STORIES OF OUR WORLD: USE OF MEDIA IN BIODIVERSITY CONSERVATION

For Day 16 of #WinterABC2022, I have taken the academic route and decided to post my recent class assignment which talks about using the different forms of media to enhance biodiversity conservation. For context, I am pursuing a Master of Science in Biodiversity Informatics. The rise of digital media has led to a process of change in which media systems around the world have become … Continue reading STORIES OF OUR WORLD: USE OF MEDIA IN BIODIVERSITY CONSERVATION

STORIES OF OUR WORLD: CLIMATE CHANGE IN AFRICA

Earlier this year, my country and several others were hit by Tropical Storm Ana. People lost their lives, homes, and livelihood. My country’s power grid is still recovering from this storm almost 5 months later. In Malawi, the area most affected by floods and storms is the Lower Shire valley, this is a low lying area south of the country where the Shire river passes … Continue reading STORIES OF OUR WORLD: CLIMATE CHANGE IN AFRICA

STORIES OF OUR WORLD: SOCIAL MEDIA

It was in 2009 when I first heard of Facebook, I was in Form 4 and looking forward to the end of my secondary school career. Having had a computer lab introduced to our school the previous year, spending time on the internet whenever possible had become a favourite past time of our class. Stalking the previous Form 4 class which was now out in … Continue reading STORIES OF OUR WORLD: SOCIAL MEDIA

STORIES OF AWARENESS: AFRICAN WOMEN

Hello friends. Welcome to Day 13 of #WinterABC2022 and today’s prompt is from Teakisi titled African women. My thoughts on womanhood have always been jumbled and I have notes all over the place. Today, I decided to assemble a few of these and try to put forth a simple point. There is no right or wrong way to be a woman. As an African woman, … Continue reading STORIES OF AWARENESS: AFRICAN WOMEN

STORIES OF AWARENESS: THE WOMEN OF MALAWIAN MUSIC

Hello Friends welcome to Day 12 of #WinterABC2022. Today, in continuing with the theme of stories of awareness. I wanted to promote the female creatives in the Malawi Music industry. In an episode of the Something Radio podcast, a Malawian pod that focuses on the Malawian creative arts scene, a guest talked about the minimal female representation at Lifest, a musical festival that was held … Continue reading STORIES OF AWARENESS: THE WOMEN OF MALAWIAN MUSIC