Raphael Tenthani on 16th Nov

President Barrack Obama was in Beijing this past week. There are a lot of issues the leader of the free world and his counterpart Xi Jinping – leader of the not-so-free Chinese, disagree about. ...

Raphael Tenthani on 16th Nov

“Courtesy costs nothing, but buys everything”—Hazard Ali Ibn Abu-Talia ...

Raphael Tenthani on 10th Nov

“We must be careful with Peter’s seeming quietude,” so irreverently wrote my young colleague Mada Musa last Friday on his no-holds-all-barred Tales of Times column in The Daily Times, “because we might be thinking the old man has locked himself somewhere thinking about the nation yet he is asleep and snoring heavily.” ...

Raphael Tenthani on 02nd Nov

Dear Malawians, I greet you, good neighbours, with hot tears in my eyes. ...

Raphael Tenthani on 26th Oct

Last week the ACB was our guest on this page. We teased the anti-graft body how it could let a woman who skimmed K63 million from government get off with a mere slap on the wrist. Well, Egrita Ndala, her whose day job is to tell us who has been playing monopoly with our cash, dropped by with a little lecture. Enjoy: ...

Raphael Tenthani on 26th Oct

“I’m for truth,no matter who tells it;I’m for justice,no matter who it’s for or against”Malcolm X This week was dramatic enough we needed no additional executive comedy from the likes of Kondwani Nankhumwa. Look, the arrest of Paul Mphwiyo, him whose September 13, 2013, shooting unravelled the whole ‘cashgate’ affair, was...

Raphael Tenthani on 19th Oct

Since Christopher Tukula is yet to be paraded before the courts (at least as I write this) I think the muckraking community should not be scared by the sub judice scare-crow but question – even laugh at – his arrest. ...

Raphael Tenthani on 12th Oct

“If you tremble with indignation at every injustice then you are a comrade of mine” Ernesto Che Guevara   Let me tell you a tale of two countries rolled into one. ...

Raphael Tenthani on 05th Oct

Politics of vengeance is what is dragging us behind. ...

Our Reporter on 29th Sep

Let me first confess that I like the writing of the Muckraker, Raphael Tenthani. He is a highly gifted writer, and I consider him one of our very best. Unfortunately, it is clear that he has earned himself a displeased audience which Tenthani himself exposed in the Muckraking of yesterday, September 28; he simply referred to them as “President Peter...