Category: Society

Thoughtless discarding of litter

Litter, litter, litter…

I am not one to chuck out an empty juice bottle or plastic bags from my car window but I have not always been like that. It was in the 90’s...

Kamuzu Central Hospital service delivery

Kamuzu Central Hospital service delivery

This afternoon my wife visited a relation who was bitten by a snake last Saturday evening and rushed to KCH the same night. The young man was given pain killers, put...

Inkosi Gomani’s last dance

Inkosi Gomani’s last dance

Inkosi ya Makosi Gomani IV is dead. It was only two days ago that we danced Ngoma together in Bawi. Retired Colonel Alex Kanjedza Gomani became the new Ngoni paramount chief...

Ngoni Festival or Ngoma

Yesterday I had the pleasure of attending Ngoma in Bawi. It’s a traditional Ngoni Festival held once every two years and features traditional ngoni dances from Ntcheu, Dedza, Mzimba and Mozambique...

The (mini)case for more city roads and better public transport

The (mini)case for more city roads and better public transport

The other evening I was meeting up with a mate for a business discussion at Chameleon bar across town. I set off from Area 47 at 6:25pm for the 6:30pm meeting....

Local Content

Local Content

Two years ago while at a film makers and distributors conference, an issue was raised about film and documentary distribution in Africa particularly English speaking countries. I learnt that most television...