“The truthdoes not changeaccording to our abilityto stomach it” – Mary Flannery O’Connor  Whew! So Jacob Zuma decided to use us as a perfect example of how not to maintain national roads? “This is not some national road in Malawi,” the maverick South African president said justifying his government’s plans to introduce e-tolls...

The picture on MaraPost of the new Justice Minister flanking the obviously lying Information Minister at a hurriedly organized press briefing to lie to the nation that ‘the State President was receiving death threats and that there was a plot to kill her and her family because of her determined fight against corruption and fraud in government’ saved...

LILONGWE(MaraPost)—Malawi College of Health Sciences has announced names of successful candidates who have been selected into various residential training programmes at its Campuses in Lilongwe, Blantyre and Zomba.  In a statement, the college is informing the successful candidates to report at their Campuses on 4th November The statement further...

Our Reporter on 25th Oct

Today, 25 October 2013, the Appeals Chamber of the International Criminal Court (ICC or Court), seized for the first time of a question on the interpretation of article 63(1) of the Court’s Statute, ruled that the absence of an accused person from trial is permissible under exceptional circumstances if the accused has explicitly waived his right to...

Ufulu on 24th Oct

Blantyre, Malawi, Oct. 23 (MaraviPost) _ South African High Commissioner to Malawi Cassandra Mbuyane-Mokone was summoned in the capital, Lilongwe, Thursday by Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation Minister Ephraim Mganda Chiume to explain President Jacob Zuma’s ‘disparaging remarks’ against the southern African country, the...

In one article I said mind of a child is a sponge, it absorbs yet it is a mirror it reflects. University students are children. They can absorb and reflect. If a politically compromised staff is left close to them we are mocking their cause. Lecturer Jessie Kabwila has made achoice to be a partisan politician. When people choose and they...

Last week political party spokespersons well falling over themselves, trying to explain why Malawi Communications Regulatory Authority’s (Macra) recent study concluded that the ruling People’s Party (PP) is the most covered political party on Malawi airwaves. PP’s Hophmally Makande opined that the findings simply reflected that his party was the...

The Journalist Union of Malawi (Juma) is concerned with the conduct of government through its law enforcing agency over the questioning and arrest of Galaxy FM radio journalist Sylvester Namiwa, who also happens to be the Union’s Vice President. We understand that Mr. Namiwa was cautioned and charged with publishing content likely to incite violence...

When Corruption orginates from the President’s office, firing the cabinet is only a distraction In spite of numerous international accolades and goodwill, Malawi’s president Joyce Banda has returned last Wednesday to a country pulverized by stories of systematic and systemic corruption. President Banda arrived amidst calls from critics for her...

“In the end,we will remember,not the words of our enemies,but the silence of our friends” – Martin Luther King Jr.  When Joyce Banda exercised her powers and fired her entire backroom team most of us knew, save for a few faces, most of her team would make it back into her reconstituted cabinet. Nobody expected any prizes for guessing for...