Monthly Archives: April 2012

Youths blame Malawi Media for their Misfortune


By Gregory Gondwe It is early in the morning in the squatter and hilly area of Masasa Township which is part of Mzuzu City in Northern Malawi. Edison Kamanga and his wife, Mercy Kalambo both aged 19, are parents of … Continue reading

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Malawi to introduce new Kwacha Currency Series


Reserve Bank of Malawi (RBM) has said it will soon introduce new Malawi kwacha currency series for both the notes and coins and that for the first time Malawi will have a new K1000 note denomination. RBM Governor Dr. Perks … Continue reading

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The Lukewarm Government Media


Rightly put, the Department of Information under the Ministry of Information and Civic Education was the institution that was supposed to handle publicity and coordinate the local and international media during the whole time that the body of late President … Continue reading

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Lucius Banda sings Bingu again


I don’t believe that Lucius Banda’s tribute track for late President Bingu wa Mutharika ‘Kuwala’ is the last that we have heard of him and the fallen President. The relationship between President Mutharika and Lucius cannot, in any descriptive attempt, … Continue reading

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A Befitting Dirge for Bingu


The first time I wrote about President Bingu wa Mutharika was when this column was appearing for the second time. It was titled “Mutharika – The Musician”. I had discussed President Bingu wa Mutharika not as the then head of … Continue reading

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President Joyce Banda – Take Heed


Dear Madam President Joyce Hilda Mtila Banda, Let me first congratulate you for making it to the hot seat. You have always referred to Presidents Bakili Muluzi and Bingu wa Mutharika (May His Soul Rest in Peace) as ‘Abwana’ – … Continue reading

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CD and Phone Music: What is better?


These days when you are moving in our streets be it in Zolozolo, Chibabvi, Area 23 or Kawale, Chilomoni or Nkolokosa you find that there is sometimes a lot of sound clash where phones that have facilities to play and … Continue reading

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