Mutharika admits electricity blacks outs affecting job creation

President Peter Mutharika has for the first time conceded that power black outs is grossly affecting industries and job creation in the country.

Mutharika: Where is the electricity for such an ambitious job creation exercise?

He said this on Thursday during his whistle stop tour from Mzuzu to Lilongwe via Nkhotakota and Salima.

“Some people are saying that they will create one million jobs within a year, that is a lie. That cannot happen. Where is the electricity for such an ambitious job creation exercise,” said the President in
vernacular in response to his political archrival Saulos Chilima’s pledge to Malawians once he gets to power.

He also dismissed Chilima’s promise of a bullet train, saying even some states in the US, where he had lived for 40 years, do not have such trains because they need a lot of electricity.

Mutharika has been promising that if voted into power for another five-year term, he would develop Malawi to the levels of Europe, saying there will be no mud and grass thatched houses.
Responding to Mutharika, United Transformation Movement secretary general Patricia Kaliati said Chilima would walk the talk.

“He is a serious person, he would execute all the projects he has promised,” said Kaliati.

The political war front has now changed from DPP against Malawi Congress Party (MCP) to DPP and MCP against UTM as the newly launched movement is gaining momentum never seen before in Malawi.

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Waku Gauteng
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Waku Gauteng

In fact Mr President the years you have stayed in the USA should have been good reason you could have developed this country. One thing you constantly do wrong is to think that because you have failed to do certain things it obviously translate that no one else can’t do it. There is always a first time. The Bible is littered with those kind of examples. Gideon conquered with only 300 soldiers out of initial 32000. Let Mr Chilima hang himself but do not dispute what he himself says can do. There was a president in USA who transformed it… Read more »

Nzika ya Malawi
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Nzika ya Malawi

Chitsiru uyu Mutharika Bububu Mpandamano

DPP
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DPP

How do you go around wooing invester in the Country where there is no electricity.
If JB time magetsi samazima Chilima can do it too.
How are u going to build Europe in Malawi it requires a lot of electricity
40 years in USA we call it kutchona.

Kanyimbi
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Kanyimbi

Anthu akakhala zaka 10 pa Zim pompa amatchedwa Mtchona ndiye ena akunyadira kuti akhala ku USA zaka 40 asaaah! Nkumadana ndikutchedwa Mtchona? Za Escom akukanazi sindiye Utchona weni weni umenewu omangoganiza kuti ndi Azungu okha ndiamene angapange Bullet Train.

Central
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Central

Just tell us your plans baba!! Just months ago you said you will develop Malawi to Europe level! Inu nde magetsi ake mukawatenga kuti popeza just like bullet train Europe has too many things you might want to be in Malawi that use magesti……………. awanso awaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaa

Piper
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Piper

Good point

SONG OF THE DRUNKARD
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SONG OF THE DRUNKARD

MULA MULA MULA !!! ???
(3 times )

Wanjiku
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Wanjiku

Chitsiru cha president

moses
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moses

Mukuti mau amenewalankhula ndi president APM.aaaah akulu amenewa ndithu sakudziwa zimene akuchita

Make Malawi Great
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Make Malawi Great

Even train ya ma lasha dpp failed to link L city to Btz to MZ! Now busy trying kill the VP vision! You stealing from escom thus why the electricity dont work for ya train narrow minded but he will bring investor for sustainable energy and the trains will move and be implemented by the Japanese instead ur Chinese stadiums u cant maintain these trains will generate income create jobs towards 1 million promise

Truth Pains
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Creation of 1 million job of UTM and transforming Malawi to match Europe of DPP

Who is a big lier btwn the 2??

I guess your suggestion is good as mine.
The one who want to create Europe in Malawi is a big lier of all time.

After 4years atleast he could have shown some foundations or pillars of Europe in progress but there is none.

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