State House targeting critics of Malawi President Mutharika -Report

Malawi flagship newspaper, The Daily Times  report on Tuesday has lend credence  to what Nyasa Times reported on Friday August 26, 2016 that State House has embarked on a smear campaign to silence all Malawians  it views as critical of the President Peter Mutharika and his Democratic Progressive Party (DPP) government.

Times Group Editor-In-Chief: Kasakula among those targetted

Times Group Editor-In-Chief: Kasakula among those targetted

Others being targeted include, writer Stanely Onjezani Kenani,  lawyer can commentator Allan Ntata,  Times Group  Editor in Chief  George Kasakula, columnist Madalitso Musa,  Nyasa Timers editor and ‘Loose Cannon’ columnist Thom Chiumia,  Times TV host Brian Banda, journalist Idriss Ali Nassah and economist Henry Kachaje.

Daily Times report also  what Nyasa Times published that  such attacks, including the creation of fake Whatsapp conversations and other dirty tactics, will intensify as Malawi moves towards elections.

State House will is using its  tax-funded blogs, malawiindependent.blogspot.commalawibrief.commalawivoice.com and blantyrepost.com.

It will use the blogs to manufacture false stories “that aim at destroying the repurtation of its targets”, the daily reported.

Daily Times reports that three weeks ago ruling DPP regional  governor for the south, Charles Mchacha asked President Mutharika to allow the party to use its youth militia known as the ‘Cadets’ to silence the President’s critics.

DPP has a history of abductions and killings.

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Harawara
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Harawara
29 days 7 hours ago

Be Human may be leaving and writing from outside Malawi, DPP is a regionalistic and tribalistic party. Look at how it fills positions in public service. Yes the DPP Caliphate might win next elections but not the hearts of most Malawians. Winning an election in Malawi does not mean credibility. It might also mean rigging. The Caliphate will at any cost want to remain in power not to serve Malawians but escape justice on cashgate saga. But history teaches us that how strong evil empires can be one day they will crumble.

HKackackac
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HKackackac
29 days 34 minutes ago

Akamufunse Muammar al-Gadaffi, he thought he will be there forever. Ndiye apa palinji ndi wammwambamwambayo

concerned citizen
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concerned citizen
29 days 13 hours ago
First term of President Bingu waMuthariza should serve as an example of what responce the nation gives to a government when things are going well. Second term things went sour and the nation complained . The current DPP Government should have drawn a lesson from this . Trying to silence those who are speaking /or trying to point out things that are going wrong will not solve any thing. Rectify the things that are going wrong .Take constructive criticism and use it to solve the problems people are complaining about . Mind you, God sees what you are doing and… Read more »
Winston Msowoya
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Winston Msowoya
29 days 13 hours ago
If DPP can not entertain criticisms,then it is neither democratic nor progressive.be humane,is indeed inhumane.It is utterly wrong be humane,to say that is a smear campaign against rat eaters dominated DPP,this is perfectly what it is.Worse still,DPP is run by foreign inspired thugs including Mathanyula and his former uncouth brother Bingu.Malawians must now learn a bitter lesson after Banda who himself was a mountebank.These two Muthalikas fit the word because what they have done or doing to our country contradicts their nationality in that,first and foremost,they are unpatriotic leaning to divide our people to their solely advantage,already make no mistake,Malawi… Read more »
Chimunthu
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29 days 15 hours ago

DPP – The Democratic People’s Party?????? Rather ‘The UNdemocratic People’s Party’. Criticism of government is part and parcel of democracy.

Phillip Bizinesi
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Phillip Bizinesi
29 days 19 hours ago

Ine ndatopa ndi mapologaram a ndale. MBC has abused me for quite long time. Mukawina masankho mumadya nikha ndalama. A sumbuleta pologram ya chindunji muzipanga nokha ine ndatopa. A Malawi mundikhululukire pa zonse ndakulakwilani

Kangaude Nasimba
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Kangaude Nasimba
29 days 19 hours ago
KKK those who know the man in the picture during one party rule(1991-1994) when he was a student at CHANCO with attest that he is 1000% pro Kamuzu and for him anything that will bring back MCP is heaven sent and shall use that to settle his agenda. His combination with Chikadya is a combination of a duo that have a score to settle and they will use that media house to advance their agenda! Is he the best opinion leader?? I doubt that the whole state machinery would be waisting its time on these cluesless guys who, because the… Read more »
BlackImage
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29 days 19 hours ago

No fear guyz keep on writing

international observer
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international observer
29 days 19 hours ago

Dzikoli lili mmanja mwa agalu……….

Petre Mathanyula
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29 days 20 hours ago

Mavuto ku DPP akuchulukira, mupha angati? Ngati mufuna kuti anthu akhale chete asakuneneni make things work for Malawians. Kupha anthu or kunama mabodza is not a solution because whether you like it or not mavutowo siatha akhalapobe and people will keep on speaking. This is Malawi for Malawians not Malawi for dpp. Mwatikwana.

Lol
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Lol
29 days 21 hours ago

be humane you are mad

GADDAFI
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28 days 18 hours ago

KASOWA ANTHU AMENEWA I WL MARSH TO STATEHOUSE TO ARREST THOSE WHO WL B RESPONSIBLE

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