Ex-MP Nawena blasts Mutharika on UN yearly trips, says Malawi leader has no vision

Former Thyolo Thava MP and ruling Democratic Progressive Party (DPP) member  has described President Peter Mutharika as a leader with no vision who goes to the UN general assembly without an agenda.

Nawena: There is no need for President to go to UN yearly

Nawena: There is no need for President to go to UN yearly

Nawena, who lost the 2014 DPP parliamentary primary polls, questioned why Mutharika should be attending the UN conferences yearly when the trips benefits the President personally than nationally.

He was speaking on Monday’s Capital Radio talk show program.

“Kamuzu Banda hardly went to the UN conference but under his leadership, the country developed [Bakili Muluzi went to UN when he was elected and last year of his term for farewell]. This President goes to the UN without any agenda,” said Nawena.

He said as long as Mutharika is President, the country will never develop because he has no vision.

Outspoken Nawena is former lecture at University of Malawi.

Political and social commentator Humpheys Mvula concurred with Nawena that there was need for the government to consult widely prior to the UN trip.

He said the trip should not be taken by government as an opportunity to “thank” party sympathisers including traditional leaders by taking them aboard just for allowances.

He said the government was obliged to tell tax payers how many people are on this year’s UN trip in the US. Foreign Affairs minister has refused to say.

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Ngalamayi
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The president has vision… it just doesn’t include the development of Malawi and the betterment of his citizens’ lives. His vision is that of his own personal development and that of his cronies.

Gogodasi
Guest
Mutharika is bowing down to the pressure from the wife the way it has happened with Mugabe. This is the problem of marrying young women who want to wrongfully want to amass wealth. Look Mota Angel has stopped working on the dual carriage of Maselema round about – Chiradzulu turn off road because they are at the wife’s farm. The road in question is already bad condition with lots of potholes when its not completed. How does Mota Angil win tenders with such poor workmanship? Its unfortunate that the media is turning a blind eye on the road condition.This is… Read more »
Central
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APM and his DPP think they are bigger than Malawians and are determined to use our taxes willy nilly…!!! Seriusly I’ve never ever seen a useless driver than we are seeing now……………………………!! A Malawi ngati mumamva kuti kuphura njerwa za motooooo ndi kumenekuuuuuuuuuuuuuu!! Nanunso anthu a ku M’mwera (maka maka Phalombe, Mulanje, Thyolo, Nsanje, Chikwawa), it is too surprising to see you complaining of suffering from too many social ills…..!! Zoona inu mumkayesa kudana nawo anthu awa muja enafe timkanena kuti amenewa ndi deya lokha lokha………….!! Take this……………….pano yambilanitu kukonzekera ena ma floods, akukwapulaninso satan munavoterayo muonanso….!! satan amapeleka ndi… Read more »
winston msowoya
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While I vehemently support MP Nawena for blasting Muthalika on yearly trips to the UN,i gravely disagree with him for saying that Banda used not to go to the UN Conferences and yet he developed the nation.What development? Presidential Palaces He avoided attending the UN Conferences because he had nothing tangible to contribute to the Assembly since he was tightly controlled by the Western Imperialists who established evil empires in Southern Africa and used Banda as their quisling puppet.Yes,it is a fact that Muthalika is visionless and ineptitude hence,the sinking of our beloved Malawi.Bakili Muluzi ran a developed Malawi,within democratic… Read more »
Chalo
Guest

MCP had every opportunity to oust this guy in 2019 but they have become rabid and foolish for no apparent reason. It is this betrayal of the electorate by Chakwera and team which is making APM behave with impunity. Malawi will never develop for as long as we keep on entertaining stupidity and anarchy.

VYOTO
Guest

THIS IS JUST A FUND RAISING TRIP FOR THE 74 YEAR OLD PROFESSOR PRESIDENT.NAWENA HAS A POINT, WITH OUR TODAY’S ECONOMY SUCH TRIPS ARE A DRAIN OF OUR MEAGER RESOURCES FOR NO VALUE FOR MONEY AT ALL. WE NEED A YOUNGER PRESIDENT WHO CAN CRITICALLY ANALYZE ISSUES.

Mapwevupwevu
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Did you know? …that Nawena was asking to sleep with female students to award them better marks when he was a lousy lecturer at Poly. Fortunaley (or rather unfortunately for him) the girls he approached were of higher intellect than him he never succeeded. ….that Nawena was fired for touching a breast of a student without her permission. The case against him was ‘Unlawful access to a female student’s mamary gland also known as a breast’! …..that Nawena openly stated that he expected to be in late Bingu wa Mutharika’s cabinet for the simple fact that he came from Thyolo.… Read more »
Becks
Guest

Mapwevupwevu can you contribute to what Nawena is saying please. We don’t to know that you have a personal vendetta with Nawena. Stop Childish comments

be humane
Guest

Bakili Muluzi is the one who destroyed Malawi by putting down every system and made Malawi structually poor. Nawena don’t offend us

Ambuje Apali
Guest

Big up Nawena!

gulugunya
Guest

What can a mare MP fairer talk about the president? After all Nawena is a forgotten politician. i mean I did not know that he is still breathing. Just thank God. But you are not a respected political icon to be listened to by normal malwians. You are very stupid, Nawena. Go to hell and amadiora is there wiating for your blood.

priorities upside down
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priorities upside down

I for one do find it surprising that the President fails to attend AU and SADC meetings in the name of austerity but has never failed to attend UNGA where Malawi ‘s attendance is insignificant. Honestly AU and SADC meetings are more relevant to Malawi than UNGA.

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