Mutharika credits MCP for independence, UDF championed democracy and DPP to develop Malawi

President Peter Mutharika on Wednesday highlighted the mission of political parties that ruled the country starting from 1964 up to date and appreciating the role each party did to Malawians.

President Mutharika with DPP director of elections Kondwani Nankhumwa

This is Ngwenya, DPP secretary general Jeffrey tells President Mutharika

According to Mutharika, the mission of the main opposition Malawi Congress Party (MCP) was to deal with the colonial rule  and brought independence while the United Democratic Front (UDF) championed  democracy in the country and that his party, Democratic Progressive Party (DPP) is to bring development.

Mutharika said this in Lilongwe north constituency during a political campaign  rally he organized in the area  to campaign for DPP candidate ahead the 17th October by-elections.

However, the Malawi leader failed to highlight the mission of the former ruling Peoples Party (PP) – but critics attributes the two years of the PP regime to have been characterised by Cashgate  [plunder of public resources]..

“MCP mission was to deal with colonial rule, UDF to bring democracy and DPP is in government in order to bring development,” said Mutharika.

He said for the past 11 years while in government, DPP had brought a number of development projects in the country and it will continue doing that.

“It is the first time in the history of Malawi to have 33 trading center electrified under MAREP. Apart from that it is the DPP government that has reduced poverty rate to below 50 percent,” he added.

Mutharika  said MCP failed to reduce the poverty level to below 50 percent but to 64 in its tenure.

He then urged the Lilongwe Msozi north constituency to vote for a DPP candidate Bruno Daka especially if they want development in their area.

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Blood Suckers
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And you for making Malawians very poor. You being a very useless president ever. You make old people look stupid. We believe the old are wise but you are becoming more stupid as you get old. We have seen people stealing money or our taxes for construction of houses. Just go to area 49 and see how your government has stolen money. Go to area 25, area 43 etc. There is no way people who get less than K1million buid such houses.

Tenzi Mzungu
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You are pigs. APM is absolutely right. DPP has developed malawi amidst harsh conditions from donors. Unlike Kamuzu who enjoyed unconditional aid and ruled in Cold War era. If I may ask you during Kamuzu time which African country did not have university, broadcasting house, presidential palace, airport, electricity and many more? You are talking about small developments which even you can do it if you are president. Moreover malawi was the only country without television house and with poor road network. He ruled for 31 years without opposition and without civil war unlike our friends in mozambique. During his… Read more »
Chimunthu
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What has the Mutharika Government done to improve the lot of the mass of ordinary Malawians? NOTHING. ABSOLUTELY NOTHING!!!! He knows it and the people know it. Where does that leave him in 2019? Probably still in government because he will rig the election as he did in 2014. He should have been convicted of treason when he tried to take over after his brother died but Joyce Banda slipped up big time. Now Malawi suffers for the foreseeable future.

santana
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Bambo Chrispin, inu Atumbuka sindimakumvetsani. Mwataya m’bale wanu Msowoya koma munkati MCP inkakuzuzani. Pano Chakwera has theown your brother out meaning tumbukas are useless yet you start clapping hands for nsena from the border of Malawi. Tikamati simudzalamulira dziko lino tikunama?

Charly
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who built
poly
chanco
KA
Stadium
college of med
the roads
the buildings?
KiA
chileka airport
allthis against the will of the white man
pipo please add to the list.
What shit is this vampire talking about???

Chibet
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Bwampini ameneyu akusowa chonene. Zoona angamayerekeze zimene mcp idachita mziko muno Ibu ndi wamisaladi. Ngakhale mbale akudyerapo iyeyo inagulidwa ndi mcp, bed akugonera iyeyo ndi la mcp, mnyumba akukhalamo iyeyo ma offices onse, misewu akuyendera iyeyo mr Ibu ndi ya mcp. Ifeyo kwathu ku Nkhata-Bay kunu kulibe chinthu chimene boma la ibu ndi mubaliwache adachita. Tithokize ache Muluzi potikumbuka anatimangira ma primary schools paliponse komanso potimangira new Nkhata-Bay hospital ngakhale mubaere wache wa ibu anayesera kuba ndalama zina komabe munayesesa ache Muluzi. Pano mwalonjeza kuti mutengabe ndalama zanu zanthumba to expand the hospital monga you planned koma koma chonde don’t… Read more »
ade
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PETER LEAVES AT KAMUZU PALACE AND FLYS FROM KAMUZU INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT TO UNGA AND HIS MINISTERS WORK AT CAPTIAL HILL AND HIS BROTHER DIED AT KAMUZU CENTRAL HOSPTIAL.

chaione wawo
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Mutharika new he was speaking to illiterate people, the common man in the village who can believe any trash he tells them. Sadly that is how politicians win. they take advantage of the poor illiterate people who can be convinced on lies and little gifts like party T-shirts

Nyamwero
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Fallacy of false analysis, all parties contributed to the development of the country, though UDF was the first democratic elected party it was aford and the catholic bishops who brought democracy.

Maunits
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You were not here when Kamuzu developed this country to where we are now. If we talk of roads, airport where dropped off after squandering our money in USA, Palaces you stay in, Military helicopters, barracks, Police hqs and regional headquarters, MBC you abuse now, Courts every where Kamuzu constructed vibrant infrastructure that we can not mention here. You are busy siphoning our moneys you and your cronies. We will deal with you tell us what happened now 23 years multiparty democracy that Malawians can point out. You are using Waterboards constructed by Kaamuzu, Escom established by Kamuzu and you… Read more »
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