Views, ideas, inspiration, vision and practical tips for a better more prosperous Malawi

Should Malawi’s next Government have a Code of Conduct for Political Advisers?

I’m reviewing the code of conduct of special advisers to the UK government. It’s an interesting read which lists in quite some detail a lot regarding the role, status and … Continue reading

May 14, 2020 · Leave a comment

Why African Governments should Strongly Condemn the Xenophobic attacks against Africans in China

The last couple of days have brought depressing headlines that show Africans living in China being persecuted, in some instances at the hands of the police, as a new wave … Continue reading

April 14, 2020 · Leave a comment

Saulos Chilima & the Devil

There comes a point in a leader’s life when they have a critical choice over an important matter. The decision they make defines them forever. There is a little known … Continue reading

February 11, 2020 · Leave a comment

In praise of the resourceful Nigerian

Nigerians are go getters…you just have to admire their fighting spirit. While there are many Nigerian conmen out there (who over the decades have tarnished the reputation of Africa, and … Continue reading

January 25, 2016 · Leave a comment

The Eagle in a Storm

The following is a post (and ‘afterthoughts’) from the Facebook Page of Strive Masiyiwa, the Zimbabwean billionaire and  businessman wh is an inspiration to many Africans. From reading the advice … Continue reading

January 22, 2016 · Leave a comment

Why the Malawi Postal Corporation should enter the business of International Money Transfer

A few weeks ago, I watched a Christmas party video in which the speaker talked about remittances by migrants living in the UK, and immediately I got an idea. Why … Continue reading

January 4, 2016 · Leave a comment

Why are some people opposed to black empowerment policies?

When the scribes of the Pharisees saw that He was eating with the sinners and tax collectors, they said to His disciples, “Why is He eating and drinking with tax … Continue reading

December 16, 2015 · Leave a comment