Malawi Cashgate: Lynching petty thieves and appointing great ones to public office, are we?

The wise statement: better to remain silent and be thought a fool, than to speak out and remove all doubt, attributed to Abraham Lincoln, has once held its own with respect to the fall of one Oswald Lutepo. On the day of his sentencing, chief cashgate convict Oswald Lutepo went down fighting with allegations that … More Malawi Cashgate: Lynching petty thieves and appointing great ones to public office, are we?

Malawi Cashgate: cloaks and daggers, innuendos and smokescreens, all in the mix

“His [Lutepo’s] declaration statement raises the issues of political party financing, this is a good governance issue. From the evidence provided we have also known that People’s Party gave K11 million to one of the Malawi Congress Party [MCP] presidential candidates to disturb MCP election and convention and influence the outcome.” – Mrs Kachale, Director … More Malawi Cashgate: cloaks and daggers, innuendos and smokescreens, all in the mix

Can both Prof. Mutharika and Pres. Joyce Banda be praying for Dr Chakwera’s victory in the event…?

Advisory: This article in no way endorses nor celebrates the tribal pattern of voting in Malawi. It is simply an academic reflection on the reality of regional /tribal dynamics on elections in Malawi. Foreword: It is a sequel to my short Facebook Post “Post-Afrobarometer Survey Horoscope”. The entire Facebook post is as below: The fact … More Can both Prof. Mutharika and Pres. Joyce Banda be praying for Dr Chakwera’s victory in the event…?

Malawi: May 2014 Election compromised? (Updated Kiboko Hotel not involved, but copy shop located below this hotel definitely is)

According to the source who caught the Peoples Party (PP) operatives pants’ down, the article by Malawi’s newest on-liner, the Oracle, is in fact incomplete. Wise One from the East is working hard, and will update this story – to give you the complete picture. – 0 – Abridged story as carried by the Oracle: … More Malawi: May 2014 Election compromised? (Updated Kiboko Hotel not involved, but copy shop located below this hotel definitely is)

Malawi 2014 Elections: “One citizen, One vote” or “Loser takes all”?

Preamble: Recently the media in Zimbabwe was awash with reports on the role that NIKUV International Projects Ltd played in President Robert Mugabe’s overwhelming victory. The various papers, citing different sources, alleged that NIKUV, working behind the scenes, lent a hand to President Robert Mugabe’s ZANU-PF hence the “landslide” victory. But since all this is … More Malawi 2014 Elections: “One citizen, One vote” or “Loser takes all”?