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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...

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...

Politicians and fake prophets exploit Malawi’s rotten culture

Before we start thinking of how we can, together as a nation, find some means to bail out this country from the economic...

On Malawi’s worsening poverty

It does not need a professor of economics to prove that poverty levels are high in Malawi and that it is biting hard...

Bright Malopa speaks out on Economic Recovery Plan

Folks,24 hours ago, I asked if anyone has Kapito’s full recovery plan? In so doing, I wanted to be fair with the man’s...

The good thing out of economic mess

They say once bitten twice shy. The Joyce Banda administration shouldn’t be surprised that more and more people are critical of their government. ...

Let the kwacha remain floated

Last week's revelation that government is considered reverting to a fixed exchange rate has attracted a lot of comments in local and international...

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...

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...

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...

Joyce Banda’s bad example for Africa

President Joyce Banda, 62, emerged as Africa’s second female president on April 7th 2012 after her predecessor, Malawian President Bingu Wa Mutharika, died...