Malawian wins seat in UK elections: Clement Chunga

Former chairman of Malawi Association UK, Clement Chunga, has won a seat as a councillor in the British general lections held last week Thursday which saw Prime Minister David Cameron returning to 10 Downing Street after his Conservative Party won with a decisive majority.

Chunga, elected councillor in Northampton
Chunga, elected councillor in Northampton
Chunga with the Queen
Chunga with the Queen

Chunga is a member of the British Labour Party and has won as Councillor of Brookside in Northampton.

The Malawian said he was ready “to serve” in his local government position of councillor.

Chunga, who teaches at Northampton College and previously working in housing, said the state of environment is his big concern.

Many Malawians in UK were eligible voters and went to cast their ballots.

In the British parliamentary elections, Conservatives gained 336 seats in the Commons, giving them a majority.

Labour leader Ed Miliband resigned on Friday, saying his party must “rebuild” with a new leader.

Lib Dem leader Nick Clegg has called it quits as his party which was in coalition with Conservative was reduced from 57 to eight MPs.

UKIP leader Nigel Farage also announced he will inform his party he was quitting after he failed to win a seat. His party amassed millions of votes in England, more than the SNP in Scotland, but they have struggled to convert them into seats.

History was also made in the election, as a 20-year-old Scottish student became Britain’s youngest lawmaker since 1667, ousting one of Labour party’s top figures in the process.

Politics student Mhairi Black represents the pro-independence Scottish National Party (SNP).

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fumbani
fumbani
5 years ago

mwawoneska akulu winu dada chiuta

Simple
Simple
5 years ago

I am not from the central, northern orsouthern regions but I am a child of the Most High( the same with you all). Both you and me are born rule and make an impact on earth where ever you are whether in S Africa, Malawi or in Uk. We are unstoppable as Gods own children. Let us appreciate Gods doing in the life of our brother who has won the elections in the foreign land rather than critising. Ask yourself a question, ” what have I done to make an impact in the lives of other people be it in… Read more »

one love
one love
5 years ago

well done Dada. God is great. The bible says great leaders are never appreciated in there own land. Look at David Moses, Isaac, Abraham they prospered in foreign land. Its not about being Tumbuka or Yawo its about the potential he has shown to Malawian people that he can be a leader. SO I say Adada ndimwe wakungweluka. one love

Precious Sawali
Precious Sawali
5 years ago

welcome development.Next a Malawian has won as Prime minister of Britain

Ingwina
Ingwina
5 years ago

Kanthu ako

Keen Observer
5 years ago

Palibe zoti Ntumbuka or whatever just wish him all the best. Unity, Loyalty, Discipline & Obedience basi

ochewa
ochewa
5 years ago

That is greay. Congratd Chunga. Dziko lose lapansi ni la ana a mulungu it was just selfness to demarcate boundaries. Ife ma africans tidzalanda mayiko a zunguwa ngati momwe analandira kale. Tiyeni nawomi. Shame RSA for Xenophobic attack. Matama ngati dziko munalenga ndinu. Mpaka utiphera abale anthu!!!!!!!!!

Stern gondwe
Stern gondwe
5 years ago

Taonga wakulo tchindi kwa imwe

kwaya uwotche
kwaya uwotche
5 years ago

Atumbuka kupepera kwa mbiri that wy your city mzuzu is full of bicycles
Instead of bicycles cars.will his being councillor in uk change the status of chibavi chiputula or masasa.kusauka ndi maganizo omwe, shame on yu tumbukas

maganizo wa maganizo
maganizo wa maganizo
5 years ago

EEE ARE YOU SURE THAT THIS MAN IS A TUMBUKA.IFETU TINAZOLOWELA KUTI MTUMBUKA AMAKHALA WAKUDA BASI.

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