John Tembo Jnr crashed in MCP primaries: Onani wins landslide

A former diplomat  John Tembo Jnr  who is a  son to immediate past president of Malawi Congress Party (MCP), John Zenus Ungapake Tembo,  popularly known as JZU , on Friday suffered  a humiliating defeat in the  primary elections underway to identify candidates to represent the party in the May 21 2019 Tripartite Elections.

Onani : Had hundreds of voters behind him

John Tembo Jnr: He is standing alone

In the primaries to select candidate for Member of Parliament for Dedza South, Tembo Jnr who was serving as Malawi deputy High Commissioner in London, had no one to support his candidature and one his vote was counted.

According to presiding officer for the primaries, director of youth Richard Chimwendo Banda, Ishmael Onani scooped 588 votes followed by Alfred Sangala with 190 votes and Haward Mzambe 12 votes.

It was not only Tembo Jnr who has no supporter behind him; another candidate Manuel Chiwere also faced the same humiliation. But George Kalanda had two people standing behind him.

Chimwendo Banda said all candidates accepted the results.

Reacting to the results, MCP freshman Onani said he was “humbled” by the support of the party members.

Onani said he wants to help party president Lazarus Chakwera to “revolutionise” the MCP and win the keys to State House.

The MCP fought Britain’s 70-year colonial rule and governed Malawi from 1964 to 1994, when Dr Banda’s former protégé, Bakili Muluzi, won power during the country’s first multi-party elections.

MCP has lined up primary elections in various constituencies from Monday, including in all constituencies in Kasungu, Ntchisi North and Mchinji East (on Tuesday), Kasungu South East, Kasungu East and Kasungu North West (on Wednesday).

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winston msowoya
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TOO late too little.However,members of The MALAWI CONFUSIONIST PARTY (MCP),have done the deed.For morethan half a century,MCP has been controlled by the killer family of John Tembo left over by Banda and his concubine C.Kadzamila.The defeat of j.Tembo junior, is the manifestation of the defeat of the corrupt and killer family once and for all.Malawians have awakened from dead-sleep and nobody will ever treat them as their slaves again.By sidelined Richard Msowoya and replaced him by an Arab and his wife,Chakwera made a confounded crime.in the sense that Mia and his wife are Arabs from the Middle East where Africans… Read more »

MA D7 MA D6
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MA D7 MA D6

PITALA AYEMBEKEZERE ZIMENEZO
CHAKA CHA MAWA !!MULA MULA WAKULA KUSAMVA !!!

mediaz
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mediaz

Boma ilooooo!!!!

CHIPASUPASU
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CHIPASUPASU

MCP has its own unique brand of political practice. Its leadership began with Orton Edgar C Chirwa a Tonga Dr Banda took over the leadership passed on toGwanda Chakuamba who lost to John Tembo and today Prof Chakwera is at the helm of MCP. A critical look reveals the salient point that MCP leadership passes from neither Dad nor Brother while the DPP will confirm that it is brother to brother Aford like UDF it is a Father to son Enterprise the PP is certainly grooming the young Kachale into presidency. So the failure of Tembo to clinch the candidature… Read more »

ndele
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ndele

junyiyo paja anali ku UK embassy , total bull shit he was. nothing than the name Tembo basi. kodi ife ndiotani? poti tate wake anali wa mkulu mu mcp ndiye nayeso? osangokhala pasi kumanya kolapshoni money za ku embassy zija bwa??????????????/ Onani wayamba kale kumanga pafupi ndi lodge opposite enejemu pa dedza . afuna aombeletu asanatuluke, tifeseni. tikuombela mmanja gule osavina , tapitani pa DZ <DC. sangatulutse receipt la funding. comwe angatulutse ndi manyazi cifukwa kuyambila DC amakakozetsa galimoto pa charge ya K1 million kwaca. report lopereka mu board imeneyo. mukaone anthu agula gula magalimoto kumasunga kunyumnba nkumayenda popita kunchito.… Read more »

Wiseman
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Wiseman

Kodi ma pulaimale amenewa amaloledwa kuvota ndi ndani? Aliyense kapena pali ndondomeko yosankhila anythu oti akavote. Ndiye mukuti akuluwa lolo mmodzi yekha owatsatila? Ngakhale achibale attta?

gwenenthe mwale
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gwenenthe mwale

this just shows maturity of democratic politics in mcp. keep it up. deligates have spoken . zowona mabwana ndinu anthu akumudzi this time around

LEGO
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Sizafuko izi but people are choosing a leader with vision and who can take the welfare of the area

Kalulu Wadwala
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Kalulu Wadwala

Ndale zodalira makolo or family tithetse Malawi muno. The other 3 families we need to teach a lesson are the Joyce Banda, bakili family and Peters.
What’s so special with these families? Let’s boot them out! After all there are the ones who have messed Malawi.
Bravo the people of Dedza

CitizenX
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CitizenX

Yes my bro, udf, aford, pp, dpp these parties are family businesses and we dont need them here in malawi. MCP AND UTM are the only true parties

Ndikunyenyaninyenani Pumbwa Party
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No family politics in MCP as is the case with udf and dpp.

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