Winter Blogging Challenge

5 songs on my special playlist

5 Songs on my Special Playlist

Music is a universal language. It has the ability to unite people. And sometimes, music hits your heart and it sticks. We all have had relationships that were defined by a song, and once it is done, you start despising the song. It is natural. I wanted to share these 5 songs on my special […]

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coping with loss and grief

Coping with Loss and Grief

Grief is one of the most emotionally draining processes one can go through. Grief is what comes after loss. When you lose someone or something of significance to your life, it is natural that you will grieve for it. It is the healing that everyone hopes so, as to when that happens, no one can […]

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Of Tribalism and Regionalism in Malawi

Malawi currently is at its toes, waiting eagerly for the presidential election results to be announced. However, as the media keeps flooding social media platforms with unofficial results, it has awoken a devil that was not asleep. Suddenly, we are back to seeing the deep rooted problem that Malawi has as a whole. We have […]

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youth involvement in developmental issues

Youth Involvement in Developmental Issues

As I write this, I am thinking of the excitement everyone had at the polling center. Let me mark today, the 23rd June, 2020 as the day Malawians went back to the polls to vote for a president after elections were annulled on February 3rd. We had a tripartite election last year on May 19, […]

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vimbuza

Vimbuza: The Healing Dance

Malawi, the Warm Heart of Africa, is a country in the southern region of Africa. It is widely known for the beautiful Lake Malawi, the many tourist attractions and the warm and friendly people. Malawi has 8 distinct tribes namely, the Chewa, Yao, Tumbuka, Lhomwe, Sena, Ngonde, Ngoni, and Tonga. My father is Tumbuka, while […]

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pearl thusi

If Only I Could Meet Pearl Thusi

It is Day 13 of the #WinterABC Challenge and for the past hour I’ve been deciding who I would like to meet. When it comes to African personalities, there are so many I would like to breathe the same air with. To shake hands with (although this wouldn’t be done cause Rona), dine and share […]

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The Soldiers of Democracy: A Tale of Malawi

P.S. Before I continue, let me make it known that this is fictional around events that took place. On 14 June 1993, we voted for a new system. We voted for a new lease of life, we voted for hope. Malawi had it’s referendum and 64% voted for a multi-party system. We earned our democracy. […]

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