Category: Cut the Chaff

“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…

Of late, the Bingu wa Mutharika administration has started working on specific and concrete measures to deal with our twin problems: shortages of foreign…

After spending more than K100 billion over the past six years on the Farm Inputs Subsidy Programme (Fisp), I asked myself this question: Did…

After 15 years of fatherhood, it has pleased me—by the powers invested in yours truly thanks to the big dude up yonder—to declare myself…