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Kamuzu family in fresh plea for benefits

The family of Malawi’s founding president the late Dr Hastings Kamuzu Banda has made a fresh appeal to government for his retirement package, two years after an earlier communication did not yield a response. The family through lawyer, Ralph Mhone, confirmed in an interview on Monday they are yet to get a response from government…

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…