Mutharika holds political rally: No problem!

President Peter Mutharika is on Friday to hold a political rally in Nchalo, Chikhwawa where he is expected to dress down opposition leaders who have of late been telling Malawians that the government has failed Malawians.

Peter Mutharika

President Peter Mutharika: Political mass rally in Chikwawa

This will be the first time Mutharika is holding a political rally after Malawi successfully qualified for the extended credit facility of the IMF.

It is therefore expected that President Mutharika will blow the government trumpet for successfully qualifying for the facility after a close to three years of donor drought, forcing the economy to tumble and spin making the cost of life drastically go up.

Soon after Malawi qualified for the IMF extended credit facility, the state controlled Malawi Broadcasting Corporations run congratulatory paid slots on radio and television congratulating the President and the government for the success.

Only government departments and ministries participated.

Some people on social media wondered why MBC took the qualification as a celebration when in actual sense Malawi has succeeded in getting loans from IMF and other donors.

IMF is expected to give Malawi a US$30 million in loan to kick start the ailing economy.

During his recent public address, Mutharika  courted controversy when he made a statement jokingly, saying “Ine ndilibe problem” which translates to “I have no problems”.

Mutharika said this, as he tried to play down pressure from opposition and critics calling for his resignation.

But  president of the opposition Malawi Congress Party (MCP), Lazarus Chakwera,  accused Mutharika of being “sarcastic” about the hardships currently facing Malawians.

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28 thoughts on “Mutharika holds political rally: No problem!”

  1. Winston Msowoya says:

    Phiri Mhlomwe,just make sure that you don’t eat all the sweet rats.Mind you IMF is not our uncle and therefore,don’t expect free ride from them.this is the kind of money that is used to sell our conscience,but for how long? We have nowhere to go to beg money for our economic endeavours shamefully,after 5 decades of the so-called independence.As we are to date,we have no choice,but to succumb to their needs,shame!!They come with different macabre demands before they release economic gifts such as the coercion of same sex marriages,the scourge of human indecency.We must not be proud of macabre aid hence,yielding to our human indignity.For instance,our big brothers in Nigeria are succumbing to humiliations for not paying back the International Monetary laundering debts.Regrettably,they are paying back in the form of bark-oil instead of hard-currency.SHAME!!! Mind you,Nigeria is the fourth largest oil producer on our planet.Look the way it’s people are suffering economically because of wild corruption that can be stopped by the Suppreme being himself.

  2. Laza Judas the Iscariot says:

    Amangwetu nsanje basi. Even kamuzu amabwereka. Kungoti enanu ndi ana zedi. Tamufunseni Lazaro Judasiyo akuuzani zoona. Komatu opposition muchenjere chifukwa landslide victory idzakupwetekenai. Nonsenu mpofunika mugwiridzane nsanga kuti tikadzakuphofomolani mudzakhale muli chete for the next three decades.

  3. chikondi mbewe says:

    i dont comment but today i would like to say….ndindani dziko lapasi amakondwera ndingongole…amalawi..rise up….that loan will keep us stunted…komaso expect more cashgate on that loan..but you will be responsible to pay it back

  4. Yusuf says:

    Malawi ndi dziko lomvetsa chitsoni kwambiriii, tilibe njira zotukulira dziko lathu lather depend on ngongole. Kodi chiyambileni kukongola ndi chanzeru chiti tinapanga kuti amalawi tizitha kuzidalira patokha? Azitsogoleri anthu alibe maso mphenya, atleast the let had. Tili ndi madzi ocnuluka ndi idle land koma sitimafuna kuzigwiritsa ntchito moyenera.

    Too much politics in Malawi that’s why we are dump teminals. Too much corruption, God can not bless Malawi because of this, ndipo mavutowa azapita patsogolo ngati katangale akupitilira. We need change…………. Anthufe siticheda kuyiwara that’s a big problem.

  5. PHIRI MULHOMWE says:

    why just congratulate president he runs the country with no donors.achewa osayamika inu

  6. Mwapheranjiru says:

    Palibe boma lopanda ngongole ai, USA, UK, France, South Africa, Japan, Kenya, Nigeria, Angola, India ndi maiko ena ali ndi ngongole zazikukuzikulu zedi. Olemba nkhani ndi ndemanga, lembani nkhani zomveka bwino. Malawi ndi dziko losauka kwambiri, tiribe zambiri zopanga chuma chokwanira ai. Tiribe migodi ya myala ya mtengo wapatali monga golide kapena mafuta, tiribe nyanja ya mchere yothandidzira ntchito zamtengatenga ndi zina, komanso ntchito njosowa-koma boma kuti liyende bwino, pakhaleno ndalama yokwanira. Ukasowa, ndiye munthu umakakongola. Kubwerera kwa IMF zithandidza chuma cha dziko lino kupita patsogolo. Tingopempha boma kuti lisamale kwambiri pankhani ya chuma, cashgate ai, takana.

  7. Nyani wa ku Mwananyani says:

    Koma anthu ena ali ndi mwai bwa? ( DPP is a lucky Party, to be sure.)

    We can’t do well without financial help from outside the country, obviously, at this juncture and for how long who knows. It is, however, apparent that if we continue getting more aid for the next three years, the economy will be shining when we get to the next general election. And let’s not kid ourselves, tribalism and corruption (not condoning them here) aside, the economy trumps most other things in elections.
    Are the stars beginning to line up, again, for DPP, or what? Could it be “Chala m’mwamba”, again in 2019?

  8. Nkhani yayikulu ndiyoti angofuna kuti kwacha ikhale ndi mphamvu azungu agule zimbeu motchipa basi.
    IMF is not for Malawians, ask the NIgerians they will tell you about the so called credit facility yawoyo. Nigeria was given $5b in 1970s as credit, this money was meant for development but today this credit has accumulated to the extent that Nigeria will never repay it. Kwatsala nkumangotumiza mafuta a galimoto a ulele kwa azungu.

  9. Ze Roberto says:

    You see, when a society is full of people who are not ambitious qualification for a debt becomes a success. It’s the same feeling when you have intermittent power supply, come a time when there will be week with steady power supply it will be felt as an achievement. The same way when homes are with dry taps, the day there will be water running it will be a success story. That’s how a society that is full of dimwits will perceive situations. Instead of aiming high they aim low.

  10. kwikset says:

    Malawi will never change on credit its fast but to return its problem

  11. BBC says:

    mwatani amalawi.mavoti si aboma limodzitu,

  12. Rabson says:

    Anthu ena ndi mbuli pazana paja mumati madonaz athawa pano abwera mwayamba kuti ndingongole jb samamupasa ngongole mcp mzikhala ndi manyaz ngati mwakwiya pitan kumaz simuzawina chisankho olo mungatan mark my word ine Rabson from mzimba peter woyee mpoto si ya pp mcp ndiya boma lolamula

  13. youna says:

    Kusangalalira katapila oti adazbweza ndi ana omwe ali pa sukuluwa….. kkkkkkkkk ……. nkhaza ku Malawi!

  14. kangwazi 2 says:

    No wonder DPP ministers and MPs spent the whole of the last weekend holding ‘rallies’ in the lower Shire. It was in preparation for the coming of the second ka Ngwazi down there. I believe there was a lot of cash to ensure that there is good attendance. Go and count the number of trucks that will ferry people from all over.

    Alibe polobulemu.

    Ndirande people came on there own to attend the Chakwera rally.

  15. ken nsonda says:

    ukhala ku opposition mpaka jesus will come!!!!

  16. Chola says:

    Za ziiiiiiii a pulezident

  17. Phwisa says:

    Nyasa should have been the first also to blow thi trampet for government for qualifying for IMF. DPP has been late to hold political rallies. DPP should as well start election campaign rallies since their collegues in opposition have already started. Go ahead Peter. Go ahead DPP

  18. Trendex says:

    WE DON’T CELEBRATE ON A LOAN STUPID MALAWIANS WITH YOUR DANDER HEADED HEAD OF THE SOIL.

  19. kaya Nyaphiri says:

    Stupid people!! What do you want? You are the very same people who have been crying ngongole and accusing the Govt for failing to get ngongole. Now the ngongole is there you are accusing the Govt for accessing the ngongole. Go to hell with your stupid ideas including your reporter!!!!

  20. Prophet says:

    mwati si rally yomaliza iyi

  21. Bwampini Mathanyula Ibu says:

    zopusa izi anthu tidapenya zotinamiza takana iyi ndi ngongole pangatalike tidzabweza ndithu

  22. simon says:

    APM has a good vision for economic progress, with IMF back APM will bring kwacha back to 600 to a dollar and this will improve malawis econony. BRAVO APM keep the reforms going

  23. wa noma says:

    no sense

  24. Cash Gate says:

    zaziiiiiiii, ngongoleyo mpaka ukachitira msonkhano.

  25. Ken says:

    Eya ndalama zibwere tibenso paja we have certicates for plundering public resources. No creativity to develop the country! After all we have a stupid rotten system which allows anyone to steal public funds kaya ndingongole. Amalawi ndife ogona mtsogoleri sitingamudzudzule akamalakwitsa akuti adasankhidwa ndi mulungu!

  26. Che Shaibu says:

    Congratulations!
    I will be watching this “peculiar” event on TVM.

  27. Kumangwetu says:

    Its only in Africa that Presidents celebrate a DEBT or ‘NGONGOLE’. Its absurd and stupid. We sowing and inflicting on future generation with pain.

  28. High Time says:

    Musaipore game kutali agalatiya. Wakuuzani Mutharika kuti akakusukuludzani? Ija mumaiimba kuti afa ija mwatsika Kodi o Chakwera onali ndi anthu angati pa rally yawo ku Nyambadwe?

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