Category: Feature

Of green gold and graves

Tobacco is the backbone of the country’s economy. Statistics show the ‘green gold’ contributes up to 60 percent of exports and totals almost 13…
JC holders dying for skills

Community technical colleges offer Junior Certificate of Education (JCE) holders a lifeline. ALBERT SHARRA writes. At  6am, Chimwemwe Masiye hits the ground running—shouting from…
Moving towards nutrition

With government estimates that about 6.5 million people will suffer acute food shortages between now and the next harvesting period in 2017, one can…
Leaves in underwear

In this 21st century, some girls and women are finding solace in plant leaves and banana sheaths which they use as sanitary pads, writes…