CSOs plan court action to force govt fund Parliament for impeachment of President

Civil society organization leaders say they will go to court to force Treasury fund the November sitting of parliament which is supposed to commence impeachment proceedings for President Peter Mutharika over corruption allegations.

Mtambo: We will go to court

Human Rights Defenders Coalition chairman Timothy Mtambo said Treasury should fund the seating of parliament where the opposition Malawi Congress Party (MCP) say it will move a motion to impeach Mutharika.

“President Mutharika should show interest to fight corruption in the country. It looks like the President is not interested in this issue,” said Mtambo.

This comes barely days after the High Court in Blantyre ordered the freezing of K145 million from the ruling Democratic Progressive Party (DPP) bank account and another K2.3 billion from the account of Indian business tycoon Zameer Karim’s Pioneer Investments until a case on the ‘policegate’ is over.

Karim deposited K145 million into the account of the DPP to which Mutharika is the sole signatory after Pioneer Investment got a K2.3 billion windfall from a police deal of supplying food rations to the law enforcers.

Mutharika has not commented on the issue despite calls by the opposition and civil society to do so but his spokesperson Mgeme Kalilani said the money was a gift to the party for the construction of its headquarters in Blantyre.

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Phwisa
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Phwisa

My fellow Malawians this refuge Mtambo has taken Malawians as fools. We had hosted him well. He attended our schools,. He went to our hospitals. Today akutukwana a purezidenti kuti ‘ akuyankha za mwano’. By the way by writing our neighboring countries that they should bar our president from visiting those countries is he not coursing breach of peace and trying to destroy relationships with these neighbors. And the Government/police dont see any crime in this.

Silica Gell
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Silica Gell

Kodi uyu Mutambo amachokela kuti kapena ndimtundu wanji wa anthu? Zoona kuwonongetsa ndalama panjila zoti dziko lingathe kupewa. Mongokuthandiza kuganiza, ukapeleke proposal kumabwana ako kuti mwina angakuthandize ndalama zopereka kuntchito imeneyo, yichitike mtima ukuphwe.

mark
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mark

MY FRIEND YOUR CHILIMA MOVEMENT IS GOING NOWHERE…. CHILIMA AND HIS BATCH OF CROOKS ARE JUST WASTING TIME… . OOOUUUFFF I FEEL SORRY FOR YOU..

Make Malawi Great
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Make Malawi Great

is ur family benifiting from Dpp? all this sufferings cant u want better for malawi? or ur grand kids? unless ur on dpp payroll i can understand? but you need to understand us without lights for 24 hours cause dpp is stealing gensets fuel and brought us gensets in the first place instead of sustainable energy are fed up of this shit and will vote for change SKC or Dr Laz for change no more DpP mark my words!

Joovido
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Joovido

For the interest of the nation I believe the honourable mps can attend without allowances and the party’s themselves and others can as well fund this noble cause

Tenzi Mzungu
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Tenzi Mzungu

My friend let the people remove APM through ballot. It seems you want SKC to assume power without the vote. You are fighting for SKC. You know SKC can’t win the elections.

Central
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Central

Nanunso a Tenzi, palibe za SKC apa!! Don’t personalize this straight forward issue!! Upon being elected as president, APM was given mandate take a lead in looking after Malawi’s resources not to lead in abusing them or coordinate thievery acts!! So as employers, Malawians have that mandate again to get him out for misbehaviours!! Waiting for election time means allowing him to gratuity yet he has done more harm on us!!

Make Malawi Great
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Make Malawi Great

He will face the ballot eventually!! but either way we tired of these shameless thieves we need change even a little will do

Ndau
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Ndau

Koma zitsilu inu musatitopese mwamva. SHUT the FUCK UP! Mwasowa zochita eti. People are preparing for elections why can’t you understand. FOTSEKI

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