Mapwiya Muulupale

Talking Blues– Weekly serious Analysis of Malawi Events. Weekly Sunday Column by Mapwiya Muulupale: Malawi’s Famous Political provocateur

Mapwiya Muulupale on 13th Mar

President Peter Mutharika says he will brook no excuses for any failure to complete construction of the state-of-the-art...

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Mapwiya Muulupale on 26th Feb

With the one and only, Mapwiya Muulupale If you are President Peter Mutharika’s bosom buddy and have been wondering what...

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Mapwiya Muulupale on 20th Feb

Blues’ Orators, a little over three years and three months have passed since maverick James Brown Mpinganjira, then Minister...

Mapwiya Muulupale on 05th Feb

With twists and turns at every nook and corner in the ongoing maize-gate enquiry, parliamentary probe and the dubious Anti-Corruption...

Mapwiya Muulupale on 29th Jan

Arrogance, ignorance, and incompetence are poor personality traits. You Blues’ Orators, wouldn’t want an arrogant child...

Mapwiya Muulupale on 23rd Jan

Blues’ Orators, I trust you watched the absurd double-feature drama by the Malawi Revenue Authority (MRA) and Malawi Communications...

Mapwiya Muulupale on 20th Dec

Last time I checked, sentencing of Cashgate convict Leonard Kalonga, who pleaded guilty in August 2015 to theft and laundering...

Mapwiya Muulupale on 11th Dec

A farmer owed millions to a sly shylock – ‘wakatapila’; who coincidentally had evil designs on the farmer’s devastatingly...

Mapwiya Muulupale on 08th Dec

Unoka, if you haven’t read Chinua Achebe’s “Things fall apart”, was Okonkwo’s father. Musically talented; he was...

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Mapwiya Muulupale on 20th Nov

One popular folk song for chinkhoswe (engagement ceremonies) and weddings echoes our long held but now debatable view that...

Mapwiya Muulupale on 16th Nov

Sun Tzu (The Art of War), advises leaders to avoid fighting every battle that comes along, but pick only those with strategic...

Mapwiya Muulupale on 21st Oct

Esteemed Blues’ Orators, the “Daniel Phiri” saga, Daniel Phiri being the nom de plume assigned to the ‘flying’...

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Mapwiya Muulupale on 07th Jul

Once upon a time a Nigerian village boy was playing with his friends. Whilst playing, he lost a 10 Naira note an uncle had...

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Mapwiya Muulupale on 25th Jun

If you follow parliamentary proceedings, you heard our honourable parliamentarians demanding “implementation of conditions...

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Mapwiya Muulupale on 18th Jun

Revelations that politically induced internal disagreement at the Anti- Corruption Bureau (ACB) is stalling the arrest of...

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Mapwiya Muulupale on 03rd Jun

The idiom “if you scratch my back, I’ll scratch yours” traces its roots to the 17th Century English Navy, where the...

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Mapwiya Muulupale on 20th May

Today, May 20th marks exactly two years from the date Malawians went to the polls that gave the Democratic Progressive Party...

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Mapwiya Muulupale on 16th May

In case you missed it, adding colour to the glamour and glory of the Malawi Media awards at the celebration of the World...