State House defends Mchacha’s appointment in Cabinet

State House has defended President Peter Mutharika’s appointment of  overzealous ruling Democratic Progressive Party (DPP) regional governor for the South, Charles Mchacha, after he has been widely criticised  for publicly branding  some female politicians as “prostitutes” for holding different views.

Mchacha: Members of UTM are thieves, promiscuous and satanic

Mchacha has been appointed Deputy Minister of Homeland Security   which also includes Department of Disaster Management Affairs (Dodma).

His appointment now comes hot on the heals of his rant that all women who are not in DPP, but with other parties particulary the UTM, are ‘mahule’ (whores).

Mchacha in his recent outburst on Sunday in Ndirande during a DPP rally addressed by the party’s vice president (Southern Region) Kondwani Nankhumwa, attacked members of Vice President Saulos Chilima’s UTM as thieves, promiscuous and satanic.

Women’s Legal Resources Centre  (Worlec) executive director Maggie Kathewera Banda said President Mutharika’s decision to “reward” Mchacha for slut-shaming women  is frustrating women.

Posting on Facebook, commentator Idriss Ali Nassah wrote: “ It’s now clear that the nonsense that Charles Mchacha spews is actually with the approval and encouragement of his boss, President Peter Mutharika.”

But  presidential press secretary Mgeme Kalilani defended Mchacha’s appointment, saying the  loudmouth politician does not insult women in general.

“Honourable Mchacha has not been insulting woman, But there are one or two specific women politicians who have decided to specialise in insulting the President and the First Lady personally in the name of politics.

“What Mchacha has been doing is to merely censure the foul language coming from these two frustrated women,” said Kalilani.

Other have accused Mchacha of acting against the current  national discourse  about encouraging women to meaningfully participate in politics—and that  turning women’s sexuality into a weapon against them is scaring women away from participating in politics.

Mchacha, who is also Thyolo West legislator, is returning as deputy minister after he once served as deputy minister of finance  at the same time he  was sitting his Malawi School Certificate of Education (MSCE) during the tenure of late president Bingu wa Mutharika.

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mapuyamurupare
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mapuyamurupare

Tili limodzi Mabwana. Mulungu alipo. Zioneka. Titukaneni Mabwana.

mapuyamurupare
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mapuyamurupare

MZIMAYI AKAYAMBA NDALE NDI HULE? Bwanji abambo amanena pa NDALE Koma satchulana kuti hole?
AMAYI AZIOPA KULOWA NDALE CHIFUKWA CHA MAWU OMWE ADANENA BWANA MCHACHA. ANTHU AZINENA KUTI MZIMAYI AKAYAMBA NDALE NDIYE KUTI NDI HULE KAPENANSO WA SATANIKI . Apa ayeneta kupepesa kwa amayi.onse mMalawimuno.

Mtenzi Mzungu
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Mtenzi Mzungu

Yes like here all prostitutes have joined UTM so there is sense in what he said only that Malawians don’t like the truth

apm
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apm

So what? What about your mother ?

apm
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apm

Do you how many men have fck…d Getu before your uncle had eyes on her?

Wetu hussein
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Wetu hussein

Am not happy about mchacha’s speach how can you talk about someone’s wife that is a prostitute. Don’t forget that someone to be a president its because of a woman who call now that a prostitute. Mind your tongue. Kodi azimuna awo akumva bwanji. Take a step

chris chunga
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chris chunga

a mgeme kalirani adyeretu ndalama zaboma because 2019 he will be out whether he likes it or not ndi a mbuyake mutharika

Nyankhoma
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Nyankhoma

I understand Muthalika’s strategy – remove foul-mouthed Mchacha from the podium, but do so in a way thst will bring joy and not anger to his people in the Lomwe belt. This is not a reward, it is an attempt to protect the president from dirty mouths at political rallies.

The All Mighty
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The All Mighty

I agree with you

Mose
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Mose

Haha ndi amchacha omwe mu cabinet shame on you mr president

James
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James

What a shame!! There is noting Mchacha can offer to this country. I knew Mgeme as someone of sound reasoning unfortunately politics have completely change the young man. We need people who can take our country to the next level. Go to Chipata in Zambia and Songwe in Tanzania, our friend are far from us. We must know that some of poorest countries have reasons to be like. Since independence (54 years) we have experienced no war and GOD has been kind enough to give us rains throughout. Tiyeni tipange manyazi.

Madukano
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Madukano

If u have problem with mchacha just f……of

Rap C
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Rap C

Tel lyour boss

Keen Observer
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Keen Observer

All I’m waiting to hear is that UTM has been registered osati izi za awa olemberedwa MSCE wa ayi. One day all these things will come in the open.

Adada
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Adada

If he is a Malawian and the President deems him fit , mulekeni dont forget he once served as deputy finance minister

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