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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...

Abida Mia secures $90,000 grant from Japanese Embassy for health clinic construction

Industrious Member of Parliament for Chikwawa Nkombedzi Constituency who is also Deputy Minister of Lands in President Chakwera’s Tonse Administration, Abida Sidik Mia, has secured a grant worth $90,000 from the Japanese Embassy to construct a modern health clinic in the catchment area of group village headman Therere in her Constituency. The signing ceremony of the grant took place this...

Malawi Prophet Austin Liabunya urges Pres. Chakwera to fire Chikhosi & DPP plants

Malawi Prophet Austin Liabunya delivering a Prophecy last week urged President Lazarus Chakwera to fire erstwhile ruling Democratic Progressive Party appointees in government claiming they are sabotaging his government and will be used as tools for the DPP comeback if tamed. The Prophet also urged Chakwera to fire Secretary to President and Cabinet, Zanga-Zanga Chikhosi. Below is the transcript of...

Talking Blues: Mr President, the time is now

“What we continue to lack is transformational leadership that is not defined by region, tribe or age. Leadership is not measured by education. We have a lot of educated fools in the country’s political leadership. We need to know who we are, where we are and where we want to be. Not mediocrity and politics of appeasement,” powerful stuff...

Malawi Heads of Police, Intelligence and Army interdicted for abusing covid-19 funds

Malawi Head of Intelligence, Dokani Ngwira, has been interdicted for abusing covid-19 funds. The local media reports that he used part of covid 19 funds to purchase a furniture for his home in Area 44, outside his entitlement. He has therefore been sent home by the appointing authority pending investigations outcome on covid 19 fund abuse at his office....

Malawi Clergy calls for minimum qualifications for Parliamentary candidates

The clergy in Karonga Northwest Constituency has suggested to the country’s Pollster, Malawi Electoral Commission (MEC) to revise the electoral laws and set minimum qualifications for Parliamentary candidates as one way of enhancing development in the country through active participation in respective Councils and in the august house. Karonga Pastors Fraternal chairperson Bishop Benson Chikapa made the suggestion on Monday...

Talking Blues: It looked easy when the damn horse did it

Lest I be ranked with Nero who was busy fiddling when Rome was burning, I will go straight to the point. To set the context, a factual timeline is necessary: • 31 Dec 2019: China reported the emergence of a new virus. • 20 Jan 2020: WHO declared Covid19 a global pandemic. • 20 Mar 2020: A State of Disaster was declared. • 1...

Malawi govt negligence & wastefulness cost lives in covid19 fight

On January 16th, our friend Paul Msoma raised an SOS asking well-wishers for desperately-needed flowmeters for patients admitted at Kamuzu Central Hospital. A flowmeter costs K227,000 but COVID-19 patients were dying because there simply weren’t any available at the hospital to assist them. By the time Malawians rallied around and bought about 10 flowmeters, several people in Paul’s ward had...

Talking Blues: Chakwera’s premature dumping of campaign promises

To beat Covid-19, we should follow public health officials’ advice while looking forward with hope; the same ebbing hope that President Lazarus Chakwera and Vice President Saulos Chakwera kindled on 25 May 2020 at Njamba Freedom Park in Blantyre. “Dr Saulos Chilima is an expert in economic management and development. We will leave affairs of the economy to Dr Chilima...

Malawi govt under Dr Chakwera in disarray over covid 19 funds?

Last night, I went to bed with a troubled soul. Let’s get straight to the point: President Chakwera as of now DOES NOT KNOW how the initial K6.2 Billion was used. He doesn’t know Who spent What, How, When & Where. He is as blank as you and me. Very scary. His 48 hours - demand last night opened a cane of worms....

Meet Paul Gadama, PhD: The aroma & cream of mighty DPP

Born Paul Gadama, populary known as PG, a true biological son and true replica of the Late Hon. Aaron Gadama, from Makande village,  Traditional Authority Mwase in Kasungu district and his mother Rose Jacob came from Chilipa village TA Chigaru in Blantyre. Dr. Paul Gadama is a true citizen of Malawi, born and being blended on the Nyasaland soil. He...