Kaliati says no hard feelings towards Mutharika

Fired Civic Education, Culture and Community Development minister Patricia Kaliati says she has no hard feelings towards President Peter Mutharika for sacking her from the cabiet.

Kaliati : I am cool

Kaliati could not say why she thinks she was fired, saying it is the prerogative of the President to hire or fire a cabinet minister.

President Mutharika fired Kaliati on Wednesday morning and immediately replaced her with Cecelia Chadzama, ruling Democratic Progressive Party (DPP)  deputy secretary general.

“I am not bitter, this is normal,” said the upfront talking Kaliati.

“ I thank the President for appointing me to serve the people of Malawi as a cabinet minister all these years,” she said.

Her comments come as speculations are rife on social media as to why Kaliati was dropped from the cabinet.

Some people say this was as a result of growing friction between her and Local Government minister Kondwani  Nankhumwa while others claimed on Wednesday, during the launch of the Malawi Rural Electrification Program in Mulanje, Kaliati allegedly openly quarrelled with party secretary general Grazieder Jeffrey.

The new minister Chadzama said she will prioritise in instilling the sense of culture among the youth.

Chadzama is also MP for Blantyre north east.

Kaliati becomes the second powerful minister to fall in months after former Agriculture minister George Chaponda.

Both Kaliati and Chaponda come from the DPP strong base of Mulanje and Nakhumwa is now the strongman in the power wielding too much power.

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undani misomali
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love her or loathe her hon kaliati has been helpful to the poor not just in her constituency she has been proactive fighting for the good of girl child gender based violence particularly for women and children fighting for proper family planning enafe tamaliza xool ku university chifukwa cha Mayi amenewa pakhomo pao sipakata anthu ofuna chithandizo chosiyanasiyana she may have her black spots just as every mortal being but she has kind heart nthawi ya ma flood anayesesa kupeza thandizo kwa anthu aku constituency kwathu Ambuye akhala nanu Mayi

Graciano major
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The wolrd and heaven change its seasons,therefor the same aplies.Jst work on your base madam.God bless Malawi!!!!!

Charles
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Kaliati is lying! A normal person should be bitter after loosing one’s job and Akweni is no exception! Although I do not know the reasons for her dismissal, I welcome it! Maybe we can rest from hearing nonsense from this chatterbox!

wakuno mphiya
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muziyankhula ngati kwanu amakuziwani kaliati ali khomo uli ku rent kumalalatira anthu akwawo pepa koma iwe uziyankhula andzako alima nseu wa ku lilongwe sos kupita ku 24 ndiwo ofunika kutchosedwa ndi kunjatidwa ndi iwenso loimodzi

ecabychikaphupa
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World things are for go but for heaven are for permanent.The best of all is to praise the Lord almighty nothing else.Look at your back thing about your ancestors where are they definitely our brothers,sisters,parents they are under cumbersome kissing the ground.Remember how far it will be we are going to meet them in heaven.remember what our father Jesus left with us in this world,Love. We are visitors on this earth that is WY we die after birth or on youthful or old stages.Think about your tour heave who are you going with?Pena ndimaseka ndikaona mmene anthufe tikumangila manyumba padzuko… Read more »
CitizenX
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Wellcome development, now ACB can start investigating this WITCH she has stolen alot of money. No more protection from the President now. One by one they have to face the law for the suffering of millions of malawians, its time to make example of these greedy ministers for plundering our money and destroying our country.

Lisa
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Tikuziwa kuti mnzokonza kale mwauzana zochita kale ovutika ndi anthu oonelela

The Partriot
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I knew that this day, when Kaliati would be fired from cabinet, was coming but did not know that it would come so soon!
For Akweni, please smell the coffee, be shrewd and streetwise, know your political enemies and you will see what we ordinary Malawians are seeing: that political positions are not for eternity lero mulipo mawa palibe!! Watsala u MP, komano a Kweni kupanda ndale mungatani???
I for one am happy that Akweni is no longer a cabinet minister….this is not a career…..its a priviledge and Akweni has outlived her usefulness, no new ideas! Kwao gule, ena alowe mbwalo!!!

namandwa pa chikopa
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wheather u like or not malo ogwila ntchito decplin is needed aaaaaaa kapeyu walongolola kwakwana. amaona ngati bigman APM samamumva?

Nzeru Nkupangwa
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Ife tonse a Malawi oganiza bwino ndikukonda dziko lathu tikuthokoza pa ntchito zambiri zachitukuko zomwe mwakhala mukuthandiza mtundu wa a Malawi. Tikufunilani zabwino zonse

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