 1,719 lives were lost in road accidents in 2017 to date. At the time of reporting, we were 327 days into […]Read more "A sad year: 1,791 lives lost on Malawian roads"