Malawi OP-ED 

OPINION FROM BANTU SAUNDERS JUMAH : Malawi  Vice President Saulos Chilima should be arrested immediately

Trying to use the Biblical principle of the most powerful Samson of uprooting and destroying all beacons and foundations of the Temple in an attempt to kill anyone and everyone inside the Temple is the philosophy Vice President is using to destroy all Tonse government alliance partners. For two solid years Vice President and his boss did their best to… Read More
Africa Malawi Southern Africa World 

Why Malawi’s president stripped his deputy of powers

– – Malawi’s President Lazarus Chakwera has stripped his Vice-President Saulos Chilima of all his delegated powers. The decision was taken by the President after Chilima was named in a $150m corruption scandal involving government contracts. According to a report by the country’s Anti-Corruption Bureau (ACB), the vice president and other 52 current and former officials had received money from… Read More
Malawi 

Malawi: AfDB Extends Grants of $9.25 Million for Rollout of Climate Disaster Risk Financing

The funding will support the government of Malawi to develop climate risk management solutions and pay its sovereign risk premium for the transfer of drought risks under the Africa Disaster Risk Financing Programme ABIDJAN, Ivory Coast, June 10, 2022/ — The Board of Directors of the African Development Bank (www.AfDB.org) has approved two grants of $9.25 million to implement the… Read More
Malawi Opinions 

Open Letter to HE President of Malawi Dr Lazarus Chakwera

His Excellency The President of the Republic of Malawi Dr Lazarus ChakweraState HouseLilongwe copied to:The British High Commissioner Mr David DeerUS Ambassador HE David YoungEuropean Union (EU) Ambassador HE Rune SkinnebachDr Phillip Murray – President International Assemblies of God Fellowship 7th June 2022 Excellency Having opposed by word and deed the dictatorship of Dr Banda and the Malawi Congress Party,… Read More
Malawi OP-ED 

Malawian Academics, And Professionals in Diaspora Statement on The Leadership Crisis and Corruption in Malawi

ATLANTA (AGV): A statement signed by 32 Malawians  mainly in the Diaspora has been submitted to Malawi President  Lazarus chakwera stating their displeasure with his leadership style and the ongoing crisis and corruption going on in the country since he assumed power after court ordered elections. The signees demand accountability  and ask the government to rise to the occasion and… Read More
Malawi 

Talking Blues: Of monkeys, Malawi leaders, rubble and a ‘British Suspect’

By Mapwiya Muulupale “I am just as frustrated as you are to hear that the British suspect recently visited Malawi and none of the agencies actively investigating him here noticed, thus missing a golden opportunity to make progress on the matter,” President Chakwera, 31 May 2022 In an experiment, five monkeys were placed in a cage. A ladder with some… Read More
Malawi 

Talking Blues: MCP and DPP, lead us not into temptation!

By Mapwiya Muulupale “You climbed up, approached Caesar’s chair … and offered him a crown. …Where did you get the crown? You didn’t just find it lying there; you brought it from home, a premeditated and carefully planned crime!” – Cicero For better or worse, the race to the 2025 Presidential Elections has started, and under different circumstances… Read More
Malawi 

Talking Blues: Easter Reflection – Can our Lazarus rise with the risen Lord?

By Mapwiya Muulupale “We in the opposition have previously and tirelessly raised such issues of nauseating corruption by President Peter Mutharika’s administration. He needs to resign and call for early elections.” Pres Lazarus Chakwera in July 2018, serving as Leader of Opposition The jury is out. The verdict is crystal-clear. And it is as unambiguous as can be. The corruption… Read More