Josephine Chinele
Josephine Chinele is currently a Fellow (Biomedical HIV Prevention Advocate) at the Pakachere Institute of Health and Development Communication in Blantyre, Malawi. A multi-award winning journalist, she has worked as a news, features and investigative journalist for newspapers, radio and television platforms in Malawi and South Africa. She has been awarded several health journalism fellowships in the area of HIV and AIDS, health and human rights.
The pandemic within a pandemic

The pandemic within a pandemic

Malawi: unintended consequences Lengthy school closures to control the spread of the coronavirus have led to a surge in already appalling numbers of teen pregnancies and early marriages It’s a cold Monday morning and a normal working day for people employed in the...

Reporting from the margins

Women in media: glass ceilings Too many African women media professionals find their advancement frustrated by traditional cultural roles and gender stereotypes Zambian journalist Ruth Kanyanga Kamwi has been in the journalism trade for 20 years and is all too...

A cycle of frustration

Malawi: the rural vote By Josephine Chinele In Malawi, May is usually a cold month. The cold weather is at times coupled with chilly drizzle. In such weather, many Malawians would want to be indoors. But this year, on 21 May, the people will be voting for the...

Battling to stay afloat

Battling to stay afloat

The struggle for water in Malawi’s drought-stricken eastern region has hit women the hardest, destroying marriages and creating community tensions It’s the hot, dry season in Malawi and the women of Chibisa village in the traditional authority of Jenala in Phalombe,...

Josephine Chinele
Josephine Chinele is currently a Fellow (Biomedical HIV Prevention Advocate) at the Pakachere Institute of Health and Development Communication in Blantyre, Malawi. A multi-award winning journalist, she has worked as a news, features and investigative journalist for newspapers, radio and television platforms in Malawi and South Africa. She has been awarded several health journalism fellowships in the area of HIV and AIDS, health and human rights.
The pandemic within a pandemic

The pandemic within a pandemic

Malawi: unintended consequences Lengthy school closures to control the spread of the coronavirus have led to a surge in already appalling numbers of teen pregnancies and early marriages It’s a cold Monday morning and a normal working day for people employed in the...

Reporting from the margins

Women in media: glass ceilings Too many African women media professionals find their advancement frustrated by traditional cultural roles and gender stereotypes Zambian journalist Ruth Kanyanga Kamwi has been in the journalism trade for 20 years and is all too...

A cycle of frustration

Malawi: the rural vote By Josephine Chinele In Malawi, May is usually a cold month. The cold weather is at times coupled with chilly drizzle. In such weather, many Malawians would want to be indoors. But this year, on 21 May, the people will be voting for the...

Battling to stay afloat

Battling to stay afloat

The struggle for water in Malawi’s drought-stricken eastern region has hit women the hardest, destroying marriages and creating community tensions It’s the hot, dry season in Malawi and the women of Chibisa village in the traditional authority of Jenala in Phalombe,...