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Understanding the work ethic of Generation Z

Posted on: September 15th, 2022 Malawi Times News

Generation Z is the latest cohort added to the workforce. This generation includes people born in the early-2000s – “anaamma 2000”. The average Generation Z got their first smartphone just before their twelfth birthday. They communicate primarily through social media and texts, and spend as much time on their phones as older generations do watching …


Chieftaincy wrangles in focus

Posted on: September 21st, 2022 Malawi Times News

When Dr Hastings Kamuzu Banda, became the first president of independent Malawi, himself a keen follower of Chewa history and family tree, and a heroic fighter of the ‘stupid’ federation, decided to correct the ‘historical accident’ by reestablishing the Kaomba chieftaincy in 1974. Oral history from Kamuzu’s close living relative in Chiwengo has it that …


Blame game won’t solve it

Posted on: August 27th, 2022 Malawi Times News

It was perhaps, in my view, the biggest spectacle of the week, when we saw the Minister of Energy, Ibrahim Matola, huffing and puffing from one office to the other, as he met senior officials of Electricity Supply Corporation of Malawi (Escom) Limited and Energy Generation Company (Egenco) over unpleasant developments in the energy sector …


Distorted at source, the pain of moving in circles: Part 3

Posted on: August 19th, 2022 Malawi Times News

Talk about the youth ignoring the youth. Fine and well, but not in a democracy. The development came at a time, months before, Youth and Sports Minister Richard Chimwendo Banda had indicated that the government would launch the initiative in June 2022. There is no big difference between June when it was supposed to be …


Talking Blues: Of leadership and this and that

Posted on: August 29th, 2022 Nyasa Times

“If I had only one hour to save the world, I would spend fifty-five minutes defining the questions, and only five minutes finding the answers,” – Albert Einstein Before I delve into our discourse for this week, I want to reiterate that any assertion implying one can prosper in a country where the government is […]


Packing a bullet

Posted on: August 20th, 2022 Malawi Times News

I really would not wish to be in the shoes of Secretary to the President and Cabinet Colleen Zamba. It appears she is not having it easy because, just weeks after complaining that some officials within government Ministries, Departments and Agencies are inundating her office with requests for that waiver to hold conferences by the …

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