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Category: Everyday narratives

CHIKANDA: SCRATCHING BENEATH CHANCO’S SURFACE


Timwa
Lipenga


A chief tells the story of her relationship with the University of Malawi’s Chancellor College. She remembers the sugarcane, vast across the land. She also remembers the milk, abundant and free of charge. Those are
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Make Tawo: the door-to-door vegetable seller


Makewana's Daughters


 MD: So everyone calls you Make Tawo. What is your  given name? MT (Laughs): My real name is Alinafe Bale. Of course, Bale is my husband’s name, so I’m actually Alinafe MD: So everyone calls
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In pursuit of my Destiny


Makewana's Daughters

Rhoda Zulu (Mother) and Caroline Zulu (Daughter) graduate together

‘’If you would not be forgotten as soon as you’re dead and rotten, either do something worth writing or write something worth  reading.’’ Quoted from Benjamin Franklin, a great American citizen, scientist, philosopher, musician….. This
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A woman’s experience as a domestic worker: Loreen Kawonga’s Narrative


Makewana's Daughters

Everyday Naratives

My name is Loreen Kawonga. My mother is from right here in Zomba. My father was from the North. We were mainly raised by our mother.  As we were growing up, there were some problems
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