I would like to commend government for the recent efforts to launch the Buy Malawi Strategy. Our country is endowed with natural resources and the first step towards meaningful utilisation of the resources starts with a bold decision to change our mindset on our buying habits. We need strong, repeated messages from our leaders…

  Four adults and two children. That is how empty one coach was when we left Blantyre for Lilongwe. Include the driver and the hostess, then that brings the number of grown-ups to six. I know business is bad but did not realise that it is this: very, very bad. Not that it was the…

Pinching child marriages

The conviction in his voice makes you realise that his condemnation of child marriages is just as strong as a Seventh Day faithful’s take on Sabbath worship. Neither buts nor ifs; Just that plain. That straight. That simple, yet containing unwavering support for the safety and upbringing of vulnerable girls wherever they are found. Chisomo…

  Their shabby appearance is the reason you have no choice but drop something into their outstretched dirty palms. Their sad faces melt even the hardest of hearts.  People who have built a reputation for stinginess become generous in an attempt to be right with God! A strong urge to help spurs you on. Their…

There is an old form of violence in our midst solidified by both passengers and public transport operators; a violence whose spark is continuously fed as early as sunrise and does not die out way too long into the night. Self-inflicted violence on wheels sustained by the urgency to hop from one place to another…