The Big Interview

  • Beatrice Mwangonde was chairperson of the parliamentary Public Accounts Committee (PAC

    Beatrice Mwangonde

    Apr 6, 14 • The Big Interview • Written by : No Comments

    Beatrice Mwangonde was chairperson of the parliamentary Public Accounts Committee (PAC). Her role has become more pronounced as she sat on the committee at a time it has been seeking answers in the...

  • Alice Munthali, a community nurse speaking to NPL's Paida Mpaso at Kabudula Community Hospital in Lilongwe - Photo Thoko Chikondi

    Alice Munthali

    Mar 30, 14 • The Big Interview • Written by : No Comments

    Out of all the places to work, single mother of one Alice Munthali chose to work in Lilongwe rural, some 50 kilometres from the city in Kabudula. She opted to volunteer her services and work with...

  • JESSIE KABWILA

    Jessie Kabwila

    Mar 16, 14 • The Big Interview • Written by : No Comments

    Jessie Kabwila is a household name that does not need much introduction. She is one of the people who took the late Bingu wa Mutharika’s government under the Democratic Progressive Party (DPP)...

  • Elizabeth (L) and Chitsanzo Kwawilira

    Elizabeth Kwawilira

    Feb 23, 14 • The Big Interview • Written by : No Comments

    Theirs is a tale of resilience and determination as mother and daughter sat the Malawi School Certificate of Education (MSCE) examinations and passed with flying colours. Dropping out of school to...

  • Tionge Chimamba

    Tionge Chimamba

    Feb 16, 14 • The Big Interview • Written by : Comments Off

    She is yet to start a family of her own, but the 29-year- old has taken the role of a mother and is custodian to over 100 children. In this interview with Paida Mpaso and Rachel Kachali, she talks...

  • Memory Chimchele is a designer who has been her own identity using African prints to bring about infusion extraordinaire

    Memory Chimchele

    Feb 9, 14 • The Big Interview • Written by : 1 Comment

    Memory Chimchele is a designer who has been her own identity using African prints to bring about infusion extraordinaire. She prides her creations to colour coordination and a creative mind. She is a...

  • Dr Tapiwa Uchizi Nyasulu

    Dr Tapiwa Uchizi Nyasulu

    Feb 2, 14 • The Big Interview • Written by : Comments Off

    Dr. Tapiwa Uchizi Nyasulu is the regional coordinator for Transparency International (TI) Southern Africa based at TI Secretariat in Berlin Germany. She is involved in the fight against corruption in...

  • Mercy Kalavina

    Mercy Kalavina

    Jan 26, 14 • The Big Interview • Written by : 11 Comments

    Mercy Kalavina is one aggrieved person who chose to mourn differently. At the loss of her only 10-year-old son in 2001, she decided to start a foundation to help educate the less priviledged. While...

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    Dr Jane Bates

    Jan 19, 14 • Editors Pick, The Big Interview • Written by : Comments Off

    Caring for terminally ill patients in Malawi faces a lot of challenges. Many such patients are either sent home to die painfully or, if kept in health institutions, do not get the required care...

  • She belongs to one of the controversial churches in Malawi: Sibande

    Shupe Sibande

    Jan 12, 14 • The Big Interview • Written by : Comments Off

    She belongs to one of the controversial churches in Malawi which prohibits its faithful from seeking medical attention. But through hard work, perseverance and what would be regarded as rebellion,...