As we commemorate the historic struggles of workers world wide in this month of May in which labour day falls (1st May), there are notable women from the working class who deserve to be profoundly honored as heroines of the broader struggle for human rights and democracy in Malawi particularly with respect to the 1992-1994
Why May Day matters to Malawi.
Tuesday, April 30th, 2019
History with anarchist roots. Introduction When we celebrate May Day we rarely reflect on why it is a public holiday in Malawi or elsewhere. Sian Byrne, Paliani Chinguwo, Warren McGregor, and Lucien van der Walt tell of the powerful struggles that lie behind its existence, and the organisations that created it and kept its meaning
We Remember the Arrest of Chakufwa Chihana Today.
Saturday, April 6th, 2019
The General Secretary of the Southern Africa Trade Union Coordition Council (SATUCC) called Chakufwa Chihana arrived at Kamuzu International Airport in Lilongwe around noon on 6 April 1992 aboard SAA flight from Johannesburg. He had been out of the Malawi since 3rd March 1992 (before pastoral letter by catholic bishops). He had traveled to Lusaka