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

Saulos Chilima & the Devil

There comes a point in a leader’s life when they have a critical choice over an important matter. The decision they make defines them forever. There is a little known … Continue reading

February 11, 2020 · 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 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

Commemorating the midnight 6 ‘heroes’

Writing about Malawian politics is never an easy thing to do. It seems that every week that passes, Malawian politicians have the knack to upset the taxpayers with their endless … Continue reading

March 12, 2015 · Leave a comment

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

Why DPP should hire a professional Campaign Manager

So, Dr Lazarus Chakwera is about to announce his running mate (rumour has it that it will be Sidik Mia) for the 2014 Presidential elections in Malawi. Atupele Muluzi has … Continue reading

February 1, 2014 · 2 Comments

Same **** different players

So the cowboys have finally taken to the dock. After that fateful night in April plotting to effectively hijack the presidency, an unconstitutional coup that was only prevented by the … Continue reading

November 21, 2013 · Leave a comment