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Austin Madinga blogs about the beauty and awesomeness of Malawi, the land of the lake of stars, the African continent and her diverse people.

Politicians, licence fees and Macra

Politicians, licence fees and Macra

There has been general discontent in the ICT industry about high fees that the Malawi Communications Regulatory Authority (Macra) charge. In yesterdays Nation newspaper, I read an article to the effect that MIJ Radio was asking Macra to reduce radio...

End the stupidity

End the stupidity

Yesterday saw the stakes being raised in the current ‘political madness’, as Zodiak Radio is calling it. Two people, calling themselves representatives of the people, sought and were granted a court injunction preventing parliament from meeting and discussing the budget....

Kufunsira

Kufunsira

A friend of mine has just asked his girlfriend to marry him and he was asking me the procedure from here on. That question reminded me of the time I asked my girlfriend to marry me. Normally what would have...

Lets fight this devil called spam

Lets fight this devil called spam

A few days ago a certain gentleman who was resigning from a certain organisation sent out email informing people about his resignation. He sent this email to 254 different email addresses and put all these email addresses under TO:. A...

Since MP’s ‘think’ like their leaders…

Since MP’s ‘think’ like their leaders…

Oops, sorry. Members of Parliament don’t think, at least the majority don’t. They are dictated to by their leaders. They have to tow the line of the leader. So if this is the case, why does MCP have to have...

Risking it all

Risking it all

As the Sec. 65/ Budget wrangle continues to rear its ugly head, questions are being asked where this whole comedy gone bad will take us. The country is being held at ransom by politicians whose egos are apparently and unfortunately...

Fare thee well Kinnah

Fare thee well Kinnah

Embed from Getty Images Once upon a time there was a great footballer by the name of Kinnah Phiri.

(Pleasant) Surprises

(Pleasant) Surprises

The last weekend pulled up two surprises Surprise 1 – Embattled vice president Cassim Chilumpha pulled one when he attended this years Independence Celebrations. During the first lady’s funeral last month, there were plenty calls for renewed unity among politicians...

Jungle Savages

Jungle Savages

Last night I was shocked to hear the language used in our Parliament. One legislator was overheard shouting ‘Eh, agalu inu mukuti chani?’ (Hey, you dogs, what are you saying?). It is believed the same legislator was then overheard shouting...

Chimpeni is back

Chimpeni is back

A few months ago I lamented the disappearance of one aChimpeni. Well folks, he is back with a vengeance. I urge him to find a good 3 tonner truck specially for Area 15. He will make a killing there …...