Malawi govt to make stand on same-sex affairs: President inquire on gays arrest

President Peter Mutharika says he was meeting Home Affairs minister Jean Kalirani to get a briefing of the arrest of two homosexuals.

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Mutharika said this on Monday during a news briefing at Kamuzu Palace in Lilongwe.

“I am aware of the issue, I will be meeting the minister of Home Affairs this afternoon, our position will be known later,” said the President.

He said the matter was not discussed at the just ended Commonwealth heads of state and government meeting which was in Malta.

The police arrested a homosexual couple in Lilongwe and were charged with homosexuality related charges that carries a maximum of 14 years in prison with hard labour.

Meanwhile, two gay men on Friday explained to lawyers about the ill-treatment they get from police and the public because of their sexual orientation.

The duo expressed their sentiments when Centre for Human Rights and Rehabilitation (CHRR) and Centre for the Development of People (Cedep) organised a two-day sensitisation and capacity building workshop on lesbian, gay bisexual, transgender and intersex (LGBTI), HIV and Aids and human rights for lawyers.

Malawi Law Society (MLS) vice- president Powell Nkhutabasa, who was at the workshop, expressed disappointment that some lawyers refused to represent gays.

Associate professor Chiwoza Bandawe at College of Medicine (CoM), a constituent college of the University of Malawi, MLS executive secretary Godfrey Kangaude and Chrispine Sibande, a human rights lawyer, made presentations at the workshop.

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Peter Amos
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Let us refer to the Bible before we make our judgement

babylon system
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It is very unfortunate malawi wants to adopt western culture. Is the uk dude married to a fellow man? why did obama marry a woman? Why cant malawian president be like mugabe huh? Legalising gayism in malawi will attract the wrath of God. Malawi is a God fearing nation and those who practice this shameful act should be dealt without mercy. We cannot adopt sinful, nonsensical and shameful act in the name of money. Sodomy will never be condoned and those who do it should never be left unpunished.

(Bisexual DA)
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Some things are not too extream as you say they are, I agree Malawi is not good place for people to walk wide with their gay or Bisexual feelings because Malawi has more thibgs to worry about than gay peoples activities as they try to brand Malawi with gay flag flying high like south Africa, I do not hate gay though and I am Malawian I have had sex with bisexual women and Gay men in Malawi and they are good penises sucking machine I so loved it like yeah it was yummy, Using Gods words over this topic its… Read more »
Johnston
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Malawi Government, we are warning you of your impending curses which will follow you if you succumb to the evils of America and UK. The land of Sodom and Gomorrah could not be sown for any business because of evil men like Ambassador of UK and American woman ambassodor. The blood of Jesus should intervene for sowing wrong seeds for the people He died for. It should haunt DAY and NIGHT anyone signing this curse for our land and our generation. Evil men will no longer reign in our nation the blood of Jesus stands today as fresh as it… Read more »
Mphongozidana Ndau
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Bwana tisamvetu kuti awa mwawakhululukira thinking kuti the azunguzi will come back with their aid. You will pardon them, the mzungu will come with another excuse for not giving us his aid.

Lets forget aid ya mzungu and stand on our own feet.

Tengupenya
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Malawi’s operational stand is that the rule of law must prevail. The law in Malawi forbids homosexuality. Before you complain about enforcement of the law, talk to your legislators and your fellow voters to repeal or amend the law on sexuality. The law will have to respect the tolerable boundaries of societal behaviour within the jurisdiction. People are free to move on the globe. No one is glued to any one jurisdiction. So practitioners of homosexuality are free to leave the Malawi jurisdiction for places where they can freely perform and enjoy their sexual orientation without contravening the law. In… Read more »
Chenda
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We should wait for God’s condemnation shortly as this signifies the end of times and Jesus is really coming and is around the corner. Satan is trying to attempt our beloved leaders chosen by God to lead the people in the countries, but satan will be conquered very soon. Thank you Nyasa Times.

chinkombaleza gumanyundo gowa
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chinkombaleza gumanyundo gowa

I already said this is prohibited in our culture. Our stand as a citizen the answer is no and we don’t want such fools.

gulugunya
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Ndizonadi associate professor Chioza Mbandawe ndi guy wamkulu pa Malawi pano. Ine ndachindapo ameneyu. Eeeee a lecturer ali ndi ngini yabwino. That is the reason why Chioza has taken time to marry. The gay has very good buttercoarse. He is very hot. Try him.

jabulosi
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Satanism gaining ground in the warm heart of africa.

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