Category: Feature

Suicide on the rise

In Malawi, more and more people kill themselves. Most of them are men. Family problems and economic hardship are among the reasons. The police…
From poverty to power

Two Malawian teenagers, whose lives have been devastated by the effects of climate change, are urging the United Kingdom (UK) Government to act against…
Not by maize alone

Elizabeth Mphaza, 56, scarcely harvests enough maize to feed her family until the next harvest. The mother-of-four, who lives in Mthyoka Village in Lilongwe,…
Living by example, no plastics

Water packaged in plastic bottles typifies Malawi’s conference culture. Increasingly, participants of such meetings sip bottled water to keep in shape. However, the plastic…
Added weapon against HIV

Pre-exposure prophylaxis (PrEP), a pill comprising a combination of medicines, has proved to be highly effective in preventing HIV-negative people from acquiring the virus.…