MCP to trim presidential powers, depoliticise Civil Service

Malawi Congresss Party (MCP) president Lazarus Chakwera says his administration  will initiate that the powers of the State President be reduced once voted into power in May 21 watershed elections and that civil servants are working in a professional manner without political manipulation.

Chakwera launches MCP manifesto

Chakwera said this on Saturday when he launched his party’s election manifesto .

He said the party manifesto promises  to ensure  trimming of the powers of holders of the highest office on the land, especially in appointing members of boards and key positions in parastatals and government institutions.

Chakwera promised that the MCP led government will “reduce concentration of power” in the presidency.
MCP manifesto also states that the party will  stamp out nepotism and politicisation of the civil service.
“We will not employ anyone based on his region, tribe, religion on anything,” said Chakwera.
The MCP presidential hopeful outlined his party’s vision for the next five years in the areas of governance, macro-economic reforms and social sectors such as health, education, agriculture and gender.
He said new and progressive Malawi built on the foundation of a capabale democratic developmental state for the benefit of all Malawians is possible.
Chakwera said  the manifesto will act as an an agent of change and transformation  that serves Malawians in all spheres of life so that the country can fully realize their God-given potential.
In his statement,  Chakwera stressed that the MCP manifesto is a vision to build a new Malawi offering better life for all not the few on the foundation of a capable democratic developmental state.
“Here we clearly outline what the  nuts and bolts are of this capable democratic developmental state we propose to create in order  to turn the country’s development situation around in the shortest possible time.
“This [MCP] Manifesto is  a well-thought-out recipe that will take Malawi away from the precipice of economic collapse to the  fertile soils of growth, progress and prosperity. We will transform Malawi, and this Manifesto is our  blueprint, a product of a comprehensive and deeply reflective diagnosis of Malawi’s development  predicament,” said Chakwera.

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Central
Central
2 years ago

MCP chipani cheni cheni, ndipo chokhacho pa Malawi chosaimilila aku “banja”, chosasankha mitundu, chosaba ndalama za boma etc etc. Go! go! go! Chakwera, you’ve my vote

Mesimadzi
Mesimadzi
2 years ago

Ine ndekha sindingakhulupilire ndowe ngati zimenezi. I am waiting for the time adzauze mtundu wamalawi zakubedwa Kwa madzi Ku Lilongwe Water Board ndi chipani cha MCP komanso komwe kukuchokera ndalama zankhaninkhani zomwe bwanawa akugwiritsa ntchito kumanga nyumba Yao Ku maula.

oMachemba
oMachemba
2 years ago

oChakwera is serious only when it comes to religious matters. As church goers are so easy to impress with a fake accent, and without substance. And, evidently, he let church power get to his head easily and so fast, the church meetings quickly turned into unhealthy arguments engineered for oChakwera, personally, only to win. History exists for good reasons: we learn from it. And historically MCP have a savage record on human rights, to say the least. MCP is an institution, and oChakwera cannot change its modus operandi, even if he had good intentions. Furthermore, he has no idea about… Read more »

Central
Central
2 years ago
Reply to  oMachemba

You’re merely a grain of salt in water hence means nothing to Chakwera’s supporters, one of them being the above signed!!

Nde ukamati oChakwera ukutanthauza ndani, amakooooooooooo! Mnguluuuuuuuuu iwe, cadet wachabechabe! Inu ntchito ndi udani ndi mitundu ya anzanuuuuuuuuuuuu! Tionana chaka chinooooooooooooooo, ndipo tinalembetsa mwa mtima biiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiii Anyani anu aja anayesetsa kutseka tseka kuti mwina tisalebetse ambiri, ayi ndithu ng’oooooooooooooooooo tionana

Khwethemu
Khwethemu
2 years ago

The best manifesto ever to be produced in Malawi. Now waiting for the copy cats that will just waste their time doing because after May iys going into bin.

mtete
mtete
2 years ago

Yes, they change gears once in power. But Chakwera is different. You can see honesty all over him and he cannot afford to dupe Malawians, people gifted with an elephant’s memory. This is a rebranded MCP

One thing, among so many good ones, is he has decided to lead the other parties in launching the Manifesto. Let’s see copy cats.

Gerald Mapanga Phiri
Gerald Mapanga Phiri
2 years ago

He looks like he knows the weakness of all past presidents and why his country is in that position but voters don’t forget that once they are on power always they change gears

Truth Be Told
Truth Be Told
2 years ago

Not this time around Gerald. This man is on fire. He will deliver excellently for Malawi. Mark my words.

Kochinonda
Kochinonda
2 years ago

Boooomaaaaa ilo MCP MCP MCP MCP
21 May amalawi tikuchoka muulamulilo onunkha wa dpp ndi UTM muulamulilo awa awiliwaa a Malawi tisawavotere mcp ndiye chipani

Duli
Duli
2 years ago

I can’t stand a fake accent and a daft do in the name of Mia, let alone the party of death and darkness for the next 5 years – no matter how much sugar you coat it with nor how many colourful balloons you wrap it in. What I have know over many years is that Kasiya is home of gule wamkulu and its clandestine tactics. The likes we saw in the past MCP era. No vote from me, my family and my contemporaries. One aerial chairman once asked me after telling him I had forgotten to carry my “kadi… Read more »

Truth Be Told
Truth Be Told
2 years ago
Reply to  Duli

Your hatred will not take you anywhere. Parties are tun by people. Old MCP is in the current government. If you can’t speak English well, don’t blame others for it.

When an American speaks fluent Chichewa you don’t call it fake accent. But when a Malawian speaks fluent British English you call it fake and boasting. You must search your heart

Mwe'ene
Mwe'ene
2 years ago
Reply to  Duli

Koma mpaka kufunsa chocho za mukabudula ndithu, MCP?
Opusa okha angazavotele chipani ichi.

Central
Central
2 years ago
Reply to  Mwe'ene

Upusa ndi ma cadets anthu amene ali brain washed ngati iwe!! Dzina lakolo lili mu chilankhulo chanji kodi…………… from milanje province kapena?

Koma abale
Koma abale
2 years ago
Reply to  Duli

Why do people always accuse chakwera for “fake accent”. If you are learning any language, you do the best to learn all accents and dialects. Ngati malilime anu fail to adapt nkumaona ngati chizungu chachilomwe is English, try to learn English again. Leave the guy alone

Habari yako
Habari yako
2 years ago
Reply to  Duli

What the MCP used to do was the best thing any one party gvt should have done. Tapita Ku school ukadziwe zimenezi.

We are now in a multiparty democracy. You guys want to fool us that MCP is still in pre 1993?

Kapado Chimuthawirenji

Easier said than done. Will you maintain CEO’s of the parastals that were appointed by the current administration including the Police Inspector General, Jose who is trumping on you?

Truth Be Told
Truth Be Told
2 years ago

So shall you remain pessimistic the rest of your life? So in Malawi nothing works? Change your mentality. We have well meaning Malawians who wish this country well. Chakwera has consistently demonstrated that throughout his parliamentary life. I would say try him before you talk too much

Koma abale
Koma abale
2 years ago

Everyone knows Jose is not performing, busy kuopseza kumenya and lying. I even wonder why mutharika still keeps this guy but not suprising. Kapado… Try to seek good performance in your life, just once over blind political loyalty, the world would be a better place

Mzika
2 years ago

Go go go go go go go chakwera we Shall overcome

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