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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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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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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Artist Profile: Kupa

Kupa is a Pop and RNB artist from Lilongwe in Malawi. Her full name is Chiphokwelo Catherine Chiumya. Kupa uses her music to tell stories and bases her music on her experiences and daily life. She thrust onto the scene this year (2017) with her first single ‘Cinnamon’ which has received positive reviews for its souful touch on the pop genre. The song was produced by Eril and Its Friday, and is an anthem for every great event. Kupa is a songwriter and versatile singer who speaks for a generation…

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Malawi observes Science Week | The Times Group

Nurturing innovative science ideas, especially among the youth, could result in significant socio-economic development, according to mHub founder, Rachael Sibande. Sibande said this at the weekend during an expo held at mHub offices in Lilongwe to mark the end of the Africa Science Week. Sibande said almost every sector is relying on science designs for development hence the need to promote innovative ideas among children and allow them to embrace science at a tender age. “There are a lot of scientific designs, simple example is the light bulb, a scientific…

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Women Of Malawi: Meet the mastermind behind Kaluso Kake Gardens

Weddings, engagement ceremonies, birthday parties, turn up parties, etc are usually set in beautiful gardens. Gardens with a feel of paradise, with blissful flowers and all. Everywhere in the world, flowers attract people. Flowers also inspire love. Flowers, in addition, symbolize unity, success, wealth and prosperity. Prosperity? How can a flower symbolize prosperity? Well, that is subject of discussion for another day. In the heart of Malawi’s capital, Lilongwe City one finds Kaluso Kake Gardens. The garden is located in Likuni near CCOD houses. Owner of the investment Thoko Maliwichi…

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List of winners at Malawi Achievers Awards 2017

The presence of comic Daliso Chaponda, the Britain’s Got Talent 2017 finalist, performances of contemporary gospel musician Faith Mussa and Congolese music legend Awilo Longomba at the 4th edition of the glamorous Malawi Achievers UK in Leicester stood out most. But the complete list of winners also gave credence to the objectives of the achievement awards. A 24-year-old Malawi-born football striker Pearson Mwanyongo, who has been signed by Boston United, scooped the award for sports while  student Sangwani Harawa  who emerged the winner of  Miss Teen Africa in London last December, picked the gong for the…

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