Leveling the electoral playing field

Let us start with the time-worn cliché that suggests that in life there are only two things that are certain: death and taxes. I want...

Covering up K34 million lie with tomato

The family-based criminal syndicate known as the Mafia that originated in southern Italy in mid 19th century had a very interesting expression to describe...

Try reforms, not honorary degrees

It feels good that our President, Joyce Banda, has been awarded an honorary doctorate degree by some university in South Korea. As the second...

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...

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...

Madam President, things are in a mess, become a Head of...

President Joyce Banda is the Head of State and Government in Malawi. No contest. She became President under the Constitution of the Republic of Malawi....

Doctor in Economics; A pimple in the heart of humanity

By Greyson Chapita. We now have Dr Joyce Banda, all thanks to the University of Jeonju in the Republic of Korea for awarding our leader...

Democracy won on Thursday, January 17

The fact that Consumers Association of Malawi (Cama) successfully led demonstrators on the streets of Blantyre, Lilongwe and Mzuzu against rising cost of goods...

Portrait of Arthur Mutharika, Austin Muluzi as political frauds

By Kandani Ngwira I had developed an almost obduracy revulsion of politics in the country owing to the bigotry with which the previous administration...
Joyce banda PPM

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...

Will Atupele Muluzi be daddy’s good boy?

Atupele Muluzi had no serious contender for the UDF chairmanship. No wonder it was a walkover for him on Tuesday night. But the votes...

Kudos to Late Bingu Wa Mutharika for his vision

On July 20th, 2011 late President Prof Bingu Wa Mutharika addressed a public lecture at the New State House (now Kamuzu Palace) in...

Of leadership jaundice

Sometimes it is good to accept what people say about you. Successful citizens or good leaders always take into account what perceptions people...

Can Joyce Banda govt decide on gays?

The Joyce Banda administration should stop embarrassing itself and make one unequivocal decision on gay rights and then get on with it. Honestly, we...

UDF: What does Jumbe want?

For the first time in a while, after nearly being relegated to the dustbin of history, UDF decided to be taken seriously this...

Malawi bankrupt of leadership

Of late, interesting voices have been telling us much of what is wrong about our country's leadership. The vibes make excellent reading. Henry Kachaje,...

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...

The police can do better

To begin with, I think the Commission of Inquiry into the death of Polytechnic student Robert Chasowa should be commended for doing a...