Forum accuses PAC of aiding federal system miscarriage

The Forum for Advancement of Federal System and Rural Development in Malawi (FAFSRDM) has howled at the Public Affairs Committee (PAC), describing it as a spent force in as far as speaking for the voiceless in the country is concerned.

Dr Bina Shawa: Federalism or standalone country for north

Dr Bina Shawa: Federalism or standalone country for north

The forum, through its chairperson Dr. Bina Shaba, told Nyasa Times in an exclusive interview that the “committee was no longer dealing with what people want.”

The rants followed a failed meeting between PAC and the forum with the former saying they could not make it to Mzuzu because of lack of funds.

PAC’s executive director Robert Phiri, we learnt, had called Shaba at the eleventh hour “cancelling the meeting.”

According to information made available to Nyasa Times, the UNDP –which provides financial support to PAC – had “not deposited” the funds.

The delegation from PAC was also going to have Reverend Chingota, Fr Peter Mulomole and Reverend Timothy Nyasulu.

But a furious Shaba described the move as “unfounded gimmicks” aimed at “frustrating pro-federalists on having their wish granted.”

Shaba said it was unfortunate that PAC was now “siding with government.”

He repeatedly said they were not “happy.”

At the meeting that was supposed to be a follow up meeting held at Mzuzu Hotel, the forum had delegates from all the districts of the region except Likoma Island.

Shaba said they were now going to let the “people decide” on what to do next.

Added Shaba: “It is because they are running away from the issue and confusing people on the definitions of federalism and a federal system of government.”

He said people in Malawi wanted “a federal system of government and reject the current unitary system that has left the majority of citizens extremely poor and promotes inequality in the sharing of the national cake.”

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Kambazako Zibowo
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Nawo a PAC ziti ndi a mipingo ayiwala dyela ndisakho ayiwala kuti amatilalikila kuti kukonda ndalama kwambili ndi mudzu wa ziyipa zonse. Ngati amalalika zoti iwo ili mu mawuwo, God is watching!!

Alinafe Banda
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The political leaders from the Southern region agreed long time ago that they should not allow central and northern political leaders to rule our Malawi . Too blind can’t see government departments,companies and many organizations run by the same people they side line,what is bad with Federal government Njulu basi ndi Umbuli.

nyavizwazwa
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KK

Kwa chembaluku nyumba matsei alipo koma kodi cholowa chanu ku boma ndi chiani?

kunakakhala kuti boma limaganizi Mangochi bwenzi ndi district yotukuka kwambiri.

Ndizoona kuti a Malawi nzeru zao ndi zopusa. taonani zitukuko zambiri zimaonongeka chifukwa cha umbuli. a MCP amadula magetsi a mumiseu ati chifukwa nga Kamuzu.

A DPP anonso kukumba miseu ati ngi A bingu anamanga – uziru bazi

Mbowe Mulambia
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I can see that malawian weather educated or not we do not know the meaning of federal government ask your friend in Zambia or South Africa they will tell you the meaning Too much umbuli pa Malawi we too many educated mbuli

chefourpence
Guest

agalu inu! Samukani muzipita kwanu ku mpoto! Period! You think you are clever and intelligent? Wait and see! With our illiteracy, we will wipe you all the face of our land. Nyumba mwamanga ku BT, Zomba, Mj, etc muzazisiya. We will rape your ugly daughters and kill your sons. What do you want? You have all the jobs, etc? Is Malawi just for you? Nkhope ngati kuthako.

kesterkalonga
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Atumbuka nonse pofunika muzipita ku mpoto ndinu anthu osayamika mchifukwa chake kamuzu anakuthamangisani kuti muzikagulisa mazira kumpoto.kodi kumpoto kuli makampani angati oti nonse mungakagwire ntchito.Ndinu anthu okanika basi mpaka kale.

Zangazatha
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Looking at ALL countries with federal system, i have to agree that Malawi should go for federal state. Look at RSA, Nigeria, Mozambique, Angola, USA, Zambia etc etc they are all well developed. i am a Southerner and I want development. Malawi is not developed because of the current system. we cant just say no just because tinazolowela kutukwana a tumbuka.

kk
Guest

A tumbuka ndi anthu wosaganiza. Ngati akufuna kutula kwawo, bwanji osatelo. Ife ku mangochi timatukula tokha boma limachita kutisatlira titayamba kaye tokha. Vumbi ndiwe mwini. Kwa m,baluku almost nyumba ili yonse ili ndi magetsi.

Agnes
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The problems is that a lot of malawians are illiterate, they do not understand this concept. Those who are fighting for this will regret in future. Those from the central and southern wants people from the north to go back to north. This is what is going to happy muzaona anthu akuotcheredwa mnyumba, Malawians are we ready to see this. Lets think twice before proposing some issues.

Chimani. Game
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The problem is the idiot head of state who is clueless

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