Kamlepo predicts DPP, Mutharika victory in Malawi 2019 elections

Firebrand politician and Rumphi East Member of Parliament (MP), Kamlepo Kalua, has said that based on the prevailing political climate, the governing Democratic Progressive Party (DPP) and its torchbearer, President Peter Mutharika are headed for a stunning victory in the May 21 2019  Tripartite elections.

Kamlepo (r) tips Mutharika to win second term with a divided opposition

Featuring on Times TV ‘Tchutchutchu’ chat show with Ian Nankhuni,  the former People’s Party (PP) vice president for northern region and Member of Parliament for Rumphi East, Kalua, renowned for his frank talk, observed that DPP and Mutharika will reap the benefits of a weak and fragmented opposition in the next polls.

He said if opposition political parties are not forming an electoral partnership ahead of the polls in May, there is no way any opposition political party or presidential candidate can topple DPP and Mutharika.

“I am a member of the People’s Party, yes, but mark my words as things are currently, DPP and Mutharika are obvious winners,” said Mutharika.

In a rare gesture of appreciation, Kalua who played a pivotal role in helping to champion multi-party democracy and contested in the first presidential race in a democracy which ousted dictator Kamuzu Banda in 1994 won by Bakili Muluzi,   praised President Mutharika for his political tolerance.

“It is generally believed that political tolerance is accepting and respecting the basic rights and civil liberties of persons and groups whose viewpoints differ from one’s own. President Mutharika embodies the values of democracy and good governance. He is the most tolerant President Malawi has ever had,” said Kalua.

The PP politician observed that the President has maintained patience and levelheadedness in the face of demeaning and dehumanizing insults by some opposition leaders.

Kalua said there have been no politically-motivated arrests of opposition figures in Malawi since the President ascended to power in 2014, which he said was worthy praising.

He  said through his political tolerance and good governance, the President had restored donor confidence in Malawi.

Turning to opposition leaders, he rebuked them for practicing politics of insults amongst themselves, saying the oppositions needed to drive the same political agenda if they were to unseat the ruling party and President Mutharika.

He accused other presidential hopefuls of “running for the presidency in May merely out of greed without the genuine desire to selflessly serve the people of Malawi”.

Kalua also took a swipe at Leader of Opposition and Malawi Congress Party (MCP) Reverend Dr. Lazarus Chakwera for abandoning the Church in favour of politics.

Chakwera is the erstwhile President of the Assemblies of God Church in Malawi. He is also a presidential contender under the MCP banner.

In a related development, Alliance for Democracy (Aford) president Enock Chihana has also observed that the opposition is headed to defeat the way they are divided.

Addressing a rally in his Rumphi Central constituency, Chihana said for opposition to dislodge DPP from power, they should have a shared common cause.

Chihana said with a dozen of presidential candidate, the opposition will split votes and give DPP a chance to hold the balance of power.

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Dagobert
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Dagobert

The major problem with our leaders is the selfishness! This is why we will never have a Koalition between Parties to get a majority for Change! Yes,! Mutharika will win with a majority of arround 30% and after the elections many MPs from the Opisition camp will jump the aisle to get a piece of the cake, like always ! Do our leaders want Change at all? Or are they caught too much in corrupt behaviours, going on and worsening since decades, that they just can’t stop? It seems we have already the scenario where all parts of your society… Read more »

Pitala and Zamiya K145 million
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Descending on Chiweta road is dangerous. The road is bad and full of trenches yet chindere ichi is in support of the stupid government. Any pupil from Rumphi has to score less than 12 points to go to university and Lomwes can score up to 30 points. Yet this idiot is in support of this oppressive government. Some Tumbukas are a disgrace. We took you as brave people who stood against the white rule and one party government. Kamlepo has turned into an idiot. Mbuzi.

winston msowoya
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winston msowoya

KAMLEPO,you are ashaming the people of the North.Being in South Africa during the multi-party struggle,which was articulated by brave and educated Chakufwa Chihana and his comrades in the struggle,you were given an opportunity to go on the AIR to preach against MCP regime of Hastings Banda.Your motives were to hoodwink the people of Malawi into thinking that you were a patriot.No Kamlepo,you had a different motives,that could catapult your opportunistic trends.The fact of the matter is that you are an opportunistic liar who dwells on lies.As soon as Malawi fell into the hands of the exiled Malawians who had launched… Read more »

ELIJAH VERSUS BAAL
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THIS IS A DIFFERENT KAMLEPO ! PEOPLE CAN CHANGE COLOURS OVER NIGHT LIKE THIS;Eeeeh ?? WE USED TO HEAR HIS WORDS OF A GUENUINE LEADER ON CHANNEL AFRICA IN THOSE DAYS !! PEOPLE CAN SELL THEIR BIRTHRIGHTS WITH A MORSEL OF BREAD -NOW I UNDERSTAND /SEE !

Chilungamo
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Chilungamo

This is the problem of being so DULL. Kamlepo is actually being cynical to DPP at the same time urging opposition parties to wake up and do the right thing. Make hay while the sun is shining. Kamulepo actually is sending a message of love to all Malawians “ngati timba mbalame yochenjera”. Unfortunately most dull people in Malawi cannot just get it. Do we still wonder why “timabelekana ngati makoswe?. The context is Kamlepo for sure doesn’t wish DPP to win elections.

Truth Pains
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This is Mr Chibadzi

He run away to vote in parliament when speaker presented Electral Reforms Bill.

After being given Chibadzi, he decided to abscond the voting.

By now we know his true character.
So he can’t cheat us any longer.

mtete
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mtete

I understand the Kwacha Roundabout has been named Kamulepo Roundabout

Pitala and Zamiya K145 million
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Kamlepo roundabout on Kenyatta Road. This man is useless. We remember you supported Muluzi come back in 2008 together with Amuna Ndife Nkumba and Gwanda Chakuwamba before the High Court ruled Bakili would not come back. Dyera. Bakili agenda was kuphwetsa chubu chopapa yekha. You failed. You disbanded your mdp to join PP. Now you want Kudya nawo zakuba K145 million. Munthu iwe Khalidwe ulibe. Watha ngati Mark Katsonga, Cassim Chilumpha, Friday Jumbe etc. Just join utm ikusowa anthu.

Katong'ongo
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Katong'ongo

Kamlepo, people need a bridge at Chizindiri near Chiweta Primary School. The road is impassable even during the dry season. Tikukhumba bridge ise, fumapo na Peter wako. Peter yayeeeeee!!!!! Peter waPita kale. Peter = Pita = Go Away

Pitala and Zamiya K145 million
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Descending on Chiweta road is dangerous. The road is bad and full of trenches yet chindere ichi is in support of the stupid government. Any pupil from Rumphi has to score less than 12 points to go to university and Lomwes can score up to 30 points. Yet this idiot is in support of this oppressive government.

Nyima
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Nyima

The good thing about this story is that Mr Kaluwa has given reasons why the opposition will fail .Are the reasons given true or false?

Okatraz
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Okatraz

true

Phwaaa pa UTM.
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True this. APM kwake ndiku Statehouse mpaka 2024 woooo. DPP kwake nkuboma mpaka 2084 wooo.

A opozishoni mwagwa nalo pama la Pitala kuti phwaaa masanza kuti yaalu.

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