MP Kabwila accused Malawi govt of ‘sleepwalking’ in power: Nankhumwa says DPP in total control beyond 2019

The Democratic Progressive Party (DPP) led government has been accused of “sleepwalking” in power while the country is facing huge challenges.

Kabwila: Does the government exist? Search me!

The accusations were made in parliament by opposition Malawi Congress Party (MCP) member f parliament for Salima North East, Jessie Kabwila.

“I am actually saying as the representatives of Malawians, there is something that should be in our Constitution to say we have no government at this moment because, they are either not knowing what they are supposed to do or they are asleep, so I am worried,” said Kabwila.

It is not the first time for Kabwila to accuse DPP-led government of sleeping walking the country into a failed state.

She on record in parliament to have accused the leadership of this country to be poverty deniers and that President Peter Mutharika “does not know what he is doing.”

But Leader of the House, Kondwani Nankhumwa said government is not sleepwalking but in total control.

“Government still exists and it will continue existing beyond 2019,” Nankhumwa said.

Speaker of Parliament, Richard Msowoya also said that “government does exist.”

Said Msowoya: “It is seated and responding to questions although not all of them. But government is in position.”

Msowoya curtailed discussion on the matter after assurance from the Leader of the House that the government does exist and “a wishful thinking” that is shall still exist after 2019.

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13 thoughts on “MP Kabwila accused Malawi govt of ‘sleepwalking’ in power: Nankhumwa says DPP in total control beyond 2019”

  1. daniel says:

    Boma lachita kufunda bulangete wa joni kupha tulo

  2. Mapuya says:

    That’s the problem of uneducated people. You don’t know what you are saying.Try to think twice.This is our beloved country where we need good leadership.

  3. JESSIE KABWIRA anadwalapo misala komanso amagwa khunyu choncho ndibwino kumupewa.
    Zaka za m’mbuyomu a Chakwera ali pa mpando wa Ubusa anamupatsa mimba ndipo ndikulankhula pano mwana mmodzi mwa ana ake ndi wa aChakwera.
    Ndipo ngati akundimva anditsutse zomwe ndikulankhuladzi ngati ziri zabodza, izi ndiye zoona zeni-zeni.
    ZIKOMO!!

  4. Gonapamuhanya says:

    Who is sleepwalking, opposition or government? An opposition that always fish in its own net. That can hardly outline its agenda apart from being reactive? Come 2019, which party do you think will scoop many votes in Malawi? Have you checked how many people support DPP in the center and North? Have you dared to check if the oppostion, maily MCP is existenet beyond Ntcheu? Simple Mathematics. Ndakuuzanitu chilungamo. Inu balimbanani ndi zanuzo ife DPP 2019 and beyond basi. Kanyambiteni Shire River ngati mulutsutsa.

  5. AKANYERAMTSETERE says:

    GREED. NEPOTISM, ANGER, FEUD, CRUELTY, JEALOUSY, MONOPOLY, POMPOUSNESS, RUDENESS, EMPTINESS, SELF ACLAIMED HEROISM, ARROGANCE, WISHFUL THINKING, DAY DREAMING UNPATRIOTISM IS ALL I SEE IS ALL I SEE IN LEADERS OF OPPOSITION AND THEIR MPS AND IS JUST ECHOING THAT.IMAGIN HOW CHAKWERA DEMEANED WORLD BUDGET SUPPORT,SO WHATELSE CAN WE EXPECT FROM THEM? THEY ARE SIMPLY POWER HUNGRY AND FULL OF HANGOVER FROM SHOCK DEFEAT FROM 2014 ELECTIONS. PLZ TO ACCEPT DEFEAT IN DEMOCRACY BECAUSE NEXT IT WILL BE YOUR TURN

  6. Paul Kumbayani says:

    I hope we have to be very serious about what we as a country citizenry say apart from fulfiling the bible prophecies that during end of times peoples will be selfish even to be attacking each other . What madam Kabwira will you yield by attacking the current regime if it will only continue to ruin your very ambitious aspiration of getting the cruel MCP back in power .so for using the word cruel i tried to choose another more kind word from the dictionary unfortunately i couldnt get any adjective to dicribe the MCP looking at attacks and attacks on their opponents and this reminds me of those old days.Madam my advise to you is from today onwards stop belittling the legitimate regimes because that will not only bring shame on you as a lady who was supposed to be a mother of malawi but also will make malawians not like your party .Be calm in talking because voting will involve all malawians not a few media houses that support your hot utterances .Malawians are watching you.seee how Honourable Nankhumwa answererd you _calm and composed .thats the type of leaders we want not being famous for being arrogant and tough on others. I hope you learnt how much you gained during accademic freedom. you are a genious but you need to go back to the drawing table and see that not all Malawians are drunkards to be clapping hands for you when you castigate others

  7. Nachithidzi Walephera says:

    Jesse your contribution is empty and senseless This was quickly noticed by Chakwera; hence your firing. Simply shut up when you have nothing wiser to contribute because no one inde nobody even none of your constituents will ask you why you remained quiet. Hold your peace and be beautiful!

  8. alungwana says:

    A failing government

  9. Rift Valley says:

    Maybe a wrong word was used but the fact is that government is in deep slumber.

    Other than that, welcome Jessie. You can contribute effectively to MCP’s building

  10. zebede says:

    mai kabwila i like you that you are one of the most courageous women we have in the country,plus your education i think that it helps you to understand and judge situations.Thanks for what you said in parliament,truly the gvt is sleepwalking what about the opposition,what exactly are you doing,the inhouse fights which you are having trust me will not help you,and that is destroying your your party come may 2019,i doubt if you will win if these wrangles continues,a chakweranso,you have to listen to your party people you havw been in politics for a few years dont think that you can defeat dpp by mouth that is zero pa handirede,in marketing there are strategies that are used to become a market leader thatcis if you want to survive but by the look of things you will fail again.Dpp,you have the popularity but one thing is clear that there are alot of thieves in your party please they have to face their fate in court,and develop this country like how bingu did in his early stages,

  11. Indeed this gaffment is sleep walking.

  12. Poor my English lecturer. She does not realise herself that she is also sleep-walking. She is sleep-walking that she cannot realise that she is now a failed politician. She is sleep-walking that she does not realise that she is rejected in MCP. She is slep-walkng that she can’t see that her basket-mouth has done her more damage than good.She is sleep-walking that she can’t see that the best way is to quit politics and return to the classroom.

  13. DPP says:

    Odala, na apa your day dreaming to think we will go beyond 2019 unless tiberenso.. we have failed to fulfill the manifesto we gave to the citizens 3 years ago nde tiwanamiza chani pano?

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