Monthly Archives: August 2009

The Massacre of Malawi’s Multi-million Kwacha Chikangawa Forest


By Gregory Gondwe Since the late 1940s, Viphya Plantations commonly known as Chikangawa Forestry has been developing as a forestry reserve until independence in 1964 when the First head of State of Malawi Dr. Hastings Kamuzu Banda had other ideas. … Continue reading

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Father was the Family Supreme Court


By Gregory Gondwe It is strange to imagine that my father has over the years turned from a very strict disciplinarian to a very good friend and influential mentor. I intend to equate how I view the kind of parenting … Continue reading

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REPRODUCING OLD ENTRIES OF BOLD TIDINGS


WHEN I WAS WORKING WITH defunct THE CHRONICLE I WAS A COLUMNIST WHERE I WAS TACKLING A NUMBER OF ISSUES…HERE BELOW ARE REPRODUCTIONS OF THOSE ENTRIES FROM A COLUMN I WAS CALLING BOLD TIDINGS…

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Mutharika’s Features of Muluzi and Kamuzu


President Bingu wa Mutharika is unfortunate to be the country’s third occupant of the State House. There is bound to be comparisons between his rule and that of his two predecessors whether or not this inference is his cup of … Continue reading

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Look Beyond Tobacco Price Fixing


As I declared in my previous columns, I have no qualms with tobacco price fixing as directed by President Bingu wa Mutharika. I know this is in sharp contrast to Malawi Congress Party (MCP) President the Rt. Hon JZU Tembo … Continue reading

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Blantyre Charcoal Sellers Poorer than their Lilongwe Counterparts


Those who have ever stayed in both Blantyre and Lilongwe will endorse my observations that Blantyre charcoal sellers are much poorer than their colleagues in Lilongwe. Every other morning, locations in the two major cities of Malawi are chock-a-block with … Continue reading

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The Presidency Must Stop Embarrassing the Nation


I am not supposed to be talking to President Bingu wa Mutharika himself but I have chosen to pick on the whole presidency for reasons you will appreciate as we discuss the matter at hand later.I must say that in … Continue reading

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