Usi gets UTM ticket to challenge Nankhumwa in Mulanje Central: Ng’oma confirmed winner against Anita Kalinde

The UTM party has confirmed that its director of strategic planning Dr Micheal Usi, popularly known as ‘Manganya’, will represent the party as its parliamentary candidate in Mulanje Central to challenge incumbent legislator, Democratic Progressive Party (DPP) strongman Kondwani Nankhumwa.

Usi:  To contest for UTM in Mulanje central

UTM primary polls in Mulanje Central were marred by misunderstanding between Usi’s competitors Damson Chelewani over the electoral venue.

But UTM director of elections Paul Chibingu said after assessing of the report from elections presiding officer, they declared Usi as winner to take on Nankhumwa, who is also Minister of Local Government and Rural Development and DPP vice-president for the south.

“According to reports from the presiding officers, Mr Chelewani flouted the party’s primary elections law because the district governor recommended that the primary election be held at Ntenjera ground where Dr Usi and his supporters gathered. Mr Chelewani and his supporters gathered at Chisitu, which was contrary to the official venue, hence, declaring Dr Usi a winner,” Chibingu said.

Chibingu confirmed that others that have been declared winners of the primary polls are  Lewis Ng’oma, whose contender was former legislator Anita Kalinde in Thyolo North, while in Mwanza Central , Lucy Kampezesi was declared winner  against Moses Watola.

Meanwhile, UTM will finalise its primaries this week with the highlight being Salima West, whose incumbent MP Jessie Kabwila joined UTM after ditching Malawi Congress Party (MCP).

Other areas for UTM primaries will be Rumphi Central and North, Lilongwe  City South, Ntcheu Central and Bwanje constituencies.

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Chukambiri
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Chukambiri

Please! Read the words on both his cap and shirt, so confusing just like UTM itself, a party full of confused people

TA JONTO
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The other Candidate was Sponsored by Nankhumwa who is afraid to meet USI on the ballot

matela
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matela

micheal usi ndi nkhani zina wawa.enanu mungonena awa ndi ana amphongo omwe atukule dziko la malawi

Rex John
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No! Munthu ngati mmene ukuyankhulira iweyo,zikuonesa kuti Usi sukumudziwa.Koditu anthu timawaona kuti ali chipani chiti nanga mmene akupangira azatinthandiza.Pano sitikufuna anthu amene angofuna kuti onkha ziwayendere,tikufuna chitukuko basi.Dziko lanthu lino la Malawi lipite pantsogolo

Nyima
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Nyima

Someone won the primaries with over 4000 plus votes and another one 7 votes .Although they represent different parties but the statistics is clearly showing that the so called man from Goden village aka Manganya has a huge mountain to climb.To UTM supporters,because your leader was a sellsman ,so you believe in painting gloomy pictures to everything .Muzasiya matama amenewa come may this year .Ngakhale mukhale busy kugula atolankhani kuti asamakuyaluseni koma pali zina zoti simungazibise.Tikuwonanani this is just a preamble.

BigMan
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BigMan

You dont know that you dont know.

Mbuzi
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Mbuzi

What type of primaries are these where people are just made shadow MPs? Manganya did not win. UTM ndi Tsogolo Lowala. KKKKK

Mtenzi Mzungu
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Mtenzi Mzungu

Have you read properly this story? Look at the grounds for declaring Manganya winner. He he

Atumbuka befu plus kuba too much.
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Komadi nankununkha sadzimva eti. Moti mpakana a manganya akudziwona atawina? kikikiki masanje enieni. Ana a ghostworker Arafat Hamdani muziwona simunati.

Sauli wopenga
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Let him use the ticket to take him to hello. He just want Fame to keep on reciord that he competed with the vice president .
Even if he can compete with a dog,he can’t win the election
Wapenga u manganya

Ben Phiri
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Ben Phiri

Kodi za u Vice president wa a Nankhumwa mmaziwerengera ? He is just a regional chairman or governor , sizenizeni

Busybody
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Busybody

To most of you who are ridiculing Dr Michael Usi for being a comedian, know this: Dr Michael Usi is a comedian in his spare time. That’s his pastime; his hobby. In his “real job ” he is a brilliant professional. He has been head of ADRA in Malawi for a long time and is, therefore, well-conversant with issues pertaining to poverty-reduction, rural development etc. You might be interested to know that he was once invited to address the British House of Commons on those issues. Osamangolubwalubwa m’chimbulimbuli. You might also be interested to know that Dr Michael Usi ‘s… Read more »

Apumbwa mix
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Apumbwa mix

No no correction. He has never addressed the house of commons but members of the house of commons at parliament. If he ever addressed the whole house we would have not missed it. Finally University of Hertfordshire is not a top UK University its last ranking was among the last top 20

SKC
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SKC

These are your sentiments not facts on the ground. Manganya simunthu wodziwika ku Mulanje like Nankhumwa, kutalitali kwambiri. He is more popular in entertainment circles than anywhere else particularly urbanites able to watch him on TV than the villagers in Mulanje central. Just visit Mulanje central and see what Nankhumwa has done to the constituency, remarkable developments like tarmac roads, piped water supply, bicycles for leaders and the poor that no other MP has ever accomplished in the history of Malawi. Ask Jessie Kabwira how she was wowed to the point of asking the ACB to investigate the source of… Read more »

Moja
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Moja

Kaya ine ka dziko kanu kophwasukako, ka dziko komangokhala mu injury time, zokanganirana zake ndindani amene angadye chuma chambiri cha boma. The economy is nowhere to be seen there. Ndikafika ku Malawi economy sindimaiwonapo….koma akuti amakanganirana maudindo…..kkkkkkkkkkk, ayayayayaya, koma zinazi.

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