Tags: Independence

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…

Malawi@50: Malawi has valid reason to thank God

Rev. Bishop Brighton Vitta Malasa today said Malawi has a valid reason to thank the almighty God for the gift of unity, tolerance and harmony amongst its people. Said Malasa; “Malawi was blessed with peace loving people as evidenced by what we see from our fellow African countries who are at war. “As we celebrate…

Malawi@50: Independence celebration begins with prayers

Malawi today, Sunday 6 July 2014 is celebrating 50 years of independence (Golden Jubilee) years of peace and prosperity. Among other things that have been lined up to mark the event are inter- denomination service of worship of prayers at Bingu International Conference Center (BICC) in Lilongwe and various performances from all the regions of…