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  • Mending broken friendships

    Mar 30, 14 • Brains • Written by : No Comments

    Most people have been there. Having friends they have grown up with who turn around to stab them in the back. As bad as this may feel, experts argue that it is important to gather your thoughts and...

  • Whither MG2s?

    Mar 23, 14 • Brains • Written by : No Comments

    Marriage counselor Constance Masamba says women who date married men and hope that one day the man will leave his wife and settle for them are wasting their time because this rarely happens. “And...

  • Women dancing at a political rally: Is it an honour or degrade?

    Women as entertainers, hero worshippers

    Mar 16, 14 • Brains • Written by : No Comments

    Election campaigns, political events and other notable celebrations mostly feature groups of women who dance in adoration. For the past century, Malawi has seen a growing trend of such dances and...

  • Pupils at a road side: Is there harm in hitch-hiking?

    Saving students from ‘lift’ well-wishers

    Mar 9, 14 • Brains • Written by : No Comments

    Many students, especially in urban areas, have the tendency of hitch-hiking to or from school. In recent days the habit has become quite rampant and the major concern has become their safety as they...

  • Has long been an outspoken campaigner for gender justice in the country: White

    Fighting widow cleansing in Malawi

    Feb 23, 14 • Brains • Written by : No Comments

    Lawyer and human rights activist Seodi White has long been an outspoken campaigner for gender justice in the country. As the head of Women in Law in Southern Africa (WLSA), White is at the forefront...

  • Culture versus modernisation in weddings

    Feb 2, 14 • Brains • Written by : Comments Off

    Wedding ceremonies in recent years have changed greatly from the traditional concept to modernisation. Apart from the sleeveless wedding dresses, fleet of top of the range vehicles on convoys,...

  • Surviving January blues

    Jan 26, 14 • Brains • Written by : Comments Off

    As January comes along, most people struggle to adjust having spent a good chunk of their money on Christmas through lavish meals, fancy clothes and unbudgeted for travels. Economist Thomas Munthali...

  • Dressing for the occasion

    Jan 19, 14 • Brains • Written by : Comments Off

    Finding an outfit suitable for a particular occasion can be a headache for many people. This can come about because of either having too many choices, little choices, ignorance, religious beliefs or...

  • Mtumbuka: Set realistic goals

    Set realistic goals as New Year resolutions

    Jan 12, 14 • Brains • Written by : Comments Off

    2014 is here and many people have already drawn up their New Year resolutions. It is uplifting and encouraging when people come up with resolutions for their lives.   While some resolutions are...

  • Bandawe: Primary aim is to humiliate the other

    Revenge porn: A thin line between love and hate

    Jan 5, 14 • Brains • Written by : Comments Off

    One of the professionals in Blantyre (name withheld) woke up to a rude awakening the other day to find her nude pictures making rounds on the Internet as excited colleagues and the general populace...