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Fiscal discipline and living within your means

I feel like I’ve written about this topic before. There’s something about that title that is vaguely familiar in an unsettling and tired kind of way. It’s either my subsconscious … Continue reading

November 5, 2015 · Leave a 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

Kawasineni khutu achikulire

I was surprised┬áto hear that President Peter Mutharika of Malawi was visiting the jail cell spent time in when he was arrested in March 2013. According to media reports, the … Continue reading

March 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

Salary increases mfwee mfwee mfwee

Sometimes when a story breaks, it’s wise to step back for a little while and wait for it to fully develop, before making any comment or asking any questions. Doing … Continue reading

December 18, 2014 · Leave a comment

Malawi cancels $145 million arms deal with SA firm: report

Original article here (via Times Live) Malawi cancels $145 million arms deal with SA firm: report The agreement between the Malawi Government and Paramount Group has been abrogated. That is … Continue reading

September 10, 2014 · Leave a comment

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