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

The press isn’t providing what the public desperately needs — news that matters

Remember my post here, regarding Press Reform in Malawi? Well, consider this article here, titled ‘The press isn’t providing what the public desperately needs — news that matters’ that presents … Continue reading

September 14, 2014 · Leave a comment

Press Reform: Time to create an independent media watchdog for Media Organisations in Malawi

Who regulates the Media in Malawi? Who is it that will confront  the many dodgy online (and some who are not online) publications that have been known to create false … Continue reading

September 9, 2014 · 1 Comment

UnlockedMoneySafe: Investigating Cashgate – the twists and turns of corruption in Malawi

I feel sorry for the forensic investigators probing into Cashgate. Each day brings with it a new revelation, scheme or scandal, each day new drama. If it wasn’t the fact … Continue reading

December 13, 2013 · Leave a comment

Reuniting Africa: Infrastructure

It was delightful to hear news that Kenya in collaboration with the Chinese government will be investing $13.8 billion to build a railway line to link its port city of … Continue reading

November 29, 2013

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

Fighting the waters : Diversion tactics and PR stunts

Besides the revelations of corruption that have been levied against the government of Malawi, to me serious questions of doubt began after the reshuffle,  which retained many shady characters. At … Continue reading

November 19, 2013 · 1 Comment