Anglican bishop faults Malawi leaders for inflicting pain on ordinary people

Anglican bishop for Upper Shire Brighton Malasa has squarely put the blame on Malawi leaders for the problems facing the country.

Bishop Malasa: Leaders to blame

Bishop Malasa: Leaders to blame

Malasa said in an interview that Malawi leaders do not have plans for Malawians whenever they are getting into government.

“Yes, we have some misguided civil servants who steal money from the government but largely our leaders are to blame,” said Malasa.

President Peter Mutharika has blamed the cashgate and donors pull out as the major reasons for the economic turmoil.

However, it had to take the opposition, civil society groups and the media to question the wisdom of the head of state to keep on chartering presidential jets in this bad state of the economy before he stopped.

Malasa told a local radio that the clergy always engage the President and his government over the appalling living conditions of people in the country.

“We don’t have to always to announce what we talk. Sometimes we discuss issues in camera. We have frank talk,” said the bishop.

Mutharika says the current economic problems would ease by end this month, sentiments contracted by his Finance bank Goodall Gondwe who has always been frank that it would take time before the economy gets back to its feet.

International Monetary Fund team is expected in the country mid January, 2016 to assess whether to resume extended credit facility to Malawi or not, a programme if approved would open gates for donors to come back after they left two years ago.

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17 thoughts on “Anglican bishop faults Malawi leaders for inflicting pain on ordinary people”

  1. zon says:

    The bishop has said it all. Politicians get into power with no plans on how to correct the situations. When did Peter knew that there was cashgate in this country. I think he was telling people that he was going to change things for better? Actually he even said we would see positive changes in first 3 months of his rule. Its now a year and several months and yet he keeps on blaming the same cashgate he promised to correct. Who can therefore be serious with him? We are watching!Enanu tikudziwa kuti mumangozilowetza uchilomwe kulephera kuona ma shortfalls a Petulo ngati mtsogoleri was dziko.

  2. kwanda mngonyama says:

    manyi a analyst, tell your toothless, clueless old fool of a president that if he doesn’t have the solutions to our problems, he is better quit and go back to the usa, period. zinthu zikatikanika, sitikakamira. what will blaming former leaders benefit us???? we need people who can think outside the box not just some toothless professor who cannot help with anything more than misusing our taxes!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

    1. The Analyst says:

      Useless brainless hater, born from a whore by a bastard father.

  3. Kunenakunena says:

    Kodi mesa ndiwenso wa DPP Malasa

  4. Kingsleychamaweya says:

    If All Leaders In Malawi Could Think Like Felix Jumbe,dd Phiri And I Myself Malawi Would Be At Par.Why Blaming President Alone?What Is Z Use Of Parliament?

  5. kwanda mngonyama says:

    kodi iwe mbuzi yodzitcha analyst, are you telling me that we will keep on dwelling in the past? when we congratulated your mathanyula president, we didn’t do that so that he and his lomwe cronies are going to mercilessly eat our taxes, we congratulated him so that he starts coming with solutions to our national predicaments and his stupid continuing pointing fingers of former leaders especially his predecessor woman. when your first moya died and the mess that he left behind, did you see any other choice left for the woman apart from what you are blaming her for?????? lomwelizing everything!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

    1. The Analyst says:

      Iweyo nde chule weniweni wooneka ngati munthu. Cant you for once engage your brain which you dont have and see that the blame for inflation on the leadership is misplaced? Why wont you put forth a counter argument to what has been said instead of just making noise? You are such a shameless hater. A stinking pig fart. Hating others wont help you. Get a life.

  6. ruth warren says:

    Ukakhala iwe Malasa ur a failure mbuzi ya munthu yeniyeni umakanika kuyendetsa kampingo kako kosaukako

  7. Truck says:

    YOU CANT BE CHARTERING PLANES AND LATER ON YOU ARE BEGGING MONEY FROM WHITES WHICH USELESS WHITES CAN GIVE YOU MONEY THEN KIKI!THAT MONEY FOR CHARTERING PLANES CAN BE USED TO BUY MEDICINES IN HOSPITAL OR BUYING MAIZE FOR POOR.

  8. Twambi says:

    kodi ndi Anglican yanena izi osati Livingstonia?

  9. Gugulety says:

    Abusa..mau mau!! Civil servants are stealing too much..the leaders are bust stealing in the same pot..we ordinary Malawuans are suffering ngati agalu

  10. The Analyst says:

    Come on Mr clergyman!
    …………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………..
    Did we not celebrate when JB of the Azungu-akuti fame and holder of an honorary PhD in economic management, simultaneously devalued the Kwacha n adopted a floating exchange rate regime; when the country is a net importer of goods and services?
    …………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………..
    We need to talk fundamentals here. The high interest rates hence low money supply in the system hence your empty pockets could have easily arrested the inflation but our inflation is largely imported; tragically, using a flexible exchange rate. This is the simple but complex quandary the country is in coz the current regime can’t just reverse the currency regime (to Bingu’s) for fear of Azungu omwe aja anaamva JB aja kuti azingoti azungu akuti ajaaaaa.
    ………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………….
    Thus, the blame on the leadership on the high inflation is not only misplaced but also smacks of a misguided mind.
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  11. True Citizen says:

    Righteous and religious words of advice from a man of GOD of this calibre needs to be taken with all possible seriousness. The state President is fully aware of the genesis of cashgate during the rule of our beloved late Bingu which was later propagated by the JB politicians and servants. At least JB exposed some cashgators. This fellow is shielding DPP cashgators on the expense of all of us poor Malawians. What a curse to you Mr Presiednt!

  12. safusa says:

    Everybody knows that when politicians get into government, they dont have the interest of the people at heart! That is why the country is in this state. I dont think this will ever be put right. Poor Malawiansb will suffer forever.

  13. Eti mid_jan2016 panopz akutani,i would like to see cutd on allowances fuel n fone allocation, ndihe since donors want mlw pass Ati bill by 31dec,,,ndiye tinyeredwatu,
    Infact letd engage in reduction to vost of politics feduce nbf of mps,psss and ministerd s,then reforms will be meaningful

  14. Dwambazi says:

    The main thing that the donors want done before they resume budgetary support is MK577B audit that this administration is pushing under the rug. The donors have made it very clear that unless that is done no budgetary support will resume.

  15. Kau says:

    Mid January 2014

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