Chewa


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a member of the Bantu-speaking people of Malawi and eastern Zambia and northern Zimbabwe

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Chewa institutions, public and private biomedical health facilities, as well as Christian churches were all part of a landscape of institutions that offered healing around Chimtengo Kubwalo village and that structured social life in the area.
Approximately 40% were Muslim, corresponding with the proportion belonging to the Yao tribe; the remainder were predominantly Christian, and members of the Chewa, Lomwe and other tribes.
In one Asian study it was found that people who had a positive relationship with their doctor were less likely to seek out CAM (Leea, Charna, Chewa, & Ngb, 2004).
Working out is no longer reserved for the well-off, even people like us can now get fit," said Chewa Letsoale.
The hostility between the peoples, which results in political tensions as well, was investigated via surveys in a pair of Chewa and Tumbuka villages in the two countries (altogether 4 villages).
The Pweza, Chewa and Chaza wells have all been drilled in deepwater in the northern part of the Ruvuma Basin and the Mafia Deep Offshore Basin held by BG (60%) and Ophir Energy (40%).
Ethnic groups: Chewa, Nyanja, Tumbuka, Yao, Lomwe, Sena, Tonga, Ngoni, Ngonde, Asian, European.
The presentation of subject is usually literal rather than fantastic or allegorical, as it is in Yao and Chewa sculpture.
In Malawi, for example, there may be very little information published in the native language of Chewa, and pictures provide an easy way of identifying health symptoms.
A description of a few of these pieces include a beer container from the Chewa peoples of Malawi, a water vessel from the Yoruba of Nigeria and water and oil containers from the Berber of Algeria.
An illustration of this: after colonialism, the Maasai found themselves in Kenya and Tanzania; the Luo found themselves in Uganda, Kenya and Sudan; the Chewa found themselves in Malawi, Mozambique and Zambia.
Phiri, Isabel Apawo (1997 a) Women Presbyterianism and Patriarchy: Religious Experiences of Chewa Women in Central Malawi.
For example, after colonialism, the Maasai found themselves in Kenya and Tanzania; the Luo found themselves in Uganda, Kenya, and Sudan; the Chewa found themselves in Malawi, Mozambique, and Zambia, and so forth.