Kamlepo says Chaponda run away from Malawi: Calls DPP tribalistic govt, sidelining the North

Rumphi east firebrand MP Kamlepo Kalua on Tuesday picked on minister of Agriculture George Chaponda,  saying he has no moral ground to tell Malawians of their country because he was in self imposed exile when Malawians were fighting the oppressive one party system of government.

Kamlepo Kalua: DPP is sidelining North Malawi in development, its tribalistic government

Kamlepo Kalua: DPP is sidelining North Malawi in development, its tribalistic government

Kalua also described the ruling Democratic Progressive Party (DPP) as tribalistic, alleging this is why the DPP led government is sidelining the north in development activities.

The bone of contention was the distribution of treadle pumps which showed that the government was distributing more treadle pumps in the south than in the north.

“The minister [Chaponda]  was not here when we were fighting the one party dictatorship,” said Kalua.

Apparently, Kalua himself was in self imposed exile in South Africa but fought gallantly to champion multiparty democracy.

Chaponda told the House that there was an expert assessment on the treadle pumps to find out which areas needed more pumps than others.

He did not respond to the insinuation that he was in self imposed exile.

But in a recent radio interview, Chaponda said his family and him run away as they were being hunted by Kamuzu Banda agents.

Debate on the Agriculture vote progressed well afterwards.

Chaponda told the House that the FISP budget has now been increased by K3.5 billion because of escalating costs of fertilizer and transport, putting the budget to K15.5 billion.

He said donors have finally agreed to bankroll the seed cost of FISP to the tune of US$5 million.

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gangamfuno
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gangamfuno
2 months 27 days ago

Zanu izo

Cash Gate
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2 months 28 days ago

zowonadi, akaluwa akunena chilungamo ngakhale carbinet yawo anangosankhana wokhawokha

Honeycomb Chidyaudzu
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Honeycomb Chidyaudzu
2 months 28 days ago

Kamlepo Kalua is saying the truth.The fact of the matter is that the DPP is a tribalistic and nepotistic government. This is the worst government and President Malawi has ever had.

pido
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2 months 28 days ago

The truth is nobody chased nor targetted to kill Chaponda. He just claimed it

Bindura Malopa
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Bindura Malopa
2 months 28 days ago
Kamlepo just loves playing his tribal card and sensationalism than he can make sense. Distribution of certain resources are based on per capita needs than your tribalism iwe naughty boy Kamlepo, usatipangitse manyazi anthu akumpotofe, wanva? I won’t be surprised to hear you demanding same number of classroom blocks and health centres for the north as in the south. For you i’m sure it doesn’t matter whether one million pupils enroll at one school when just 500 enroll at a school in the north as long as resources are cut in the middle for the south and north. Surprisingly you… Read more »
mgoloso
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mgoloso
2 months 28 days ago

One who capitalizes on tribalism is the one who is tribalistic – Kamplepo is damaging PP and MCP so much if he does not know. He should come back to his senses – any party that dreams to rule this country should consider winning hearts of the Southerners first before any move – otherwise, you will always talk of your tribalism forever. Muluzi, JB, Bingu and Peter are all Southerners. This should ring a bell in your heads and think wiser.

pido
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pido
2 months 28 days ago

Anyani kusekana zikundu. What’s good for the goose is also good for the gander

Mwalonde Ken
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Mwalonde Ken
2 months 28 days ago

So it makes tribal sense for Kamlepo Kalua to distribute equal number of treadle pumps to 8million people in the south and 3million people in the north? Tell me people, who is a tribalist here? In that case they must build same number of prisons in the north and south to run away from tribalism i guess. Government must build same number of Capital Hills in the north as in Lilongwe. That would be the new definition of ‘EQUITY’ based on Kamlepo Kalua’s tribalism principle.

Patrick Phiri
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Patrick Phiri
2 months 28 days ago

Kamlepo’s head is completely empty. How can he demand equal distribution of treadle pumps for north and south when population of the north is only one quarter of the south. Typical danderhead and noise maker.

maphwevu boy
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maphwevu boy
2 months 28 days ago
Bwana Kamlepo you ran away from Kamuzu during one party system for your dear life. Equally the same with Chaponda he ran away for his dear life as well. All of you came back after the downfall of one party. Then what are talking about. You were making noise in South Africa towards the end of Kamuzu Banda. You did not make any noise in South Africa soon after running away from Ngwazi. You were quite in south africa. It was after Muluzi started talking against one party its when you started making noise over 100 days you gave Kamuzu.… Read more »
Chandamale
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Chandamale
2 months 29 days ago

Very bad government. We will vote them out.

mgoloso
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mgoloso
2 months 28 days ago

Kamlepo iwenso unali ku South Africa for decades- do not claim that you are a patriotic Malawian. Being power hungry will not take you anywhere – Mukufuna ma treddle pump enawo muzikatani nawo ku North? You are hand full of people in the north – 1/4 of population in the South.

How many points for Mathematics did you score at MSCE?. We know you as a retired Senior Vendor in Johannesburg.

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