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Category: Guest Feature

Remembering Alinane Mphande through poetry


Timwa
Lipenga


When Makewana’s Daughters was starting out in 2015, one of our biggest challenges was to persuade people to send us their work.  So we would meet people in the corridors at work, and ask them
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SAY GOODBYE TO YESTERDAY


Makewana's Daughters


The fact that your yesterday was a hard one does not determine your today. Yesterday is nothing but history. As we begin a new month, may you have the courage to face it differently, may
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Filming Lilongwe: Interview with Joyce Mhango-Chavula


Makewana's Daughters


Makewana’s Daughters (MD): First of all, congratulations for winning the award of Best Movie (Southern Africa) on Movie Magic. Can you tell us more about what inspired the film? Joyce Mhango-Chavula (JM-C): Thank you. In
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AN INTERVIEW WITH TSITSI DANGAREMBGA


Makewana's Daughters


In July this year, the Story Club invited renowned Zimbabwean novelist and film maker, Tsitsi Dangarembga, to an arts festival held in Lilongwe. Makewana’s Daughters were privileged to be amongst those who were called to
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An Interview with Jennifer Nansubuga Makumbi


Makewana's Daughters

Jennifer Makumbi Interview

      What inspires your writing? Tiimwa, I love to tell stories. I like to share ideas, to question things, to suggest but mostly to have a conversation about our world. As you can
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