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

The Other: What people say about Migrants

Once every now and again something happens that prompts me to troll through the comments people leave in response to articles on news websites. This exercise is purely a curiosity … Continue reading

April 20, 2015 · Leave a comment

African leaders must stop seeking medical treatment overseas

You can be a Christian, Muslim, Hindu, Budhist or Atheist, or none of these, but one thing you will all agree to is this: that there is no justification whatsoever … Continue reading

February 20, 2015 · 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

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

Democracy: At what price?

On the day that I saw the above message on Facebook, I also saw this, titled “Malawi, Africa Countries Snub ‘Un-African’ Proposals At UN CSW Meeting” which has the following … Continue reading

April 12, 2014 · Leave a comment

Ahmed Dassu Letter to President Joyce Banda

On Jun 7, 2013, at 2:42 PM, Ahmed Dassu wrote:  Excellency  I refer to your response to my request for an audience during your visit to London for the G8 … Continue reading

February 20, 2014 · Leave a comment

Flipping the Corruption Myth

Flipping the Corruption Myth by Dr Jason Hickel, a lecturer at the London School of Economics and an adviser to /The Rules – Corruption is by far not the main … Continue reading

February 2, 2014 · Leave a comment