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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

The Jappie Mhango allowances fiasco is only the tip of the Iceberg of corruption in Malawi

If you’ve followed this blog for any length of time, you’ll know that Malawi has a big corruption problem. It is a fact and there’s no getting away from it. … Continue reading

May 4, 2020 · Leave a comment

This story exemplifies the immaturity of #African Politicians – #Malawi

Summary: A fierce government critic decides to hold a public lecture, and books a conference room in a hotel…. then this happens. ABOUT THE CANCELLATION OF THE PUBLIC LECTURE: At … Continue reading

September 20, 2015 · Leave a 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

When it comes to corruption, Britain really should shut up | Simon Jenkins | The Guardian

http://www.theguardian.com/commentisfree/2015/jul/28/cameron-corruption-britain-transparency-property

July 31, 2015 · Leave a comment

Why didn’t successive Malawi Governments act to stop the looting of US$2 billion+ from government accounts?

Before any talk of a new IFMIS is taken seriously, Malawians need to be told how much money is missing from government accounts, and why successive governments failed to stop … Continue reading

June 30, 2015 · Leave a comment

Who is interfering with MACRA’s mandate?

It’s a sad state of African politics that sometimes influential people attempt to hijack the institutional and democratic processes of doing things, for personal gain. Often money, lots of it, … Continue reading

March 6, 2015 · Leave a comment