MCP says Mutharika should not rewrite history of Malawi

The main opposition Malawi Congress Party ( MCP) has challenged President Peter Mutharika that he should know that he can’t rewrite Malawi’s history by what the party calls “misguided utterances.”

Menyani: APM jokes

Menyani: APM jokes

The sentiments comes against the background of the President’s remarks which insinuated that MCP did not bring in any tangible development to the country.

APM as he is popularly known by his followers made public utterances to the effect that MCP did not bring development when he officially opened the 13 km By pass road in Lilongwe.

MCP Director of Public Relations, Alekeni Menyani, in an interview with Nyasa Times said Malawi had a golden era in the 80’s unlike his (APM) party’s “trial and error” techniques that has sunk Malawi to an all time low in terms of economic development.

“It is laughable that he woke up in a house (Kamuzu Palace) built by MCP , travelled on a road constructed by MCP and uttered such remarks.

“But it is not surprising coming from a person who had to give up an American Green Card to seek the presidency. He is alien to his country and what has been happening,” said Menyani, adding that MCP as a party will offer to orient him.

He also wondered why his brother (Bingu) put up the only statue in the Capital honouring MCP’s founding father Kamuzu Banda, arguing that his sentiments will anger the departed.

Menyani also said the country had Malawi Development Corporation, Agrimal, Optichem, Nzeru Radio, Mulanje Peak, Vipcor, Maldeco, Malawi Pharmacy plus many other companies that started and flourished under Kamuzu because he had a vision for the country.

He argued that MDC had lots of subsidiaries under it but when UDF took over power from MCP they milked it through dubious loans and mismanagement until it collapsed.

“If we had started with some of these parties we wouldn’t have University of Malawi, Capital Hill and other major infrastructure projects. Whatever money gets into Treasury they siphon without shame. Very disappointing,” argued Menyani.

He also said APM was here at the time of independence and saw what it was like.

“He is just trying to provoke Malawians of honesty and virtue in whatever he is saying. As MCP we take that as a joke. He wants lighter moments owing to the pressure on him to deliver,” said Menyani.

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Rodgers Banda
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Is it true that HK Banda was the founderof MCP and the first president of Malawi? Did Chilembwe say” kudzabwera wina mtsogoleri dzina Kamuzu Banda”? In many ways history of Malawi is/was distorted. Let’s review from Malavi Kingdom to kamuzuism we will discover alot of mistakes which need correction
Kamuzu of couse did alot of developments but correct history be preserved. Burn Hitler’ s books of lies.

kesterkalonga
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Tiyeni nazoni ife tinakuuzani kuti tisange msogoleri WA chinyamata anzeru za sopano kaya tiyen nazoni Ku Malawi.

Keen Observer
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Malawi will never change will just be Malawi. Same monkeys just changing mountains what can bring change there?

Winston Msowoya
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History of any nation is vital to the existing populations and the future generations.In this regard I would like to dispute Alekeni Menyani’s unfounded remark that Hastings Banda was the founder of the dread Malawi Congress Party ( MCP).It is very disturbing though,that the Public relations Officer,the prominent position in the Party does not know that Orton Edgar Ching’oli Chirwa was the founder and first President of the MCP.No wonder,Malawi is going nuts.Keep it on Mr.Menyani,you know the history of your country.

Chigawaneni
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Bravo Menyani! MCP woyee. Tiyeni tiwakhululukire APM, sakudziwa zomwe akunena.

Banda sikiza George
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Sindili odabwa tsopano kuona dziko la Malawi likadali paumphawi wadzaoneni patatha zaka 50 zozilamulira (independent). vuto ndi anthu akefe maganizidwe athu ndi obwerera mbuyo kwambiri. mwina chifukwa chaumphawi unatilowa muubongo. zoona mpaka lero tingamapange ndale zonyozana chonchi?. kodi maboma onse apitawa kuphatikizapo laleroli akanakhala kuti analidi ndichidwi chotukula dziko, Malawi akanakhala ali pamene ali leropa?. chinali chiyembekezo changa kuti a president Muthalika ndiwophunzila bwino ndipo sangapange nawo ndale zonyozanazi kuti paoneke kusiyana pakati paophunzira ndi osaphunzila. iwo chilowereni m’boma palibe cholozeka icho apangapo. zochepa zomwe tikuziona lerozi anapanga ndi anzawo akuwanyoza lerowa. tikudikilabe kuti mwina nawo apanga mbali yawo, koma… Read more »
chikondi
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Forgive APM who was away during the Kamuzu era in USA eating Pizza

Allan Z Ntatha
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Koma chi Bakha ichi! Chatikwana. Seemingly educated but a complete lunatic. Tell Malawians what you can do not what others did not do. Have you ever founded a nation iweyo with that accent as if you are crying for phala. Kamuzu is founder of a nation.

PAUL
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forgive malawi forgive. lets raise our heads up and wait for the coming son of MAN! The end is near!!!!!

George Munthali
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kodi President Petros Munthalika amaledzebwa? Nanga mkwazi wache wopenta milomoyu ngati nyama yosaotchayu akutani pamene Mtchona akuyishosha pakati ap tawuni? Kodi Japiie Mhango za Olympics njomba akulowetsa muboma? Nanga Hule Patricia Kaliati sangamuuzire mtchonayu zinali kuMalawi ali ku Yamerica? Ndiuzeni inu ngati Petros Munthalika bibida ndi ntonjani komanso delunde ndi kachaso sagudukila? Adanena Petros ndi ndi fodya yekha yekha.

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