MCP says DPP is a mafia led govt: MP queries ‘mysterious death’ of Kachiza amidst Ethiopia Embassy fraud

Lilongwe North East MP Maxwell Thyolera (MCP) has accused the ruling Democratic Progress Party (DPP) government of being selective in tackling corruption, saying the regime is mafia led.

Thyolera: DPP is a mafia led government

Thyolera: DPP is a mafia led government

Thyolera made the remarks in parliament that DPP government” just employ lip service” and no tangible action is being done to tackle corruption.

“We heard that we had a plunder in Ethiopia whereby funds were embezzled at the embassy.  We have just learnt that one of the members of staff there, Mr Kachiza, has died mysteriously,” Thyolera said.

He said the death of Kachiza is “very unfortunate” and claimed it has happened “for a purpose.”

Said Thyolera: “This DPP-led government is mafia-led. They want to conceal evidence because they do not want to fight corruption because they are all corrupt. “

But Leader of the House, George Chaponda accused Thyolera of peddling “fictitious allegation”.

Said Chaponda: “I think it is totally out of order.  It is uncalled for; it is time that you should be respecting this House.”

First Deputy Speaker Esther Mcheka Chilenje asked him lawmakers not to be “careless” when making “allegations” in the House.

“We should be ready to bring evidence. When you are asked to bring evidence, do not react because it is what our own standing order stipulates,” said Chilenje.

The First Deputy Speaker cited the Standing Order 102 which says: “A Member is responsible for the accuracy of any facts which he or she alleges to be true.”

It also stated that provided that where a member has been challenged on the accuracy of any facts, the Speaker shall order the MP making allegations to provide “supporting evidence “of the alleged facts within a specified period during the meeting of the Assembly.

An investigative audit into the plunder of resources at Malawi Embassy in Ethiopia revealed that K293 million was siphoned out of the public purse and deposited into personal accounts.

Theft of public resources at the mission was detected April 2016 after former secretary for administration and finance, Fletcher Chowe, wrote a cheque in his name.

The cheque was signed by Malawi’s deputy ambassador to Ethiopia Doreen Kapanga.

Police arrested Kapanga and Chowe last week. They are both on bail.

The fraud has all the characteristics of the infamous Cashgate, which saw government losing K24 billion.

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Che Chidwazike
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Che Chidwazike
3 months 28 days ago

Max Thyolera is a clueless Pig…. I dont know why MCP take him as one of potential members. I persnally come from his costituency in Chiwamba. This guy ankaba ng’ombe that tym ali ndi butchery ku area 23….. Shup up ur mounth Mr Thyolera,,,cluesless pipo like u r destroying MCP image

Mtumbuka Sanga
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Mtumbuka Sanga
3 months 28 days ago

Anthu akayamba kunama masana ndiye kuti atha maplan

john
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john
3 months 28 days ago

ALL THIS IS HAPPENING BECAUSE PETER MUTHARIKA IS NOT IN CONTROL. EVERY JIM AND JACK IN DPP CAN DO WHATEVER THEY WANT IN THE NAME OF GOVERNMENT.

IF PETER REFUTES THIS, LET HIM TELL THE NATION IF HE IS THE ONE WHO APPOINTED THE CURRENT BOARD CHAIR OF MACRA, MERVIS MANGULENJE!!!

PETER SHOULD BE HIS OWN MAN AND MUST BRING DISCIPLINE IN THE PARTY AND GOVT.

John Phiri
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3 months 28 days ago

MCP kutha ma plan.why lie in Parliament. Late Kachiza was working at African Union not Malawi Embassy and we buried him in Ntcheu. Had a cancer of the liver.Please respect the dead and Nyasa times please correct this.

Dzuka Malawi
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Dzuka Malawi
3 months 28 days ago
shark
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shark
3 months 28 days ago

Mr Thyolera you are a confussionist. Why creating stories you dont have evidence? Was Chris Kachiza working for the embassy? Fotseki

minie
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minie
3 months 28 days ago

Malawians always lies, lies and lies. Was Kachiza working for the embassy? Mr Kachiza was with African Union and has been suffering for sometime although he was physically fit and going to office. Where is the connection coming from here? If you hate DPP, do so but dont create stories Please.

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