Cedep Christmas message echoes Chakwera that Mutharika has failed to govern Malawi:  Dausi challenges as ‘mere psychological tantrums’

The Centre for Development for People (Cedep) Christmas message  has added its voice to remarks made by Malawi Congress Party (MCP) President and Leader of Opposition, Lazarus Chakwera that President Peter Mutharika has failed to govern Malawi  amid economic turmoil.

Trapence: Mutharika is failing Malawians

The statement signed by Cedep executive director Gift Trapence,  mentions the high cost of living caused by inflation, persistent water shortages and electricity, critical food shortages and high levels of corruption as  some of the issues bedevilling the nation.

Cedep, one of the country’s most vocal NGOs, also blamed government for failure to deal with extra judicial killings and lack of progress in the death of Anti-Corruption Bureau (ACB’s) director of corporate affairs Issa Njauju and former Polytechnic student Robert Chasowa.

Reads the statement: “The socio-economic challenges are just too many for Malawians to enjoy and celebrate Christmas.

“Indeed this is a very dark, dull and painful Christmas ever in the history of our democratic era. But it is not everybody in this country who is suffering like the poor and common Malawian in the villages. The President and his senior government officials are wallowing in affluence amid our continued poverty.”

Minister of Information, who is also government spokesperson Nicholas Dausi, has rejected the statement by Cedep as “mere psychological tantrums.”

“People have everything in this country, they have food and money. Hard work and discipline makes the country to develop,” said Dausi.

“In fact, Cedep are peddling unfair statement on behalf of the people,” Dausi added.

“The government has already made moves to tap water from Mulanje Mountain to Blantyre, a project tapping water from Lake Malawi to Lilongwe is in progress and that of North Rukuru to Mzuzu is in the pipeline to solve water problems once and for all.

“Steps have also been taken to establish a coal generated electricity plant at Kamwamba in Neno, while we are also upgrading Nkula and Kapichira hydro plants to improve power generation to arrest current power outtages.  As I am speaking government and its partners are distributing free maize to the poorest people while Admarc markets have been stocked with enough maize to deal with the hunger sistuation.”

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truth pains
Guest

so inu a Nyasa mwati trapence gives s Christmas message? mesa iye anadana ndi zomatchula chi khristu in our reasoning,,?

ras
Guest

Even trapence and chakwera have no clue to run this country. These problems we are facing now were made some decades ago. This country will start developing when opposition parties,government, nongovernmental organizations and most importantly Malawians wants to develop. Coz it seems nobody wants it now. It’s funny after funny. When will NGOs speak for malawians not just for their bellies. Love your country

James Chikanga
Guest

Malawi 4 Sale

Jelbin mk
Guest
You have brought this fool on MBC again speaking some language that never existed even in the dictionary. He is living in the past this guy. He is not fit to hold any prominent position in government. He was merely a body guard to Kamuzu after that an interpreter coz by then very few pple were educated, he never knows what to say or what not to say we talk in order to communicate not to show off. He says pple have everything, really????????????? May God judge you by your own words you playing with pple’s souls who are fundind… Read more »
Luka
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According to King MacBeth, “Life . . . is a tale told by an idiot, full of sound and fury, signifying nothing.” As a consequence of the efforts of the Minister of Information, we can finally name that idiot.

Chief activist
Guest

minister of information behind the ironncurtain

Psyuta
Guest

Kkkkkkkkkk! !! Kodi a Gift anasiya dza Mathanyula ?

Chadzunda
Guest

Kagwere uko Dausi!!

wakuphili
Guest

Awa sanganenere zabwino boma. Akuona ngati akatero alephera ntchito

ndau
Guest

We don’t have a president in Malawi.imagine Peter took all money from his late brother,but he was staying in America,he is a fool and what he wants is to steal from government.

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