Category: Cut the Chaff

I am reliably informed that Finance Minister Dr. Ken Lipenga is likely to present his first national budget, the 2012/13 fiscal plan, on June…

“Mr. Speaker, Sir, as the Honourable Members are aware, domestic revenues for the 2011/12 fiscal year were projected at K242.5 billion comprising K203.5 billion…

She was for it, then against it and now she is for it again. What a load of flip-flopping hodgepodge. Does President Joyce Banda…

Malawi President Bingu wa Mutharika has all but given up his fight for better tobacco prices. From the muscular “I will deport you” strategy…

As President Bingu wa Mutharika wastes precious time sabre-rattling against the World Bank ‘mission of juniors’ and hopscotching from one district to another launching…

As global markets waited last year to see whether the world’s largest economy and debt consumer, the United States (US), would default on its…

Over the past year, the Economics Association of Malawi (Ecama) has never ceased to depress me with its increasing irrelevance. You just have to…