Written by 

Janet Zeenat Karim Author of A Girl Called Gaborone - Exceptional, Gifted, Savant Author of Zinyama Village Road Author of Grandma's Garden Author of The Flying Purple Turtle Author of Numbers in Small House on the Hilltop Author of Intergovernmental Leadership: A seat at the UN Table Author of Brilliant! One Year with Dr. Joyce Banda - April 7, 2012- April 7, 2013 Author of Women & Leadership: Women are the Change you Seek "If You are planning for a year, sow rice; if you are planning for a decade, plant trees; if you are planning for a lifetime, educate people" – Oriental Proverb "Never stop LEARNING because life never stops TEACHING." M.A. Sociology (Global Development & Social Justice). St. John's University. New York

Leaders World 

Queen Elizabeth to be buried on Monday, God save the King!

By Janet Karim 3 Never let go of loyalty and faithfulness. Tie them around your neck; write them on your heart. 4 If you do this, both God and people will be pleased with you. 5 Trust in the Lord with all your heart. Never rely on what you think you know. 6 Remember the Lord in everything you do, and he will show you the right way. — Proverbs 3:3-6 Last… Read More
Africa Latest 

Opinion: So now they are giving Africa high-quality and safe contraceptives….

By Janet Karim 16 This is what the Lord Almighty says: ‘Do not listen to what the prophets are prophesying to you; they fill you with false hopes. They speak visions from their own minds, not from the mouth of the Lord. 17 They keep saying to those who despise me, “The Lord says: you will have peace.” And to all who follow… Read More
Malawi OP-ED 

Malawi Women in politics – to dance or not to dance, that is the question!

By Janet Karim 1There is a time for everything, and a season for every activity under the heavens:…..4a time to weep and a time to laugh, a time to mourn and a time to dance, –– Ecclesiastics 3:1, 4 In the past, both in writing, speech, and recently on social media platforms, the traditional practice of women dancing for the… Read More
Lifestyle OP-ED 

Are civil societies and human rights agencies helping the EU sexualize ACP youth?

By Janet Karim 6 ‘If anyone causes one of these little ones – those who believe in me – to stumble, it would be better for them to have a large millstone hung round their neck and to be drowned in the depths of the sea. 7 Woe to the world because of the things that cause people to stumble! Such things must come, but… Read More
Malawi 

Malawians are fighting the wrong wars, the real enemy is a colony hunter

By Janet Karim If a family divides itself into groups which fight each other, that family will fall apart. – Mark 3:25 A Song of degrees of David. Behold, how good and how pleasant it is for brethren to dwell together in unity! – Psalm 133:1 After 58 years of independent rule and 56 republican status, Malawi is in full-blown… Read More
Malawi OP-ED 

Time to accept the truth that Malawi is a Constitutional democracy

Condemning the innocent or letting the wicked go—both are hateful to the Lord. Only someone with no sense would promise to be responsible for someone else’s debts. —  Proverbs 17:15,18 If media reports and rumors are verifiable, someone needs to tell the Director of ACB Martha Chizuma that in a democracy it is not only okay but the right thing… Read More
Africa OP-ED 

ACP unity is essential in going forward with ACP-EU Agreement

By Janet Karim “Every Kingdom that is divided against itself will be destroyed and every house and city that is divided against itself will not stand.” – Matthew 12:25b African, Caribbean, and Pacific states (ACP) do not need to be members of international organizations such as the United Nations and others if they enter into the next round of the 20-year ACP-EU… Read More
Lifestyle Opinions 

My Take On It: US anti-abortion and EU pro-abortion are racist control tactics

By Janet Karim 7 So when they continued asking him, he lifted up himself, and said unto them, He that is without sin among you, let him first cast a stone at her. 10 When Jesus had lifted up himself, and saw none but the woman, he said unto her, Woman, where are those thine accusers? hath no man condemned… Read More
OP-ED World 

My Take On It: On being honest about keeping racism out of international agreements

By Janet Karim 3Do nothing out of selfish ambition or vain conceit, but in humility consider others better than yourselves. 4Each of you should look not only to your own interests, but also to the interests of others. 5Your attitude should be the same as that of Christ Jesus: 6Who, being in very nature God, did not consider equality with… Read More
OP-ED Opinions 

My Take On It: Open letter to Sattar, Mpinganjira, and other moneybags in Malawi: set up factories in Malawi! June 11, 2022

From Janet Karim Open letter to Sattar, Mpinganjira, and other moneybags in Malawi: set up factories in Malawi! Some trust in chariots and some in horses, but we trust in the name of the Lord our God. They are brought to their knees and fall, but we rise up and stand firm.Psalm 20:7-8 Malawian-born businessperson Zuneth Sattar and other millionaires… Read More