Archbishop says Bingu was visionary leader

Archbishop Thomas Msusa of the influential Catholic Church in Malawi who led a memorial mass of late president Bingu wa Mutharika at Ndata Farm in Tyholo said the late Mutharika was a visionary leader.

President Mutharika and his wife paying tribute to Bingu

President Mutharika and his wife paying tribute to Bingu

Mutharika's widow Callista laying her memorial wreath

Mutharika’s widow Callista laying her memorial wreath

The memorial was attended by hundreds of DPP sympathizers led by Malawi President Peter Mutharika, senior party officials as well as government officials.

His Grace Msusa said the late Bingu who died on April 5 2012 from cardiac arrest was a man of virtue who always dreamt in colours.

“The late Bingu was a man of vision who was dreaming in colours,” said Msusa.

“Let us all emulate his life if we want to develop the country,” the Archbishop said, adding that the country was enjoying some of his achievements such as the new parliament building, Malawi University of Science and Technology and the Green belt initiatives.

Msusa therefore asked the President to continue where his elder brother, the late Bingu stopped especially by ensuring that Malawi was a hunger free nation.

The President led members of the Mutharika family and other dignitaries in laying wreaths at Mpumulo Wa Bata Mausoleum.

Other dignitaries who attended the memorial service included former president Dr Bakili Muluzi, former leader of Zambia Lupiya Banda and former president of the opposition Malawi Congress Party John Tembo, now retired.

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Angoni apa Phata
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Number 23 ndiwe kape,,,, u don’t know history ya Malawi. U betta shut up and Kiss ur ass.Am not affiliated to any political party BUT none can’t fotget the two big geniuses Kamuzu and Bingu,,,,,, osati mbuzi ukuitchulayo.If anything Chakwera is another best leader who can tek Malawi from where Bwana Bingu stopped.Bingu….Kamuzu ause muntendere….Ause muntendere ….imfa zawo zimandiwawa,,,,, Those were great minds.. Lastly Malawians won’t forget another big Malawian son in the name JUSTIN MALEWEZI…… Munthu wanzeru kwabasi.How iwud like him to be apersonal advisor to Rev DR LAZARUS Chakwera. Malawi ndithu tikhoza kubweleranso munyengo yakale ya Ngwazi zathu… Read more »
sjcn
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if the motive were to exclude Peter and Joyce from being Presidents, y is the file named ‘JB Project?’

Davie Mpate
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Its sad to hear Hon Nankhumwa saying those allegations three years after the death of the former President. What Nankhumwa should know is that the late president was not just an ordinary citizen. After the death of the president am sure a postmortem must have been done to confirm the cause of the death. As Malawians let us move forward for the benefit of our country. Its not good to accuse the former president now such things happen in life and what he must be reminded is that all us one day we will die regardless of the cause. Even… Read more »
zanga phee
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Bishop Msusa , please tell Nankhumwa the truth, how come he is saying that Bingu did not die with Cardiac Arrest but was killed by JB.

Sabiti
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Its total respects and honour to mention the good side of the dead than castigating them ,becoz they dont have the right to defend themselve

apundi says
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koma calista ndi getrude simukusiyana kuwonda chifukwa chani? anali wa nzeru ndi Dr Kamuzu Banda, anyamata apa Kasungu. seconded by JB

nyavizwazwa
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Amene akumena kuti Kamuzu saachite kanthu sadziwa. Kutsegula munda ndi ntchito yowawa kwambiri than kulima mutsala. wina akhoza kuwoneka dolo pamene wapeza munda wotsegula-segula. Koma kayambe mphanje uone. Kamuzu amatsegula Malawi mopand mseu china chili zonse zimatengela kuganiza kwambiri. Anakakhala amene munenawa sikuti analitha dziko lino ngati ndalama zimene zimakatengedwa ma cheque amakasunga ku nymba kwawo. Kamuzu was a star performer in all, economy, and everything amene amaponyedwa ku ng’ona ndiamene amalimbana naye basi. Ngakhale David poenga ufumu anaudziwa kuti wonse amene anali limodzi ndi Sauli achitenawo chifukwa anakampweteka.

Mtunda
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Visionary leaders are rarely found. It will take years to find another rare genius like Bingu! Only his weakness which led to his downfall is arrogance and adamance. His enemies capitalized on that to frustrate his efforts and he focused much on the ‘simungatero n sindingagonjere factors.’ let his soul RIP.

Josephy Mwanamvekha
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EEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEE!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

GRM
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Bingu was visionary. He had his problems. He was better than Bakili, JB and APM. Had it been that this country was ruled by Bingu soon after Kamuzu this country could have been far ahead of our neighbors. He was distracted by APM’s ambitions. Anthu amene anasokoneza Bingu akulamulira now

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