Malawi CSO’s stick to Jan 13 demo: ‘Mayaya, Mkwezalamba  are govt agents’

Malawi civil society organizations (CSOs) have maintained that  they will go ahead to stage a nationwide peaceful demonstration over the prevailing political, economic, administrative and governance stalemate currently facing the country to be held on January 13 in all the major cities and selected districts.

Mayaya:  Accused of being regime agent

Mayaya: Accused of being regime agent

The Executive Director of the Centre for the Development of the People (CEDEP) Gift Trapence, said Monday in the capital Lilongwe that preparations for the important day are underway.

“We are appealing to all Malawians to come out in large numbers to exercise their hard-won democratic right through peaceful demonstrations in order to call upon the Mutharika regime to wake up from slumber and address the prevailing economic, administrative and governance woes including the unending strikes,” he said.

Trapence said Malawians will also demand that First Lady Getrude Mutharika’s charity organisation, Beatify Malawi (BEAM) trust and Mulhakho Wa ALhomwe, to return the money meant for HIV and AIDS activities back to the National Aids Commission (NAC).

“We remain vigilant to fight to the very end till the money is returned back in the best interest of human rights for all and people living with HIV and AIDS,” he said.

He added that Malawians should be lest assured that no propaganda from the government or any of its machinery will move them or make them divert from the path of reason they have chosen to take in the best interest of Malawians because they are charged up for the noble service until justice, sanity prevails on the matter.

Meanwhile, the CSOs have hit at Human Rights Consultative Committee (HRCC) chairperson Robert Mkwezalamba and rights activists  Billy Mayaya accusing them of  masquerading as  representatives anti-NACgate CSOs  championed by CHRR, Cedep, MANERELA, MANET + and MHEN demanding return of the money meant for HIV and AIDS activities.

The CSOs said Mkwezalamba and Mayaya are working under  the influence of a “hidden big hand” to manipulate public’s opinion or trap the CSO’s.

“By the way, when did Mkwezalamba and Mayaya become NAC to start receiving  ‘refunds’ from BEAM’s orchestrated well-wishers? What is there to justify their presence at the function? Was it really necessary for them to be there? Certainly, there is more than what can meet the eye, and it would be naïve of us to completely rule out the possibility of the two being part of the BEAM/DPP’s regime orchestrated network of cadres who are hell-bent at thwarting the public crusade aimed at coming to the bottom of NACGATE. Their actions are suspicious,” reads a statement from the CSO’s.

CHRR, Cedep, MANERELA, MHEN and MANET Plus have informed the Malawians that in a few days the coalition  will  issue  a comprehensive response to all emerging issues on the matter and also hold a news conference to keep the public in the loop on the progress as regards to preparations of January 13th 2015 demonstrations are concerned.

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Alongosi
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Devil at His work. Every time demos.what do u gain.just to make the poor die.iwoul rather demonstrate about the word Of Jehovah Jah to be preached than this evil c

Kakunde Nthalire
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DPP has failed. God help us as you did last tym.

Alongosi
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No human government will satisfy you even those in ntharile!seek God and you shall live.

mwenecho
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Chair anati, ‘ Kuyendetsa boma sintchito yophweka ayiiiii’.

honey comb Chidyauzu
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Our President has no any quality of political leadership. Ine akamayankhula sindimamva. Please azituma VP Saulos Chilima aziwayankhulira.

kapy
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palibe chifukwa china chiriconse chopangira demo. zangokhala zamangawa izi basi. koma that will not solve your problems. zalowa personal sopano. malawians we are suffering bcoz of cashgate issues and you know the people involved but you are not acting. why cant you demostrate for the cashgate people and plead wth azungu to return budgetary support if at all you take the welfare of common malawians at heart? why are you buzy sweating with less priority issues when malawians are bieng denied justice in there own country. PROVIDE SOLUTION AND NOT ADD PROBLEMS PLIZ.

Leo
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Tikavale za mtundu wanji tiguliretu

Hebrews
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Kodi anthu anaphedwa pa 20 july aja nthawi ya Bingu abale awo apindulanji? Kodi onse amene anabvulazidwa ndi mufti nthawi imene ija chithandizo akuchitenga kuti? Kodi ma CSO mwapangapo chani pa anthu ophedwa ndi ovulazidwa aja. Kodi mungatiuze ndi angati anabvulazidwa? Pitanii nokha ko matchako!

Hebrews
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Munali kuti pamene ndalama za ndege zimabedwa? Munali kuti pamene chimanga amanama kuti chaoloa akugulitsa? Munali kuti pamene ndalama za nkhani nkhani zimkabedwa m’boma , Cashgate? Mukuchita kuonetseratu kuti akukutumani ndi JB. Ma salary anu akuchokera kwa JB! Pitani ku msewuko mukakumana ndi utsi wa tsabola.

EDSON JOWELO
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ZAZII MUNAPANGA THAWI YA BITI PALI CHIMENE CHINA CHITIKAPO ZA TSEKI KUPUSA APA

phillip
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Mwayi wathu oti afitsi amenewa aziwe kuti kukweza kwa madzi; driving licence; passport ndi katundu ofunikila pa moyo wathu zikuti wawa. Ife timalipira tsokho,rent ndipo timagula tokha zakudy. Pomwe iwo ayi. Tiyeni mwaunyinji wathu kuti aziwe kuti ndife okwiya ndi khalidwe lawo loipa lomwe akutichitila

Chikopa
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You are full of ndowe. Che Phillip. You know why we are in these problems. Tsono moti mumatche kuti cahsgate cases zithe inu mufuna matako pinya-pinya kumseu. Mwadya nyemba zambiri kuti mufuna kokaphwisirako? You are stupid northerner just trying to give beef to Mulupale 2. Kodi Alomwe akadzati akwiya mudzatani atumbuka?

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