Category: Feature

Baking waste into wealth

Many slum dwellers do not have a lot of alternatives. With no or limited educational qualifications and access to loans to start decent businesses,…
Behind artificial fertilisers

Through the Farm Input Subsidy Programme (Fisp), government is promoting use of artificial fertilisers in crop production. ALBERT SHARRA explores the challenges such fertilisers pose to…
Power for economic rise

Mining can be offered all the political will it requires—but unless electricity supply improves, it won’t be worth much. JAMES CHAVULA tracks the power blights in…
Is a cash-free Malawi viable?

Along Chipembere Highway in Blantyre, there are bus stops that invite passersby to stop relying on coins and banknotes. “Let’s make Malawi cash-free,” proclaim…
Making teaching entertaining

Behind tales of teachers receiving skimpy salaries late are silent portraits of inspiring workmanship that requires further training to make education more interesting.
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