Speaker Gotani calls for  ‘evil’ quota system abolition

Speaker of the National Assembly Catherine Gotani Hara has called on the government to immediately abolish quota system of selecting students into public universities.

Speaker Gotani Hara: Quota system must go

Hara said this in Mzimba north east constituency during the launch of her K1.5 million schools quiz competition.

“This system is not only inhuman but evil as well. Deserving students have failed to secure places in universities,” she said.

She said the system is a demotivation factor as students do not see the need to work hard in class.

“The students don’t see the need to work hard in class when the system cannot guarantee them place in public universities,” she said.

The government introduced the system saying to guarantee equitable selection of students in public money from all the regions.

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tung'ande
tung'ande
1 year ago

Gotani should shut up her rotten mouth. I remebre Khumbo Kachali once said in parliament that once Joyce Banda take over they were going to end the system. Both Khumbo and Gotani served in JB government but they never ended the system. No one will even if MCP goes into government today they will not change it.

Mwaulambia
Mwaulambia
1 year ago

Aberebeza imwe. Hakwee, a Speaker? Too pompous for nothing

mpanda
mpanda
1 year ago

This system of quota is indeed evil and it’s killing the innocent and brilliant youngsters as to where they comes from despite their qualifications when it comes to selecting i agree with this madam speaker fight this our eyes relies on you .You stands for the voiceless. Note all the tumbuka tribe haters not all northerners are tumbukas only one district in the northern Malawi is tumbuka which is rumphi district the rest have their on language they even don’t know how to speak tumbuka . Just like southern is not chewa there are different languages and culture. Should we… Read more »

Apumbwa
Apumbwa
1 year ago

No worries Madame Speaker change is coming .. 2 more days!

YOSWA MKONYOFU
YOSWA MKONYOFU
1 year ago

Quota system is not about the north or Tumbukas, its about qualification for selection. Let any student be selected to university on merit not by the region or district where he/she comes from. Put all names in one basket and select according to number of points. Its baseless to say that tumbukas think they are more educated or more brilliant no. Now we know pupils from mangochi or thyolo can perform better than those from the north. Why then should we still continue to select pupils on district lines? Let those that have good points go to university whether from… Read more »

Whooper
Whooper
1 year ago
Reply to  YOSWA MKONYOFU

You are useless idiotic thinking basket

Mangochi Kabwafu
Mangochi Kabwafu
1 year ago

Have to stop rewarding LAZINESS. Just look where the country is and heading to. Headed by dunderheads whose leader doesn’t even understand/know how to unlock trade, kikikikiiiiiiii. One of, if not still the POOREST in the world, PATHETIC.

Bakha
Bakha
1 year ago

Where was Chakwera and Chilima all these years.Malawi was devoid of development for decades yet one has only ruled for one term but the bees are full of noise yet foreigners are sucking the honey which the dunderhead bee has created for only five years. Keep on buzzing but time is not moving backwards.

Mangochi Kabwafu
Mangochi Kabwafu
1 year ago
Reply to  Bakha

The country is moving backwards unfortunately.

Malawi belong to the citizens.

Thanks for saying that the quota system is evil and it was supposed to be abolished the very same day Bingu wa Munthalika brought this evil back in our beautiful country, you are the speaker of the national Assembly sought out this one, DPP can not remove as it helps them to get some votes for their party.What I don’t understand is the main reason of bring it again. Because it’s not helping enqualities disparities, in the university of Malawi this is a total lie.All children are sent to school to learn so that they can be responsible citizens to… Read more »

wa Nyau
wa Nyau
1 year ago

ine zoti atumbuka ndi amzeru ndimakana.koma vuto ndkudzikonda even mma company bwana akangokhala mtumbuka ndye kut ammusi mosemu akhala atumbuka okha okha.
ndye nkhan inali yoti mbuyomu ana akalemba mayeso atumbuka amachonga mokondera ana akumpoto osat kut ana akumpoto nd azeru .mmmm tisanamizanepo apa.

Babika mkandawire
Babika mkandawire
1 year ago
Reply to  wa Nyau

Takomedwa, Amati ana, anayi abambo Alonso anayi ,wosamala anawa kuti ikhale olimbikila should kapena kuwalipila fixing akkhale ndani?Abambo one anakakwatilanso kwina.Tisinthe,atumbuka sanabadwe anzeru ayiiiiii,koma kulimbikitsidwa sukulu ndimakolowoooooo.T items tithandizane kulimbikitsa ana sukulu abaleeeeee

BRAVE NORTHERNER, NO RETREAT NO SURRENDER

MULAKO TERRORIST DPP WILL NEVER LET OUR PEOPLE BE FREE.

Mr Truth Pains
1 year ago

The fact that Mulhako wa Alhomwe lacks merit this evil system will continue just to assist each other. The only way to part away with this system is to get rid of Mulhakos led government. The system is evil indeed , more and more deserving students are failing to access higher education , some from Northern or Central with 14 or 18 points are left out to go to University while someone with 20 or 30 points is taken just bcoz he/ she is from the South, Are we serious? if our needs is to develop this country so can… Read more »

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