Lands Minster Atupele Muluzi defends controversial customary Land bill As we draw closer to the election day of May 20,...

Many election stakeholders and commentators had foreseen this year’s general election to be highly contested and that has become true. It’s interesting and somehow sad that some things which could not be predicted have emerged after people have casted their votes. The after-month of vote casting, the following things have been clearly manifested:...

It is a known fact that the much awaited day in Malawi, the first ever tripartite elections is fast approaching with only 14 days remaining. The presidential candidates, aspiring MPs and ward counsellors are increasing campaign gears though not as 2009 campaign yet.Bingu’s campaign was hot. I expected more advanced campaign with cash gate but I am...

In the forthcoming general election, it is a known fact that either MCP, PP, DPP or UDF will run the government after May 20. We also know that politicians’ anxieties and BPs are increasing each day and night-thinking seriously on how to campaign.It is unfortunate however that, when we thought Malawi politics is maturing, the likes of Sosten Gwengwe...

“Justice delayed is justice denied.” – William E. Gladstone Through the unfortunate incident in which the Malawi budget director was shot, many things done in the dark at the Capitol Hill came to light and to the common knowledge of every patriotic Malawian. I am referring to the high profiled heavy corruption and looting of tax payers’...

“Everything rises and falls on leadership”- John Maxwell  I learnt with a shock that dead bodies at KCH have no space to be laid on. I was tempted to ignore assuming it may be an exaggeration considering that such things cannot happen if we have a leadership in place but then, I remembered that some so called leaders are irresponsible. PP government...

Peter VS Saulos Chilima

Hypocrisy of Malawian Politics It is a known secret that all the running mates for all party front-runners have been...

As we all know, Malawi is counting down days to its first ever tripartite election on May 20 this year. The four top presidential hopefuls are lined up each one with his/her prophet. Some are being exposed of pocketing money to issue propaganda prophesies to blindfold people from seeing the rigging scheme in progress. Political analysts and Malawians...

“As I walked out the door toward the gate that would lead to my freedom, I knew if I didn’t leave my bitterness and hatred behind, I’d still be in prison.” – Nelson Mandela It was really shocking to learn about the resignation of Mia from the ministerial position and also the People’s Party where he was the vice president for the southern...

“The family is the most important unit of society. This is a fact that everyone must learn. The family is not only the basic societal unit. It is also the basic sexual unit, the basic child-raising unit, the basic communication unit, and the basic all-around fun and friendship unit.” Lawrence Wilson The family is the major social institution of...

“United we stand, divided we fall” so it is said. When I was in primary school, our civics (now part of social studies) teacher taught us that when the river is overflowing, the best way to cross is to go as a group while holding hands so as to be strong and heavy to forefend drowning. She said that it is easy for one to be swept by rain water because...

Joyce Banda: named SIA-Africa person of the month Looking at the way PP led government and PP as a party is handling...

Lazarus Chakwera

Nyasa Times Malawi Chief Justice Munlo retires early, bids farewel When MCP was drawing closer to holding party convention...

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