• Malawi’s calculative and manipulative leaders

    Malawi’s calculative and manipulative leaders0

    Malawi was a de facto police state during a good part of former president Hastings Kamuzu Banda’s 30 years rule. There was no rule of law or judicial system to speak of. Kangaroo courts and traditional tribunal were Kamuzu’s preferred systems. The late Orton and his Wife Vera Chirwa who were recognised as prisoners of

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  • Unwritten rule that fosters corruption in #Malawi

    Unwritten rule that fosters corruption in #Malawi0

    It is now two years since Malawi was rocked by its biggest government corruption scandal in history. The systematic looting of public coffers by civil servants, private contractors and politicians saw them steal US$31 million from government coffers. It is estimated that about 35% of government funds have been stolen over the past decade. The

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This savaging of the US has important lessons for Kenya. Think about how much of it is reminiscent of Kenya today. It is truly depressing to think how, even after nearly 250 years of independence, the original British colony still bears much in common with its African siblings. twitter.com/RollingS… pic.twitter.com/mmdY…