Encroachers invade Mombera University site

Encroachers have invaded Mombera University site in Mzimba as the land lies abandoned, desolate and rejected two years after President Peter Mutharika laid a foundation stone at the animal husbandry high institution.mombera

The government provided for K200 million in this year’s budget for initial foundations which included water and electricity connections at the site but it seems nothing has been done so far.

Mbelwa district assembly commissioner Timothy Chirwa wondered why people were invading the land when everybody was paid compensation.

He was optimistic that the project, the construction of the university, the second in the north would take off soon.

“The government will evict those who are encroaching the land. Everybody was compensated for the land and the government spent K35 million in compensation for the land,” said the district commissioner.

Ministry of Education publicist Manfred Ndovie declined to comment as to when the construction of the university would start, asking for more time to gather information from relevant authorities.

The university is the brain child of former president, late Bingu wa Mutharika who lined up a number of universities for construction in order to stop scramble for spaces at the University of Malawi and Mzuzu University, the only two public universities in a population of 17 million people leading to the infamous quota system.

Out of the five dream universities, only two are open which are Malawi University of Science and Technology and Lilongwe University of Agriculture and Natural Resources.

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‘We’ve kept the university for our campaign come this 2019. They will keep their stone even beyond 2019 so that our sons will also use it as a campaign mound as we did with the Karonga -Chitipa road. You don’t know us?’ Kkkkkkkkkkk!!!!


The fact is North is behind as compared to central and south. This is a sore reason northerners flock to south or centre. Children work hard in school in order to travel to central or south


Bvuto ku Malawi kuno linabwera ndi Kamuzu (MCP) pothamangitsa azungu anzathu azungu ndi amene atukula mayiko akunenedwawa!

Jelbin mk
Mwera yake yiti? Kuliso chitukuko ku mwera? Infact whoever has not travelled will never know what it means by being developed, go around the continent go around the world and see how countries habe developed kumangoti Blantyre… Blantyre is like a location in other countries i mean in even neighboring ones. Southerners are satisfied when they see Blantyre forgetting to concentrate on building their own welfare. Truly speaking and those in the know will agree with me that in Malawi there is no any town befitting a city status a city without world class planning and structures?. Ndimangoseka ndikabwela ku… Read more »

KUWENGE KU THYOLO NTHENA YILI KUMALA KALE (wld hv bn competed if it were in thyolo) kwao kwa mbuzi za mino kusi. Pandani mphangwe pala wakumudizgani ndiko kut mwasangapo kangachepe


It is not Tumbuka invading but Lomwe and Chewa who do not have malo kwawo. Just drop your car or basi at the Mzimba turnoff on the M1 ask which tribe is developing that place. You will be surprised that it is not the Hinyahinya but Kakobwes


This university will not b belt coz mbuzi ya president yi hates the north.
Fortunately, we northerners hav bin TOUGH END, we send our kids to UNILIA pay university, no DISRUPTIONS like kwinaku, uselness LOMWEZ, u build universities in ur home districts but UMBULI still number one.
How can the whole so called president biliv that he will die wen d prophecy never named him UMBULIWO KKKKKKK

Juliana kanthiti Lunguzi, so which southern region is developed? Malawi has been poor and stagnat the past 50 years because south and central regions have been too busy comparing themselves against northern region in other words they have used north as a benchmark of how they have developed, but the sad thing is we are the poorest in the world , we are the poorest among all our neighbours zambia, mozambique, south africa among others, North as a region has the most developed human capital and thats the best development u can have, the development of the mind, go in… Read more »
Juliana Kanthiti Lunguzi
Juliana Kanthiti Lunguzi

That’s what Tumbukas know best. Too much phuma. Pitani ku Mwera mukaone mmene chitukuko chimakhalira.

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