Splinter Chewa group  elects Cheif Lundu as patron: Gawa Undi not recognised

A break-away grouping from the Chewa Cultural Heritage has elected paramount chief Lundu as its patron and says it does not recognize Kalonga Gawa Undi as its leader in Malawi.

Chief Lundu: Headinf Bwalo la Achewa

The splinter grouping, Bwalo la Achewa met on Saturday in Dowa where they also elected senior chief Kalonga as deputy to the controversial and politically biased Lundu.

Chief Kaomba was elected director of chiefs.

But chief Lukwa of Kasungu has described the grouping as illegal, saying all Chewas in Zambia, Mozambique and Malawi are under their king, the Zambia-based Gawa Undi.

Lundu said he has been elected the leader of all Chewas in Malawi because he is the head of the tribe the whole country.

Some analysts say Lundu, a confessed Democratic Progressive Party (DPP) sympathizer has sought money to cause confusion in the Chewa tribe after noting that most chewa traditional leaders rally behind the Malawi Congress Party (MCP) and United Transformation Movement (UTM) parties.

“Kalonga Gawa Undi has no powers in Malawi,” said Lundu after his election.

Kaomba is seen as a mere fortune seeker and seizes any opportunity to make money.

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Mphamvu
Mphamvu
2 years ago

This is the making of DPP to threaten the local chiefs. All for political gain. Please take note this is out of order…

chikumbutso
chikumbutso
2 years ago
Reply to  Mphamvu

More information missing on the above story which is misleading indeed

Wiseman
Wiseman
2 years ago

Koma a Malawi, kukamila kuti muzilamulidwa ndi munthu wakunja? Go go Lundu.

Ecclessia
Ecclessia
2 years ago

According the cultural structures, the head of the Chewa chiefs is in Zambia. Its quite a big tribe. No one including Justin Maelwezi has ever thought of electing A chewa paramount chief, No, even when he was Vice President, he never thought about such a thing. Now who is Lundu to start this? Lundu wachepa nayo nkhani imeneyi. Your end has come.

chikumbutso
chikumbutso
2 years ago
Reply to  Ecclessia

and other tribes are only in Malawi who have their local cultural structures?

chikumbutso
chikumbutso
2 years ago

I want to disagree with write up of the story. Formation of Bwalo La Chewa has nothing to do with CHEFO which represnts Chewas from 3 countries. Bwalo La Chewa is for Chewas living in Malawi only and legally registered in Malawi. CHEFO is not registered in Malawi. So, the grouping is not splitting away from CHEFO coz it was not even there before. other tribes have their cultural groupings in Malawi who do hold their annual festivals but for Chewas, they go to Zambia, an International grouping.

CHIPYELERO
CHIPYELERO
2 years ago

Historically, Lundu was the Paramount Chief of all Chewas and Undi is a nephew of Lundu and was chased by Lundu from Malawi and fled to Zambia

Eduardo
Eduardo
2 years ago
Reply to  CHIPYELERO

You know the history of the Chewas aise. In fact, I have supported Lundu all along because of this history. Many people don’t know that Paramount Chief Lundu is senior to Undi.

Chewa Culture EXPOSED
2 years ago

A chewa are a practising evil in the name of culture, where a man follows a woman (Chikamwini) in which case a man losses his God ordained position as the head of the family and start to submit to the woman which is reversing what was written in Ephesians 5 v 18-25.Have you noted that once a Chewa become educated he will go to marry a woman from north or Nsanje in order to secure his God ordained position e.g. honourable Chakwera and others who are doing well in our society. Secondly have you noted that a chewa man will… Read more »

Pido
Pido
2 years ago

Go and read your bible again. The bible never implied the nonsense you are parading here. Can we, for once, leave God out of this insanity?

Alamu Pumani Mwakalamba Kuba K145 million

Where Lundu and Kaomba are involved just know that dpp has an upper hand. Lundu and Kaomba think they can persuade Achewa to a disorganized dpp. Dpp is going bo matter what happens this year. The Chewas are more civilized that the Lomqes who can’t even speak their own language but Chichewa. The who thing is stupid because we pay taxes to the government not the chiefs. The chiefs can’t arrest people when we break the law. The chiefs have no police and no prisonss. You are busy kuseta Muthalika watha kaleyu inu a Lundu ndi a Kaomba. Zitsiru. Pachakuti… Read more »

Bararabarara
Bararabarara
2 years ago

That’s the way to go. Lundu is the paramount Chief of the Chewas in Malawi. It is wrong. Completely wrong for Malawian Chewas to be worshipping Chewas in other countries. Kumeneko ndiye kugona. Well done Lundu and Senior Chief Kalonga

Eduardo
Eduardo
2 years ago
Reply to  Bararabarara

Well done indeed! Let Undi rule in Zambia and Lundu in Malawi. Who made Undi to be the authority over Chewas in Malawi? Kumawerenga history.

Ndendeuli
Ndendeuli
2 years ago

Za nyau izi ife zisatikhudze

Nyondo
2 years ago

Zanu zimenezo a chewanu whether you splint who cares

Malemu Daniel Phiri Wa Muthali.
Malemu Daniel Phiri Wa Muthali.
2 years ago
Reply to  Nyondo

if you didn’t care you would not have wasted your time commenting.

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