Category: Politics

Minister of Home Affairs and Internal Security, I would admit that my failure to respond to Lilongwe North East member of Parliament (MP) Maxwell…
‘2019 race still open’

There have been several opinion polls and forecasts ahead of the May 2019 Tripartite Elections. Our News Analyst MERCY MALIKWA engages democratic governance expert…
Start from the top

  In April, the Ministry of Justice and Constitutional Affairs hosted a national anti-corruption conference which brought together representatives from various sectors. Our reporter…
When regionalism rules

  The restoration of Alliance for Democracy (Aford) has re-ignited concerns about simmering regionalism in the country. In the minds of architects of the…
DPP’S needless battles

  What was supposed to be a solemn and dutiful undertaking of governing by the governing Democratic Progressive Party (DPP) has needlessly digressed to…

Governing Democratic Progressive Party (DPP) secretary general (SG), I would appreciate that my declaration that Alliance for Democracy (Aford) leadership or the Northern Region…
Let’s celebrate our heroes

Politicising public events in the country is becoming common, with politicians scrambling for the microphone during funerals or shunning national observances. Recently, government officials…

Minister of Education, Science and Technology, I would realise that pushing the issue of the closure of Chancellor College to the Ministry of Labour,…

Secretary General (SG) of the governing Democratic Progressive Party (DPP), I would not be speaking at government functions like I did during the elevation…
Political curse of M1

To many, ‘once bitten twice shy’ is a familiar saying. But it does not seem to apply to the Roads Authority (RA), which is…

President of the Republic of Malawi, I would draw positives from criticism levelled against my government by the Public Affairs Committee (PAC). If I…

  I would have felt ashamed to publicly declare my support for President Peter Mutharika when he presided over the launch of Malawi Rural…
Beautify the presidency

  A recent study by the Department of Public Administrative and Political Studies at Chancellor College has shown that Malawians perceive the presidency as…