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

Congratulations Mr President – Where does Malawi go from here?

My congratulations to President Arthur Peter Mutharika (APM) for winning the 2014 presidential elections in Malawi are aptly late. Over 2 months late – I’m somewhat embarrassed, but just as … Continue reading

August 5, 2014 · Leave a comment

Pastoral Letter of the Episcopal Conference of Malawi

Theres’s been another pastoral letter. This time in light of the events that have been unfolding in Malawi, especially since next year is Malawi’s fiftieth anniversary. Probably safe to say … Continue reading

December 1, 2013 · Leave a comment

Where is Africa’s manufacturing?

I prefer to ask (and answer) the above question, that references to the ‘stage’ or ‘point’ (not physical location) when asked ‘Why is Africa not manufacturing?’ . I’ve been asked … Continue reading

October 5, 2013 · Leave a comment

Visa facilitation as a means to support tourism growth, socio-economic development and job creation

Yesterday an update appeared on the Malawian president’s Facebook page, in which she informed her social media followers that she had participated in a ‘.. Ministerial Roundtable of the United … Continue reading

August 27, 2013 · 1 Comment

Infrastructure

While you’ll find several references to Infrastructure on this site, I think this time around I’ll leave it to the experts to do the convincing. Paja akulu anati mutu umodzi … Continue reading

August 24, 2013 · 7 Comments

Reshaping the African Politician – Nick Wright

In my quest to find progressive views and forward-thinking ideas which if embraced could potentially improve Malawi’s economic situation, I found myself interviewing Sir Edward Clay, the former British Ambassador … Continue reading

August 23, 2013 · 2 Comments

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