Vuwa attacks Malawi federalism calls

President Peter Mutharika’s adviser on national unity and parliamentary affairs Symon Vuwa-Kaunda, who is also leading the presidential campaign against federalism  calls, has asked people in the North Malawi to promote unity and reject division.

Vuwa Kaunda, who recently  engaged chiefs in the Northern Region to give their stand on calls to have a federal system of government, said the north should lead in promoting positive change rather than what he called  needless separation.

He was  speaking on behalf of the President  in Rumphi on Saturday when the Tumbuka ethnic group celebrated the  Gonapamuhanya .

Vuwa Kaunda: Don't support federalism

Vuwa Kaunda: Don’t support federalism

“We need to be united as one country,” said the presidential adviser.

“ If one says ‘let’s unite, forgive each other and be one person,’ is such a person bad? But if one says ‘let’s fight,’ is such a person good? Let’s all move in unity because that’s when we can develop,” he said.

During   Gonapamuhanya, the Tumbuka commemorate the first Chikulamayembe named Gonapamuhanya who settled at Bolero in Rumphi where the Chikulamayembe chieftaincy is today.

The Public Affairs Committee (PAC)  has since  encouraged debate on federalism, saying the “destiny of this country is in the hands of Malawians themselves. What can be done is to constructively promote debate on issues of national importance.”

The CCAP Synod of Livingstonia has said the push for federalism should be national.

But President Mutharika has been dismissing such calls as unnecessary and he is  through his aide Kaunda, persuading chefs in campaigning against federal government in which sovereignty is constitutionally divided between a central governing authority and constituent political units such as states or provinces,.

In Europe, most countries run federal system of government  while in Africa, federal system of government is practised in some countries including South Africa and Nigeria.

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vigour
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Atumbuka mwamanga nyumba zabwinoo ku mwera kwanu kunthalire kulibe nyumba mukufuna Ine wakumwera ndikakumangireni nyumba

Vyachalo
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Central region we are also ready for federal government. But it need civic education, expecial to rural areas. Villigers out there do not know. Kamuzu said stupid federation. Now it will not be a stupid federation because we are already in multiparty system

Arthur G.M. Mtambo
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LET MALAWIANS CHOOSE AND NOT VUWA TO POINT OUT——– NOOOOOOOO.

THAT IS CORRUPTION MR PRESIDENT, VUWA IS MISLEADING YOU, YOU DONOT KNOW VUWA SYTLE.

Tate Wa Ziphuphu
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Mr Vuwa Kaunda is mfundoless,say facts and not “People of the Northern Region promote Unity and don’t divide this country” Noone is dividing Malawi,as far as we have Different Cultural Beliefs,Different Political Affliations,Districts,Regions,male and females is a clear indication that we are divided… In the beginning God created Adam and breathed in him air…He created Adam and later on he made Eve by the Ribs of Adam to make Adam happy… To make Adam happy means development…Malawi has been in Independence for 50 Years but it has failed to develop due to Corruption,nepotism amidst Natural Resources and lack of commitment… Read more »
MAMA
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Stand Alone # NO NO NO FEUDALIM # NO NO NO ABOLISH QUOTA SYSTEM # NO NO NO VOTE RECOUNT# NO NO NO STOP FIRING PEOPLE# NO NO NO CRACK DOWN CORRUPTION & CASHGATERS #NO NO NO !! OK LETS GO & BRIBE CHIEFS AND MEC JUDGES ; YES SIR YES SIR YeS SIR !!! MY GOD HAVE MERCY !! NO NO DEVELOP THE COUNTRY EWUALLY B# NO NO NO WAGES INCREASE FOR CIVIL SERVANTS # NO NO NO !
stalin mjumira
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It will be done,winaafapopa

chatty man
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Let Malawians have there say like what Scotland did. Mr Vuwa this is not a one mans show, let Malawians decide.

Valakudo
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Vuwa Kaunda must be doing [email protected] he is doing now under a spell. Don’t mind him. Federalism is de way 2 go now.

george
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Malawi is Small country inu mukupanga Zakuti mugawe Dziko kodi simunkapanga nthawi ya JB bwanji mukumuona kupusa Tsogoleli wanuyu Malo moti muthandize boma kuti moyo wa A malawi upite pa tsogolo koma inu mugawikana muganizile kaye kuti dziko la malawi ndi la Ufulu

okafe
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George, there are countries smallr than Malawi running Federal systems. I think Hon Msowoya is right to say “understand first b4 refusing.” Can’t u se the competition in provision of quality services by Water Boards? Federalism will impact similarly on our lives. Pliz conduct research and see the prosperity in federalism

Weniweni
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A Vuwa you are a crook guy, we do not need you at all.

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