Malawi Muslim Community condemns ruling DPP for attacking their faith   

OPEN LETTER TO THE DEMOCRATIC PROGRESSIVE PARTY, MALAWIDATE: 25/04/2018 RE: CONDEMNATION OF CALLOUS REMARKS BY MR JULIUS PAIPI, DPP EASTERN REGIONAL GOVERNOR ON MALAWI MUSLIMS. On behalf of Malawian Muslims, and in my capacity as Secretary General of the Malawi Muslim Community in the United Kingdom, I would like to condemn the egregious and callous remarks propounded by Mr Julius Paipi,...

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“We have far much more fear from within than from without,” a statement I recall having read from a certain religious book. True to itself, sometimes you are your own threat and your own enemy. “As man thinks, so is he.” The power of the brain has been underestimated and under graded. Yet, we are what we think.  Daniel...

Kuimba 11; Ma Blacks’ Face To Face With History, Reality & Destiny

They are back! But unfortunately, this time around it really feels like they left. If there is a music band that has to deal with the pressure to deliver, it is the Black Missionaries. The Chileka, Blantyre based reggae music outfit has been out equaling its longest time between albums. The last work, Kuimba 10, came out three years ago....

Malawi beasts of prey Ben Phiri, Goodal Gondwe aids MK3.1 billion “Mulli-Gate”

LILONGWE (Malawian Watchdog)—While Malawians are still waiting for convincing explanations and are yet to recover from the MK4.0 billion saga, government, on instructions of the president, in the week beginning April 9, 2018 settled in full a K3.1 billion claim by Mulli Brothers for "losses" in the July 20 aftermath. This was done secretly and the discussions happened in...

‘Time for the Youths is Now,’ Abida Mia tells Chanco Students

Abida Mia, wife to MCP aspiring Vice President Sidik Mia, has advised the youths to exercise their right and play an active role in the affairs of this country. Mrs Mia was speaking at Chancellor College during a farewell party the wing organised for the outgoing final year students. The event which followed a leadership seminar, was a beehive of...

Sidik Mia bombarded with question on MCP roadmap

My Fellow Malawians, This post is meant to respond to a question posed by one of the learned youthful followers on this page who advised that I hide his identity. He submitted: “Dear Sir, Before Chilima began dominating our media, all talk among my friends was on how the MCP seemed like a better party to rule Malawi come 2019. What has been...

Prophet Bushiri rendered restless in South Africa as Hawks cause havoc

Barely weeks after the South African Police(Hawks) launched investigations on allegations that Prophet Bushiri is laundering money to the tune of R 15 million each time he travels to Malawi, Malawian Watchdog has learnt that the  Hawks are again punching on Bushiri, doing investigations that he has been involved in a number of numerous crimes in South Africa. Last week...

UNMASKING BEN PHIRI: The Truth behind the fake Persona

Introduction By way of background, it is our view that one of the reasons why Malawi still lags behind in terms of development, 54 years after independence and 24 years after attaining multiparty democracy is the tendency to allow dodgy and crooked characters to be at the center of the country’s leadership.Unless as a country we can take the time...

Wise One to Saulos Chilima: Emancipate yourself from mental slavery…

Men, said Franklin D. Roosevelt, are not prisoners of fate but only prisoners of their own minds. On my mind are musings of what could be going on in the mind of one Saulos Klaus Chilima, the man whose name is currently dividing and driving opinions in Malawi’s political circles especially within the rank and file of the ruling Democratic Progressive Party...

On Ben Phiri’s Interview on Zodiak

I have listened to the interview. He has said a number of things that I wish I could respond to. For instance, he claims that “Chakwera ndi nthochi ya bwino, koma ndi nthochi ya green, yowezuka, ya khambi”. He further goes to suggest that come 2019 he will ask the President to give him “ka udindo kakang’ono in cabinet”...