Why you should not apply for a Bank Loan.

In 2016, I decided to start an events and adventure business. I even went further and organized three adventure tours in a space of three years. As much as it was a promising venture, one based on a personal interest in travel, I did a shoddy job at it. It is worth noting in this […]

Mourning De’Mathew. (GUCAKAYA DE’MATHEW)

Ndamenyire uhoro wa kuhuruka gwaku iyo, Mwanjiririo mathaa ma ruciine. Ni ndumiriri ndamukirire na ngoro nditu. Niwandakaririe muno ni guthii oo uguo ta mundu wa kawaida indi urari njamba kionereria. Ndiambire guitikia na kureka uhoro ucio urikire tondu ti uhoro mwega. Ndakinya kuria turutaga wira nindanjirie wira o ta mutugo, no gikeno giakwa gitigana gukinyanira. […]

A Letter Home.

Dear Mama, The morning I left had many uncertainties but one certain thing is that I was coming back to you. I left with a heavy heart and was worried that the plane would not take off due to the weight. From up there you are a beauty. Through the turbulence, nausea, and heartbreak you […]

My Cloud Nine

Area Nine Lilongwe, my Cloud Nine, does not represent Malawi whatsoever but that is not to say it lacks a character of its own. From the M1- Mchinji junction, commonly known as Pa City Mall or Pa Crossroads, we drove through what is supposed to be a checkpoint opposite Civil Stadium and the atmosphere changed. […]

The Touch Down.

The Scheduled KQ flight touched down at Kamuzu International Airport at 1300 hours. I gained the first one hour of my life as we had left Jomo Kenyatta Airport at 1200 hours, flown for two hours but still arrived in Lilongwe Airport at 1300 hours. I realized that time was not the wisest feature in […]

10 Types of people you meet at a charity event.

By default, people love giving. The feeling of accomplishment and the blessings that follow keep human beings steady in the track of being human. To add spice to giving, people have made charity groups where they establish a needy community, rally funds and organize an event during weekends or themed public holidays. One of my […]

The Ugly Master.

(Read, All out of love, to flow with the narrative) Mama, I have to go to Mathare now,” Alice called out to her mother. She, Alice, sounded worried. Her mother sensed the anxiety in her daughter’s voice came to the living room. “What is wrong, Al,” Mama asked as she wiped her wet hands on […]

All out of Love

They hugged. The passionate hug by the bus stop. The hug that says we aren’t staying in the friend zone for long. That hug should have been done an hour earlier but when they got to the bus stop, they realized they had time. So they walked up and down the corridors of Garden City […]

Green Energy: The Solar Powered Tuktuk.

Africa is rising. Change is happening. Dreams are being achieved. We met 29 year old Gorata Benkesa from Botswana who is changing the discourse in the technology and business industry. Here is what she has to say. Tell us about yourself and your project. My name is Gorata Benkesa Tshomane. I come from Botswana. I […]