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Solved—why do boys and girls go astray?

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 has gone jungle after sniffing high quality Nkhotakota-marijuana, a daughter to the pastor has escaped home for Victoria hotel with...

NO SHAVE NOVEMBER

Prostate Cancer is the second most frequent cancers in men, about 7 in every 100 men in the world are diagnosed with Prostate Cancer yearly. Unfortunately, black men have a higher incidence and more aggressive type of Prostate Cancer compared to white men. In Malawi, about 64,750 men in age range of 30 years above are diagnosed with Prostate Cancer...

Unima gurus of academic freedom fame set to dissect Malawi election: Political Science conference

All systems go for Political Science Association Conference at Annies Lodge in Malawi’s academic city of Zomba tomorrow where the ghost of academic freedom battle will be hovering when university of Malawi eminent scholars meet to discuss Malawi elections, human rights and constitutionalism. The Political Science Association, the organizers of the conference, has assembled a team of eminent speakers to...

Monica Chakwera, Abida Mia and MCP women visit Msundwe-Mpingu Malawi police rape victims

Spouses to Malawi Congress Party (MCP) leaders Monica Chakwera and Abida Sidik Mia accompanied by party women visited victims of state sanctioned rape at Msundwe in Lilongwe yesterday. Unbeliavably, Msundwe women were raped and sexually harassed by Malawi Police officers in what the police called revenge to the community which killed one of their officers Imedi during an anti-government protest. Monica...

Military intervention in the offing in Malawi?

Like the other letter which ended up in the removal of General Supuni Phiri, the below letter which has gone viral on the social media also sounds serious. Malawi appears may change the Zimbabwe way. #Copied PRESS RELEASE, FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE, 4TH NOVEMBER, 2019 FELLOW MALAWIANS AT HOME AND ABROAD, LAWLESSNESS IN OUR COUNTRY HAS REACHED UNPRECEDENTED LEVELS. IT’S CLEAR, THOSE WHO WERE...

Malawi leader Peter Mutharika thunderously welcomed in Blantyre

Busy week ahead for the President. It was a very colorful and jovial occasion when President Peter Mutharika was welcomed to Blantyre by thousands of DPP supporters and other patriotic Malawians. This was the first opportunity that Southern region citizens had to interact with the global leader and statesman after his arrival from Russia-Africa economic summit in Sochi, Russia. This...

Z Allan Ntata’s uncommon sense: From Russia with Love

Obviously, I was delighted to see that our President, Arthur Peter Mutharika brought home some love from Russia. After all, wasn’t it I, “yours truly”, that declared two weeks ago that what Malawi really needs desperately is love? Mutharika seems to have brought home some love by the truckload, from Putin handshakes to sweet romantic overtures to the opposition. It...

Talking Blues: With lots and lots of love, from Russia

Vladimir Vladimirovich Putin, the president of Russia is a character and a half. Typical of his fellas, he divides opinion. For each million adoring fans he has, there is a million elsewhere that loathes him. In the USA for example, while he is well-regarded by the current occupant of 1600 Pennsylvania Avenue NW in Washington, D.C - a Republican; many...

Talking Blues: Malawi, a nation in love with dead horses

When a sane person discovers that they are riding a dead horse, they quickly dismount, bury it and acquire a living one. This common sense, as per Elly Twineyo Kamigusha, is uncommon in Africa. Misguided by our mostly aged leaders, we employ ridiculous tactics in futile efforts to make irreversibly dead horses productive. Under the delusion that whipping the dead horse...

Editorial: God bless Mr Chisale for the Church building gift

Granted, Mr Norman Chisale, the Malawi Presidential bodyguard is neither an angel nor is he a devil. He is simply a human being capable of making mistakes like all of us do but one who, like most of us, is striving to be in good relationship with God to make it to paradise on that big day. However, what...

Brazil’s Bras Educacional University to use technology to offer higher education in Africa

Bras Educacional, a leading and top rated education organization in Brazil which runs a total of ten universities says plans are in the pipeline to partner with institutions of higher learning in Africa in their quest to offer higher education to African students. This is a similar approach which top universities in India use in Africa to reduce the ever-growing...