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

Bad & Deceitful Counsel: Malawi’s unutilised advisers

There’s an old Ghanaian proverb that says When a King has good counsellors, his reign is peaceful. This proverb essentially means a leader is defined by the circumstances and people … Continue reading

August 4, 2015 · Leave a comment

Thoughts on the sale of Malawi Savings Bank (MSB) , and more

Malawian gov’t disposes of savings bank shares Malawians betrayed: MSB sold The trouble with capitalists (as with politicians) is that they think only about themselves. Until after things begin to … Continue reading

July 4, 2015 · Leave a comment

For American pundits, China isn’t a country. It’s a fantasyland.

This titled ‘For American pundits, China isn’t a country. It’s a fantasyland.’ is beautifully written (via Washington Post) ‘This takes about a half-hour of research to discover, or five minutes … Continue reading

June 16, 2015 · 2 Comments

The Other: What people say about Migrants

Once every now and again something happens that prompts me to troll through the comments people leave in response to articles on news websites. This exercise is purely a curiosity … Continue reading

April 20, 2015 · Leave a comment

Won an election in an African country? Build a Prison.

You will need it. There are that many idiots you will have to lock away. And it’s not sensationalist to say that the first duty of any leader of an … Continue reading

April 3, 2015 · 1 Comment

Cecil Rhodes: He can never be an African hero

The issue of Cecil Rhodes’s statue being pelted with excrement has deeper issues, of the emerging free thinking young Africans who do not want to be influenced by warped views … Continue reading

March 24, 2015 · 2 Comments

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