MCP legislators hurl racist slurs at MP Bisnowaty: ‘Jew must go back home’

Malawi Congress Party (MCP) legislators on Thursday afternoon took turns to hurl racist slurs at Lilongwe Central MP David Bisnowaty because he reminded the party of its brutal past.

Bisnowaty: Subjeted to slurs by MCP

Bisnowaty: Subjeted to slurs by MCP

It all started when Lilongwe Rural South legislature Peter Dimba was given the parliamentary floor to comment on a motion on farm inputs programme and food shortage moved by Harry Mkandawire.

Dimba claimed during the Kamuzu Banda administration, there was always enough food and if there were impending food shortage, the MCP led government was always prepared.

However, Bisnowaty, standing on a point of order, said there were severe food shortages even during the MCP era only that people were not allowed to say it openly due to the brutal dictatorship of the MCP leadership which heavily censored and muted people’s voices.

This did not go down well with other members of parliament from the MCP benches that called Bisnowaty all sorts of names including a foreigner, he does not have a village in Malawi, and he cannot point the grave of his grandfather in Malawi and other unprintable slurs.

Khala pansi Iwee! … Ukudziwa chiyani zakuno ku Malawi munthu olowera pa passport ngati iwe!.. Foreigner (Sit down your a foreigner not a bona fine Malawian)”

Parliament degenerated into chaos as second deputy speaker Clement Chiwaya failed to control the high tempered MPs and asked the MCP leadership to restore order.

Another member was heard shouting “ Uyu ndi muyuda ochokera ku yudea, azipita kwawo! (You are a Jew, go back home).”

Bisnowatty – who was one of the people bankrolling MCP when it was in power – is believed to be Lebanese but he gave up his country of origin citizenship and adopted Malawian citizenship. He did not respond.

Rumphi East legislature Kamulepo Kaua stood without being recognized by the Speaker and said “Let us not discriminate against anybody, let us be Malawian, let us show leadership and I don’t prescribe to this no, no, no, no!”

However, Kalua was interrupted both by the speaker who was trying to calm the legislatures and another member who was continuing making racism remark.

The MCP MP went on to claim that Allan Chiyemekeza is the worst minister of Agriculture Malawi has ever had saying there are numerous problems rocking FISP yet he is just watching doing nothing.

He said it was surprising that over 800000 people, out of the targetted 1.5 million have not yet received coupons that will enable them buy farm inputs at cheaper price.

“If Malawi as a canteen, we could have closed shop,” said the MCP MP, saying it is either President Peter Mutharika has bad advisors or himself is a bad leader.

He said it is not surprising that the country is in this ad state claiming the very same bad advisors that ill advised former president Bingu wa Mutharika have now surrounded the incumbent head of state.

“The government should come out clear to tell the nation that it has failed to handle FISP programme this year,” said the MCP chief whip who faced several interjections as cabinet ministers stood up on points of order either to rule him out of order or clarify some points.

The MCP MP was forced to withdraw his statements that Chiyembekeza is the worst agriculture minister in Malawi and that Mutharika is surrounded y bad advisors after acting leader of the House Henry Mussa, who is also Democratic Progressive Party chief whip said this was unparliamentary.

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willybetha
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Asakwiye Kane ngati sail muyuda.asiyire amalawi end ake atsamunda adatizuzasotu osanena za listen bwanji muyuda ameneyu kabwira musamusekerere azajaira ameneyu.

Jappie mhango's niece
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Jappie mhango's niece
Bisnowaty deserved it!! There was maize in abundance during Kamuzu’s time. Kamuzu never wanted the nation to suffer in form of hunger. I was a little chap then when there was looming hunger and Kamuzu had already strategies in place combating it. Remember the yellow maize that was distributed country-wide? To the contrary, DPP is visionless. They wait until hunger strikes real hard, and they always have no solution such that citizenry are forced to buy a bag of maize at MK12,000.00 (if you are lucky to see a bag of maize) otherwise majority start plucking beet roots. Never in… Read more »
Issa Kabudula
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Point of order – I for one I have seen Chiefs, police men & women and government officials who are working in South African and elsewhere in the world. When David was campaigning, where was the MCP member to stop him, today he can not claim of the Jew go back home, its too lat for that – this is time to work, if the Jew can bring means of development which I know they have let Malawi benefit. For the MCP members please go back to the speech files of Kamuzu Banda of the 1979 when he was invited… Read more »
READ A BOOK CALLED THE 13TH TRIBE
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READ A BOOK CALLED THE 13TH TRIBE
ALL I CAN ASK IS ? CAN YOU BLACK MALAWIANS NO MATTER HOW WEALTHY YOU COULD BE GO TO ISRAEL AND BECOME MEMBERS OF THE KNESSET? IF YOU CAN ANSWER THAT THEN THIS FAKE JEW SHOULD INDEED NOT BE MEMBER OF PARLIAMENT. JEWRY HAS CAUSED MOST PROBLEMS IN THE WORLD INCLUDING GENOCIDE OF THE PALESTINIANS IN THEIR OWN NATIVE LAND. THEY ARE KNOWN TO CAUSE PROBLEMS WHERE THEY GO. EVEN IF MALAWIANS ARE FAILING TO RULE THEIR OWN COUNTRY NO FOREIGNER SHOULD BE GIVEN PRIORITY AS IT REPRESENTS COLONIALISM. SOON THEY WILL UPROOT YOU AND TAKE LAND FROM THE NEXT… Read more »
QueenB
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Peeping Lizard ndiwe mbuli. Read the Malawi Constitution on the eligibility of becoming a Malawi President! I guess you don’t even know what a constitution is. Sad. Dziko likulephera kutukuka chifukwa cha anthu oganiza ngati iwe! Mzungu wakoyo adzakhale president ngati ndani?

G man
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Kuganiza mopusa ngati Bisnawaty anayima ndikusankhidwa pa chisankho kukhala MP nkuti alindizomuyeneleza kukhala nzika ya Malawi. Munthuyu ndiwanzeru komaso wa chitukuko lekani anamuvotera. Siyani kuganiza mopepera

peeping lizard
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MALAWI KUPANDA NZERU WATANI BISNOWATY? ANTHU OLEPHERA INU MUNTHU AKUKAMBAZANZERU INU MUKUKAMBA ZINA. NDICHIFUKWA MUMASAKHA ATSOGOLERI OLAKWIKA. BISNOWATY ONEDAY HE WILL RULE MALAWI. IFE ANUAKE ZIKUTIKANIKA. 51YEARS TAPANGACHANI? SHAME ON YOU! !!!!!!!

shawishe
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Haaa Peter Dimba ndinkayesa sukulu inakuthandiza, ma born again afake, njala pamalawi imakhalapo kuyambira nthawi ya atsamunda, from month of October to march, instead of discussing things on how to defeat hunger u r busy talking rubbish? Kumvetsa chisoni ndale mukupangazo nzachimidzi, sukulu idzikupindulirani osamapanga zopusa iyaaa!!!

NVM
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I don’t think the leader can subscribe to this line of thinking.

Dere
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Bisnowaty grabbed a seat in there backyard hence the bitterness

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