Ngoni chiefs council disputes Mutharika endorsement for 2019 polls

Northern region powerful traditional leaders have disputed assertions that  Inkosi ya Makhosi M’mbelwa V of Mzimba  endorsed Peter Mutharika’s  2019 presidential bid.

M’mbelwa V with his Impi. No endorsement

Senior chief Mpherembe said the powerful Ngoni chief was quoted out of context.

“As traditional leaders, we support the government of the day but we cannot endorse politicians. Our role is to ensure that there is a level playing field in the elections,” said the senior chief on Wednesday after their meeting.

Chief Mpherembe’s clarification comes after the powerful Tumbuka Paramount  chief Chikulamayembe  of Rumphi withdrew his endorsement of Mutharika.

“Inkosi ya Makosi Mmbelwa the fifth did not endorse President Mutharika’s candidature. The kingdom believes in level playing field of all the political candidates,” he said.

Senior chief Mpherembe said although the traditional leaders would vote for particular candidates, they cannot come out to endorse such political candidates, saying this would be wrong as they have the following from subjects who support different political candidates.

The Mzimba chiefs council has membership from all the Ngoni chiefs in the district.

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Hannah
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Hannah

Angoni kutulukira poyera tsopano

Popapo
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Popapo

Muswahili Mambo sana is so much bent at insulting Kyungu, the issue here is about Chief Mbelwa and yesreday it was about Chief Chikulamayembe. The two traveled with the President to Zambia yet Muswahili his anger is on Kyungu, I am sure you crossed path with the Chief somehow. Ngoni Chiefs do not make decesions hence this reverse because the ones who call the shorts have made up their minds on who to sport. Muchebaghe !

Zam'tonda
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Zam'tonda

All chiefs in Malawi share the same characteristics s greedy brood the pythons which are ready to swallow whatever is digestible in their political belly so hitting Kyungu goes into the head of our gluttons

Shaka
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Shaka

Ndabezithe Makhosi! This is what we expect from you.

zikomo
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zikomo

why supporting mutharika ndiliti anayamba kunena za mombela university?kwinaku akumanga koma za mombela kumangonena nthano,nanga bwanji mseu wa jenda edingeni unnayamba liti?st pauls eswazini road nthano zokhazokha…..shupiti DPP

Zam'tonda
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Zam'tonda

Why a reverse? His father was a qualified political prostitute he crowned Bingu as a Ngwazi it’s these emotional moments crowding these illiterate chiefs that loosen their mouths dripping with trash. His father was involved in education material scandal the son is sliding onto the vale of disgrace. Watch this space denials and extra denials from the chiefs who are to fawn in order to fatten their bellies. The podium is continuously abused by this institution of chiefs it is one pavilion that parades nitwits too grateful to appreciate the historical dimensions of tepid remarks

Agenda Setting Theory
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Agenda Setting Theory

Which chief is illiterate? Do you know what qualifications people like Chikulamayembe, Kyungu, Mpherembe, M’belwa have? Unless the word illiterate has different meaning you don’t know what you are talking about.

Muswahili Mambo Sana
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Muswahili Mambo Sana

When is this Stooge Kyungu going to say what his fellow Paramount Chiefs in the north have said ? This idiot Kyungu went as far as parading his stupid chiefs which he controls like headless chickens on the Malawi TV declaring that all his people in Chitipa and Karonga will all to vote for AMP . Politics of poverty, Muswahili wokonda hela uyu.

Tina
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Tina

But you guys, why doing this after eating Peter’s money which he gave you in khakhi envelopes last week. Maybe you want to eat Chilima’s as well when he comes to your region next week.

winston msowoya
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BRAVO OUR NGONI CHIEFS!!!!!!! We Malawians in diaspora convincingly,support our brave NGONI CHIEFS for their patriotic trend to support Chilima for his upright needs to reedom our country from vicious and shameless DPP AND MCP which have ruled our magnificent country with unprecedented corruption,tribalism and inefficiency leading our country to a disastrous economic and political standing.Indeed,these Chiefs deserve backing and praise for their courage and love of their people and country.Malawians,we are tired of being misruled by the few greedy and their serviles for their own inetersts.Malawians have risenup and no power on earth will stop them,we have had enough… Read more »

Galamukani
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Galamukani

That’s the the northern crew I know. They don’t go for someone because s/he comes from north but what s/he is capable of offering. When will this transformative mindset reach us in central and South who historically continue to endorse leaders because they come from our regions even if they are incompetent or thieves. Dzuka Malawi, it’s dawn!!!!

Mike
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The answer is. North does not have a party. All politicians are greedy and power hungry. Look at Afford. Two leaders on one tiny party.

Chawaka
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Tikazizwa ise kuti kasi Nkhosi ya chitika uli?

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