Category: Feature

Cooperating for better results

About 700 non-governmental organisations (NGOs) are carrying out various interventions to complement government’s development agenda, this is according to the NGO Board Malawi. Despite…
Sunlight waters dry farmland

Solar mini-grids for irrigation help starving farmers beat water scarcity, hunger and poverty made worse by climate change, our Staff Writer JAMES CHAVULA explains.…
Child marriage woes

One morning, people in Nimbire Village, Traditional Authority (T/A) Mlomba in Machinga woke up to the disturbing news that Amidu Frank, 19, had eloped…
Lessons from Zanzibar

Tanzania’s Zanzibar Island has been struggling with drowning over the years. The figures are alarming. The island with a population of 1.3 million people…
Silent crisis in the water

Malawi is endowed with the 365-kilometre-long Lake Malawi—the world’s third largest freshwater lake. The country is also blessed with other lakes, including Chiuta, Malombe,…