Category Archives: OAP

Organizing Against Poverty

Say it with a SPLASH!!

During my primary school days, we had a poem which I have adapted like this:- “If all the seas were one sea, what a great sea that would be! If all the trees were one tree, what a great tree … Continue reading

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Left Behind To Terrorize Another Day

Every time I see suspects like the ones pictured here, convicted criminals, or read stories of crime in my country Malawi, I think about youth and community empowerment or lack thereof. In 2009 when I visited my maternal home area … Continue reading

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Laws Against Human Trafficking in Malawi

Listen to a panel discussion on Anti-Human Trafficking laws in Malawi held on 18 February 2015; a few days before a Bill on the matter was tabled in Parliament. Click here to listen

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The 2015 Bill on Trafficking of Persons in Malawi

WHAT TO KNOW PERTAINING TO THE BILL ON TRAFFICKING OF PERSONS IN MALAWI DRAFTED TO BE TABLED IN PARLIAMENT IN FEBRUARY 2015. Notes by Habiba Osman. Over the past 15 years trafficking in persons and human trafficking have been used … Continue reading

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Your SUPER BOWL BIG PLAY for Malawi

My friends in North America (Canada and USA) or those following this blog, The Super Bowl , the biggest sporting event on this side of the world is here. As we enjoy the game, the commentary, the commercials, the half-time … Continue reading

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Indelible Inspirations of a “Broken Pencil”

….. Since then, I have never seen a pencil that I have never loved ….. The story starts in 1977 in Zomba, Malawi. The place was Zomba Government (now Bwaila) Primary School when I was in Standard 2. In those … Continue reading

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The World is Full of Challenges and Blessings

We may say to ourselves, “My power and the strength of my hands have produced this wealth for me.” But remember the Lord your God, for it is he who gives you the ability to produce wealth, and so confirms … Continue reading

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