She is on Malawi Kwacha but has no money: SOS for Rose Chibambo hospital bill

Heroine and historic figure Rose Chibambo is likely to spend another night in hospital after she was admitted on Monday for heart attack.

Rose Chibambo on bank note

Rose Chibambo on bank note

Her relations say she will struggle to pay the hospital bills at Mwaiwathu in Blantyre and have since extended a begging bowl to well wishers.

“Athough she is on money, she does not have the money,” said Chibambo’s grand daughter Juliet Mhango.

Chibambo is on a K200 bank note.

She is the first female cabinet minister in Kamuzu Banda first ever cabinet of 1964.

Chibambo’s penniless status has restarted debate on former cabinet minister Moses Dossi proposal for a law that would allow senior politicians like Chibambo access state funds for their upkeep and social welfare.

Veteran politician Gwanda Chakuamba went on television asking people to help him because he had no money.

President Peter Mutharika and other well wishers sent him cash upkeep.

Mhango said it was pathetic that Chibambo, who is supposed to hold a high status position in the society, should now live like a destitute.

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Hlekwayo
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Hlekwayo
8 months 16 days ago

If my history is right, she was in prison and gave birth, then went into exile. Which means that she could not have received any money from the Banda government. I can only imagine how she survived this long. God bless her and het family. God fprgive those that don’t use their common sense.

nyachi
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nyachi
8 months 22 days ago

Ine kudabwa

eluby chikopa
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eluby chikopa
8 months 22 days ago

aaaaaaaa! kamba anga mwala

pwevu
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pwevu
8 months 22 days ago

That’s not good

Lee carlos
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Lee carlos
8 months 22 days ago

We don’t love each other ngati akusowa chithandizo kuchokera kuboma wankhope yake pa malawi kwacha ife ndi ayani?

Lolo
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Lolo
8 months 22 days ago

Kamwendo plz mind ur language we r all malawians besides our tribe upepese itsnt all tht gud

Major 1 son
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Major 1 son
8 months 22 days ago

Bwerani kwa God was Bushiri olenga kumwamba ndi pansi ndi zonse,muzalandile machilitso anu omwe ali mwa Christu Yesu a mama Rose ku MCP headquarters sunday service with. The Major Prophet.

paddyzown
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paddyzown
8 months 22 days ago

Most prominent people who have gone to Mwaiwathu Hospital never made it. I wonder why people rush to Waiwathu leaving other better hospitals.

ALLAN
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ALLAN
8 months 22 days ago

Sorry for that but this should be a wake up call to our politicians they trust private hospitals and not our public hospitals the reason is simple they use tax payers money to pay their bill when they are in power leaving poor Malawia’s to suffer in public hospitals with no drugs please our leaders try to buy drugs and employ qualified doctors and all necessary equipment in our public hospitals then we will have good medical care in Malawi and everyone will be using these public hospitals.

Kamwendo
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8 months 22 days ago

Very sad indeed koma poti ndi Mtumbuka zilibe kanthu akanakhala munthu.

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