Category: Politics

Do UN General Assembly trips give a ROI?

President Mutharika and his delegation have arrived in New York for the annual United Nations General Assembly. As is normally the case, there have been questions about the size of hisĀ delegationĀ and the cost to taxpayers.

Joyce Banda, President of the Republic of Malawi

DPP on Joyce Banda’s 100 days

I am not one to listen to much radio but today was an exception. I happened to listen to three different interviews on three different radio stations with three different politicians but all from one political party, the Democratic Progressive...

Time to Rebuild Brand Malawi!

Over the past year or so Malawi has not been projected internationally in very positive light. The warm heart has been mired in problems, shortages and intolerance of varying kinds and magnitudes. Just 16 days ago a group of men...

RIP Mutharika, Congratulations JB!

Condolences to the Mutharika family and friends on the loss of their father and friend, Bingu wa Mutharika. May his soul rest in eternal peace. Congratulations to Joyce Banda on her ascendancy to the high office of the land. We...

Lost in Translation

Lost in Translation

Sometimes I can’t help but laugh at people who try a bit too hard to be cleverer than everyone else. Here is a case of a certain politician giving an interview to a certain news channel concerning the arrest of...

Muluzi and the Malawian presidency

I read a Twitter post recently that suggested the African presidency has become such a lucrative business that incumbent presidents all over the continent are busy ensuring they are succeeded by their wives, brothers, sons or any kind of close...

Fare thee well Muluzi

Fare thee well Muluzi

So Bakili Muluzi has finally decided to throw in the towel. This can only be a positive decision and I wish him well in his retirement days. He deserves the rest. The task is now for UDF to rise from...

Kanengo lost the plot

Kanengo lost the plot

He has lived up to his word. President Mutharika has expelled, in his words, four colonialists for working against him and his governments development agenda. Bosses at Limbe Leaf Tobacco Company, Alliance One Limited and Premium TAMA Tobacco have been...