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Often times we hear heart breaking stories of boys and girls, teenage marriages—a boy has impregnated a girl and have been forced to cohabit, a boy in his cups has been ironed by a fast moving car, a boy...
AFTER enduring 127 days in prison for a politically-motivated trumped-up charge of treason, Mr Hakainde Hichilema walked to freedom. Had the matter proceeded to trial and Mr Hichilema found guilty of the capital offence, the maximum penalty would have been...
Old habits die hard so they say. The Malawi Congress Party (MCP) which found its way back in power is a party with a checkered history. Imagine this: The nation was just greeted by a news bulletin Ministers Gadama, Matenje,...
Malawi Congress Party ( MCP) Secretary-General Eisenhower Mkaka, has described the actions by Lilongwe City Council who sealed the entrance to the Party's headquarters premises in Lilongwe over unpaid city rates as unfortunate. Officials from the City Council accompanied by...
“The dead cannot cry out for justice; it is a duty of the living to do so for them.” - Lois McMaster Bujold. Being very good at what one does comes with a risk. The sickness of the best doctor in...
In a town far far away, lived an engineer. The economy was in bad shape, and he was unemployed, and since everyone was struggling, there weren’t even opportunities for ganyu (part-time jobs) to sustain him. Not one to wallow in...
When will rich countries take responsibility? Last week, ahead of Cop26 in Glasgow, it was revealed that many of them had lobbied against the UN’s climate recommendations – namely that urgent action is needed. At the same time, some...
Constitutionalism is the hallmark of our democratic order in Malawi.  It is actually the oxygen of our democratic state. To live in a democratic Malawi founded on constitutional democracy, we need to jealously guard the independence and separation of the...
This post is a lamentation...a call for Malawians not to waste their time applying for government positions. There is no merit whatsoever as they claim in making public appointments. Doing interviews is simply to deceive Malawians to think they...
I would like to comment on the cutting down of trees in road reserves in Lilongwe City to pave way for the construction of a flagship 6 lane highway and its associated facilities. 1. Lilongwe City has a detailed Urban...
“Money and power attract friends. But it’s not you that they are friends with - just your money and power.” Auliq-Ice King Belshazzar, so we are told, threw the mother of all parties where fine wine flowed freely, and he...