DPP will lose 2019 elections if it fails to establish Nsanje port, teases MP Kamphamtengo

The colour dream of former president the late Bingu wa Mutharika—the Nsanje Inland Port— should come to reality by  the ruling Democratic Progressive Party (DPP) fulfilling its campaign promise in establishing the much-touted Nsanje World Inland Port project, which has already cost the taxpayer billions of kwacha, otherwise the party may lose next year’s election, an opposition legislator has said.

MP Kaphamtengo Yona: Taunts DPP on Nsanje port

Nsanje Port dream crumbles

Since its inception in 2008, the project—and one of the flagship projects in the DPP 2014 manifesto—has not progressed and there is only a slab as a swampy fishing ground for locals. It is a neglected site depicting an abandoned dockyard with the Shire River choked by weeds.

Malawi Congress Party (MCP) member of Parliament for Salima North, Canaan  Yona  Kamphamtengo, urged DPP to live to its election promise and establish the Nsanje port or risk losing th 2019 polls.

“I see there are no attempts (for an update)  on the Nsanje World Inland Port project. Can I habe a clarification on the Shire-Zambezi Waterway?”  said Kamphamtengo in Parliament.

He said the DPP have to live up to the promises they made and make sure they deliver.

“Failure to do Nsanje World Inland Port project is failure to enter into government (again) come 2019,” the legislator taunted DPP.

First Deputy Speaker Esther Mcheka Chilenje laughed alongside other legislators on Kamphamtengo’s taunts.

Minister of Finance, Economic Planning and Development Goodall Gondwe said the project is on course despite, setbacks.

The DPP promised that once elected it would make the Nsanje Port a reality.

Launched in April 2014 titled: ‘Towards a people-centred government’, an analysis of the manifesto shows that the DPP government has successfully implemented  campaign promises that  which caught the attention of Malawians for their uniqueness such as limiting the size of the Cabinet to 20, implementing the Malata and Cement subsidy and establishing community colleges.

But the party has not done well especially on law and administrative reforms in the Executive.

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mapuyamurupare
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mapuyamurupare

Pathfinder ndiye MBOLA ndithu.
Zoona munthu waku Salima sangakambe za Nsanje inland port. I think you are a Primary school leaver.

ILLEGAL IMMIGRANT
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ILLEGAL IMMIGRANT

DPP WILL LOSE 2019 ELECTIONS IF IT DOESN’T ESTABLISH MZUZU INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT !!

#DzukaniAmalawi
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#DzukaniAmalawi

Honourable has a point. The Bingu-led DPP was visionary with a penchant for implementation of key and ambitious developmental projects. The country was set for economic growth comparable to the best in the world and the country’s performance indices were on the rise. The Malawi dream was alive and the world was beginning to notice strides that the country was making despite its challenges. The Nsanje Port Project was indicative of how big Bingu was dreaming. Nothing was impossible. His Malawi Dream kept this leader awake at night. Now comes the Peter-led DPP; The Malawi Dream has died, people have… Read more »

Morgan
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Pathfinder has not found the path. Richard will not even win karonga nyungwe. Kaliwo can not even win as councillor. Where are you looking at things from? You are spiritually blind. Atengeni zonse alowe my DPP

Minority vote president
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Minority vote president

He is right dpp is going even Peter Munthalika knows this

NOSTRADAMAS
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NOSTRADAMAS

PATHFINDER ndiwe mbuzi ya munthu kuzolowera kudzipaka paint, ndi chifukwa mitu yanu siyenda. lero kumayikila kumbuyo DPP asaaa manyaka a munthu iwe.

Hatton
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Hatton

MCP singasiye kupha ndi nkhope zake zimenezi.

Mesimadzi
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Mesimadzi

MCP will lose with distinction the 2019 election unless they filled Richard Msowoya as a runningmate and reinstate Kaliwo as the Secretary General.

pathfinder
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pathfinder

Awanso ndi achitsiru awa, mwina ndingoti mcp yonse yazadza ndi dzitsiru. Kodi mmesa chomwe mukufuna ndichooti dpp iluze ndikuti inu a mcp mupambane? Nanga mukulibwalubwa chiyani ngati mukuona kuti dpp ikuyenda njira ya kuchionongeko, mmalo mooti muzinyadila? Ngati muli mkamwa mwa ndale ukuona ngati anthu dziko lonse angalephere kuvotela dpp chifukwa cha ku lephereka kwa nsanje port? Iweyo nsanje port ikukhudza chiyani munthu wakusalima, bwanji osakamba za kwanu kusalima? Mwina ukuona ngati tonse ndi opepera ngati masapota ako a mcp? Ntchito yaikulu ngati ya ku nsanje ija, kuti iyambike komanso ithe ndi parliament ingapange chothekera ndipo parliament muli oyimira a… Read more »

mawumsamathe
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mawumsamathe

A pathfinder Nenani maganizo anu osati kutukwanako ako ayi. Osaneneraso maganizo a ena ayi. Ngati simudazikonde basi zotukwanazo ndiye ayi. Osaiwala kuti dpp inali ndi 52 mcp 48 mps. Ena akakhala dzitsilu enawa akhala chani? Kambani maganizo anu osati kutukwana zidatha zimenezo. Amene akumatukwana mmalo momanena maganizo adziwe kuti democracy sikumuthandiza or sakuyidziwa

Martin
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Martin

Paja Pathfinder ndi-Mlomwe eti? Alomwe ndi anthu opanda nzeru olo titi ali ndi nzeru zaku-Mozambique chifukwa angobwera ku Malawi kuno chamma-1920. Ngati ukukamba zoti munthu waku -Salima za-port zisamukhudze, nanga mbuzi ya president yakoyi ikukhaliranji ku Lilongwe? Nyumba akukhalayo mmesa adamanga ndi a mcp ukuwatcha dzitsiruwo? Chitsiru ndichimene chimaombera mmanja dzitsiru ndi mbava ngati za dpp. Ndipo port ikunenedwayonso inali njira yobera ndalama zomwe adamangira Ndata osati kuthandiza dziko.

Omex70
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Omex70

Mr Pathfinder, nzeru zanu ndi zopelewera .Ndaonera ma comment omwe mwapereka pano.

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