Daza back in frontline politics with Depeco new party

A new hope for change, that is the message from  politician-cum-evangelist  Chris Daza as he introduced his newly formed political party called Democratic People’s Congress, shortened as ‘DePeCo’ at a rally in Mchinji.

Daza introducing his wife

Fly whisk: Daza

Depeco crowds at a rally addressed by Daza

A frenzy of excitement rippled around Mchinji as Daza addressed a rally to introduce his party.

“We are coming in with new ideas, getting stronger every day. We are younger and brighter. The DPP is looking older and duller,” Daza said.

He hoped the new party will shake up Malawi’s political landscape.

“Ours shall be a truely democratic party that will provide home to all Malawians,” said Daza.

He said Depeco party plans to tackle crime, poverty and unemployment.

Daza is former secretary general of Malawi Congress Party (MCP) and served in that position for five years. During the period he dragged former MCP president John Tembo to court after the latter fired him for challenging his authority.

He then joined People’s Party (PP) when its founder Joyce Banda was Head of State where Daza was appointed Minister of State responsible for Governance.

Daza is also the Senior Fellow of Geneva Institute of Leadership and Public Policy. Currently the Founding President of Eldabar Africa Global Leadership Enterprise, a South African institution training leaders across the SADC region.

Ruling Democratic Progressive Party (DPP) through its legal advisor Charles Mhango obtained a court injunction against DEPECO on the use of name and symbols.

The DPP use a maize cob (christened as Chaponda) as its symbol while the new party has a shrub like a maize cob as a symbol.

There are over 50 political parties registered in Malawi but the Malawi Electoral Commission says a handful participate in elections.

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nthandaza
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another first lady from balaka?

mwana mchewa
Guest

popeza muli ndi akazi anu komanso ana ….ayi ndithu mavoti 9 okha mudzawapeza koma musayembekezere kupeza mavoti okwana 20

wawotcha
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wachabe uyu asaloweso chipani chilichonse akuti akuzembera DPP CHIMANGA 4 pamtima …. uyu mulungu adamukana kale kale…… sangawine ..kodi Dazatu mzake ndi Atuperetu womalizila ndi kamlepo….

Achi
Guest

Daza, u were recently among the deligates to Kaliwo’s MCP fake convention! Hahahahahahah!
Kaliwo ukuti bwaaaaa?

Bodza la N\'nanu
Guest

Why a fly whisk? Be original brother.

Maunits
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Go 2019 you will be surprised u get 1.0% votes. Why you people you waste time like that if you are evangelism please do evangelism period.

Droba Gabi
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Akufuna chuma

Desire
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Will bring nothing new apart from me, myself and I politics

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