The morning taste of Malawi’s Karonga

By Nicholas Msowoya, A Correspondent. At the heart of Karonga town lies a small rickety shelter, known as “paseli” to mean “just behind”.  Indeed, paseli is just behind a lineup of shops that stand guard to one of the busy roads to the east of the town’s only roundabout.  Fraha Phiri: I have now built a big house for myself. The only time the shelter is bustling with life is in the morning, and there are no prizes for guessing the reason:  it is a breakfast spot that has earned a reputation…

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Malawi Heat Spotlight: Sharon Kadangwe, A model, student & Writer

Sharon Kadangwe is an upcoming model, student and writer.The 171 cm tall free-spirited young lady started her modeling career in 2012 when she competed in the Miss BIU pageant where she was crowned 2nd princess. She has since pursued her enthusiasm for runway and photography modeling and has worked with renowned fashion designer Cathy Kamthunzi of Cathy Kay Fashions, rocked the ramp at the inaugural Malawi Fashion Week 2013 and has been featured on Simbo Photography’s iRock Natural Campaign and also done promotions for corporate companies. She has tremendous passion…

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Malawi Spotlight: Thoko Chikondi

                                                                 by Chimwemwe Jon Paul Manozo Thoko Chikondi is a Malawian photojournalist who believes in women and children. Her work seeks to highlight their plight and suggest solutions to their problems. She is a CTA/NEPAD 2011 Southern Africa Award winner for her photographs on the involvement of youth and women in ICTs and Climate Change. In 2012, she received…

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Malawi Spotlight: Marie Da Silva

Marie Da Silva Marie is the founder of the Jacaranda Foundation and School for Orphans, a non-profit based in Malawi, which provides educational opportunities to orphaned children. In 2008, Da Silva was nominated as a CNN Hero, with $25,000 donated to the Foundation. In October 2008 the Foundation was able to open a new secondary school building next to the original house, providing more space for the school’s 320 pupils. On December 30, 2009, Da Silva received the Television Malawi Lifetime Achievement Award from the Late President of Malawi, Dr…

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Malawi Wedding: Mr & Mrs Mtuwa Chawanangwa

On How they met We have known each other for quiet sometime! Our parents were friends back from their secondary school days back in the 70’s, so a time came when I proposed which was over lunch. Luckily she said yes, and so it started from there. But I would say we had a crush on each other quiet a number of years it was just a matter of time! Email us at info@malawiheat.com to feature your wedding story

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Malawi Wedding: Mr & Mrs Chinamale

On How They Met Yamikani and I met in Kenya at church. He was there at school and I was there with family. We left Kenya for SA and remained Friends. Him and his family came to SA for holiday and we linked up lunch one afternoon after which we started chatting more. Our relationship was mostly long-distance. Across 3 countries. Kenya, Malawi and SA. In January 2016 he proposed and I said “yes definitely”. We had our traditional engagement (last July) and our wedding was on 25 March Wedding…

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{VIDEO} Sipe feat Piksy – Chikondi Ndi Ndalama

Malawi’s housemate in the Big Brother Hotshots, Sipe, opens a new page in her music career as she releases a song that is already making waves. On this one Sipe features celebrated Afro Rapper/Singer Piksy and is titled “Chikondi Ndi Ndalama”, produced by renowned DJ Sley at Chit Chat Records in Lilongwe. “Chikondi Ndi Ndalama” came out on Friday with a video. watch the video below and tell us what you think

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