Kapito postpones collecting faeces to scatter at BWB premises

The anticipated demonstrations by Consumers Association of Malawi (Cama) on current water crisis slated for Thursday December 4th have been cancelled.

Kapito: The vigil is on hold

Kapito: The vigil is on hold

Cama executive director John Kapito was expected lead a consumers’ march to Blantyre Water Board (BWB) where they wanted to hold vigils until their demands on water shortages are met.

Kapito threatened to collect faeces to be scattered at BWB premises so that BWB management appreciate what consumers who have no water are coping up wit

But the vigil has been cancelled after a meeting between Cama and BWB officials on Wednesday afternoon in which the utility provider through its chairperson James Naphambo committed to start distributing water to residential areas, townships, hospitals and other affected institutions through tanks on daily basis until water supply is restored.

During the 2-hour heated meeting BWB agreed to release a detailed programme of the water distribution which will be monitored by Cama and the media.

Kapito told the media soon after the meeting they have given BWB two weeks to restore water supply.

He also said that the demonstrations have not been cancelled entirely but that have been put on hold following a dialogue with BWB officials.

“Since BWB have made a commitment to fulfil demands raised in our petition, we have decided to allow them implement some of our raised concerns and put the demonstrations on hold,” Kapito said.

Kapito disclosed the consumer watchdog will sign a communiqué with BWB on points raised and discussed during the meeting, adding Cama will monitor how the utility provider is fulfilling demands in the petition.

The consumer rights activist said they will stage demonstration if the water shortages, which have affected businesses and lives of many people, do not improve.

“It doesn’t mean the demonstrations have been completely cancelled, we have put them on hold and allow BWB deliver what they have pledged;” stated Kapito

Naphambo promised that the water situation would improve while they are working on upgrading the supply system.

He disclosed that in the next 10 days BWB will commission newly constructed water tanks in Chimwankhunda, Kameza and Chigumula, which are expected to improve water supply in the city.

“We are expanding our system and once it’s done the problem we are facing will be a thing of the past,” said Naphambo.

He disclosed that water bourses will be distributing water around the city starting Thursday.

BWB is installing new pumps and upgrade the piping system aside from improving the capacity to meet the city’s 96 million litres daily demand.

Due to the crisis basic services such as hospitals and hospitality institutions are failing to provide consumers adequately.

Businesses have suffered too impacting greatly on their production levels and provision of basic commodities to consumers in Blantyre and the country in general.

Cama has since demanded government to immediately restructure and remove the incompetent management of Blantyre Water Board if water supplies are not restored in Blantyre with immediate effect.

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53 thoughts on “Kapito postpones collecting faeces to scatter at BWB premises”

  1. KING SOLOMONS WISDOM says:

    ALL THIEVES MULUZI 1.7 BILN.MTHARIKAS 92BILN.GIV BACK MONEY .I WANT TO MAKE PIPES RUN FROM LAKE MW TO BT AND LILONGWE NOW

  2. KING SOLOMONS WISDOM says:

    KAPITO WANTED U TO DIVERT ATTENTIO FROM NACGATE

  3. big thought says:

    We are suffering when we have plenty of water from Mulanje mountain.Why can’t we tap this water from there other than having lame excuses of Mudi dam drying. Village piped water is wasted throughout the day and night when the taps are vandalized. The gravity would save Malawi’s problems of relying on OBSOLETE MACHINES TO PUMP WATER. Please do something to solve this problem. Check the wasted water by moving around in villages in Mulanje and chiladzulu districts which could be extended to Blantyre where life is hard.

    1. Elvis says:

      Thats true but doing so, also needs guards to monitor the pipes. Vuto kuba too much nde ku phiri ndani angamakalondere. Komma ndi good idea.

  4. Wonder says:

    Aaaaa Paja malawi Ndiosauka eti? Pali ulosi kuti mulungu akadzakonzanso dziko lapansi kukhala Paradiso Malawi azakhalabe osauka kamba ka ntchito zake.

  5. Ma says:

    Osangoti Peter wandiimisa bwanji? Ma appointment aja akuchosa mano

  6. Nganali kombweke says:

    Shaa! pa nyasa pavuta, pakana kufika pokasiya bibi ku ofesi. Ama bungwe alusadi

  7. saying it like it is says:

    IWENSO USATIPUSISE WAMVA..FOTSEK ZAKO…WAYENELA UKUDIKILA KUTI AKUPANGE APPOINT KU EMBASSY NAWE KUTI UKHALE CHETE WAUSILU IWE ETI IFE MANYI TINATENGA KALE NDE TITANI NAWO?TIZATAYE KUNYUMBA KWAKO KAPENA?

  8. We knew it…… Kapito cannot shoot his own foot? Impossible..!!

  9. KAPITO PLEASE BE MONITORING THE ISSUE.

  10. GONAMKULAWE says:

    KAPITO WACHITABWINO KULETSA

  11. Kadonaphani says:

    Mwati he wanted to collect faeces and drop them at BWB offices???? That sounds a very interesting way of “peaceful” demonstration. Let us for arguments sake assume that somehow Kapito and whoever else collected these faeces and carried them to BWB, how does that feature in with lack of water for personal hygiene? And BEAM objectives???

    Demonstartion is absolutely fine, but to suggest you gonna collect faeces is total madness! And this is the guy APM appointed to board of BWB? My foot!!!

  12. Mberube says:

    Kapito- Mulhako- meets Naphambo -another Mulhako what do you expect? Tiyeni Alomwe kutiyesa if zitsiru!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

  13. pepe says:

    Zaninge muzakateke ku Republic of Nyika

  14. Umziya says:

    A Kapito akudyetsani chi ntuwitsa. We knew you are just talking to brain wash the public koma muli mbali yomweyo

  15. M'Malawi Weniweni says:

    I have been in Blantyre for 43 years. But this week I have dad no water for 8 days. How can this be the case? Even upgrading system should have been planned in such a way as not to disrupt existing supply for such a long time. We have seen upgrade of infrastructure in other countries while existing services continue. This country have degenerated into incompetent but educated officials. This is a true sign of a failed state. We are just slightly better than Somalia

  16. Mark Dambalika says:

    our hound really need a credit, he is really there to serve the people. The problem solved and this is why i like him. BWB scared with the human poop which he threatened to carry with him to their offices has forced them to give in to the demands of the people. BRAVO KAPITO, NEXT TIME LWB PISS US OFF AS REGUARDS THE SAME ATLEAST WE HAVE AN IDEA OF HOW TO DRIVE THE POINT HOME!

  17. Emanuell thembachako says:

    Kapito ndiwe wotani wadya chiani sazakukhulupililaniso

  18. Feston Konzani says:

    Mr Kapito is not fit to be a leader of CAMA because if I may ask when was this ‘meeting’ arranged? Who was present at the meeting and who arranged it? If Mr Kapito is thus easily convinced about such an important issue as water, then Malawi and Malawians need a much stronger leader who will fight the consumer rights war to the end and not just take Malawians for granted.

  19. KAPITO KAPITO says:

    kkkkk kapito,BIBI yanga ndibwera nayo kwanu

  20. Wanganyewanganye mtumbuka says:

    Manyi munatengeratunu mukathire mmunda ndi manyowa amphamvu.

  21. Mayi Bwampini G. Muthalika says:

    Oh no mpaka kukatuta manyi. Koma zavuta, boma limeneli lifikadi koma Ku 2019? Koma APM akadali moyo bwanji tikukhala ngati tilibe mtsogoleri. Mwina anafa APM paja a DPP mumabisa maliro.

  22. Kapito is a crook. He is begging govt to fire BWB staff. It seems kapito has more powers than the president. Koma akapito mpaka kunyamula manyi! Kapito is mentally ill

  23. Casanova says:

    I think Kapito is a coward to some extent becz smearing or what they call scattering septic at BWB premises is undignified stance and lack of proper judgment. Of course the water crisis may be unwelcome one but they should visit other means of demonstrating not littering feaces around the premises. Democracy should not be understood from that angle becz once the demonstrations will be over people will hv a tortured reflection. Thumbing you up for bringing this issue forwards but the step u hv taken is not biblical, insane and above all is murderer of societal reputation……

  24. Fathi Alshab says:

    my tske on this wss snd id ghst the strike &vigil was judtfied……. and we needed to bd foing thid eachtime we see delibsrste lspsed.
    ee actusl needed to bteaj into groups ens kea dc for chasowa mishandling of case,ena ku mera gor rside of fuel yet eorld markt price dropping, ena ku bt court for judicisry dtrike which in my view id hu.msn right viollation,ena ku stste hse for na -gate chocho….

  25. Manolo says:

    He has been silenced, Kapito wadya chi banzi cha blue bought with stolen money fom NAC

  26. Fashionista says:

    KODI AKUTI MANYIWO AKATENGA ANDANI CHE KAPITOWA? AKATENGA AKAZAKE NDI AZIBWENZI ZAKE ZAMPWETEKAZO? INE ANGA AYI!!!

  27. ndangodutsa chisale says:

    Namphando? Sounds Lomwesh. Paja it is only Hlomwes who are capable…..

  28. Gona n'kuphe sali patali says:

    Anthu akummwera ndi boma lanu sopano! All the best!

  29. m'dzakupepe says:

    Nyc job a BWB i hed kut u av improved

  30. ujeni says:

    The service industry in Malawi is so poor, outdated, ancient still in stone age. You just have to look at the buildings they operate in, what more the technology they use inside. Water boards, ESCOM talk of roads then the Road and Traffic offices etc all stone age and people who work there are not progressive at all

  31. mh says:

    inuyo pitani anthu akambila alonjezanaso mukuti btry kupusa basi

  32. mc says:

    Mr Naphambo, did you receive any letter of appointment as Chair for BWB? Where did you get the mandate, kungomva mu nyuzi basi? Mwapupulumatu, maina ama borad members will be announced soon, aja anali olakwika, thats why there are no letters of appointment yet. Kapito wapatsidwa sikono. Ine ndiye manyi omwe ndinasunga ndidzasita ku officd kwako mawa, nanfa nditani nawo? Madzi kulibe kuno

  33. Wawaman says:

    Kkkkk we thought we could see his shit at the bwb offices.May be he has backed off after getting an envelop.shame on you kapito unali kale!!!

  34. Patriot says:

    Wadya chi banzi uyu
    Mlomwe siokhulupilika

  35. Reasonable Man says:

    SANANYERE MANYI OKWANIRA LERO SO HE DIDN’T HAVE AMMO. DIKIRANI, TONIGHT HE WILL EAT MANGO, GWAFA NDI CHIMANGA. DEMO ILIPO! JUST WAIT

  36. wa ku nkhoma says:

    walandira chitseka pakamwa kapito umatero ukashota, manyi timasungawa titani nawo sopano?

  37. Nzika says:

    That’s Mr John Kapito…are we being made to understand that the demos were planned before engaging the utility provider? Then it must have been emotional or some bargaining tool for Mr Kapito since he hasn’t done much of marketing for himself in the current administration .but all in all many thanks I believe the commitment from the board is more than it would have been had they been engaged earier…Malawi

  38. Wadya iwe says:

    Banzi

  39. Dick says:

    Ine ndimadabwatu mpaka kupaka manyi maofesi pomwe iyenso ali mkhala pa mpand wa Blantyre Water Board!! Khoswe akakhala pa mkhate sapheka. APA NDIYE WATIPUSITSA BAD

  40. Koma ndiye says:

    Za chisoni ndithu. Nothing is happening. The demo should still have taken place coz what the water board is proposing should have started already and by distributing tanked water, this does not resolve the problem of running water. People will be queing for water, when I say people, I mean women and girls, for such is the case, sanitation will be compromised still and the hospital theatres will still be closed.

    So, where are the gains Mr Kapito?

    Meanwhile the First Lady, her hubby, Dausi are sitting on Malawi’s money, regardless of its source (donor or tax payers). Chakwera is busy praising late Dr Kamuzu Banda. Do I think KAMUZU was 100% bad? No, but it hurts to see Chakwera continuing praising him when most of us know that in the latter years, Kamuzu was an evil dictator. A lot of people suffered. That is the truth. This does not take away all the good deeds he did, but not acknowledging Kamuzu’s shortcomings is plainly wrong.

    Does the opposition have a voice with an action plan this time to sort out these thieving issues or is what Chakwera said at the Kamuzu ceremony enough? Is that all MCP and Chakwera going to do?

    Where, in heavens name are all those Registred political parties we saw and heard only 5 months ago? Where are their voices now? Are they all just watching, or should we assume they all got thier monies from the easy NAC?

  41. amugwrozisa sikono kapito ndi kape bwamji?

  42. chatonda says:

    Why can’t Malawians support people like Kapito for once. This is how you can make change in a country which has the sleeping people on almost everything?
    We need more people like Mr John Kapito to change things in this country.

    1. JJB says:

      You will not catch me looking for shit to support Kapito on his shit slinging demo.

      What arse holes.

    2. Patriot says:

      Iwenso ndi mbuzi ya chilomwe eti?
      wayesa akugayira banzi walandirayo?
      Shupiti

  43. Deal Yatheka says:

    AMUPATSA CHI BANZI.
    NDALAMA ZACHOKERA KU NAC

  44. Dusty says:

    Bravo Kapito mnyamata olimba mtima.Ngumuya stop your nonsense.

  45. Kanthu Ako! says:

    May be he hasn’t found enough shit.

    A Malawi? Zoona tafika pomakamba nkhani za Manyi;Mabi;Tudzi;Tubvi;Mavi, and we think we are a serious nation.

    Instead of sitting down and finding out what is causing the board to be so ineffective, we want to give it shit.

    Koma Ziliko!!

  46. TheWun says:

    Ndiye manyi (bibi) tinapanga collect ife tipange nayo chani iwe kapito!??

    1. FKS says:

      Ungowamwera tea amenewo ngati breakfast

  47. Towara says:

    Capito so unreliable

  48. Mulopwana Wa Mamwene says:

    Aaaaaa Kapito zowona watipanga betray ndi envelope akupatsa ija

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