Magic number

Magic number

I went to some computer shop today to buy some RJ45 connectors. After a while, some guy walks in and asks for a catalogue as he would like to buy a couple of things for some project. The sales lady...

Farewell Mr Wolfowitz

Farewell Mr Wolfowitz

So finally he has ‘decided’ to go. What was so difficult about that, I wonder? I guess the same thing Robert Mugabe and Bakili Muluzi and all the others who cling to power find hard to do too. Maybe when...

Load shedding driving me nuts

For the most part 2007, ESCOM has been load shedding for one reason or another. It’s either they are fixing screens damaged by trash in the Shire river or repairing a turbine that was damaged during flooding in the power...

Rats

Rats

Early this morning i walked into some office and waited patiently to be served. While I sat there, some man walked out of the office with two mouse traps that had successfully reduced the rat population by two. Later he...

Locals being milked?

Locals being milked?

Recently in the news, Illovo Sugar Malawi reported that it had made K6.8 billion pre-tax profit. After-tax profit was K4.8 billion up from K2.8 billion in the previous year. It is reported elsewhere that Illovo Malawi contributed the most to...

The blame game

The blame game

Yesterday Zimbabwe celebrated 27 years of independence and what an occasion this presented to President Robert Mugabe to lash out at his enemies, imaginary or not. He attributed the countries economic woes to unbridled greed amongst business persons, saboteurs, misguided...

Minister warns web developers, ISP’s

There is an article in the Nation newspaper today suggesting that government wants to censor the internet in Malawi although government has denied it. The article goes on further to say forums like Nyasanet, Malawi Talk and Nyasa Times are...

Send SMSs for FREE!!

Send SMSs for FREE!!

That’s the message we shall soon be receiving from the cellphone providers over here. Sending an sms used to cost around 12 cents or 12 units as they like to call it these days. Then one provider went down to...