The public owe the government no appreciation when the government takes a path of sanity but DEFENDERS OF THE FUTURE OF MALAWI would like in exception thank the government for starting to show sense. Many of us knowing the absolute powers the president and the ruling party wields did not expect to see the ruling … More Corruption Will Be Curbed in Malawi Starting With Big Fish; George Chaponda is The First; Now the 13 Files Must Follow Against The MK577 Billion Cashgate
By Saunders Jumah THE UTOPIAN As you read this newsletter remember half a century is far too long to keep talking and planning, there is got to be a time to start walking the talk that you have been talking ever since 1963. As you keep speaking in Ethiopia you must stop … More Africa Union! You Have Talked Long Enough,Why Is Africa Still POOR And Her Citizens Live In AGONY 54 Years After Your Birth?
Education is the key to success so goes the adage. However, this adage seems to go the other way round in the country. Students are spending decades of years to acquire a 4 or 5 years degree. Unnecessarily closure of schools for political reasons is one such factor contributing to the extended years students spend … More Academic Chaos: Mutharika a Threat to Education in Malawi
In his famed 1943 paper titled “A Theory for Human Motivation”, Abraham Maslow presented the hierarchy of needs theory that has served as the utmost reference point for understanding personal and social needs. His pyramidal conception of needs can hardly be dismissed today. For the sake of this article, I will briefly highlight the primary … More Top Down: Is Malata and Cement Subsidy a Solution to Malawi’s Problems?
I guess it is prominent to start by commending the current administration for remembering education as one of the essential tools this Nation is striving to possess. As the adage goes “a nation without education resembles something lifeless”. Well, let me unfold the package and see the stemming point. I have just come across the … More My perspective: “What is ahead of Tertiary Education in Malawi?”
Superstition is an illogical endeavor, illogical here meaning the absence of any clear causality in phenomena. Superstition, according to famous conception, is a leap of faith, a jumping to unwarranted conclusions, and a mystical leap into the unaccounted-for results. It is, on the whole, as science and reasoning have established, the highest fallacy. It is … More The Superstitious and Mythical World of Capitalist Society
“With the rise of the Party machine, the Party replaces the people”….Edward Wamala, the African Philosopher We are living in democratic times, so goes the saying. Democratic melodies are heard everywhere, making some of us reiterate the Nietzschean declaration that ‘God’, in the religious connotation of the term, ‘is dead’. Democracy, precisely Western Democracy, has … More Objectification of Democratic Values and the Poor Malawian
Here the word “devil” was a blessing: man had to have an omnipotent and terrible enemy— there was no need to be ashamed of suffering at the hands of such an enemy…..Fredriech Nietzsche, ANTICHRIST Man is his own God, and I will re-echo that in a thousand years, posthumously, for great truths are only understood … More Ramblings of a Common Man: Satan as the Scapegoat for the Evils of our own Making
Plastic hair for African women has now become a truism, it has entered not only into theoretical discourse, but also practical discourse. Plastic hair has entered into everyday deliberation, a truth that should be added to the discourse of choice. It has, so to speak, established itself as an object of desire worth spending time … More Plastic Hair on African Women’s Heads: Freeing the Woman for Corporate Conquest
Whenever I take a stroll in these peaceful streets of ours, laughing and enjoying our valuable natural environment, it hurts to recall the adage that we have scored position one in the foreign manufactured poverty list. Anyway, I guess we seem not worried anymore. By the way, each position has its occupant. We are a … More My Perspective: “The Politics of Ambululu and Blind Loyalty”