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To Our Malawi Army, Thank You Regardless of How Late I am

‘Who is your colonial master? ’ asked a middle-aged filling station attendant, ‘I don’t have one,’ I retorted. ‘Of course you have one, must be those so called British or French nobles, ’ he insisted. ‘Mr Aleaddin,’ I said, ‘ I don’t think you exactly know what you are talking about, Malawi gained its independence a couple of decades ago.’ …

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Who is fooling who on Kalua’s sentiments?

Vocal, fearless , critic and determined in everything what he does is what Honourable Member of Parliament for Rumphi East Kamlepo Kalua has been known for over the years since the advent of multiparty democracy in Malawi. Kalua, is one of the people who vehemently fought for democracy while in exile in South Africa. His relationship with every government which …

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Whether Political Parties Should Disclose Their Sources of Funding

Recently, one of the country’s political commentators Dr Henry Chingaipe suggested government that should put a law that will force political parties to disclose their sources of funding as one way of ensuring transparency and accountability. If one was to put Chingaipe’s remarks under the microscope, one tends to agree with him that indeed that political parties owes Malawians a …

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Massive Deforestation posing threat to Malawi’s Tourism

As the country is struggling to find other sources of earning foreign earnings apart from tobacco the country’s tourism industry is also under threat due to massive deforestation which rampant in most areas. Most mountains, game reserves and national parks are under threat by people who are cutting trees for charcoal and in search for land for land for settlement. …

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