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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...
In 2014 when Peter Mutharika became president, I was asked if I would like to become the Director of the Anti-corruption Bureau (ACB). I turned the offer down. I was not interested, I said. The Chinese have a farewell that...
At least 2000 households affected by hunger in Chikwawa Nkombedzi Constituency have benefitted from the maize flour donation, which their Member of Parliament (MP) Abida Mia, who is also Deputy Minister of Lands, distributed this week. Mia reached out to...
When President Lazarus Chakwera was recently celebrating the fruits of the Affordable Input Programme a couple of weeks ago, it was admitted that the crop yields in the Shire Valley Agriculture Development Area (ADD) won’t be as bumper as...
After strenuous interviews for the position of Anti-Corruption Bureau (ACB) CB Czar; Ombudsman Martha Chizuma emerged tops, Malawian Watchdog as learnt. Chizuma is not only the people’s choice but its also understood that she nailed the interviews as well, beating...
Member of Parliament for Chikwawa Nkombedzi Constituency who is also the Deputy Minister of Lands, Abida Sidik Mia, on Tuesday, presided over a groundbreaking ceremony of Therere Health Clinic. The project will be funded to the tune of $90,000,...
There are certain issues that are making me nervous and uncomfortable as far as the current direction of our politics, and ultimately, our goals as a people to develop this country are concerned. First and foremost, we seem to be...
“Indecision and delays are the parents of failure.”- George Canning, British premier, Apr-Aug 1827. I recently stumbled on a fascinating article titled the Anatomy of Military Incompetence. Its thrust is that failure to make any decision is almost as bad as...
Trial of the first-ever parliamentary election petition of the 2019 chaotically managed tripartite election—ironically to be the last to be disposed of—involving Gerald Kazembe and Ralph Jooma of Mangochi Monkey-Bay Constituency concluded yesterday in High the court, Blantyre Civil...
“Take we the course which the signs of the gods and the false dealing of our foes point out. Let the dice be cast.” – Julius Caesar In April 2016, we debuted in the Times Family; in the Daily Times...
Mulanje district election supervisory team (Dest) has been urged to ensure the Chitakale Ward by-election process meets legal requirements and standards. Malawi Electoral Commission (MEC) director of legal services David Matumika-Banda said this on Thursday when he opened a training...