African Culture

3 Rare Malawian Traditions I’ve Learned

Over the past few days, I made it a point to learn about some rare Malawian traditions I might not know. These Malawian traditions are very rare to me, mostly because I’ve never seen them in play. However, during the course of me learning them, I realized that most urban people might not know them […]

Read More
culture and religion

Day 10 of 16: Culture and Religion as Safe Haven

As we draw closer and closer to the sixteenth day of #16Daysof Activism, I thought to look at something important. That is, how our culture and religion have created a safe haven for perpetrators. I remember having explained the evil of gender based violence gatekeepers, but I wanted to take further. Because, most often our […]

Read More
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 […]

Read More