DPP counters MCP: ‘Kamuzu was also hiring planes, picking hangers on’

The governing Democratic Progressive Party (DPP) is countering accusations coming from opposition Malawi Congress Party (MCP) on President Peter Mutharika’s bloated delegation to United Nation in New York by floating information on how  Malawi’s former president-for-life, Dr Hastings Kamuzu Banda, was hiring plane for trips abroad and picking many women dancers and hangers-on.

DPP counters MCP: ‘Kamuzu was also hiring planes, picking hangers on’

DPP counters MCP: ‘Kamuzu was also hiring planes, picking hangers on’

According to the information, Kamuzu ordered Air Malawi to lease a plane from South African Airways in 1984 to 1985 7Q-YKL Boeing B-747SP-44 for various state visits to Europe.

The final registration of the aircraft was N747KV of Panair Inc – scrapped at Marana in 2005.

The DPP claims MCP members never criticised Kamuzu or their government on the policy to charter large plane and sending bloated delegation on the founding president’s foreign visits.

They cite a trip in Britain when Kamuzu took hundreds of women but there was no criticism other than praise singing on “nga, nga, nga” loyalty sloganeering.

The ruling party is fending off criticism that Mutharika had a bloated entrouge to UN and that Mutharika charted an expensive private jet.

State House press office issued a statement signed by Chikondi Juma saying Mutharika used a Jet owned by Execu-Jet of South Africa which has the registration number OE-IGS.

Hastings Kamuzu Banda ruled Malawi from independence from Britain in 1964, until his defeat at the polls in the country’s first multi-party election 30 years later.

His rule was characterised by gross violations of human rights, with several of his opponents killed.

He died in 1997, aged about 101.

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Davis Zikonyani
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wabwino ndi Yesu basi forever the rest are nothing even Obama u cant compare

hannock chituvi
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chonde,a dpp pofuna kudziteteza muziyamba mwakonzeka kaye,mwaonetsa kuti zonyasa mukuchita dala poti kale zidachitikapo kuganizila konyasa ndipo mukuyankha poti inu simukuvutika koma omwe adavota kukanakhala kuti munawapatsa zizindikiro bola adzakuvotelaninso apo ayi mayankho amene mudzankhila muli kwa chimaliro.sibwino kuyankha mokhumudwitsa anthu kuti abwezele kupusa konse kukhoza kuthela pompo

Nankununkha sadzimva
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Yes! Kamuzu was hiring planes but it was worth it. Malawi kwacha was equal to a pound. Simungayerekeze zinyatsi za president za masiku anozi.Bwanji chipongwe kodi? Kodi ku Malawi tili ndi president pano?

mr diamond
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muno mumalawit president alipo.nanga mukumukwenya za ndege ndindani.

musisipala
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Vito la mvp neologism kwao ndikususa basic. Kaya chabwino„chachabe iwo nyimbo Yawona ndikusutsa basi chifukwa anakhwima ndi kusutsa. Azakhala osutsa mpaka yeah azabwela

ndondochandata
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Komadi zinazi ndi mbuzidi. Sizowona kuti poti Kamuzu sianadzudzulidwe atachita kanthu ndiye kuti kukudzudzulani pano nkulakwa ayi. Mwina oganiza chinchiwa anali ana mnthawi ya ANGWAZI. Sizimatheka kudzudzulako. Mnthawi ino chitani zija mumkatuzuka nazo kulonjeza nthawi ya kampeni ija. TIKUKUONANITU.

stephen
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that was b4 multipaty. komanso by then chuma chimayenda bwino

chalaza
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resistance to change. Mind you this is onether century. You will die rich koma anthu opanda mtendere. Zitsilu ndi ovotafe sitiona kutali amalawi kugona warm heart of zitsilu.

Malawi wa Lero
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R u doing it bcoz Kamuzu (or MCP) was doing it. With this kind of thinking, can we expect any meaningful change from these idiots? Kamuzu amachita zimenezi akubalansa mabuku, ndalama zamadona zikubwera, etc. Dikirani mastraka ayambe. Enanu simuthawa? Ndiposo ulendo uno ophedwa achuluka. Malo moti muzikhala phe, mwalakwa nkumachulukaso zonena. Sikukala pabala kumeku?

Malawi wa Lero
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R u doing it bcoz Kamuzu (or MCP) was doing it. With this kind of thinking, can we expect any meaningful change from these idiots? Kamuzu amachita zimenezi akubalansa mabuku, ndalama zamadona zikubwera, etc. Dikirani mastraka ayambe. Enanu simuthawa. Ndiposo ulendo uno ophedwa achuluka. Malo moti muzikhala phe, mwalakwa nkumachulukaso zonena. Sikukala pabala kumeku.

Denguzman
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@Olomwe, Alomwe onse akanakhala ngati iwe mwenzi dziko lino ndilotuka so kpon educating ur fellow Lomwez to know the truth.

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