Young and Free

  • ‘Lack of role models fuelling early marriages’

    Jan 16, 15 • News • Written by : Comments Off

    Action Aid International, a non-governmental organisation running projects in several districts in the country, has expressed concern over lack of female role models which, it says, is fuelling early...

  • Amina, the pride of Mangochi

    Jan 16, 15 • Young and Free • Written by : Comments Off

    Bright and intelligent are just some of the words that best describe 15-year-old Amina Bata of Mangochi. Amina stunned people who gathered at Nakawale 2 Primary School in the area of Traditional...

  • Career of the week: Waste management

    Jan 16, 15 • Career Of The Week • Written by : Comments Off

    With piles of waste freely dumped and uncollected in residential areas and streets, proper ways of managing the waste, which Malawi has been grappling with, are urgently needed. However, the country...

  • If not us, then who?

    Jan 16, 15 • Youth & Reality • Written by : Comments Off

    After reading your entry last week, I am trying to align my thinking with your observations to establish a common understanding with you. However, one thing is clear in my mind that no matter how...

  • Ellen: I work hard

    Ellen shines in science competition

    Jan 10, 15 • News • Written by : Comments Off

    Sixteen-year old Form Four student at Madisi Secondary School in Dowa was the centre of attraction when she emerged the best female science student in a competition for secondary schools in the...

  • Satha in action during the Anne Kansiime show in Lilongwe

    Career of the week: Drama

    Jan 10, 15 • Career Of The Week • Written by : Comments Off

    The local comedy industry is predominantly male so much that names like Manganya, Izeki ndi Jakobo, Nginde and Jacobs Mwase; among others, quickly spring to mind whenever the term comedy or stage...

  • Time to face reality

    Jan 10, 15 • Youth & Reality • Written by : Comments Off

    Happy New Year to all young people. This year, 2015, offers us all a fresh period to kick reality into greater heights and make a difference to society and of course, the world at large. Debate has...

  • Mount View School spoils Bangwe orphans

    Jan 10, 15 • News • Written by : Comments Off

    Pupils of Mount View Primary School in Blantyre last Wednesday organised an end of the year party for Bangwe orphans. The pupils also gave the orphans various items such as clothes, shoes, school...

  • Shadreck excels in expressive arts

    Jan 3, 15 • Young and Free • Written by : Comments Off

    Thirteen-year-old Shadreck Chabinda is king of expressive arts at Nankumba Primary School in Malawi’s commercial hub, Blantyre as evidenced by results of first term examinations. The standard 7...

  • Career: Veterinary

    Jan 3, 15 • Career Of The Week • Written by : Comments Off

    Proper care of animals requires the keen eyes of a veterinarian who can be a surgeon, a microbiologist or a virologist. I talk to Dr Julius Chulu who explains what the career entails....