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Adamancy, our greatest problem

Memories of how a population of over 200, 000 people from different parts of the country suffered due to the worst ever heavy downpour the country experienced from January 13-15, 2015 are still hitting our…


Ex-drop-out back in class!

It was a cloudy Tuesday morning and I was set for school while dressed in blue uniform. It was raining heavily. I remember whispering to myself, ‘no rain can stop me from attending classes’. However,…


Facing death at hospital’s doorstep

For every pregnant woman there is nothing that can be compared to the pain of losing a baby following untimely access to child-birth care due to unavailability of an ambulance. For Joyce Justin, 29, her…


The snare of GBV must be condemned

Every year, Malawi joins the rest of the world to commemorate 16 days of activism, a global campaign against gender based violence. The campaign starts on 25th of November which is international day for the…


Breaking the vicious cycle of ART defaults

Mangochi and Ntcheu districts have been registering a lot of cases of drug defaults by people who are on Anti-retroviral treatment. However the situation has changed for the better thanks to the Support Groups which…


Chiefs envied for their work

While other chiefs in the country are pitied for discriminating against people living with HIV/AIDS, traditional leaders in Ntcheu district are envied for their exploits on Prevention of Mother-to-Child Transmission of HIV (PMTCT), after undergoing…


The Diary of a wife living with HIV

Falesi Mlamba, 35, is a house wife. She is HIV positive. For several years, Falesi had to secretly hide her life prolonging drugs in a bucket containing maize flour. She had not declared her HIV…


Stigma fueling Aids treatment default

Stigma and non-disclosure are among the leading factors that are fuelling defaulting of life prolonging drugs amongst people living with HIV. This has been disclosed by members of Tigwirizane Support Group in the area of…


Local products boosting immune system

Locally found fruits and products are key to boosting the immune system of people living with HIV and AIDS. This is according to Tiyamike Support Group members. Tiyamike is one of the groups that was…


Mpumulo wa Bata turned into a shrine

Malawi is one of the countries in the eastern part of Africa with a rich culture. Its outer space belief in nature and supernatural core characterize its true African distinctiveness. With over eight dynamic cultural…


2017 dodges farmers

As agriculture selling period continues to be in off-season, it would do a great justice to reflect on the progress recorded and of course ambiguities encountered this far. It is thus not a secret that…


Unsaturated Chilima

This year again like many other years, the Central Malawi Conference of the Seventh Day Adventist Church (SDA) had another big auspicious religious event at the Bingu National Stadium (BNS). The event that was held…