In memoriam: Remembering Thandika Mkandawire

By Moses Khisa The world is in lockdown, is the universally trending word. The raging global pandemic has seized every space and captured everyone’s imagination. It is sombre times. The focus all around the world is on wrestling down the current nightmare of a disease so unconventional in its contagion and unprecedented in unleashing fear.…

Thandika: Death robs Africa of a brilliant mind

Thandika: Death robs Africa of a brilliant mind

By MICHAEL CHEGE With the death of Professor Thandika Mkandawire of Malawi on March 27 in Stockholm, Africa has lost its premier thinker on economic development and national governance issues, just when his thinking would have been sought on the imminent disaster that now faces the continent from Covid-19 and a record global economic downswing.…