Thyolo out of bounds for Winiko: Malawi courts grants injunction

Thyolo West parliamentarian Charles Mchacha has obtained a court injuction restraining comedian-turned-politician Bon Kalindo, who is also Mulanje South East parliamentarian, for visiting Thyolo district on claims that he is bringing confusion over commercial land.

Bon' Winiko' Kalindo:  Injunction
Bon’ Winiko’ Kalindo: Injunction

Mchacha confirmed in an interview that the court injunction has since been served to Kalindo.

“We had to resort to court. Kalindo is obstinate,” Mchacha said.

But Kalindo said he has not yet seen the injunction and down played it, saying he will not slow down his campaign.

Kalindo has been mobilizing the people of tea growing district of Thyolo to stand up against commercial land owners and occupy the land which he argues “rightfully belongs to them.”

According to Kalindo, people of Thyolo and Mulanje were robbed of their land by tea growers “and have been suffering in their own country to accommodate exploiters.”

Malawi’s tea industry, started by colonial masters in the 1800s, occupies thousands of hectares believed to have been grabbed from natives. The industry is also one of the most productive in the world.

In 2014, rose to 8.2 million kilograms, according to Global Tea Digest publisher Rajesh Gupta.

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Khumbuka
Khumbuka
6 years ago

Ambili omwe akuchita macomment apa si anthu akuMulanje Kapenanso KuThyolo. Pachichewa pali mau akuti Kutsutsa Galu mkukumba. Mmalo motukwana aKalindo kapena aMchacha, zikadakhalabwino kudziwa chomwe chilipo, kapena kudziwa mmene anzthu akuthyolo kapena kumulanje amakhalila. Ndizowona anthu mmadelawa alibe malo amankhala movutikanso, ndizowonanso dziko lathu limapeza phindi kuchokela kwa awa akuti ndi olanda malowa. Komano Mmalo mothamanga kumakangana ndikumaikilana malire amchacha aka nalankhula ndi aKalindo. ndikupanga commit Imene ikana panga kafukufuku wachilunga ndikupeza njila zoyenelera zothetsela mavuto ngati awa. Kwa ife amene kwathu ndi kuThyolo mbali ina sitingagwilizane ndi aMchacha komanso sithinga gwilizanenso ndi aKalindo akasankha kugwilitsa ntchito ndila zosakambilana ndi… Read more »

Lofesi Mchacha
Lofesi Mchacha
6 years ago

winiko go hard leave aside this idiot Mchacha. This is stupid he does not know history thus why even his own mother does not have a piece of land to settle on.

tuvitwana
tuvitwana
6 years ago

ALOMWE NOKHANOKHA

Keen Observer
Keen Observer
6 years ago

Mr Kalindo I think the best way to do whatever you’re trying to back in Mulanje not in Thyolo cos you don’t come from Thyolo so don’t try to make problems in Thyolo. For some of us who have been previleged to travel across the boarders of our country & see how things are turning out after pursuing with this issue of land grabs. So if it’s fame just try other things not try to get that fame on the expense of the poor people of our beloved district of Thyolo.

musolin
musolin
6 years ago

Use WA chews kuno yayi…wanangwa imwe mukubabana ngati mbewa…

mme
mme
6 years ago

winiko….keep fire burning…..ignore , neglet and forget the talks of those morons trying to demolize u , they dnt kno history….how a mzungu from england has 1oo0 hecters of tea , yet my agogo , a tru Malawian has a classroom land to share her 4 children!!!!

Vin mongu
Vin mongu
6 years ago

kudos to mchacha, that is the way a good and sensible MP works. Winiko is an instrument of the DPP and he is transacting DPP business here. If he is not then DPP could have reprimanded him. This guy has a nerve and he dares to go to forment trouble in the heart of the president’s home village and yet APM is very quiet. This is serious business, maybe the overzealous Kudontoni could have been commenting on this and not courting CEOs to cash the party. It really does not rain, we are complaining of forex shortages and yet we… Read more »

Phirilamatiya
6 years ago

Kodi che Kalindowa akufuna chani. I think he is strategising for something else ngati che Kapito ku Bt water bod. Lero si a Board chair.

chinkombaleza gumanyundo gowa
chinkombaleza gumanyundo gowa
6 years ago

Winiko ndikuuze mchichewa kuti umve. Iwe uMP siukukhala. iwe ndi wa masewero basi. U MP siwamaseweratu. Koma uli ndi nzeru iwe. Anthu onse ali mBlantyre ndi kwao? Iwe ukamakhala mBlantyre umawona ngati anthu ali m’menemo onse ndi kwawo. Iwe ungalime minda yoti anthu utha kuwalipira.? ungathe kulima zothat kugulitsa kunja iwe? Pita ku Zimbabwe Kwa Mugabe ukazitha zimenezo osati kuno Chita manyazi wooooooo!.

Munyalika
6 years ago

ife malo kutaps kutaya zanuzo pitani ku mozambiqui akhakhala inu

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