Kaliati rejects rift with Mutharika, condemns ‘sensationalism’

Minister of Gender and Civic Education, Patricia Kaliati has downplayed the existence of any conflict with President Peter Mutharika or the vice president Saulos Chilima, saying the relationship remains cordial and rejected reports that had portrayed cracks.

Kaliati: No rift

Kaliati: No rift

Kaliati sad said there is no truth in reports that she has fallen apart with President Mutharika because she has been associating with the Vice President Chilima, saying the two have sound relationship.

She said contrary to the speculations, she remains loyal to the President and that the vice president was picked by Mutharika himself.

“I am not a double standard person, when I say I love Professor (Peter Mutharika) I mean it full stop,” said Kaliati.

She trashed assertions that President Mutharika did not recognise her during a news conference, saying thats “sensationalism” reporting .

“The President recognised all cabinet ministers present and that included me,” said Kaliati.

Kaliati stressed that  she stand firmly loyal to Mutharika’s course.

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You can fool some people sometimes but you cannot fool all the people all the time!
“I love the Professor full stop!” Me too!!!


The guy who was opening the press conference made a few blunders on protocol and order of precedence, you cannot name some ministers by name and group all others as cabinet ministers it’s either they all go down as “all cabinet ministers present” or you point them out 1 by 1. He also put a ps ahead of a minister which again is wrong so the whole thing was amateurish in my opinion.

You dont understand protocol. What the MC did was correct as approved by APM. We all know that there is a rift and Kaliyati has joined Chilimas camp so has General Supuni Phiri. Some of the story about APM being sick came from Pilirani Phiri to Zofiak on behalf of SC. APM knows all this. Where is it said that when you are VP then you will take over when the president quits politics? Why is Joe Biden of USA not the presidential candidate for the Democrats? What about Magufuli. SC is VP for this term only the DPP will… Read more »

Yes indeed you do not find gold in blocks underground. You have to process. Shaa tchayano timve mvemvemve


Sensational indeed. “The President recognised all cabinet ministers present and that included me.” Very good response. Actually this thing of mentioning every person is old fashioned.

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