Category: Feature

Rise of bursting slums

  In Lower BCA in Blantyre, we saw how slums are mushrooming in the country. From the clustered, low-lying settlement in the southeastern slopes…
440 pits on 23km road

Bad roads drive away tourists, our Features Editor JAMES CHAVULA writes. It is the topmost tourist destination in the Central Region. But a trip…
No safe home in slums

Today, Mzuzu hosts the International Day for Disaster Reduction commemorations. Last year’s disaster in the city exposed gaps in ensuring everyone has a safe…
Slow to stop vampires

For many, ‘east or west, home is best’ is no new saying. However, the killing of seven people in Mulanje, Nsanje and Thyolo believed…
New door for at-risk men

A man hurried across a street in rush-hour traffic, pacing into a fenced office block in Nyambadwe low density residential area in Blantyre. The front…
Preachy, churchy medics

  Sexual minorities are suffering in silence as some health workers are turning public health facilities into prayer houses, writes EDWIN NYIRONGO. Gome has…
Love gone wrong

  In September 2010, Malawi was shaken with a story of how Linda Gasa, a pregnant 25-year-old Zimbabwean, student at Malawi College of Accountancy…