DPP seeks alliance with PP, Joyce Banda excluded: Pulling a fast-one for Malawi 2019 polls

The governing Democratic Progressive Party (DPP) is seeking an alliance with former ruling People’s Party (PP) of Joyce Banda in an effort to lock out southern region for the 2019 elections, Nyasa Times understands.

Uladi with President Mutharika at parliament: Taking PP faction to DPP

DPP director of elections Kondwani Nankhumwa has been courting fired PP acting leader Uladi Mussa to bring  on fold his support base in the former ruling party for a alliance.

Apparently, some PP member of parliament are warming up to the idea  and secretary general Ibrahim Matola is also party.

However, the alliance will exclude PP’s founder Joyce Banda.

PP spokesman Noah Chimpeni  said he could not immediately comment on the matter because he had “no idea”.

Nankhumwa also kept his comment close to the chest but hinted that in politics “there are no permanent enemies” and that “anything can happen.”

A latest report by London-based influential intelligence publication  the Africa Confidential  painted a grim picture for DPP in the run up to 2019 elections, saying its administration is riddled with widespread corruption,  nepotism and infighting.

 Africa Confidential is one of the longest-established specialist publications on Africa, with a considerable reputation for being first with in-depth news and analysis on significant political, economic and security developments across the continent.

But government spokesman and Minister of Information and Communications, Nicolas Dausi,  s rejected the report  titled ‘Mutharika’s uncertain future’ as “unfair  and baseless.”

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MBWFC
MBWFC
4 years ago

we will still not torerate these people and thier actions.we will still take you where you are coming from.2019 will take you away from where you are now.

Monday monday
Monday monday
4 years ago

Whether alliance or no alliance DPP will not win

Kondwani Mussa
Kondwani Mussa
4 years ago

Zabwino kwambiri bwanji

zabodza
zabodza
4 years ago

i dont see the truth to this story. kalua and DPP is water and oil

Nyoko
4 years ago

Koma…agalu away asiyeni tiwatizimula sitikuwafuna 2019

Omex70
Omex70
4 years ago

Whether you like or not we have made a concrete decision to remove DPP from power in 2019. Enough is enough. Chakwera bomaaaaaaaaaaaaaa!

Moses
Moses
4 years ago

zilibwino khwambiri DPP ndi PP a Cashgate akhale mbali imodzi tisazavutike kusakha MCP. Chakwera kuno kumwera wadya wani ndipo tikumukonda kwambiri awa azaka 82 sitikuwafuna.

Nyampwex
Nyampwex
4 years ago

Munya muona ndika alliance kanuko. Simudati

Tsamba Likagwa
Tsamba Likagwa
4 years ago

Ine. I am a sane person will vote for DPP. Olo mutandithila doom mkamwa

Kanthiti Mzandu
Kanthiti Mzandu
4 years ago

Birds of the same fithers flock together okha okha a cash gate ndiye Boma lake lidzakhala lotani???? Kuba basi mapazi anu munya muona 2019 Chakwera ndi Mia Boma kale

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