Sintha Chiumia
SINTHA CHIUMIA is a journalist from Malawi but currently based in South Africa. Previously, she worked for the first fact-checking organisation on the continent, Africa Check and for private media house Blantyre Newspapers Limited. She holds a Master of Arts in journalism from Wits University, a postgraduate diploma in media management from Rhodes University and a Bachelor of Arts in journalism from the University of Malawi.

Woman on a mission

How a chief in Malawi is changing hearts and minds about the damaging practice of early marriage Chief Theresa Kachindamoto’s office is decorated with certificates for awards she has received locally in Malawi and internationally. A large, colourful portrait of her...

Sintha Chiumia
SINTHA CHIUMIA is a journalist from Malawi but currently based in South Africa. Previously, she worked for the first fact-checking organisation on the continent, Africa Check and for private media house Blantyre Newspapers Limited. She holds a Master of Arts in journalism from Wits University, a postgraduate diploma in media management from Rhodes University and a Bachelor of Arts in journalism from the University of Malawi.

Woman on a mission

How a chief in Malawi is changing hearts and minds about the damaging practice of early marriage Chief Theresa Kachindamoto’s office is decorated with certificates for awards she has received locally in Malawi and internationally. A large, colourful portrait of her...