Opinion: Christmas is not the birth of Christ, just a Satanic festivity

So Christmas is here again: a time to share the love, the goodies, the fun and the usual tears and…

Last Modified: 20 Dec 2016 09:02

An open letter to Mr. Donald Trump from Malawi

Mr President-elect, first let me congratulate you on your unexpected but resounding victory. We know Americans have found hope in…

16 Nov 2016 16:48
Peter Mutharika+Saulos Chilima+Gertrude Mutharika

Giving Mutharika a news blackout is retrogressive: Mount Soche Declaration is a threat to Malawi’s democracy and press freedom

The mainstream private media in Malawi have threatened to give President Peter Mutharika a “news blackout” unless press freedom is…

16 Nov 2016 12:18

The Esther in Grace Chinga’s ‘Esther’

Grace Chinga died in March 2016, hours after announcing her fourth studio album titled ‘Esther’. It was a highly anticipated…

15 Oct 2016 19:28
Bingu wa Mutharika, Joyce Banda & Bakili Muluzi

The Zero-aid Budget: Becoming the 17 Millionth Revolutionary in Malawi

When Prof. Bingu wa Mutharika passed on in 2012, a section of the society looked at his demise as an…

14 Oct 2016 16:06
Moses Kunkuyu

Malawi politics: Of a ‘Moses’ hoping from one alliance to another towards the promised land

In alliances we trust: An alliance in politics, said Ambrose Bierce, is the union of two thieves who have their…

27 Aug 2016 05:00
Peter Mutharika

Mr President, in Malawi, hyenas exist in both high and low places, arrest them all

In Malawi, just in the past two weeks forty eight people have been arrested. Sixteen were students from the Chancellor…

29 Jul 2016 08:15
Ralph Kasambara

Malawi: Guns, Smoke and Screens – the State wins round one, lessons galore

As expected, Ralph Kasambara has left no-one in doubt. He will appeal against his conviction by the High Court in…

22 Jul 2016 18:55
Peter Mutharika

Akanakhala Mtumbuka: Wandale’s freedom not a sign of APM’s tolerance

Arthur Peter Mutharika is not a weak character, he is not a tolerant character either. He is a lomwe by…

9 Jun 2016 11:31
Bakili Muluzi & Peter Mutharika

No holds barred: Mutharika must be impeached for meddling with the Muluzi case

One day in December last year, President Peter Mutharika arrived at Chisitu Community Ground in Mulanje District wearing a grey…

15 May 2016 23:08
Lake Malawi

Mitigating poverty in developing countries through tourism

The power of tourism in any sequence cannot be underestimated, with the sector’s capability to contribute to economic growth and…

14 May 2016 14:14
Lusungu Kalanga

Malawi must curb sexism and cyber-bullying as a matter of urgency!

…Silence is not an option anymore I have wanted to write on this subject for a while now and I…

19 Apr 2016 07:59

Social Media is alright

The question of whether social media should be regulated is steadily getting traction on the continent as well as here…

11 Apr 2016 10:55
John Tembo

Unima should hang its head in shame for decorating tyrant Tembo

If anybody ever doubted that the University of Malawi (UNIMA) is a disgrace to our democracy and the academic freedom…

25 Mar 2016 20:40
Prophet Shepherd Bushiri

Bushiri’s secret relationship with Joyce Banda uncovered

Talks continue. Intellectuals refuse to remain silent! Words have been voiced out! The only task that remains is differentiating facts…

3 Mar 2016 10:19