American volunteer calls Malawian Orphan “little bitch”

A white volunteer from the United States of America Callum Skinner, who recently made a racism post on Malawian ophans has deleted the post following international pressure and condemnation.  Skinner took photos of the children he came in contact with and posted on his Instagram page, among others, he called a Malawian child “it” and referred to him as a “little bitch” Skinner and his colleagues are in Malawi as volunteers from where, among others, they are working with orphaned children.In the vile post, Skinner takes a photo with a visibly…

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Travel: Best Romantic Destinations in Malawi

Malawi might not be on the top of the list when thinking of romantic holidays or honeymoons but it could surprise you! The Warm Heart of Africa is full of unknown places and not only are they stunning but also… uncrowded. Privacy, peace and amazing landscapes is the perfect recipe for a romantic escape, don’t you agree? After looking at our top 10 most romantic places in Malawi you might change your mind and consider it to surprise your partner. Why not bring him/her on a safari adventure ending on…

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Women Of Malawi: Ellen Tamanda Chabvuta

Tamanda Chabvuta won most popular video prize at the 2015 Global Youth Landscape Awards 2015. She is currently working to support in the fight for zero hunger and poverty by providing farmer based educative extension services for smallholder farmers with inclusiveness of women and youth Tamanda possesses educative, journalistic, writing and communicative skills with practice in article writing and editing in the media.

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Departure Lounge, a short story by Thandi Ngwira

 I am at the airport. The plane will leave in an hour.  I knit to pass time. A man with an ashy face enters the room. He is flail and sickly-looking. The baton on his hip encumbers him, you can tell from the way he walks. His uniform is neatly ironed and the straight lines on his trousers jut out like fish bones.  My eyes are drawn to his feet, the sturdiest part of his body that allows him to stand and address the passengers in a dignified way.     “Excuse…

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Women Of Malawi: Thembi Thadzi

Thembi Thadzi Thembi holds the 35 under 35 The Young People International Affairs Award and was honoured in 2012 by the United-States embassy for her contribution to youth development in Malawi. She is also a chairperson on the resource mobilization committee for the Youth Parliament of Malawi; the Deputy Coordinator for the Youth Consultative Forum; and the Deputy Chair for AIESEC Expansion Initiative Malawi. Thembi is the former Chairperson of the National Youth Council of Malawi, and Youth advisor to late President Prof. Bingu Wa Mutharika. Thembi has experience in…

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milk loaf bread recipe

by Chikondi Namboya Ingredients 2 large eggs, whisked(reserve some for brushing tops) 312g flour 3Tbspns sugar 125ml warm milk 3tbspn butter 2tspn instant dry yeast 1/2 tspn salt 2tbspn milk powder Mix flour,sugar,powdered milk,yeast and salt in a bowl. Add the eggs(don’t forget to reserve a little for brushing the top). Add the eggs, mix and add the warm milk plus butter. Mix and knead gently. Uf too soft add more flour, If hard add more milk.Cover in a bowl until doubled in size…flatten dough and roll into a rectangle…

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The Graduate

 The Graduate By Pius Nyondo 08:42am I have failed my sixty-seventh interview in three weeks. No one believes. No one listens. Everyone thinks my tale is fiction. Like you, they wonder why someone with my excellent qualifications can be jobless six years after university education. The considerate say I am just some unfortunate bastard, while the heartless call me a fool. A useless lizard! They do not know that I am a dying patient. A patient of this cancer called joblessness. They do not know that, while in this same…

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Madonna officially opens children hospital ward in Malawi

She is mother to four adopted children from Malawi. And inspired by her brood, Madonna returned to the southeastern African country on Tuesday to officially open a children’s hospital wing that her charity Raising Malawi has helped to build. The pop icon, 58, decided to name the 50-bed paediatric facility after her 11-year-old daughter Mercy James and was joined by her little girl at its launch. Making for a sweet moment during the opening, Madonna was seen hugging her daughter as they joined each other up on stage in front of the…

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