Chidzanja backs Chakwera-Mia pair in 2019, dismisses electoral alliance

Opposition Malawi Congress Party (MCP) Lakeshore regional chairperson Augustine Chidzanja on Tuesday rubbished talks that MCP would form an electoral alliance, arguing that that the country’s oldest  party is very powerful and capable of dislodging the ruling Democratic Progressive Party (DPP)  from power in 2019.

Mia arrives at the venue of the meeting

Senior Chief Kalonga of Salima speaking at the meeting

Salima Central MCP aspiring MP Gerald Phiri speaking at the rally

MCP supporters at the rally

Chidzanja made the remarks during an impromptu rally the party’s vice president Sidik Mia addressed at Works Ground along Kamuzu Road in Salima.

Mia was in in the district primarily for Muslim prayers and the party gurus took the opportunity to have him address a political rally.

“The MCP convention elected Dr Lazarus Chakwera as presidential candidate and Sidik Mia as his deputy. This is a strong pair and we are confident that  the two will dislodge DPP in 2019,” said Chidzanja amidst applause and ululations from the mammoth crowd which attended the rally.

On his part, Mia, thanked the people of Salima for coming in their large numbers on a very short notice.

He then went on to outline a number of development activities his party will do to turn around the economy of our country once the party takes over power in 2019.

Pressed to weigh in on the alliance talks, Mia said their National Executive Committee (NEC) has no idea about such talks, saying the party’s game plan is to go solo in 2019  and that MCP will have enough weight to push DPP out of power.

On Sunday during a mega rally which Chakwera addressed in Mchinji, he hinted about a Mia running mate in 2019.

“The pair here,” said Chakwera while looking at his deputy Mia, “is ready to take Malawi to greater heights.”

During the Salima rally, Senior Chief Kalonga, who advised politicians across the aisle to be civil in their political speeches, was in attendance alongside the seemingly much loved shadow MP for the constituency Gerald Phiri.

Member of Parliament for Salima South Jessie Kabwira also graced the rally but legislator Juliana Lunguzi, who was seen in Salima going about her own business, never attended the rally.

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Justin banda
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Justin banda

Was so amazing congregation with just a short notice….

Gule Kwao
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A Auga Chidzanja mukukumbukila muli pa
Mitundu Secondary munkakapereka soap kwa a Khukhi kuti azikupatsani zakudya zambiri, what will stop you from corruption mukazalowa mboma?

Patrick Mbewe
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Patrick Mbewe

MCP ikazalowanso m’boma , Kamuzu azadzuka kumanda.

Joku joku
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Joku joku

..Lunguzi Should go as MP for dedza like Kabwira. the lakeside committee shouldn’t cheat mcp national executive

mtete
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mtete

Chidzanja, like his distant cousin Chatinkha, is a confusionist

Roderick Phiri
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Roderick Phiri

They sound very foreign?What about Peter?

BigMan
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BigMan

I agree, Peter is no better. The only good communicator is Chilima.

Change is needed
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Change is needed

Ukusiya ofunika translation uja. Amalakhula ngati mkanwamu muli dzila lamoto. Pena akamalakhula munthu umayesesa kuyang’ana mkamwa ngati mulinano. Gogo yafikakapo.

How gwaladi
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How gwaladi

Chidzanja is a disgrace to MCP.

MCP DIE HARD
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MCP DIE HARD

He is indeed a disgrace. He should stop harrasing Juliana and Jessie who are the strongest women in MCP and the whole parliament. We in Dedza east love Juliana. Chidzanja’s problem is that he has already eaten bribes from other people, please Chakwera and Mia remove this pest adzagwetsa boma lanu.

BigMan
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BigMan

This pair sounds very foreign when you listen to them speak, may need translators.

Central
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Central

Its purely understandable to hear those who stayed over 40 years in chicago, America when they fail to clearly understand some pure Malawian vernacular! Abale 40 years si panotu!! Musadandaule bigman mwina mudzayamba kuwamva bwinobwino anthuwa akalowa m’boma on 21 May 2019. Nanga si pa nthawiyo adzakhala akulankhula ku mtundu wa a Malawi frequently! Just be patient bigman……………………………..!

Bigman iwe sukudziwa kuti ena asankha kumachita zao kuthawa m’boma chifukwa akuthawa zomwezooooooooooooooo zosamamvetsetsanazo!! Ndinu alendo baba……………………………………………….. munazolowela zina mchifukwa mumalankhula ngati mwavumata “Hotdog”! kikikikiki Ifenso timavutika nanu kukumvani man……………..!

Joji wina
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kodi mwati MCP idzalowa m’boma? kkkk.. Tidzakhala tikumva mbwelera za ‘atibera’ just after May 21. Palibe chomwe angaphule awa

Chameleone Sentimentals
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Chameleone Sentimentals

U R A LIAR BOSS.

Eduardo
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Eduardo

Kikikikikikiki

Chacha
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Vuto lako ndi School. U need to go back for kwacha classes

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