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  • Child minding: Some maids ill treat children

    Effects of house maids on children

    Apr 13, 15 • Family • Written by : No Comments

    Nowadays, many households have maids who spend more time with the children than the parents. Some parents are in formal or informal employment and have no choice, but to leave their children under...

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    Should parents control children’s music?

    Mar 8, 15 • Family • Written by : 1 Comment

    Music is something that people come across every single day. With the advancement of technology, it has even spread further. Just take a walk in the streets and you will see people, mostly the youth...

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    You are what you eat

    Feb 8, 15 • Family • Written by : Comments Off on You are what you eat

    Leah Pelekamoyo is a young woman studying at the University of Malawi (Unima)’s Polytechnic. She loves working out and watching her weight. Pelekamoyo does not compromise on her looks and aerobics...

  • This may be the usual scene, but men can be victims too

    16 days of activism begin

    Nov 30, 14 • Family • Written by : Comments Off on 16 days of activism begin

    The 16 Days of Activism campaign against Gender-Based Violence (GBV), is here again and Malawi has joined the rest of the world in observing the days. The theme for this year is “Let’s...

  • Letter from a teen girl

    Oct 26, 14 • Family • Written by : Comments Off on Letter from a teen girl

    Dear parents/guardians, Have you ever pondered why every time your child gets into trouble you instantly blame it on their company? You have sturdy beliefs that as long as your child is in trouble,...

  • Easy buffalo wings

    Oct 12, 14 • Family • Written by : Comments Off on Easy buffalo wings

    Total Time: 35 minutes, plus marinating time Makes: Six to eight servings Ingredients 1 1/2 cups (12 ounces) mild to medium hot sauce 1/2 cup buttermilk 1/2 teaspoon garlic powder 3 pounds chicken...

  • Some of the targetted girls in Zomba

    ‘Girls’ education needs legal back-up’

    Sep 28, 14 • Family • Written by : Comments Off on ‘Girls’ education needs legal back-up’

    Human rights activist says educated women are vital in development; hence, the need for collective responsibility to educate girls. Director of Chirimba Women and Children Support Group in Zomba,...

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    Women told breast milk boosts baby’s immunity

    Sep 14, 14 • Family • Written by : Comments Off on Women told breast milk boosts baby’s immunity

    Breast feeding plays a major role in children’s health and development; and also the health of the mother, says World Vision Malawi (WVM) project coordinator, Adam Yasini. He spoke recently at...

  • What’s in bridal veil?

    Jul 20, 14 • Family • Written by : Comments Off on What’s in bridal veil?

    There are many stories on the origin of a bride’s veil, according to veilubridal.com. Some say the veil was introduced in ancient Rome where people believed evil spirits would be attracted to the...

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    Nsanje girls now mothers

    Jul 6, 14 • Family • Written by : Comments Off on Nsanje girls now mothers

    Two Nsanje girls, who were impregnated by their defilers, are now mothers to a baby boy and girl respectively. Nsanje district health officer (DHO) Medson Matchaya said he delivered the first girl,...