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

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

The inspiring young South African behind a township textile company

…Tshintsholo’s plan for the future is to one day open a pan-African bank so that the continent’s countries no longer have to borrow money from elsewhere in the world and … Continue reading

October 23, 2015 · Leave a comment

The International minnows and their minions

The term Minnow is an English noun used to denote a small freshwater Eurasian fish of the carp family, which typically forms large shoals.  The term has been used (among … Continue reading

September 22, 2015 · 1 Comment

Racism and Bigotry is encouraged from the top, but the real enemy is Global Inequality

The other day – about two weeks ago, the British Prime minister referred to the migrants at Calais trying to cross into the UK as ‘swarming..’ It was an insensitive … Continue reading

August 12, 2015 · 1 Comment