When a government watches 50 of its citizens depart this life in just a week due to lack of basic medical care at a referral hospital such as Kamuzu Central Hospital (KCH), the simplest conclusion would be that such an administration has failed. Every time I imagine the sense of desperation that has engulfed patients and guardians at KCH which has been...

And, hey, opposition DPP Lilongwe City Centre legislator Shadreck Jonas, perhaps high on something not exactly legal, may say some real crazy stuff like suggesting turning some secondary schools into prisons for ‘cashgate’ villains. But, hey, what he said about withdrawing the international medical referral privilege from ‘top dogs’ deserves...

“Politics is the art of looking for trouble, finding it everywhere, diagnosing it incorrectly, and applying the wrong remedies” – Julius Henry “Groucho” Marx There is something strange about politicians that beggars belief; they almost always see everything through the lens of politics. Look, what is political about a group of...

Centuries ago, corrupt African leaders and Western traders made an unwitting yet deliberate business pact. A few Africans made fortunes; Western interests found cheap labour, and 12 million people lost their freedom. The African plight is not much changed now, half a century after the so-called African independence boom of the sixties. Many African...

BLANTYRE(MaraPost)—She’s is only 19 but she has just published a book. Ok, several years ago Nigerian magical realist writer Ben Okri wrote his first book at 17 but what made Priscilla Takondwa Semphere delve into serious literature is instructive of how serious is her crusade to a literary future. She went to a shopping mall in Johannesburg, South...

Delivering Change in Malawi {Protocols Observed} I am honoured to welcome you to the United Democratic Front’s first ever, National Policy Conference, on behalf of our organizing Committee, and in my own name. I would like to extend a very warm and special welcome to our international guests, our sister parties and all stakeholders who have come...

MALAWI CONGRESS PARTY RESPONSE PRESENTED BY THE RT. HON. REV. DR. LAZARUS CHAKWERA PRESIDENT OF THE MCP On Friday, 25th October, 2013 At the MCP NATIONAL HEADQUARTERS LILONGWE MALAWI  MCP RESPONSE TO THE SPEECH MADE BY THE RT HONOURABLE KHUMBO HASTINGS KACHALI, THE VICE PRESIDENT OF THE REPUBLIC OF MALAWI AT THE 3RD MEETING OF PARLIAMENT IN THE 44TH...

                                                                                                                                                                       As the ruling Peoples Party in Malawi is busy politicking and fooling underprivileged Malawians that...

To: The Speaker of the National Assembly Cc: Chair, Parliamentary committee for Health Cc: Minister of Health Cc: Minister of Finance From: Members of Staff, Kamuzu Central Hospital Date: 29 October, 2013 PETITION CALLING FOR GOVERNMENT TO URGENTLY PROVIDE DRUGS AND OTHER MEDICAL SUPPLIES TO KAMUZU CENTRAL HOSPITAL We, the undersigned, call for URGENT...

Our Reporter on 29th Oct

Atlanta (Maravipost) — President Barack Obama didn’t know the United States was collecting communications of allied leaders such as German Chancellor Angela Merkel, the chairman of the Senate Intelligence Committee said on Monday. Moreover, Sen. Dianne Feinstein of California said in a statement that her panel was unaware of the sweeping...