Category: Society

Man who cooks at home

The African society generally associates cooking with women. Whenever a woman is getting married, she is taken aside for a rite of passage where…
African fiddle fussion

In in 2002 while studying mechanical engineering, Peter Mawanga recorded a playful album that set him on the path to his musical destiny. Recorded…

Relatives from the village visit a brother or sister in town. The town dweller has ‘strange’ eating habits. Tiyi n’buredi for breakfast; rice and…

They are a young couple married last year. And both work in town—the man at a reputable organisation and the woman is a banker.…
Beer, beef, beats and breast

Information and communication technology (ICT) in the education sector plays an important role, especially in the process of empowering the technology into the educational…
Let beads scatter

It gets far more replays than many will acknowledge publicly. Its story is as laughable as it gets—a tale of hidden talent born in…
Back to natural hair

They say your hair is your crown. Your hairstyle speaks a lot about you. African women have for ages made efforts to make their…
Life swap experience

What happens when you take a Ntcheu farmer in Malawi to Essex, United Kingdom (UK)? What happens when you take an overworked British businessman…
Lawi whistles again

After a four-year hibernation, musician Lawi, says he has undergone a rebirth, refinement, achieved growth, learnt a lot, importantly he has seen the ‘sunset…
Jay Jay makes hay

He has talent. When he performs Busy Signal’s Missing You, the Jamaican reggae artist voice comes alive. As he turns to Bob Marley’s One…
Season of jacarandas

Once again all roads lead to Blantyre Cultural Centre (BCC) and Jacaranda Cultural Centre (JCC). Blantyre Arts Festival (BAF) is in town again, but…

Politics and violence seem to enjoy a rather healthy matrimony in Malawi. Our history, since independence, as a matter of fact, reveals that violence…
From China with lessons

Mixed feelings engulfed my mind when Nation Publications Limited (NPL) nominated me to join a group of journalists travelling to China for a week-long…