Talking Blues: Malawi “Sattar-gate,” the perfect recipe for Pres Chakwera’s downfall

By  Mapwiya Muulupale  “The general public is hereby informed that President Chakwera has canceled all his upcoming public engagements with immediate effect to deal with emerging national and regional matters requiring his action.” – Secretary to the President and Cabinet, 30 November 2021 When this press statement was released, various “experts” went into overdrive, speculating on what the cause of President Chakwera’s sudden loss of appetite for unnecessary travel was. While JK Galbraith would have us believe that nothing is so admirable in politics as a short memory, short memories…

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