On Monday night, 17th October, a mother’s day holiday of students at Police Secondary School in Zomba ended in a misery as they witnessed fierce fire gutting down a male hostel at the school around 7 pm. There have been different versions of the story. That’s how language games work. Of all the facets of … More What if We Join Hands in Environmental Conservation?
The allegations of bloodsucking in Mulanje and Phalombe has spread like wildfire and mounted fears amongst several Malawians mostly in the affected areas and the neigbouring districts. As it stands now, there is a lot that can be said apart from the fact that many quarters have dismissed the presence of bloodsuckers in the country … More Does the Blood Sucking Saga Speak of Malawi’s Cultural, Political and Economic Illness?
Sometimes you pray, till you sweat but you see no change – Senzo – That’s the way life goes. The Holy Book, The New Testament in particular mostly talks of ways man has to follow to see salvation since it (Bible) claims that the end of world is near. When I say man in this … More Of Perfoming Miracles and Salvation
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