• Easy buffalo wings

    Oct 12, 14 • Family • Written by : No Comments

    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 : No Comments

    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,...

  • The two mothers with their babies

    Women told breast milk boosts baby’s immunity

    Sep 14, 14 • Family • Written by : No Comments

    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

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

  • The  12-year-old with her daughter

    Nsanje girls now mothers

    Jul 6, 14 • Family • Written by : Comments Off

    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,...

  • Most women are denied such care in sickness

    In sickness and in health

    May 11, 14 • Family • Written by : Comments Off

    In as much as it sounds quite comforting to receive care from your loved one, most couples, in particular from a woman’s perspective, care from the opposite sex is usually scarce. In our tradition,...

  • Channels for getting assistance from couples

    Mar 23, 14 • Family • Written by : Comments Off

    Relatives sometimes bring confusion and misunderstandings in families when seeking assistance. Cultural dynamics too may impact channels expected to be followed when approaching couples....

  • A child bride with her baby: Should marriage age be at 18 or 21?

    Raise marriage age to 18

    Mar 16, 14 • Family • Written by : Comments Off

    Looking at the issue of child marriage, some of the questions I have are: What is the problem with marriage that everybody is focusing on? What does such legislation have in terms of pregnancies? If...

  • Father sneaked up on his daughter as mother slept

    Of fathers who drool over daughters

    Mar 9, 14 • Family • Written by : Comments Off

    Two weeks ago, Nation on Sunday carried an article in its Msangulutso supplement of a man in Mwanza who has been bedding his married daughter for some time until the husband caught them red handed...

  • Marriage after jail sentence

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

    Nelson Mandela spent 27 years in jail and when he came out, he divorced his wife on claims that she had lost interest in him. It is also reported that “not once did she enter the bed while he was...