Electoral stakeholder threatens to sue the government over postponed polls in...

by: Lameck Masina Various electoral stakeholders in Malawi have expressed resentment over postponement of the local government elections and have threatened to government to...

Malawi postpones much-awaited local govt. to 2014

BLANTYRE--The Malawi Electoral Commission (MEC) has announced the postponement of the long-awaited Local Government Elections to 2014, the elections body said in a...

OPENING OF PARLIAMENT AND ATTENDING THE ASIA-AFRICA CONFENCE IN TANZANIA IS...

We never believed that His Excellency Dr Bingu is a dictator. I thought it was just propaganda. Only last week his brother was...

DEMOCRACY IN A TEST TUBE

Is politics a question of different rules, the same game? When answering the National Referendum question of “Yes/No” in 1992, little did...
Joyce banda PPM

Malawi opposition to shun State of Nation Address

APA Lilongwe (Malawi) Malawi opposition intends to shun President Bingu wa Mutharika during the delivery of the State of...

MALAWI TARGETS UNPATRIOTIC ACTIVISTS

Malawi's government is said to be targeting LGBT activists who it claims are behind the country recently losing foreign aid. Local media reported that...

A prying press silenced by injunctions

In Malawi, where half the population survives on a dollar a day, it proves wise for the political elite to keep their exorbitant...

Malawi’s new law threatens media freedom

President Bingu wa Mutharika of Malawi has recently signed a bill into law that will make it possible for Malawi’s information minister to...

THE CHANCELLOR COLLEGE STAND OFF AND MALAWIAN DEMOCRACY

I really feel sorry for Chancellor College students who have missed classes for over two weeks now due the standoff between their...

SYMPTOMS OF CONFLICTS BETWEEN DEMOCRACY AND CHIEFTAINSHIP IN AFRICA

There are many who believe democracy fails to thrive in Africa because of bad influences from traditional leadership. In Africa, a chief is...

Friday 11th March 2011

» PDC Malawi @ Nature's Gift Permaculture – Module 2 Plan Africa Kristof is well versed in the use of...

Parvez Sheikh on Wikileaks and the Post-Modern Frontiersman

The story of Wikileaks has reverberated across the globe proving to be one of the most contentious issues of recent times. An analysis...

FIGHTING POVERTY IN MALAWI – African Countries

It has always been an illusive game of promises for the political leadership to promise the fight against poverty as priority number one...

Malawi Economic and Social Development: Government Cannot Do it All by...

In some circumstances we should be careful and not be caught out to be hypocrites when we are quick to criticise and pile...

NEGLECTED PUBLIC STRUCTURES IN OLD CAPITAL CITY – ZOMBA

Is it evidence of endemic institutional abuse of public resources? ATUSAYE B. MWALWANDA The national budget includes among other recurring public expenditures, costs for maintenance...

LEADERSHIP IN MALAWI

Malawi has had three different presidents and therefore has been exposed to three types of political leadership styles in a period of about forty years. Just as people have different facial appearances, the three leadership styles are also bound to be different. It is like saying the same game but different rules for instance founding President Dr Banda came to fight colonial rule. The groundwork involved bloodshed.

OPEN LETTER TO HUMAN RIGHTS ACTIVISTS AROUND THE WORLD

In recent months, we have noticed that Malawians have adopted a retrogressive strategy of interfering with court judgments through frequent appeals. What is...

ROOT OF DEMOCRACY

The concepts of democracy are deeply rooted in obedience to the teachings of the Bible. Therefore, democracy cannot come naturally. It requires a...