UDF introduces party membership cards

United Democratic Front (UDF) has resolved to introduce party membership cards as way of generating funds and establish membership, a senior official has confirmed.

Ndanga: UDF membership cards will be voluntary
Ndanga: UDF membership cards will be voluntary

Party publicist Ken Ndanga also said the party is reviewing the way it conducts primary elections in a bid to improve it.

“We want to find out how many members we have, we want to have sustainable ways of raising money for the party instead of relying on a few individuals,” said Ndanga.

It is believed that the Muluzi family bankrolls activities of the party.

UDF campaigned against forced party membership in the run up to the 1994 general election, the first multiparty election since 1965 but Ndanga said the forced party cards during the Malawi Congress Party (MCP) one party system is different from the one the UDF want to embark on as it will be voluntary.

Chancellor College political analyst Joseph Chunga described the move as a welcome development, saying party members will feel ownership of the party.

“Ordinary members should have means of contributing to their party,” he said.

The UDF was the ruling party in Malawi from 1994 to 2004 under President Bakili Muluzi. In 2005, former president Bingu wa Mutharika dumped the UDF, a party that sponsored him into power accusing the party of high level corruption. Later, Mutharika formed the Democratic Progressive Party and arrested his handpicked predecessor Bakili Muluzi.

UDF is now in a political working relationship with DPP with the party president Atupele Muluzi serving in the cabinet of President Peter Mutharika.

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FAVOUR
FAVOUR
5 years ago

I can not sale my rights just like that mukazawina muzandibelenso za tax through cashgate za ziiii go to hell with your fucken cards

bamusi
bamusi
5 years ago

Libolonje

QueenB
QueenB
5 years ago

Hypocrites! Muluzi was bwabwabwa against MCP’s membership cards and now he is doing the same.

John
John
5 years ago

UDF YATHA MAPULANI!

ANTHU NGATI AZIGULA MAKADI NDIYE KUTI MUYEMBEKEZERE KUBWERETSA UTSOGOLERI WOMAFUNSA ANTHU MAGANIZO AWO MUSANAPANGE ZINTHU. OSATI PA INU NOKHA KUKALOWA MBOMA ALIYENSE MUTAMUSIYA PA MPHEPO.

A KEN NDANGA AKUNGOTUWA UKU!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

John
John
5 years ago

inu a kunyumba zoulusira mawu, tabweretsani zimene munatepa Tcheya akulalatira Kongeresi pa nkhani yamakadi. Zodiaki, where are you. Ife timakunyadiranitu ife!

John
John
5 years ago

Actually Founder of MCP and first leader was Orton Chirwa from Nkhata-Bay, then Kamuzu Banda from Kasungu, Gwanda from Nsanje, Tembo from Dedza and now Chakwera from Lilongwe. Nanga enanu, chipani kukakamira in one family ngati ufumu. Shame!

Nankununkha sadzimva
Nankununkha sadzimva
5 years ago

Kachipani konunkha chifwiri. Kukonda njuga onani kachipani mudapinyolitsa. Anthu wopanda mwambo.

Goliati
Goliati
5 years ago

Inu mumayesa MCP ndiyoipa koma lero ndi zumenezi

HEHE YAAA
HEHE YAAA
5 years ago

WOMWA TEA
MUZIGULA MA CARD ACHAWA
MNZANU AZIMWA THIYI
NDIKULEMERA
MBULI ZA WANTHU !!

Chatty Man
Chatty Man
5 years ago

Za ziiii

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