Karonga residents angry over abandoned stadium project

Albinos Malawi
Mzuzu stadium
Mzuzu stadium; Being scrambled for.

People of Karonga have expressed anger over the abandonment of the stadium project in the district, a situation that has been wholly blamed on the contractor responsible.

The project which is taking shape under the auspice of the Local Development Fund (LDF) was supposed to last for 52 weeks. On a sad note construction has been halted within the 36th month, with 50 percent progress made.

In an act of solidarity, Karonga North West Parliamentarian, James Kamwambi has joined hands with people in the district in condemning disruption of the multimillion kwacha project.

Nangaunogze contractors, a construction company which was entrusted with the responsibility, has answers to give to the angry residents.

Previous media reports indicate that the company has not been up to task having failed to make progress in line with the given duration.

Nangaunogze is said to have been taking a snail’s pace which raises doubts as to whether the stadium will have been finished by the end of 2016 or not.

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Within the preliminary stages of the project, the company incited wrath among workers for failure to pay them their due wages. This did not go well with the concerned who resorted to a ‘fatal’ action. With thousands of Karonga residents displeased with the company’s decision to silently take a break, they plan to take an action against the firm.

The Malawi government embarked on the project as one way of solving the long standing problem of stadiums scarcity in the region. A number of districts fall beneficially to the project but the lakeshore district was lucky to be the first to be considered. Once finished, the Karonga stadium will be one of the two major sports facilities in the region along with the dilapidated Mzuzu Stadium.

In the meantime, the latter is the region’s main soccer arena with TNM Super League sides from other districts within the region using it as a home ground.



  1. Guys let’s be honest here. The names can’t help us to trace where one is coming from! Do this assignment, mukafufuze, u’ll find out that most of these dudes wth Tumbuka names aren’t from the north bt from southern or central region only that their fathers’ ancestry is linked to Tumbuka(mind U pipo in these regions follow matrineal system, children 4 the mother & not father)! U want examples? Chimango Chirwa(ambassador In Ethiopia) is from Mbiza In Mulanje, u can add…

  2. Umbulidi ndi matenda ndithu. kodi paja mayina a chitumbuka mulibe mu ma players onse eti? chiukepo, esau kanyenda, russel mwafulirwa, gabadhinor mhango, mathews mwawembe, victor nyirenda, onsewa ndi achewa eti? mudzazindikila liti mbuli inu.. nchifukwa chake mumangodalira ma strikers akuno ku mpoto agang’a inu.. tiyeni tilemekezane ngati a malawi tonse..

  3. You are all idiots and stupid. Bullshits nonsenu. If you don’t have comments why not stay quiet. Stupid idiots!!!!!

  4. Guys ndinu zitsiru za anthu komanso foseki zanu, agalu achabechabe inu!
    kodi simudziwa kut ma player akuvuta mu clab komanso flames ndi atumbuka?
    Stadium Imangidwa ndima boss amukaronga koma chi President chanucho 2019 ndi outtt!!!!!! Chizikalima munda wa mkulu wake ku thyolo
    Mtumbuka ndi munthu widalitsika kwambiri komanso wanzeru ngakhale kusukulu komwee
    mtumbuka ndi munthu wozidalira sapempha thats why mukapita ku Northen region mumakapedza nyumba za Marata zambiri Chifukwa cholimbikira, inu mwadzorowera kuleledwa mpaka ndevu peyapeya ulesiii ngati chamelion akamayenda stupiddddd
    mugona mutizimbuzi tanuto mpaka kumwalira momwemo

  5. Kkkkkkkkkk Atumbukaso amasewera mpila ait??koma abale!!kkkkkkkkkkkkk @if they really luv soccer, y don’t they construct it by theirselve?? STOP PANICING OUR GVT & OUR NGOs 4 NOTHING mwapulika?? Ndangodusamo2 sindinathyole kalikonse.

  6. kkkkk koma guyz panya…….panu .simukudziwa kuti kunoth ndikumene kumachoka ma player ambiri? mumaona ngati trainig amapangira pantumbo panupo?

  7. No development in the North.We only need you for votes, thus all. !! We shall re-start that Stadium during campaign in 2019.Also know that there ll never come a President from the North.Simunathe kulira,mulirabe.

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