Slip of the Tongue

Slip of the Tongue

People particularly the politicians need to watch their tongues when speaking as it takes tact to repudiate later.This is often attributed to off the cuff utterances or slip of the tongue. Dr Bakili Muluzi,Atcheya, was The Master of Repudiations.Before 1994 Election,he promised people free shoes.When reminded after he had won,he said,”Anthu onse ali m’dziko muno […]

Tay Grin Scoops Another International Music Award

Tay Grin Scoops Another International Music Award

The highflying Malawian rapper, Tay Grin’s song Chipapapa featuring Nigeria’s 2Baba, has scooped the Best African Traditional Video award at the WatsUp TV Africa Music Video Awards (WAMVA) 2016. WatsUp TV, organisers of the awards, on Wednesday announced winners of the maiden edition of the pan African entertainment awards. Tay Grin is among the 22 winners emerged […]

Water Users Query Water Prices: Take BWB To Task

Water Users Query Water Prices: Take BWB To Task

Water users in Chirimba Township have questioned the conduct of some water sellers who have been charging them more than set water prices.   Set water prices for all kiosks in Blantyre peri-urban areas are uniform with a 20 litre pale selling at K15 and a 40-litre pale at K30. However, some water sellers especially […]

The Admiration And Preoccupation Allan Ntata Has For ‘Field Marshal’ Ben Phiri Sets The Tone For 2024 Polls

The Admiration And Preoccupation Allan Ntata Has For ‘Field Marshal’ Ben Phiri Sets The Tone For 2024 Polls

Very rarely has self-acclaimed barrister and legal consultant, Allan Ntata, proved his insinuations beyond reasonable doubt in all his tantrum-ridden articles against government in the media. His, is a load of guess work which he calls theories. Problem is he is the only one who labours to force those insinuations on others despite the public […]

Tourism Is The Next Big Thing For Malawi!!

Tourism Is The Next Big Thing For Malawi!!

To begin with we have to put our house in order and invest heavily if we are to realise tangible economic dividend from this sector. We must accept realise that we are competing against countries which have invested aggressively in attracting tourists. Firstly, declare Mangochi and Salima as cities with proper planning and guided development. […]

Tears For Allan Namoko

Tears For Allan Namoko

Like a minstrel,Allan Namoko of Chimvu Jazz Band stopped at my residence one day in the early 1980’s and played several songs for me,at a fee. His music was no copy cat of anybody. His songs told a story,a story acknowledging a good deed or expressing gratitude for a good turn,the good turn which deserved […]

Wa Banki Mkhonde Azipha Yekha Chifukwa Cholephera Kupereka K22, 000

Wa Banki Mkhonde Azipha Yekha Chifukwa Cholephera Kupereka K22, 000

A 26-year-old man in Lilongwe last Tuesday committed suicide inside his house after failing to settle a K22,000 village banking debt. Kanengo Police Public Relation Officer (PRO), Alfred Chimthere, identified the deceased as Justin Kanthepa from Chimutu Village, Traditional Authority (T/A) Kabudula in Lilongwe district. Chimthere said Kanthepa in June sent his wife to borrow […]

World Assembly of Muslim Youth Salutes Malawi President Prof Peter Mutharika

World Assembly of Muslim Youth Salutes Malawi President Prof Peter Mutharika

Director of World Assembly of Muslim Youth, Sheikh Saleem Banda has commended government for creating an enabling environment for the youth to thrive and participate in different national development activities. Banda said the country’s leadership had demonstrated that it had the welfare of people at heart, particularly the youth by developing various strategies to empower […]

Malawi Police Get Another Shot In The Arm From Khato Civils, Receives 7 Motorcycles

Malawi Police Get Another Shot In The Arm From Khato Civils, Receives 7 Motorcycles

The working relationship between Malawi Police Service (MPS) and construction firm Khato Civils is growing by day, latest being a donation of seven motorcycles to the law enforcers at the weekend. The donation – which was made by Khato Civils executive chairperson, Simbi Phiri – was this time directed at the Central Region chapter of […]

Luxurious Treat: Lilongwe MP ⁠⁠⁠Hon Namasasu Flies Out Best Pupil, Teacher From His Constituency

Luxurious Treat: Lilongwe MP ⁠⁠⁠Hon Namasasu Flies Out Best Pupil, Teacher From His Constituency

Young girl, Fainesi Kamanga, and her former English teacher, Evelyn Makwakwa Mahimanya, the Lilongwe City South-East Constituency’s 2016 Malawi Primary School Leaving Certificate Examination (MPSLCE) best student and teacher respectively, got an extraordinary treat on Thursday, of a luxurious return flight from Lilongwe to Blantyre and a shopping galore voucher from legislator, Bentley Namasasu as […]