Opinion

Harnessing feminism through Kamuzu Banda's legacy

​​​​​​​Is the girl called feminism among the many babies that were thrown away together with the bath water that was Malawi's one-party system of governance?

May 21: An opportunity to align politics with people’s needs

Lilongwe’s Bingu wa Mutharika International Conference Centre on 29 March. The scene of the first Presidential Debate in the run-up to Malawi’s May 2019…

Of a statue and Bingu’s legacy

“Look at the ‘abhorrent’ statue as a metaphor of the changing political faces of Bingu wa Mutharika,” wrote journalist Arnold Chachacha Munthali. “A man of the…

Trump and Saudi Arabia at odds over oil prices

U.S. President Donald Trump and the Saudi government have closely aligned views on most issues but they disagree significantly on the desirable level for oil…

The ugly face of fake news in the electoral process

The global media, particularly social media, has lately been blown apart with propaganda material or sensational news items aimed at creating discontent…