Kaliwo tells MCP convention delegates go back home, says indaba illegal

Embattled Malawi Congress Party (MCP) secretary general Gustave Kaliwo is telling all delegates rushing to Lilongwe for a convention on Saturday to call off their trips, saying the indaba is illegal.

Kaliwo said he will fight on 

At a lone news conference in Blantyre on Friday, Kaliwo said the power to call for a party convention rests with him.

“The party constitution gives me powers to call for a convention and nobody else,” he said.

He said he would challenge the holding of the convention in court whether before or after the indaba.

Kaliwo further said that those organising the indaba risks losing their party positions,  saying the party constitution says anyone who flouts the constitution should be removed from party positions.

In contrast, over 300 kilometres away, the convention organising chairman Augustine Chidzanja said those aspiring for the presidency and vice will pay K500000, secretary and treasurer general K250000, the rest K50000.

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Mbonga Matoga
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My advice to my learned friend Kaliwo is that just swallow your pride and accept that your actions have left you with no support at the grassroot level within MCP apart from a few disgruntled former district chairmen who also have no support whatsoever at the MCP grassroot level. I know it’s had to accept defeat but my message to Mr Kaliwo, Msowoya, Katonda Kaunda, miss Kabwira, is that it’s time to move on, either to form your own party if you think that you have what it takes or join another political party like what your comrade a Mr… Read more »
Wanyazikhipi Kahamba
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Ma Cadete a DPP Kakhapeni Kaliwo akudyerani ndalama zanu. Ma plan Kaliwo amuthela. Mukachedwe athawa. A MCP Akamaliza convetion amusakaso ameneyu chifukwa awazunza kokwana.

POPE ANASTAZIA
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Kaliwo panthyo pako .Sunga wine ,Siunasankhidwe

Koje
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Nyasatimes, I have been following the articles, however you could have done a good job to us leaders if you asked him or even exposed the said sections of the constitution. Otherwise, people might end up commenting negatives of the party or Kaliwo without basing on what the said constitution which is time and again being referred to. Just my suggestion.

Jarman
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Kaliwo watheka.coz akuuza nthu kut abwelele y?ngat ali ndi plan b bwanji osasewela plan b yakeyo.y akuophyeza anthu?munthu opanga zinthu saulula plan yake.amangomenya move.futi yotheratu kalio.watha.nfunozo

Hetherwick
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TEACH ME LAW TODAY. DOES IT MEAN THAT KALIWO IS MORE POWERFUL THAN THE SUPREME COURT RULING? IF KALIWO IS NOT WILLING TO CALL FOR A CONVENTION, WHAT IS THE ROLE OF THE DEPUTY AS IT SHOWS THAT KALIWO IS INCAPACITATED?

Hatton
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Kaliwo you know what you are doing. Don’t give in to people who do not even know the operation of parliament. People who pass a law in parliament and shamelessly demonstrate against their own resolution. More file Kaliwo, you ably explained the situation. You action is well supported and I encourage you not to relent,

Bingu dumped DPP.very painful
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Bingu dumped DPP.very painful

Hahahhahahaha. Simunati dala. This is politics

thondwe
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Kaliwo is being sponsored by DPP

bunali
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After all MCP convention elected Daza as SG. He was appoint later by Chakwera’s NEC. Natural justice says the same authority that appointed him can fire him. So Chakwera, just fire this danderhead.

Cognitive DIssonance Theory
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Cognitive DIssonance Theory

Kaliwo, you are going to die a sad man and you will be remembered not as a principled man you would like people to believe but as a stubborn good for not ‘educated’. lawyer

CHINDERE CHAKUFIKAPO
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Kaliwo angofuna Kuzunza anthu tsopano. Kodi ndi chifukwa chiani anthu posankha maudindo amasankha ndi ma Deputies omwe????
If he was suspended, there were his Deputies out there who were running the party as Deputies. Pamene iye amupanga reinstate, he has to join his colleagues and carry on with the move.

Chothandizila
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Anachita suspend ndi deputy yemwe. His deputy was Kaunda who was also suspended.

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