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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 CONTROLLING THE SECOND MUTHARIKA?

by Z Allan Ntata. After almost a year in power, the dust has now settled on the hullabaloo that was the rise of Peter Mutharika to the presidency of the … Continue reading

March 28, 2015 · 1 Comment

Some Malawians are joining Politics for the wrong reasons

The 20th May general elections of Malawi consisted of three major political families all vying for the seat of the presidency. On one side there were the Mutharikas, on the … Continue reading

February 23, 2015 · Leave a comment

7 Essential Ingredients of Effective Political Leadership which many African Leaders lack

Lets get a few things out of the way: Firstly I am African so I think I can make the above statement without being accused of racism, arrogance or being … Continue reading

December 8, 2014 · 2 Comments

Strengthening Civil Society Organisations in Malawi

Because doing so is a necessary ingredient in creation of a strong democracy. The media can be bought by any fool with deep pockets. Similarly, the courts can be corrupted by power-hungry leaders, religious organisations can be partial …

August 22, 2014 · Leave a comment

A Public Affairs Committee (PAC) where government ministers are booed

The government in Malawi may have sunk to a new low. There was a Public Affairs Committee (PAC) last week where two ministers representing the government of Malawi, Fahad Assani … Continue reading

February 28, 2014 · Leave a comment

Global 100 Voices: No 7 (Part 1)

My next guest is a true son of Malawi and a businessman who has done remarkably well for himself and his family. Based in South Africa, he is the founder … Continue reading

August 21, 2013 · 4 Comments