Zikhale says strategy in place to propel MCP, Chakwera to power in Malawi watershed 2019 polls

Opposition Malawi Congress Party (MCP) new Director of Strategic Planning, Dr Ken Zikhale Ng’oma, has said he only has one mission in the party and it is to make Leader of Opposition (LoP) Lazarus Chakwera as the next tenant at the country’s plot number one.

Zikhale: Strategy in place

Ng’oma was one of those that got into MCP’s national executive committee (NEC) through endorsement, after the convention had agreed that positions should be shared equally across the regions.

Others that benefitted from the unanimous endorsements include Reverend Maurice Munthali, publicity secretary and Cornelius Mwalwanda, Director of Economic Affairs.

In an interview, Ng’oma said MCP has all it takes to form the next government but only lacked one thing: strategy.

“The party is the most organised party that the country has ever had. But it lacked just one thing which a strategist who can bring about a winning formula. It is this winning formula that I bring with me to MCP,” said Ng’oma.

Ng’oma, who closely worked with late President Bingu wa Mutharika, said he will use his vast experience in both politics and research to make the MCP government possible.

“This is my one and only mission. Chakwera is to be President come 2019,” he said.

According to him, he started working even before he officially got the position.

“As a team, we tirelessly worked so that the convention takes place despite the court injunction obtained by [Gustav] Kaliwo and team. Our strategy worked, we have better ones specific for the 2019 elections,” said Ng’oma.

He was supposed to contest against Ken Kandodo Banda for the position, but the former cabinet minister withdrew at the last minute, opting for first deputy director for the same position instead.

In his acceptance speech, Chakwera said he was ready to handle the party and help make it into government in the forthcoming elections.

Chakwera and Sidik Mia became MCP president and vice president unopposed. Mzuzu-based business magnate, Harry Mkandawire, was voted in as the party’s second Vice President.

Malawi will hold tripartite elections in May next year to elect the President and Vice-President, 193 members of Parliament and 462 ward councillors.

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Zikhale you said the same about all other parties you joined! Get lost, your balls


May 2019 will be the battle of the looters. Who among them has the best looting strategy? Who among them has the best team of fraudsters to crook the electoral system? Your guests are as good as mine.




PALIBE CHOMWE MUNGAPANGE KUTI MUGWETSE APM, 1.Mizimu ya anthu ochuluka yomwe inaphedwa ndi MCP singalole, 2.Ma Beshop akatolika munamanga aja ankutemberelani, 3.Chakwera ananyalanyaza kuitanidwa ndi Mulungu ankana kusata za dziko la pansi komanso Malawi yonse ikufuna chipani chasopano osati zanuzo MCP NG’OOOOOOOOOOOOO

My advice to Zikhale: You see there was a difference of almost 450,000 votes between Chakwera and APM in 2014. Your first task should be narrowing this gap and level it so that the two are 1 to 1. The second task should be wooing so many votes to atleast 100,000 which could be winning votes on the presidential race. MCP has never narrowed the 2014 gap but what is happening is the widening of the gap due to the many defectors to DPP. This means Zikhale needs to woo 600,000 people to MCP so that it is confident of… Read more »

Adsa Ng’oma, ulendu uwu, zomelani kuti anyinu mu NEC akuwi yimwi mutini. Pa mwachita viyo, takuwonele tikazomelanga kuti nadi, a Zikhale afwiya Malawi


zikhale tiye nazoni tigwetse diphiphi basi ndiye strategy yabwino basi

Truth Be Told

This is great. Every party needs a strategic team. All the best.

Charlie brown

When he is propelled into government you will move chitheche into the statehouse.I know you very well and at the same time don’t like you and your nepotism



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