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

The Eagle in a Storm

The following is a post (and ‘afterthoughts’) from the Facebook Page of Strive Masiyiwa, the Zimbabwean billionaire and  businessman wh is an inspiration to many Africans. From reading the advice … Continue reading

January 22, 2016 · Leave a comment

Thinking out aloud: Wealth redistribution and other crazy / ordinary ideas

If you talk to members of the Far left in Britain you’ll encounter all sorts of strange characters. Colourful figures who would make Jeremy Corbyn come across as a Conservative. … Continue reading

October 13, 2015 · Leave a comment

America’s rotting empire: Billionaires galore and a crumbling infrastructure

This is an article from May 2014 by CJ Werleman, which appeared on, which I think is quite interesting, and some of the observations therein probably apply to African … Continue reading

January 16, 2015 · Leave a comment

Zambia gov’t in talks with mining firms over sharing of mineral wealth – Xinhua | Ok, so we’ll shut down the mine because of an 8% tax????! Can you see how absurd that sounds? Are they saying that they make 8% in profit? The … Continue reading

January 2, 2015 · Leave a comment

Biko would not vote for Ramphele

….Biko’s prophetic observation from 1972 explains the new South Africa: “This is one country where it would be possible to create a capitalist black society, if whites were intelligent, if … Continue reading

January 29, 2014 · Leave a comment

Robert Kiyosaki talks about #Financial #IQ

January 4, 2014 · Leave a comment

Global 100 Voices: No 6

My next guest is a good friend who I have known for just over 13 years now. He’s a Malawian businessman who currently is the manager of Phalombe Hardware in … Continue reading

August 19, 2013 · 2 Comments