Monthly Archives: March 2010

Karonga Water Project: Falling Short of Resolving Old Problems


By Vitus-Gregory Gondwe A multi-million kwacha water project in Karonga, otherwise known as Garnet Halliday Karonga Water Supply Project is quite unbelievable. Unbelievable because for a project that boasts uniqueness and has consumed K1.2billion, it looks like it has not … Continue reading

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Ironic Contrast in Mining Uranium and Coal in Malawi


By Gregory Gondwe There is a big contrast between Malawi’s newly established Kayelekera Uranium Mine in Karonga and 30-year-old Mchenga Coal Mine. In a run of the mill, the two cannot compare because the other one is into expensive product, … Continue reading

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Dodging Impediments to Wrestle Maternal Mortality


By Gregory GondweNyuma Harawa, 35 thought she would never go to a hospital again to deliver when she had her second pregnancy.In 1995 when she had visited Mzuzu Central Hospital while in labour, nurses insulted her for failing to deliver … Continue reading

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Planting 65 Million Seedlings to Stop Deforestation


By Gregory Gondwe Malawi is grappling with deforestation, which is going at a faster rate than expected. Malawi’s President Dr. Bingu wa Mutharika observed when he launched the 2009 – 2010 National Tree Planting Season on December 15, 2009 in … Continue reading

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Who can inherit Malawi Music?


Looking at the headline above one could be led to believe that what I am saying is that Malawian music is bereft. While I can or not compare it to a child who has parents that are either very poor, … Continue reading

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Skeffa Chimoto Philosophises over his Flopped album


By Vitus-Gregory GondweOne of Malawi’s top musicians Skeffa Chimoto reached the scaling height on the ladders of the musical artists that matter in Malawi with his album ‘Nabola Moyo’ that took the country by storm and earned him a place … Continue reading

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The Video Handiwork of Tionge Hango


Wanangwa Msowoya is one-person Malawians would easily pass as a footballer. There has been a Wanangwa in soccer and so is Msowoya and therefore all and sundry will still be convinced that he is a soccer star.May the soul of … Continue reading

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