I was introduced to a short story titled ‘Love is a Fallacy’ by Mr Samu Samu when he taught us logic as the science of thinking. The story introduces one to the common fallacies of logic. I was reminded of logic when I read a story titled ‘It’s Tchopamomics, Stupid’ in the Weekend Nation. With…

Reflecting on Malawi’s 50 years of post-independence gains and losses

Introduction This week Malawi celebrated 50 years of independence. During these 50 years there have been episodes of progress punctuated by tragedies of missed opportunities and inconsistent policy development and implementation. It is now an opportune time to reflect on the last 50 years and learn from the past, to understand the present and shape…