Chakwera demands opportunities for every Malawian, denouce tribalism

Malawi Congress Party (MCP) President Lazarus Chakwera who is also Leader of Opposition in parliament on Sunday took a swipe at government for peacticisng regionalistic, nepostim tendencies, saying he does not believe in tribalism himself.

Chakwera: I don’t believe in tribalism

“I don’t believe in Kusankha Mitundu [tribalism], no! We are all Malawians and let’s live in harmony like Malawians,” said Chakwera on Sunday at a poltiical rally he addressed in Ncheu.

“ Let’s respect each other and love each other. It’s not about where you come from or whether you’re a man or a woman. We are all Malawians, and let’s develop this country,” Chakwera told a mammoth crowd.

“If one section of society is being segregared, things cannot work. Democrcay should be manifested in how we treat each other as a people who belong together,” Chakwera said.

During the rally attended by the party’s Members of Parliament (MPs) and the National Executive Committee, the pastor-turned-politician said it was disheartening to see people of the same tribe dominating key positions in the current government.

He said it was heart-rending that the DPP led government was failing to tarmac the Tsangano Road in the district as a result of sheer regionalist grounds.

“The Tsangano road needs to be upgraded because this is a rich agricultural area. We need companies that can process our produce here so that we stop relying on imports,” said Chakwera.

On industrialization, Chakwera accused Government for its failure to add value to tomato and Irish potatoes.

“Processing these things can help improve the economy of this country by among other things creating jobs for our youths. We can add value to our produce, a thing that can subsequently result in farmers earning more from their labour,” he said.

Chakwera  lamented lack of proper mechanism to ensure farmers in the country have access to organised markets for their produce.

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13 thoughts on “Chakwera demands opportunities for every Malawian, denouce tribalism”

  1. Tangwena says:

    Olo pagulu nditha kuloza ndipo nditapatsidwa mwai nditha kugwila kuti president wanga ndi uyu. 2019 ikuchedwa bwanji. I cant compare Chakwera with uthers. My prayer: MCP musalole ena kukuyambanitsani. You are the hope of Malawi.

  2. winston msowoya says:

    The High Priest Chakwera,when did you know that there is tribalism in Malawi? And what prompted you to denounce the evil incarnate today? For your information,this animal tribalism started soon after the Cabinet Crisis on the 9th Sept.1964 hitherto.Chakwera,as the former man of God,you have to say the truth that this is part of 2019 campaign to the Northerners whom had suffered the most in 32 years your obnoxious MCP had been in power.Honestly,the people of the North will never forget the MCP’s intentional atrocities against the Northerners come hell come high water!!!!!

    1. koma kumeneko says:

      Chakwera was not in politics that time but Dausi was, Ntaba too so if you say something that happened before Chakwera joined politics then ironically you are referring to people who were in MCP then but are in DPP today . Now you can’t cheat us northerners MCP has new people and all bad and old recycled politicians are in DPP and other parties.

  3. Dr Chakwera, what is the best calling in life? Calling to be a man of God or calling to be a politician? At first, were you really called to serve God or you were seeking fortune? If you were indeed called as man of God you would not dump the divine service for dishonest and cheap politics. You have lost charisma and respect you used to have as a reverend. You are just greedy.

  4. Ajmal says:

    poti muhara ndi mlomwe asakhale chief secretary though he has papers?
    moti judge Nyirenda asakhale chief justice pakuti ndi mtumbuka?
    moti supuni asakhale commander for MDF just because ndi mlomwe?

    inu a chakwera sinthan approach yanu Ku zinthu . sometimes it require s one to remove political spectacle s before commenting .
    where is tribalism mr if not in your mind .
    Akatenga Lexen kachama mchewa nkukhala IG walakwanso. mumafuna asachite appoint Anthu a Ku mlomwe belt .

    mind you palinso a lomwe , a sena , a yao , a chewa ophunzira bwino .

    if not tell us mr chakwera .do u mlomwe in ur party occupy any executive post . do yao mang’anja have a say in ur party. if not the chewas only.
    are u not the who chased your own secretary general .labelling him as nkholokolo just because he is not chewa.

  5. Angulukaliwo says:

    AKALIWO AKALIWO AKALIWO MUVUTIKIRANJI KODI NDANI ANGAKUVOTERENI INUYO NGATI PRESISENT WA DZIKO? MTIMA UKUVUTITSANI KWAMBIRI.
    IF MALAWIANS MCP FOLLOWERS CANNOT WANT CHAKWERA THEN YOU ARE NOT ON EVEN THE BENCH. WE CAN TAKE EITHER MIA OR TRY TO PERSUADE CHILIMA AND NOT YOU KALIWO NDINU KHANDA INUYO ACHIMWENE. IDYANI TUNDALAMA UTO WAKUPATSANI WA DPP BASI OSATI MUSOKONEZE ANTHU STUPID.

  6. Angulukaliwo says:

    Flamingo
    wasting time and whatever the case Kaliwo will never sell MCP like what UDF did to DPP.
    Atupere and his father Bakili sold UDF in order to run away from MILANDU YA KU COURT.
    This time no disks are heard from Bakili. WALEMBA mmadzi KALIWO.VIPHWENENE IFE TOTO.

  7. Chipani chako chinalephera kuyika phula,kuthetsa tsankho,in MCP era Governors of Reserve Bank,Finance Ministers and many more position were anth a ku Central Region,paja iwe kunalibe una busy kubera a khristu,mbuzi ya munthu uyu inu,asatitayitse nthawi

    1. Mmalawi says:

      Chimwemwe Hara anali wa ku Central Region?

  8. Flamingo says:

    Ukawauze ana ako Brian Banda ndi George Kasakula zimenezo, mwina akukhulupirira

  9. Zaka says:

    Nanga anthu omwe analiko,simukutiwonesa bwanji ,zathako bwino kumeneku

  10. Powell says:

    It is confusing to see Kamuzu’s head as a party President on the cloth. I am wondering Chakwera is hiding behind the dead.

    1. Pida says:

      LIMENERO NDIYE BOMA LAMASO MPHENYA OSATI ZINAZI AYI!

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