Mr. Vice President, first congratulations for the bold decision to quit the Democratic Progress Party (DPP). Whether the intentions are out of patriotism or egoistic desires for the top office, is immaterial for now. Disassociating with the DPP in itself, is a sane democratic decision you have made. The reasons you have outlined this far…

A s we approach May 21 2019, I look forward to many changes in this country. My ideal next leader has a mammoth task ahead. I look forward to a government that will look at development holistically and monitor every tambala that comes in the name of Malawians, leadership that recognises the capacity of its…

  Mr. President, Sir Your State of the National Address (Sona) on Friday was a missed opportunity and it only succeeded in making us believe why Malawi needs a new era. The Sona reflects a leadership that is out of touch with reality and with no vision. Saying that “we have delivered to the people…

Let those who have ears hear” or “whoever has ears ought to hear”, were phraseological endings of Jesus’ teachings and sermons. I am not a theologian. I cannot decipher the phrase’s deeper meanings. However, from the Jesus’ phraseology, we can get few lessons—having ears and having ears to hear-listening to the word and seeking understanding-paying…

  Spoken words have a date and duration, which does not change what has been spoken or written. But this is not so with it meaning. Once speech is delivered, no one has control over what it meant, it means and it will mean. To generate the meaning of spoken words, the context matters. It…

The October 17 by-election results have left President Peter Mutharika with more questions than answers. I think it really feels good for political leaders to be sweet-talked. No wonder, they are prone to deceit from opportunists with the dexterities to candy-coat their inebriating talks. I do not want to insinuate that the learned professor of…

  Honorable members of Parliament (MPs) the ball is in your court. We are at that point when the democratic principles of representation fail the public conscience. We are hearing that the “Termination of Pregnancy Bill” may be tabled in Parliament in the next sitting. The pressure to legalise the termination of human life is…