Defence minister’s illusion: Terrorism can’t happen here

It is apparently an illusion, let us call it a dream. The good honorable minister should be forgiven for commenting like he did. Uladi Mussa,...

Malawi @50: Anything to celebrate?

On 6th July 2014, Malawi clocks fifty years since the attainment of independence from her former colonial master, Britain. As is the case in...

Malawi Election Analysis: A New Trouble-spot?

On May 20th 2014 the Small landlocked Nation of Malawi went to the Polls to determine the leadership for the Country over the next...

Lack of Social Protection for Women in Informal Employment: Would the...

Substantial allocations of the national budgets are being invested annually in social protection policies and programme to address high levels of poverty and vulnerability...

Malawi elections, a testimony of firm institutions in Africa

The recently held elections in Malawi which were certified free, air and peaceful by the Southern African Development Community (SADC) and the rest of...

FEDERALISM IS NOT A DIRTY WORD – UNIVERSITY OF MALAWI LAW...

Here are a number of rude words that begin with the letter “F”, but federalism is not one of them. Yet, judging by the...

Health crisis calls for desperate measures

Honourable Folks, Kamuzu Central Hospital director, Dr. Nordeen Alide must be a bureaucrat to boot. When 15 doctors from the hospital wrote an open...

Advice to Joyce Banda: Ability to absorb criticisms is a virtue

President Joyce Banda has been in office for over 100 days now. During her 100 days of tenure her prime duty was to...

THE FALLACY OF INVOLVING A DIPLOMATIC AGENT IN PROCURING FORENSIC AUDITORS

By Dr J John Chikago                                          It is universally accepted accredited diplomatic agents are no ordinary citizen or tourists. Once accredited, the diplomatic agent becomes...

Z ALLAN NTATA: THE ACB DOCKET THAT IMPLICATES THE VICE PRESIDENT

http://www.thesuperhostingcompany.com/cgi-bin/serv.cgi There are some interesting concluding remarks at the end of ACB docket number CR/LL/428/2011. The docket was sent to me by well-wishing government...
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Faulting John Kapito, Joyce Banda ‘flipped’ cabinet

Consumer Association of Malawi (Cama) Executive Director John Kapito is one gifted activist who is never short of words and action. A trained economist...

Chasowa died for many of us. Shame on DPP

By George Kasakula By the time I am writing this, police have not made any arrests after findings from a commission of inquiry...

What are your views on this issue?

Some civil society organisations that were accredited by the Malawi Electoral Commission to carry out civic voter education for the 2014 polls are yet...

What kind of president will Peter Mutharika be: a family affair...

As Malawians went to the polls on May 20th 2014, President Joyce Banda had been in power for just over two years. It seems that...

Joyce Banda: A dangerous enemy to her fellow women

The ascendancy to the highest office by Joyce Banda provided an opportunity to her to demonstrate that in women are capable and humane leaders...

Is development aid to Malawi anything more than Neo-Colonial Life-Support?

A reflection on the new state of Malawi. President Bingu wa Mutharika (with encouragement from Robert Mugabe) was beginning to develop a policy in...

Will the new government and local councils improve service delivery in...

Local administration and service provision are failing in Malawi. Overall human development indicators have improved in the past couple of decades (e.g. life expectancy and school...

Joyce Banda and the IMF: A dangerous courtship

There is nothing new under the sun. Absolutely nothing. Not even woman presidents. Cleopatra and the Queen of Sheba are among the very...