Paramount Chief Lundu was in his element last Thursday. If he was not labelling opposition leaders rebels, he was renaming his district from ‘Chikhwawa’ back to ‘Chikwawa’. I do not know what illegal stuff the veritable chief was high on but it was on his watch when Lands Surveyor Downs Chitheka suggested to the late president Bingu wa Mutharika...

 “To find fault  is easy; to do better may be difficult” Plutarch, Greek essayist  I refuse to join the chorus of analysts who sung that the recent vice-presidential running mates debate was a disaster. I personally think the mere fact these men (there were no women!) agreed to be in the public glare was a mark of statesmanship. To me all of...

The Blantyre City Council (BCC) has categorically removed a campaign banner belonging to opposition United Democratic Front (UDF) that called upon the electorate to vote UDF Presidential candidate, Atupele Muluzi. An eye witness disclosed that Friday evening he saw a group of men, who said were working under instructions from the management of the council...

Revered Nigerian Prophet, T.B Joshua has directed Malaysian authorities and other institution looking for the missing Malaysian plane to look ‘between Indonesia and the Indian Ocean’. According to him, authorities must go deep in the ocean and they will find scattered particles of the aircraft. Flight MH370 took off from Kuala Lumpur International...

Malawi is supposed to be a civilized social and political nation committed to a happy view of life.  It cannot be looked at differently.  The current sense of catastrophe which we are being beaten with by Civil Society activists led by Billy Mayaya and his tribe is supposed to be the monopoly and luxury of immoral aristocratic societies in which the...

As Malawi continue paying tribute to former Miss Malawi and Malawi News Model Faith Chibale, President Joyce Banda says she is equally saddened with the death of the beauty queen. “A flower has been taken away from us. My thoughts and prayers are with her family and relatives for God to comfort them at this difficult time. May her soul rest in...

What a week in Malawi where incidents seem to be comedies! A man in Ntchisi is under police custody for allegedly defiling his own daughter but wait a minute; a one year old! Police have identified the suspect as Mateyu Kaputa and confirmed that the incident happened in the village of Nandeta in Traditional Authority Vusojere in central Malawi. According...

Our Reporter on 14th Mar

ATLANTA – Ukraine is facing a moment of historic challenge and historic opportunity. In the coming months, the Government of Ukraine will need to take steps to restore economic stability and to conduct free, fair, and inclusive presidential elections to allow the Ukrainian people to choose their own future. During Prime Minister Yatsenyuk’s...

Chibale passed away Monday afternoon at Queen Elizabeth Central Hospital (QECH) where she had been admitted for some weeks, her sister Thoko confirmed. She shot into the modelling limelight after becoming second in the 2009Malawi News Model of the year contest which she was crowned in 2010. And later became miss Malawi. After a successful duty as a...

At no point in the electoral history of Malawi has the seat of president attracted more candidates than the May 20 tripartite elections. There are 11 candidates in total compared to seven in 2009 elections. The question is: why? There are those who think it is because of the amatuerish blunders being committed in the highest office now, some of which...