CSOs set October 27 for protests in Lilongwe: To demand better health services

Malawi Civil Society Organisations have set October 27 for peaceful demonstrations in Lilongwe to demand better health service delivery from government.

Mayaya:  We will hold peaceful demos

Mayaya: We will hold peaceful demos

Billy Mayaya, the architect of the demonstrations, has confirmed that letters notifying the authorities of the planned demonstrations were delivered on Tuesday to Lilongwe police and the district commissioner’s office.

He says the demonstrations will start from Parliament building roundabout to Capital Hotel roundabout then turn right at the right about to Civic offices where minister of Health Peter Kumpalume will receive a petition..

“We will be joined by nurses and other health workers,” Mayaya said.

Government recently withdrew letters of appointments to over 300 health workers, saying the government had no money to pay them.

However, this drew severe criticism from the civil society organisations who accused the government of taking to the UN, New York a larger than life entourage of 106.

President Peter Mutharika has also been accused of chartering presidential jets in his endless international jurneys when the government cannot afford to hire more clinicians and nurses in public hospitals.

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56 thoughts on “CSOs set October 27 for protests in Lilongwe: To demand better health services”

  1. mtumbuka selfish dog says:

    Atumbuka mwayambapo matako anu otuwawo

  2. Benson T Phiri says:

    plz CSO help us tikulira Musayang’anire zomwe Undule wachita watipereka monga momwe MEC ndi Ma Courts adachitira .UYU wadya buns ndipo yamusama pa MELO

  3. mbava says:

    Anthunu mukungonena zambiri za boma. I am not a politician but a health professional, there is a lot of abuse of the funds in the hospitals. For example all the specialists demanded vehicles and they were bought and they get 250 litres of fuel. If they blame the government that it does not care for the citizens why don’t these heartless doctors give the fuel to the patients? How many ambulances would hav been bought by the value of the cars they demanded? How many ambulances would be on the roads with the fuel they receive? Even in very rich countries doctors are not bought cars. Pharmacy ndiye mankhwala amagudwa koma anyamata a pharmacy akungogulitsa Ku anthu a Ku TZ. The list is endless ma MP athu anthu osaphunzira ngati amene aja salary phwiiiii. Fuel mkati! Ma PS mafuta onse aja angosukunula. Zonse achotse! Asafune achoke!!!!!!

  4. mbwiye says:

    boma lake liti lambuzi

  5. Kuntaila says:

    Iwe ukunama kuti Kabwila Kapasula’we machende ako. Mayaya ndi m’bale wanga wa ku Salima. Iwe ngati uli odya njoka izo ndi zako koma clueless govt yozunza anthuyi ife tatopa nawo kagwere uko. Uganiza abale azivutika chifukwa chopanda boma galu iwe usandilakwitse. Tiona phwetekere akapsa

  6. ENOCH says:

    Mwaitanidwa ndi Boma kuti mukambilane Mwakana nde mufuna chani avwivwivwi inu

  7. mtate mike rsa says:

    This is just astarting point more demos r coming and verysoon we can not sit down and watch while our country has been highjack by an american foreigner.

  8. Lovemaniac 91 says:

    Some1 is running naked here, rejoicing kut azabe patsikuli. # feels gud to be back in love!

  9. Fortune Nuka says:

    If these demonstrations are to change things for the better,let them stand but to be honest as a country things are not failing well.

  10. Mark Liwonde says:

    Mayaya, the architect, don’t you have other means of addressing issues in the country apart from demos? So all the indicators for your CSO are pointing at government thru demos? How is your organisation assisting the rural poor masses? How accountable are you to government, communities and faithful? I believe you are misleading and daunting bad image for CSOs in the country. Reform to transform, it begins with you.

  11. Chibanja tv says:

    Iwe ndiye usatinyase nazo zakozi pita kayende ngati ndi poyamba, kodi ukuona ngati mavutowa ndi awekha?

  12. jk says:

    Stupid shallow minded csos. Why not take time, look at issues behind this and come up witj clear resolutions that u want government to address. Only then can u push for specifics at given time frames. Useless brainless so called csos, that lacks own targets. What is poor health delivery by the way, add how shall u measure and hold the government accountable of any improvements thereafter? Hey, i lough. Dontt rush to the roads but think and plan first! Define your targets better!

  13. Kabwira Kapasula says:

    Kodi kani Mayaya ndi mtumbuka ? Abale mwandimasula , sindimadziwa kuti Munthuyi ndi mbwenumbwenu . Ayise , pusisa nyauzo ku Lilongwe komweko , kuno ku Btz imeneyo singagwire, nyawu mzitsiru zedi , zimavina ngakhale palibe nyimbo , ukachoka pamenepo ukapange ka demo kena kwanu ku atumbuka

  14. Pachalo Chinthu says:

    Osati demo. chifukwa chazipatala kuno a president anthu atole pansi boma lawakanika. Nduna yazachuma yanena kale kuti timange malamba boma yilimbe ndalama,sopano tiwone ndalama ku chokela ku nsokho. Ndiye zinthu zonse zikwala. A president anamenya ana awo pathawi ya press conference pomenyesa table chifukwa alemela. Boma lilimbe ndalama koma APM akuti ali ndi ndalama zambili. Does this make sense? Must resign sakunganizila anthu ake koma kumba. Donors too are surprise to hear this. Why to ask donors to help you if your president has the money.

  15. Any way go ahead with that!! Anga ndi Maso kupenya what i know ndizoti mavuto sazatha pakana DPP itachoka Boma

  16. myao says:

    Mhango, u mean Mayaya apeleke mano ena kwa Peter?

  17. myao says:

    Ma Nyasa,why is govt failing to institute an audit? Arent these the signs of failed leadership?

  18. PHILLIPS CHISAMBO says:

    Mr Mayaya! Iam with you 100% on this one,make a failed state by a failed leadership ungovernable til the demands are met.

  19. Wilfred Khuniwa says:

    Jst followin

  20. Ma Nyasa says:

    what CSOs are missing is the fact Hospitals do receive funds. yes we might think its inadequate but has anyone ever thought of a FORESIC AUDIT on how these funds are managed?

    There is theft and abuse mu zipatalamu osati zibwana. More fuel is used for staff personal issues more than patients. More money on food staff and procurements end upbto staff than patients and even the drugs that are there are stolen more by staff than the ones given topatients.

    I challenge you CSOs and fellow Malawians. Do Foresic audit first in hospitals, YOU WILL STOP BLAMING GOVERNMENT AND REALISE THE PROBLEM IS WITH THISE THATBMANAGE THE RESOURCES. if we dont do this even if we change governments or bring back Kamuzu from his grave nothing will change. NOTHING

  21. Part tym preacher says:

    Between Malawi and Zambia, which one is a God feraring country? Its high time we handed the title over to our neighbors. But there are still God fearing people in the country and God has blessed Malawi because of such. A Mayaya nthawi yatha iyi, yambani kuganizira za chipulumutso chanu dyera mukafika nalo kuti?

  22. Kawonga says:

    Yes demo ichitike, no mater how strong smbdy qualification are , but leadership is another milestone not to be played, ndaonela apetulo,

  23. matt says:

    Anthu enanu ndi omvetsa chisoni,mysiyebi gule wachewa,ndichifukwa chake dziko likukukanikani kulamula,chigawo chomwe ma president ake amabwerera kuba.go get alife,stupit.

  24. concerned citizen says:

    It is true gvt has no money. This is a result of NGO compaigning. NGOs told donors to stop giving aid. Ndiye pano mwasanduka vipanitu.
    can you find a section in the constitution that allows NGOs to run a country.
    Every president/party we elect into power will have no money to run de country. You will chase them again. Abale, zinthu zinaonongeka basi.
    It is easy to destroy buy very difficult to build.
    A mayaya do things logically as if you went to school, not the way you are.doing.

  25. Josophat Returns says:

    That demo won’t take place. NIB chief spy Dausi will send a crack team to burn a market nearby so that vendors don’t come to join the demo should just but grieve about their burnt goods. They will also send a petrol bomb into one of the houses of CSO members just to distract them. We are on the road to hell.

  26. Jak says:

    I Wonder If These So Called Cso Leaders Know their God, the maker of Heaven And Earth. Can’t They Learn From The Zambian CSos That When things Were not normal they asked the Government To call For National Prayers. Kodi Mayaya Sati Amagwira ntchito Ku Nkhoma Synod? Mayaya, Call For National Prayers Not Demos. Wamva Basi!!!!

  27. Madumuse says:

    Please organise a separate protest against George Mkondiwa’s contract.

  28. Vwapuvwapu says:

    Tikapezana konko kkkkkkkkkk, hokoyoh!!

  29. MANJOLI says:

    MUPHESENSO ENA. MUKUFUNA MWAZI WANDANI?

  30. Red Flag says:

    Tili nkoko a Mayaya.Ka demo kayende basi.

  31. Neutral person says:

    Nsanje ya Atumbuka.Hating Tumbukas will never improve anything in the backward Malawi.Billy Mayaya is fighting for every Malawian who is failing to have an access to better healthy services.Its a concern for every malawian.akufota ndi matenda muzipatala siatumbuka okhaokha.Mtundu wonse wa amalawi ukuvutika.Lets support Mayaya for the betterment of all Malawians.

  32. Billy mayaya says:

    This is crazy madness, chineke ooooh

  33. nicca says:

    uuuuh amayaya muyalukapo apa….. what have you done for your country so far? govt has no money sakupanga dala mufuna boma lilembe anthu nchito pomwe sangathe kuwalipira, inu nomwenu tizakumvaninso eee anthu sakulipidwa tikamatche sichoncho? kodi sinomwenu ma CSO you were in the forefront telling the donors not to give us aid, lero ndi ye mukut chan? zinazitu zinazi muzingozikola nokha

  34. Deputy says:

    I agree wth the demos,and I will be there.DPP Gvnt has failed to employ College of medicine Laboratory graduates and primary school teachers for 2 years now.This unemployment blocking is now being extended to nurses,doctors and other health workers.If medics aren’t employed when we already have few,does it give us any confidence in the current gvnt?Zero.Mr. Peter,I know you are reading this.If you donnot trade well,your days in office will be numbered.

  35. Phwado says:

    There is no medicine @ Kawale children’s clinic.not even magnesium,thanzi ORS.Today women with their sick children were being sent back.Shame on APM!

  36. jumbe says:

    The DPP led government is like a died man walking

  37. nachisale says:

    CSOs have started their stupidity again trying to destroy Malawi, helped of course, by donors who do not wish us to develop. The people will not come out because all these demonstrations only benefit CSO activists. FOTSEKI mukagwele uko with your demonstrations.

  38. MAN G says:

    At Patroit, leave chief LUNDU alone!

  39. chefourpence says:

    Tumbukish CSOs! Why not demonstrating against the Tumbuka establishment that masterminded the cashgate? In fact ma deemowo mudzikachita kumpoto. U know it won’t work ku Bt. Mwina zinyauzo zizikangovina zili zonse. But you CSOs have proved to be nepotistic self-serving busy bodies with tribal agendas to meet. BASTARDS!

  40. mhango says:

    Are u going to get solution to the street,, dialogue first mutching later bwana mayaya b ur so called stupid cso ,be civilized guy phhuma bwanjiiii.

  41. mhango says:

    Amayaya inu,, olo kwanu u mean kulibe mavuto, bwanji ma jelulous,, mpatseni mpata munthu please,, kukhala ndi manyazi,, mungofuna kudya za madonnar aziti muigwila,, kae mano kuchuluka,,, mbuziiii, mcp boys,, Tukuonanitu,,

  42. kenzo says:

    All over the country there is a problem of medication yet some people are saying wayaya hehhh atumbuka, so the people who dying in machinga or thyolo hospital are tumbuka??? some people are foolish indeed. Yet others are disagreeing with csos eish aren’t people in your area suffering or are you happy when unemploying is going high yet peter is westing tax payers money?
    muluzi once said vuto la amalawi amaiwala sanga, I think many people are suffering from addson desease thats why.

  43. chomoncho says:

    Let the march be significant whereby the roads become unpassable by cars due to lots of people peacefully marching.

  44. chomoncho says:

    Billy mayaya, good idea. But assemble the masses. Not just 20 or 30 unbathed people. Arrange transport to bring people from areas 25,36,23,49 etc.

  45. Ma bootlicker musadane ndi ma demo ndi ufulu wawo amabungwe kutelo ndi sakuphwanya lamulo lililonse.
    Zomwe amabungwe akuchita ziri mmalamulo a dziko.

  46. Nsanje ya Atumbuka says:

    Billy Mayaya utumbuka wako ndiochuluka moonjeza. T

  47. chivwamba says:

    Thats the way to go. But should have started in old town all the way. You cant dialogue with these people

  48. Mo says:

    Do you think it will change anything?,if you want nice results of the demos involve a VENDOR kupanfa apo aaaa kaya,Ntafu RIP mabvuto ndi omwe watisiilawa

  49. Tchaka says:

    Kkkkkkkkkkkkkkkkkkkkk- anthu openga kwambiri

  50. kumangoni says:

    It’s my plea to the middle class people to put a hand on this MEDICAL stuetion not for the sake of Government and Pitala, but for the sake of the oldnally Malawians(poor people) who have no medical Aid, who have no Life Insurance compared to the HIMOS. You have been spoken so much about this, but nothing is coming out. Let us do by ourselves. Even K100 per person it is enough to save someone than opening mouths hour by hour,day by day, week by week, year by year while our fell people are dying,suffering,children loosing their parents and the parents loosing their children. Let’s do the ACTION,let us stand up and show the world do this lather than sounding so sorrowful all the time. Please all the middle class let’s try to do this by ourselves.
    ‘Am just nothing,but a nobody (commoner). Just take my word There is no life without facing the challenges. The world is not round like and flat a ball and flat/smooth like table. It is round and like wide like a paw paw and rough like pumpkin. Do not this so simple but sirius.

  51. best advise says:

    Just b contented with whatever little salary you get, there r other people out ther who dont even hv what u hv,b happy and thank God for everything he provides

  52. malawi view says:

    zauchitsiru!!…. mulindikanthu..kaphulika

  53. George phiri says:

    I ‘hate’ dpp koma dzokayende misewu sidzithandidza kanthu. We will achieve nithing at the end of the day.

  54. Patriot says:

    Chief Lundu waku Chikhwawa akuti you can go to hell.
    No wonder, paja anali nawo mu chigulu cha anthu opita ku UNGA ku NY.

  55. Chingolopiyo says:

    How about Blantyre? Minority gvt 36.4% hated by majority 63.6%

  56. nangantani says:

    Tiyenanzoni

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