DPP, UDF in electoral deal: Nankhumwa says its ‘gentlemen’s agreement’

“This is a gentlemen’s agreement,” Kondwani Nankhumwa, director of elections in the ruling Democratic Progressive Party (DPP) said of the agreed modality with n its political ally United Democratic Front (UDF) on how to feature candidates in the August 25 Local Government by-elections.

Nankhumwa: Gentleman's agreement

Nankhumwa: Gentleman’s agreement

The by-elections are taking place in five wards of Khwawa in Karonga, Chibanja in Mzuzu, Msikisi in Mangochi, Zomba Central in Zomba City and Luchenza in Thyolo.>

According to press reports, two bedfellows have agreed that DPP will not feature a candidate in Mangochi and will instead support the UDF candidate, while in Zomba, DPP will feature a candidate who the UDF will support.

“You know we are in a working relationship and these are some of the things we will be doing,” Nankhumwa, who is also Minister of Information, Tourism and Culture , said as quoted by The Nation.

UDF spokesperson Ken Ndanga confirmed about the agreement.

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37 thoughts on “DPP, UDF in electoral deal: Nankhumwa says its ‘gentlemen’s agreement’”

  1. Kester chaplain says:

    Mgwirizano umenewo upitirira mpaka 2019 ndi Atupere anzakala vice wa aMutharika.Akukaika adzandikumbukira nthawi okazakwana.

  2. MIKE BANDA says:

    mfitidi kuwolotsana

  3. chilungamo says:

    this proves that UDF members of parliament have indeed crossed the floor therefor Mr. Speaker Sir! take action

  4. Kenkkk says:

    Udf has successfully crossed the floor through the back door and nothing is wrong. It is like tax evasion and avoidance, avoidance is not wrong but the effect on govt coffers is the same.

    Coalition parties in govt all over the world field their own candidates at local and national elections. Why not do the same you dpp or udf cheats?

  5. Ndatero ine says:

    Mfiti kugwirana manja

  6. kaya says:

    Kodi UDF iripo?

  7. Kadakwiza says:

    Malawi is doomed

  8. Anduna. says:

    UDf mukutimvesa kuwawa nanga achina pitala ndiopanga nawo ubale?

  9. Mwini filimu says:

    Chonde inu musatelo, mukatelo ife a tambala wakuda palibe chathu

  10. Nkhani yabwino iyi
    Wakwiya ndinfiti–UDF/DPP Woyeeeeee!

  11. The real ujeni says:

    Deal or no deal 2019 MCP is cleaning the dirty, nyasi too much.

  12. John says:

    THIS IS SAD DEVELOPMENT.

  13. Major Prophet Bashiri Maluzi says:

    Mathanyula. UDF being sodomised!

  14. Kaziulika Chimugonda says:

    What further proof do we need that UDF crossed the Floor in August House? God will prove it again for all Malawians to see. God help us!!!

  15. Viva says:

    VOTE MCP

  16. dpp titanic sinking.

  17. Chimango says:

    kusowa zochita agalu inu! ntchito ya makhansala ndi chani?

  18. Bornface c Mwale says:

    Good move Nankhumwa bie bye yellow
    Too
    bored
    with
    Yellow

  19. Nyasi says:

    DPP just used Chilima kubela ma vote and now want to dump him for Atupele to be vice president right? A chair mwaganiza bwanji kuti UDF ithe ngati ma curtain? greedy! greedy!

  20. Hamu says:

    Ngati basi apa!!!!! chipani chila chikumara, amangochi ni amachinga uli pele? wa pwambwanisye mwanache dyache Bakili mbwani mmeso.

  21. zanga phee says:

    mukamamva kuti munthu amayenda atamwalira kale ndi zimenezi,
    pamenepa chipani china chake chamwalira kwatsala mkulengeza tsiku loika maliro a chipanicho.

    ung`ono ung`ono uja ulendo , wadyedwa ndi ukulu ukulu.kkkkkkkkkkkkkkkkkkkkkkkkkk
    that is Malawi with its pipo.

  22. kwende says:

    My 600 lbs that is Nankhumwa

  23. Kalekeni Kanene says:

    Good bye UDF

  24. Karonga Boys says:

    Go ahead APM and AAM chilima akagwere ndi timiyambi taketo

  25. Ngongoliwa says:

    AWA NDI MAUMBONI KUTI ZIPANI ZIWIRI ZOLAMULA ZIKUSOWA MTENDERE NDI CHIPANI CHIMODZI CHOTSUTSA, TIYENI NAZO

  26. Za ziiii. ndi ma khansala omwe mpaka mgwirizano.

  27. bwangazi says:

    Ruling dead people!!!!! Kkkkkk!!! Nothing to be proud of!!!! Ruling skeletons and then you call urself a president!!!! Kkkkkkkkkkkkkkkkkkkkkkkkkkkkkkkkkkkkkkkkkkkkkkkkkkkkkkkkkkkkkkkkkkkkkkkkkkkkkkkkkkkkkkkkkkkkklllll!!!! Zakuthako zenizeni!!! Mitumbo yanu nonse!!!!!

  28. Achimidzimidzi says:

    So in 2019 general elections, UDF will not have a presidetial candidate.They will support DPP.

    I wish, I was a Lhomwe or Yoa by tribe. They are visionary people.

  29. Hemaso says:

    Ung`ono ung`ono odiiiii ukooooo, njoka ikamameza chinthu chamoyo imayamba mutu kenako mchira basi kenako mezu chonse. Zinayamba 2005. Kaya dyera.

  30. Janssen says:

    Yohane sakhura,here is food for thought,the Hutus being in majority in Rwanda,the Kikuyus during Jomo Kenyatta in the 1960s and 70s,the Ian Smith government in Rhodesia,the P W Botha government in SA then,the whites in USA before Obama,the British Empire,The Roman Empire,Congress Party in India etc,etc used to think and say exactly what you said.Just to humbly remind you that GOD is in charge of the world and all who inhabit in it.

  31. VIYAZI TEMBO says:

    KUNENEPA KOPANDA NAKO FORMULA, ANDALE AKUMALAWI, SIES……………..

  32. The real ujeni says:

    As long as we are in a multiparty democracy, no part will rule for eternity.

  33. Nyama Banda says:

    Njoka soweta

  34. zachepa says:

    These are now proofs that UDF Has really crossed the floor

  35. Concerned citizen says:

    Hmmm! Its not gentlemen move,but failure.Zoona ndizakuti akudziwa kuti anthu adasiya kuwakhulupirira.

  36. yayyayayayayaya says:

    Total war. This is time DPP wants Mr airtel.

  37. Good move. The motto is ruling Malawi till eternity. Zikumuwawa akagwere uko

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