Daily Archives: August 5, 2016

Ayuba says Mutharika gagged students: ‘I was told to shut up’

Chancellor College Students Union president James Ayuba Sylvester has claimed that President Peter Mutharika behaved like a tip pot dictator when he met student leaders at Kamuzu Palace in Lilongwe on Thursday, saying he gagged them from expressing themselves freely. President Peter Mutharika meets public Universities Students at Kamuzu Palace on Thursday(C)Stanley Makuti President Peter Mutharika meets public… Read More »

Kaliati brands ‘blackmail’ demos miserable, claims Malawi political revolt has failed

Minister of Information Patricia Kaliati has  said protesters of the University of Malawi (Unima) fee hike who included  students and civil society organisations (CSOs)  were miserable lot despite forcing President Peter Mutharika to order  a K50 000 reduction in the fees from a minimum of K400 000 to K350 000 per student per year. Kaliati: The protests were political… Read More »

Another accident in Dedza, two killed

Barely a day after a vehicle hit two people to death in Dedza, Police deputy publicist in the district constable Cassim Manda has confirmed of yet another road traffic accident. Constable Manda identified the victim as Talandira Ezra of Mbewe village in the area of traditional authority Kayembe in Dowa district and  was said that was hit to death by motor vehicle… Read More »

Why your neighbor is richer than you

A couple of years ago, I came across an admirable review of the often-lauded personal finance book The Millionaire Next Door. First published in 1996, the book has held a consistently high level of popularity for more than a decade. What valuable insights does this book contain! That was the all important question I had as I perused… Read More »

Kasambara’s road to ruin: Malawi ex-justice minister

Former Attorney General and Justice Minister Raphael Kasambara is in Maula Prison contemplating, no doubt, how early promise led to his lonely cell. Kasambara: Convicted On 22 August, he is expected to be sentenced to up to 14 years in prison for conspiring to murder his friendturned-nemesis Paul Mphwiyo. Kasambara graduated in law from the University of Malawi and… Read More »