Malawi President Bingu wa Mutharika on Thursday had the real feeling himself that he is ruling an angry and sad nation when scores of people in Lilongwe booed him on his arrival from Doha, Qatar.
Mutharika left the country on December 8 for Tanzania where he attended that country’s 50th independence celebrations and proceded to Qatar to attend the forum of the United Nations Alliance of Civilizations- largely attended by senior government officials and not presidents.
On his arrial back home, Mutharika avoided to address a press conference and addressed journalists from the runway, saying the meeting discussed cultural integration among UN member countries.
But as the presidential motorcade drove off to State House, he met scores of people queuing for fuel at Kanengo and they booed him while others chanted “ chindere!”
The people jumped around while chanting “Chindere Chakufikapo” in full view of the presidential security detail.
However, there was no incident of an attempt to block the President or do any harm to him.
Malawi is facing its worst ever economic crisis with shortages of fuel, forex, medication, water, power outage on daily basis and scarcity of soft drinks.
Speaking during the forum of the United Nations Alliance of Civilizations in Qatar, Mutharika lashed at bigger and richer nations who he said obliterate the cultures and traditions of other nations by calling them primitive.