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

Young Tanzanian switching on rural areas with solar energy

“In Africa it is difficult because when I start talking with people about our company and solar solutions, they often look at us like we can’t be taken seriously just … Continue reading

October 23, 2015 · Leave a comment

Selling Malawi for Peanuts

In whatever we do as a country, we need to make sure that the development path we take should be sustainable for the inter-generational cause. Our generation inherited a beautiful … Continue reading

February 20, 2015 · 1 Comment

Leadership for the Africa we Want – Kigali, May 2014

Sponsored by the African Development Bank. Shorter version focussing on points made by Thabo Mbeki and Benjamin Mkapa:- My Comments Education has not been a priority for most countries across … Continue reading

January 31, 2015 · Leave a comment

They are building an airport city in Manchester

            Someone please remind me again why I live in this city… Most readers will probably not know that Manchester is quite an experimental city. … Continue reading

October 31, 2014 · 1 Comment

Coffee, Cococut Water and Car Parks.

Remember my article here, about how the Coconut Water industry was set to grow to over $1 billion? Well, the industry has indeed grown, and most analysts agree it has … Continue reading

September 10, 2014 · Leave a comment

Ahmed Dassu Letter to President Joyce Banda

On Jun 7, 2013, at 2:42 PM, Ahmed Dassu wrote:  Excellency  I refer to your response to my request for an audience during your visit to London for the G8 … Continue reading

February 20, 2014 · Leave a comment