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 […]

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Malawian Cultures: The Long Forgotten Tribe of Ndali

by Godfrey Malongo The Ndali Tribe is one of the many small tribes found in the northern part of Malawi. It is found in Karonga and Chitipa districts to be specific. It is often mistaken and generalized together with the Ngonde tribe. There is very little literature which makes it close to nonexistent. Being half-Ndali […]

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A Wedding, Family Reunion And A Bad Trip

On Boxing day, I travelled to Nkhatabay for my cousin’s wedding, and the experience was nothing but intriguing. Let’s rewind to the 26th and how the whole trip starts. I was up by 5:15 am, the alarm did me a good job. I still hadn’t packed by that time and knew I had to gamble […]

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Louisa: An Interview With Myself

For the longest period, I have always wanted to conduct an interview with myself. I find it to be therapeutic, an easy way to express my thoughts to me while also sharing myself to all my readers. So today, I took some time to ask myself some questions and share my thoughts.

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EMPTY: A Poetry Collection

Full Moon   It shines through the night  Its light piercing through  The dark skies  Creating a glimmer of hope  To those in dark allies  A symbol of protection  To those that seek it  A beauty of the night  To stupid lovers  Seated on the grass  Watching it shine Decisions  A road diverged  Into two, equally mesmerizing  One road, […]

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We Might Be Sitting on a Civil War

Malawi’s political environment is heavily manipulated by tribalism, nepotism and regionalism. This was well evidenced during the just ended Tripartite elections that saw APM emerge as the President. But is there anything we can do? Read more

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Homosexuality in Africa

Homosexuality in Malawi remains one of the areas that is still not explored and discussed enough. I came to this conclusion due to the recent explosions on Twitter Malawi about men that involve themselves in gay acts but are married to women and have a happy home. The play of the story was interesting to […]

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