Lazarus Chakwera Malawi Opinions 

Talking Blues: One step forward, two steps backwards and Extra

By Mapwiya Muulupale “Success is brought by continued labour and continued watchfulness. We must struggle on, not for one moment hesitate, nor take one backward step.” – William Jennings Bryan US Secretary of State 1860 – 1925 The phrase “one step forward, two steps backwards” originates from an anecdote about a frog trying to scale a water well. The frog keeps trying to climb up the wall of the well, but for every two steps it climbs, it falls back by one step, making its progress arduous. With time, the…

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Malawi Opinions 

Talking Blues: Isn’t Malawi President Lazarus Chakwera proving to be all talk and no trouser?

Written by Mapwiya Muulupale Facts being to the mind what food is to the body (Edmund Burke), I will start with facts. Justice Dr Chifundo Kachale’s extraordinary leadership in managing the 23 June 2020 Fresh Presidential Election raised our flag high. To evidence this, the Stockholm-based International Institute for Democracy and Electoral Assistance (International IDEA) and the Electoral Commission Forum of SADC Countries (ECF-SADC) invited Malawi in August 2020 to school others. “Be extraordinary in your excellence if you like but be ordinary in your display of it”. Justice Dr…

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