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Why Peter is unfit to be president

DPP's Dr. Peter MutharikaThe grotesque spectre of political violence that reared its hideous head at Goliati in Thyolo on March 14, when President Joyce Banda visited, has disfigured this election. It resulted in two fatalities, including a police officer; and many injured.

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Dishonest reporting? Media bias and Malawi’s 2014 Tripartite elections

Malawi pres. Joyce Banda- getting massive media coverage The recently released 2014 elections campaign media coverage monitoring report by Media Monitoring Project has confirmed something I said on this forum last October. Apart from Malawi Broadcasting Corporation, which illegally works and campaigns for the incumbency, news bias is not always a deliberate policy by journalists and their organisations. Bias is often to do with journalism’s structural and systematic flaws.

An Ode to Dinala Kadyanji —Key cashgate witness murdered by 'State sponsored' assailants

Dinala Kadyanji they say,

Was not a state witness per se;

The Middle Class is betraying Malawi-We can do better!

It is us, the educated, the rich, the well travelled, the experienced, the authority, the lucky that are betraying our fellow citizens, our poor brothers, sisters and children. Our actions, words and arguments about the future of Malawi are pathetic. Despite being in positions of influence, having resources to facilitate change, having connections for advancement, we are now so obsessed with personal power, glory and fame and totally forget our role in protecting what we call Malawi which is basically our own people.

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Rwandan Genocide: Not the first nor last in Africa

Over half a million perished during the Rwandan genocideExactly 20 years ago today, things had fallen apart in Rwanda, for the next 100 days after 7 April, 300 people, mostly Tutsi’s, died per hour. The final tally: about a million dead, rape ruled so did the Machetes.

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Achikulire says: All parties lack the ‘wow’ factor

where is the "wow" FactorDaggers have been drawn for what seems to be the historic May 20 elections in which for the first time nine presidential candidates are contesting.

It has never happened before. And for the first time, we have a new face in one of the country’s heavyweight party-MCP- contesting.

And for the first time, we have an incumbent president who became president by accident—after Bingu died because as vice president, she had to ascend to the throne per constitution dictates.

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