MCP member claims to be in hiding

The infighting in the main opposition Malawi Congress Party (MCP) has gone physical, forcing a member Azam Mwale to go into hiding for fear of his dear life.

Menyani: We don't know Mwale

Menyani: We don’t know Mwale

In a telephone interview from his hiding place with Nyasa Times,  Mwale who recently spoke in the media against the current party leadership said some party Members of Parliament (MPs) rough necks to deal with him at his home in Lumbadzi.

Mwale mentioned Kasungu Central MP Amon Nkhata as one of those behind the plot.

“Led by central region party youths, the came to my house on Saturday night using a black minibus registration number DA1069 saying they want to deal with me, lucky enough I had already been tipped and they didn’t find me.

“At around midnight, the went to HH Lodge and asked if am lodging there but the owners told them am not. I am currently afraid and don’t even have time to visit my family,” he said.

He called the development as very unfortunate considering that, “in a democratic system, every person has the freedom of speech and what I said was not against the party president Dr Lazarus Chakwera but for the betterment of the party.”

Added Mwale: “MCP is for us all and not a particular person, if we see that things are not working then we have all the right to advice where necessary and this is what we are doing.”

Mwale claimed he has a backing of many supporters although he has no position in the party.

Recently, Mwale told the media that the current party leadership has failed and there is a need for an emergency convention.

He said he has managed to source about 27 district chairpersons signatures in support of the call.

MCP has about 40 district chairpersons and the party constitution state’s that an emergency convention can be called by two thirds of the chairpersons.

When contacted, Nkhata refused to comment on the matter.

“I don’t comment on something I don’t know,” he said.

MCP Public Relations Officer Alekeni Menyani refused to comment saying he doesn’t know the person (Mwale).

“If he is indeed an MCP supporter he could have know how we handle issues within the party,” he said.

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DOBO
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DOBO
7 months 21 days ago

A friend of mime who is journalist mocked and surprised me with a lot of cash claiming that many journalists are are better than me, an accountant as they are approached by politicians to write fake stories for money which is twice my salary.Study some of these stories which are very baseless. It is happening in Malawi, a PROPAGANDA TORN COUNTRY.

BOKHO
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BOKHO
7 months 21 days ago

Chipani chakupha ndi DPP msanamizire MCP.

Konge Lesi
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Konge Lesi
7 months 21 days ago

MCP IS A PARTY OF DEATH AND DARKNESS, said Chakufwa Chihana. MCP is a cruel and brutal party that will use all available means of force to deal with dissent within its ranks. The MCP Leaders are raping their constitution day and night. That’s why Jessie Kabwila has been fired from her position as Spokesperson. That’s why Richard Chimwemwe and Amon Nkhata are causing havoc in the central region, beating and firing people from their positions. Shame on MCP. SHAME ON LAZALO CHAKWERA

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bad
7 months 22 days ago

MWALE……………………………MWALE………….mwati lero simchewa??????????ndavanso kuti Kabwila zuti zivutenso……….Ngakhale mmaofesimu akangokuona kuti chipani chaocho ulibe nacho ntchito sangakupatse ndi moni yemwe. Amene akuthamangitsa mwaleyo akaangogwira ntchitoyo ndiye ndi nduna akadzangolowa m’boma

Clement mwale
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Clement mwale
7 months 23 days ago

Chipani ichi sichidzathekanso

vakusi pesuka
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7 months 23 days ago

mbuzi ya DPP imeneyi .kagwere kutali

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2016 welcome
7 months 23 days ago
If I were a DPP supporterror I would be more concerned with the dismal performance of my party as it appears to have no clues to solve the prevailing socioeconomic woes that have relegated the Malawi citizenry to refugee status in their own country. Much as we don’t condone political brutality, all the political parties that have ruled multiparty Malawi have no higher moral ground to demonize the old MCP. We have seen assassinations even during the political pluralism period. Then that makes us assume that could the parties who have killed people during multiparty time be any different if… Read more »
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kunyeziwa mussa
7 months 23 days ago
dis mcp can’t win any general election wy leavng kabwira aside & choosng alekeni menyani as ur spokes person? no any democracy in mcp & i don’t c anymore chances of bouncing back into governmnt vry soon. its a high tym ndale zakale mutazisiya dis z a democracy not 1 party system anthu ali ndi ufulu pa zomwe akuona zikulakwika kuyankhulapo. nthawi yomangoimba manja zilizonse idatha w r in a democracy chonde mudziwe.plz mr chakwera do de way mr ken msonda did by leavng apost wilfuly without any demands.ur style of handling crucial matters z not good at all mind… Read more »
Kenkkk
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Kenkkk
7 months 23 days ago

Nyani ya dpp ameneyo. Why don’t you just join fellow dpp thugs and keep quiet?

Imraan Sadick
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7 months 23 days ago

What do you expect from MCP? this Party brutality murdered many innocent Malawians
being a member of this Party is like saying Murder should be discriminarised in this country.MCP don’t give a damn about human life value,as they say usuality conquers the mind
Eeeee! ine Mantha

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