APM: A Man of the People

APM: A Man of the People

Some people think that APM is popular because he is president. I don’t think so! Even if he was in the opposition or just coming in into politics, the man would still have been popular. I don’t know how many people remember but as we were coming close to the elections in 2014, APM went […]

Glossary of Flopped CSO and MCP Demos in Malawi

Glossary of Flopped CSO and MCP Demos in Malawi

Since May 2014, MCP, CEDEP, PAC, CHRR and YCS have been organizing anti-government demonstrations. None has been successful because the public associate them with anarchy and politics. Here are some of the demonstrations that have failed: MARCH 2017 They organize the much hyped Day of Rage demonstrations against what it called government impunity. The demonstrations […]

VP Chilima Launches Resilience Study Report, Impressed With Umunthu Amongst Malawians

VP Chilima Launches Resilience Study Report, Impressed With Umunthu Amongst Malawians

SPEECH BY THE VICE PRESIDENT OF THE REPUBLIC OF MALAWI, RT. HON. Dr. SAULOS CHILIMA AT THE LAUNCH OF RESILIENCE STUDY REPORT & I-NGO CONSORTIUM LEARNING EVENT ON 25-04-2018 AT CROSS ROADS HOTEL, LILONGWE           .Clement Chinthu Phiri, Secretary to the Office of the Vice President & Commissioner for Disaster Management Affairs (DoDMA), Ms Maria Macho, UN Resident […]

When Protests Are Not In Public Interest

When Protests Are Not In Public Interest

Public demonstrations hold sway when the public themselves are interested in the issues, when reasons for the protests have come from them. In which case it does not matter how the organizers hype up things and try to persuade the public to get interested. As long as the public does not identify with the agenda, […]

Long Live The Bible, Long Live Ngoni Culture

Long Live The Bible, Long Live Ngoni Culture

When the CCAP Synod of Livingstonia embraces their teachings directly from the Bible they will understand that nearly every aspect of Ngoni culture including polygamy and bear drinking are a culture of the Bible. At that point, they will agree with Inkosi ya Makhosi, M’mberwa. What we usually miss is that Christianity has existed for […]

Of Lies, Surveys And Political Advisers

Of Lies, Surveys And Political Advisers

In November 2013, I was preparing for a long travel when I received a phone call from an acquaintance. The acquaintance gave me a cell phone number of the late Hellen Singh and told me to contact her to set quick appointment. Hellen Singh (may she continue to rest in peace) had formed her political […]

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