University of Malawi professor gives Mutharika an F for ‘poor leadership ‘ 

Associate professor and head of political and administrative studies at Chancellor College of the University of Malawi , Happy Kayuni, has given President Peter Mutharika an F for lacking critical analysis of social-political developments in the country.

Kayini: FaultsMutharika's leadership style
Kayini: Faults Mutharika’s leadership style

The fail comes in the wake of ongoing Judiciary strike and economic downturn, as the political analyst has saidMutharika is not providing the leadership required to effectively manage crises.

Kayuni, however,  said he did not mean that Mutharika should always be the first to respond to any situation.

“But there are some situations which by their perceived significance call upon the immediate response from the higher office,” Kayuni told Nation on Sunday/

“The Judiciary strike should have been given priority due to the role of this institution in consolidation of democratic governance in the country. Inability to respond immediately demonstrates lack of commitment to democratic governance,” he said.

He further said the sealing of the Anti-Corruption Bureau (ACB) officers, clearly demonstrated that government lacks conflict resolution skills and also puts into question the President’s commitment to entrenchment of democratic ethos in this country.

“Any leader who has a keen eye to the wider political environment should take a more reconciliatory approach rather than what is happening.

“Even if ACB officers claim to have resumed their work, what would guarantee their effectiveness after such a hard-line approach against them?” said Kayuni as quoted by the paper.

Follow and Subscribe Nyasa TV :

Sharing is caring!

0 0 vote
Article Rating
Follow us in Twitter
156 Comments
newest
oldest most voted
Inline Feedbacks
View all comments
Lord Have Mercy!
Lord Have Mercy!
5 years ago

I am not sure if we need to blame the president or his government on the strikes for example. Judiciary strike is for people that are greedy. Same with ACB.

Such type of strikes needs different approaches where divide and rule is among the options.

wanthu
5 years ago

A Tiyanjane mungosiya kuvota ma voti anu amangopita pachabe

Donald
5 years ago

Intelligent coach has no time to coach while the game is on, we failed to choose, no time to cry.

chayi
5 years ago

Peter is a typical example of a failure…i cnt point at anyting good he has done since he ascended into office..The problem with malawi is that the majority of ha nationals are uneducated..People hu vote someone jst coz he/she comes from the same area or region as theirs..I believe if all malawians wea az educated az northerners malawi would have been somewhere.(foolish lomwes)

Nthambi
5 years ago

kayuni kayuni kayuni, how nany times did i call u? go to hell with ur tumbukalisation thinking. we choose APM to be our President 2014-2019. whi r u to tell us that. where were u during campain period. hold ur lips till 2018 udzampange decampain ngati ungadzathe. foolish.

BOX 13 BILILA, N U
5 years ago

Mumafuna kuti economy ayitani osafunsa ,a Goodall Gondwe bwanji?abiti mchiranso anangogwetsa ndalma kuba mkumapita,pano Ali busy kulambira anzungu Ku mangalande.

james makawa
5 years ago

Dziko ndilathu akumwera morefire apm nonse central and north obwera kaye agalu akumpoto mumandinyasa bad

Tiyanjane
Tiyanjane
5 years ago
Reply to  james makawa

Ine sindinyasidwa ndi aliyense, chifukwa anthu onse analengedwa muchifanizilo cha Mulungu. Ine ndimangonyasidwa ndi zochitika zopanda chilungamo, osati munthu. Ndicifukwa chake 1994, ndinavotela Chihana. 1999 voti yanga ndipasa Gwanda. 2004 ndisapotanso Gwanda. 2009, voti yanga inapita kwa Bingu. 2014, ndinasankha Chakwela. Sindisankha munthu, koma ntchito za munthuzo

Jose'
Jose'
5 years ago

Man Kayuni , what will you tell the nation about thr kwacha stabilization. Or are you in the know that the kwacha is appreciating against the dollar ? Tell the nation if that happens automatically or you think there are people doing something behind the scenes. Tell the nation why it is only the northerners that are unable to see anything good on this leadership. Is it sour grapes syndrome or naivety ? Kayuni, tell this nation your criteriafor granting grade “f”. Was it regional or facial. Why should I think you are a real proffesor whenyou cannot make a… Read more »

VYOTO
VYOTO
5 years ago

PROFESSOR PETER MUTHALIKA IS AND WILL ALWAYS BE SLEEPY.JUST LIKE THE THIEF BAKILI MULUZI, IF IT WAS NOT FOR TRIBALISM AND REGIONALISM MENTALITY PETER SHOULD NOT HAVE BEEN A HEAD OF STATE.HONESTLY SPEAKING, PETER IS NOT INSPIRING, DOES NOT GIVE HOPE AT ALL THAT HE CAN CONVINCE OUR DONORS WHO ARE KEY TO TURN AROUND OUR ECONOMY IN THE SHORT TERM. PETER HAS SURROUNDED HIMSELF WITH THE WELL KNOWN THIEVES WITH LONG HANDS AS FAR AS PUBLIC FUNDS ARE CONCERNED!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!SIX MONTHS AFTER ASSUMING POWER, INFLATION RATES.INTEREST RATES AND EXCHANGE RATES HAVE ALL WORSENED BECAUSE HE HAS LITERALLY DONE NOTHING POSITIVE… Read more »

chinkombaleza gumanyundo gowa
chinkombaleza gumanyundo gowa
5 years ago

But do you know that University also lacks good leadership? Entry exam not fair to others. It does not play a level field for those in town and villages. Remove it completely. MSCE is a good yard stick for entrance to the University.

shares
Read previous post:
FAM president fears for Bullets on Caf expenses

Football Association of Malawi  (FAM) President Walter Nyamilandu has expressed his fears over unsponsored Malawi top league champions Big Bullets’...

Close