Chakwera hints on ‘grand coalition’

Malawi Congress Party (MCP) president Lazarus Chakwera says his party doors are wide open for anyone seeking political alliance as the country goes to fresh polls in July 2020.

Chakwera withis deputy Sidik Mia and former president Joyce Banda addressing thousands upon thousands of supporters in Lilongwe
MCP crowds at the rally

He said this on Tuesday when he addressed thousands upon thousands  of MCP and Peoples Party (PP) supporters who had gone to party headquarters in Lilongwe to celebrate the opposition win in the landmark presidential election nullification petition case.

Chakwera was the second petitioner while his UTM Party counterpart Saulos Chilima  was the first petitioner in the case  which they won nullification of the May 21, 2019 presidential election ‘tipp-ex’ results,

He reitelated that when people are fighting for one goal it is possible to form an alliance, saying a grand coalition would be good to achieve a better Malawi.

Chakwera said uniting Malawians is a signature pillar of the Chakwera Hi-5 agenda.

Peoples Party leader Joyce Banda and Freedom Party president were among the party officials and supporters in celebratory mood.

“MCP is very much prepared to work with any party for the development of the country,” said Chakwera.

He also urged Malawians of all classes and political parties to be united.

Similar celebrations were also held in Blantyre and Zomba.

Chilima last week signalled that he is ready to enter into an alliance.

Addressing the press at UTM Party’s headquarters in Lilongwe, Chilima said he would welcome an alliance as long as they have a common agenda.

Chilima said: “We are always ready to work with others as long as we can accommodate one another. It will also depend on our motivation for that alliance. So, yes, an alliance is possible.”

The UTM Party leader, who is also  the country’s vice-president, declined to shed more light on what role he would play should the alliance materialise.

But he stressed that UTM will be there whether there will be an alliance or not.

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Phungwaku
Phungwaku
9 months ago

Zeze Arafat Hamdan is an agent of Peter. Their motive is to keep the break aways. Becareful with him. Muzamva kuti wabwereranso. He was the masterminder of rigging, if he was serious would have catched them, but did not have any evidence on that. He is always there to keep the break away. Atupele is better off than him.

Phungwaku
Phungwaku
9 months ago

Kkkkkkk abale anzanga, Kodi zinazi ndi zipani. How can the party have 4 members of parliament Wamapesi Moto suchedwa kuthima

Sato
Sato
9 months ago
Reply to  Phungwaku

Delusion is kicking in for MCP supporters who as always don’t see the bigger picture. MCP is carrying extra luggage which is weighing them down and right now I don’t see them carrying the day if elections were to be held.

mabvuto
mabvuto
9 months ago
Reply to  Phungwaku

Bingu Wa Mutharika’s United Party had zero MPs in 1999.We are here to be guided by rationality not emotions.Having four MPs is not a breach of the constitution.It is also doubtful if indeed UTM really deserved to have such a small number considering how MEC schemed the mess championed by those devils you already know

Nalingula
Nalingula
9 months ago

Team Chakwera and Mia all the Best …Our Only Hope to Re Unite this Great Country …

A FEW GOOD MEN
A FEW GOOD MEN
9 months ago

Combination of NYUSESI

Lego
9 months ago

Let us give him chance this man of God to govern us.He sounds to be someone who can unite Malawi

Jamax
Jamax
9 months ago

This is the only way to go Mr. Chakwera we need PEACE in Malawi please make alliances with other parties MCP should face DPP and not withany other party if the 50+1 theory is to work perfectly.

Piper
Piper
9 months ago

What’s Joyce Banda got to offer? She had her time and we had Cashgate ! Now step aside and let others have their dance….

tung'ande
tung'ande
9 months ago
Reply to  Piper

She has cash gate money that Chakwera wants to tap.. Mia is at danger position as Muluzi wants to squeeze in his son in return for finance because he knows mia is block

Zede
Zede
9 months ago

The lord will grant that all enemies who rise up against you will be defeated before you. They will form grand coalition and attack from one direction but flee from you in seven.

hardy
hardy
9 months ago
Reply to  Zede

not with joyce banda. lol

MNENERI WA MALAWI
MNENERI WA MALAWI
9 months ago

This is the true reflection of What malawi is looking For This is The year of Prophecy fufulment Chakwera General Prophet Themba Jere Told you live that you are taking the PRESIDENTIAL SEAT and prophecy does not just happened like that of Tipex President It always meet opposition for you to Glorify God i remember when i visited ntcheu Soon after Election Prophet Said and i Quote YOU shall know the true Prophet when whatever he said come to pass. and for me i took him as a fake prophet and in his remarks he said look victory he mentioned… Read more »

Okay
Okay
9 months ago

Iam not voting this rerun coz my vote will not be safe after all. Seems voters don’t have much power on who wins.. Its all decided by few people sitting as commissioners or court.

Jemusi
Jemusi
9 months ago
Reply to  Okay

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