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Should Malawi’s next Cabinet reflect the country’s demographics?

So you’ve managed to get the May 2019 Presidential election results nullified. Great! And since February the 3rd of this year, your beloved Malawi, the beautiful country which you love … Continue reading

February 15, 2020 · Leave a comment

#SADC: #Malawi President Running Away from a Civil Society Communique in #Botswana

SADC: Malawi President Running Away from a Civil Society Communique in Botswana (Afriem) Somene’s opinion. It’s anybody’s guess whether there is any hint of truth in this.

August 16, 2015 · Leave a comment

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

10 Reasons to Love Uruguay’s President José Mujica

The following article was originally printed on Counterpunch here President José Mujica of Uruguay, a 78-year-old former Marxist guerrilla who spent 14 years in prison, mostly in solitary confinement, recently … Continue reading

February 19, 2015 · 1 Comment

What makes a leader?

Meaning what forms them? Are they born with leadership qualities, or does experience propel them into leadership?This question has captivated scholars for decades. In my attempt to provide my angle … Continue reading

January 14, 2015 · Leave a comment

‘World’s Poorest President’ Explains Why We Should Kick Rich People Out Of Politics

 “All those things are feudal leftovers. And the staff that surrounds the president are like the old court.”

Mujica explained that he didn’t have anything against rich people, per se, but he doesn’t think they do a good job representing the interests of the majority of people who aren’t rich.

December 28, 2014 · 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