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

Why I’m not excited about Roger Federer’s investment into Education in Malawi

Early this week, many people in Malawi were excited by the news that Roger Federer (ranked world number 2 best tennis player by the Association of Tennis Professionals), had launched … Continue reading

July 24, 2015 · Leave a comment

Bad-mouthing a country

The other week President Peter Mutharika of Malawi said that Malawians should not bad-mouth Malawi. That people shouldn’t say negative things about the country. Although I see his point, in … Continue reading

July 11, 2015 · 2 Comments

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

Kenya receives loan from African Development Bank for Last Mile Electricity Connectivity project

Remember my post here about 10 things President Peter Mutharika could do to help Malawians? Remember the part about the Malawian government applying for a developmental loan from the African … Continue reading

December 19, 2014 · Leave a comment

Patriotism, National Pride, Public Responsibility and Self-Esteem

I saw this image on a friend’s Facebook wall the other day. It shows a tattered Malawian flag suspended on a rusty pole outside Salima District Council, in what is … Continue reading

November 15, 2014 · Leave a comment

Another reason why Africans should own their own resources

Last week a well written article appeared on Al Jazeera arguing against the false and somewhat misleading picture of Corruption that is often put out by the western media. In … Continue reading

February 9, 2014 · 2 Comments