Category: Feature

Recovering from floods

Patuma Elias, 24, from group village head Phimbi in Traditional Authority (T/A) Nkaya in Balaka nearly lost her two children Jonathan and Benita. The…
Hoes, ploughs and tractors

  Rice growers in Karonga illustrate how smallholder farmers in Malawi can use simple machines to simplify their back-breaking work. Owning an ox-drawn plough…
Reducing human waste

  According to the recent census, the country’s population has grown from 13 million to 17.6 million since 2008. This increases pressure on sanitation…
Danes rescue Lwanjati

  Imagine a 22-year-old primary school without a permanent building, a public facility where learners are crammed in leaky shacks with walls and roofs…
Power to stop rural exodus

Rural Malawians keep fleeing to urban settings in search of better jobs and business opportunities, an exodus made worse by lack of electricity. According…
Rights not about numbers

United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC) supports screening prisoners for cervical cancer, writes UNODC communications officer for Southern Africa MOSES MAGADZA. Women…