Lost history


REMEMBERING ORTON CHIRWA

Orton Edgar Ching’oli Chirwa, Malawi’s first black barrister was born on 30th January 1919. He was called to the bar of London in 1958 and became Malawi’s minister of Justice and Attorney General in 1964….


SAMORA MACHEL CONFRONTS DR. BANDA AT SANJIKA PALACE

On 11 September 1986, after his repeated protests to Malawi over RENAMO incursions in Mozambique originating from Malawi, Mozambican President Samora Machel visited Dr. Banda at Sanjika Palace in Blantyre along side Zambian President Kenneth…




Tribute to Yatuta Chisiza (Poem)

Yatuta Chisiza ‘Old soldiers never die’ The saying goes- So too to Yatuta So too to the cause he lived for. For us The rank and file Only the agony And the pity For a…





The Chilobwe Murders of 1969 in Blantyre.

By Cuthbert Kachale. The murders in Chilobwe Township are not easy to explain. Difficult to tell whether or not they were ritual. What is clear is  that throats were slit open and blood was collected….