Mutharika jets in tomorrow: Malawians eager to see their president back

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Malawians are eagerly waiting to welcome back President Peter Mutharika tomorrow as government has confidently assured the public that he will land on Sunday afternoon.

Mutharika’s absence has triggered speculations that he was seeking medical attention in the United States of America but government earlier this week dismissed the reports saying Mutharika is in robust health.

Peter Mutharika

Mutharika; is said to be in good health and will return tomorrow

The prolonged stay of Mutharika in the USA after attending  United Nations General Assembly (UNGA) has not only sparked headlines in local media’s but also in international media outlets such as News24, The Economist, BBC, and Foreign Policy.

“Africa’s leaders are not known for their youthful vigour. So it is not surprising that their absence from the public eye, especially in a Western country with an abundant supply of good hospitals, tends to spark lurid rumours of illness and even death,” wrote The Economist.

“Malawi’s president has certainly been doing his best impression of a missing person having landed in New York on September 16th, Peter Mutharika has not been heard from since the UN General Assembly, which ended on September 26th.

“Malawians have taken to Twitter with the hashtag #BringBackMutharika (a play on #BringBackOurGirls, which was used to rally support for Nigerian schoolgirls kidnapped by Boko Haram),” the publication added.

Malawi’s Information Minister assured Malawians that Mutharika is enjoying a good life in the USA where he is meeting unknown people for the benefit of the country.

Ndau told BBC that Malawians should stop spreading false stories about their head of the state and that come tomorrow they (Malawians) will see how energetic their president is.

But as a local proverb says, “Nkupha mawa sali patali”,  Malawians are patiently waiting for tomorrow in the afternoon to be briefed on what the UNGA that Mutharika went to attend will improve their lives.

Indeed Malawians have been missing their president for a month now and hopefully by 12 noon tomorrow the road to Kamuzu International Airport will be canopied by Malawians to warm- welcome their lovely head of state.

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  1. Malawi have suffed with Cashgate a lot and now is MISSGATE of our president…koma malawi a small country koma zochitika ndiye mbwelela zokha zokha…anyway just thank almight for give me strong life

  2. Nonse a satanic amene mukafuna kuti muntharika afele konko lelo muchita manyazi kkkkkkkkkkk hedeeeee ndi ma profeti afegi omwe lelo achita manyazi kuwona tate wa fuko la malawi akufikaudziko mwathu,

  3. It doesnt change anything wheather he comes or not Malawi is already on fire and still getting poor and poor prices rise up each and every minute so wats the difference ?

  4. Mine are questions which needs other Malawians to answer them. Malemu Bingu atamwalira a Malawi ena mpaka kupha ng’ombe kuli kusangalala. Lero Brother wake Peter chikhalileni pa upulezidenti kumangomulosela imfa yokhayokha. 1- kodit anthu mukudana ndi the Mtharikas or chifukwa ndi Alhomwe? 2- kapena chifukwa ndi wakumwera? 3- kukondwera ndi imfa yawina, satanic, ufiti, dyera, kanundu nanga nchani?

  5. As long they bring him back very alive we will appreciate that it doesn’t matter welcomed by whom all we need is our mnthalika to come back home safe then we start from there

  6. Dont genalise tht Malawians are waitng 4 the President. For me I no concen of him since his presence or not in our country means nothing to me.t

  7. Welcome Back Big Man Wankulu. Inu Ndi Msanamira Ya Dziko Lino, Tinakusowani Bwana Wankulu.. Kuchoka Kwanu A Escom Anatitora, Nawo A Water Board Anajayira. Takulandirani Wa DADA.

  8. President woyamba kudikililidwa ndi pafupifupi Dziko lonse la Malawi..Almost everyone mawa ikango kwana 1.00 pm aliyense maso pa TV kapena Khutu pa Radio..KIA mawa imangana koopsa.

  9. None of my business but before i go thawi zina zimangondisekesa kuti anthu ena omwe timaona ngati ophudzira koma umbuli thoo nanga mmalo moyang’ana yemwe ukumupasa moni iwe ukuyang’ana kamera ,mmatichitisa manyadzi koyendaku.

  10. Koma tatopa ife ndi nkhani ya peter kumva how special he is,pipo in malawi they are suffering with hunger while him he been out there without telling us the reason why he stay longer

  11. Pls guys if u don’t wan’t to inform the malawian the truth don’t post anything about this president.Y r u making pple to b stupid?he is our president.I will b proud if he is ok,am tired to hear different stories from u pple concerning our president.If u hate him plz pls find another way not this way….

  12. Not welcome we have never even hear any head of state doing this. May you please go back to your country after two days visit to Malawi? His absents were much appreciated

    • Achawa inu ndichoncho sitikudabwa nanu kutukwana ndi choncho mukakhuta zitete zanu ndi mbwewa nthawi yino yachilimwe ndiye mmangonera makaka. To hello with your president I repeat and I shall never respect him to the rest of my life or utatukwana morethan million times

  13. A Raymond chimbala simuganiza mtumbuka ndiye munthu wanzeru komanso wowoneka bwino n mtumbuka akanakhala msogoleri bwezi malawi ali wabwino tamuwonani Malawi pano bwa nyasi!!!

  14. Save ur click guys!!!!!!!

    15 October 2016Last updated at:6:28 PM
    Mutharika jets in tomorrow: Malawians eager to see their president back
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    Malawians are eagerly waiting to welcome back President Peter Mutharika tomorrow as government has confidently assured the public that he will land on Sunday afternoon.
    Mutharika’s absence has triggered speculations that he was seeking medical attention in the United States of America but government earlier this week dismissed the reports saying Mutharika is in robust health.
    Mutharika; is said to be in good health and will return tomorrow
    The prolonged stay of Mutharika in the USA after attending United Nations General Assembly (UNGA) has not only sparked headlines in local media’s but also in international media outlets such as News24, The Economist, BBC, and Foreign Policy.
    “Africa’s leaders are not known for their youthful vigour. So it is not surprising that their absence from the public eye, especially in a Western country with an abundant supply of good hospitals, tends to spark lurid rumours of illness and even death,” wrote The Economist.
    “Malawi’s president has certainly been doing his best impression of a missing person having landed in New York on September 16th, Peter Mutharika has not been heard from since the UN General Assembly, which ended on September 26th.
    “Malawians have taken to Twitter with the hashtag #BringBackMutharika (a play on #BringBackOurGirls, which was used to rally support for Nigerian schoolgirls kidnapped by Boko Haram),” the publication added.
    Malawi’s Information Minister assured Malawians that Mutharika is enjoying a good life in the USA where he is meeting unknown people for the benefit of the country.
    Ndau told BBC that Malawians should stop spreading false stories about their head of the state and that come tomorrow they (Malawians) will see how energetic their president is.
    But as a local proverb says, “Nkupha mawa sali patali”, Malawians are patiently waiting for tomorrow in the afternoon to be briefed on what the UNGA that Mutharika went to attend will improve their lives.
    Indeed Malawians have been missing their president for a month now and hopefully by 12 noon tomorrow the road to Kamuzu International Airport will be canopied by Malawians to warm- welcome their lovely head of state.

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  16. AMeneyi abwereditu chifukwa akabwera wodwala vuto kulibe.Ndizakhala okondwa kwambiri coz iknw that DPP ndiye kuti moto ukadalipobe kwambiri.Koma zikachitika monga mene aMalawi akulankhulirira zamalirozo.Apa ndoiye kuti DPP tikamafika 2019 pazavuta kupitirira mpaka 2024.Angakhale Chilima alamulire sangazaduse 2019 kutha kwa chipani kuzakhala mathero ake ndithu.Koma Mnzwanyawu ngati ulimoyo ayi zonse zabwinobwino Mchake anzathuwa akuyesetsa kuti azmitse moyo panopa kuti chipanii chisokonekere

  17. Chill mr.. the guy will be back tomorrow. .. just relax n watch things happening. … kunyansa ngti mtumbuka. .. I know kti u r mtumbuka. …… ndikudziwa kti soon tizikuphani…. civil war has to take shape…. tiphe atumbuka onse. .. Racism exist… dont fool urselves that we can’t to tribe operation here… killing all the Tumbuka animals Tumbuka creatures …. why creating stupid stories? Do u think allying with Chakwera will change things? We all know that the most unsightly n unwanted tribe in Malawi is urs… u have to be killed when found in thr southern part of Malawi. … ur existence is the worst thing to happen in Malawi. … u won’t bring any change… Mutharika abwela mawa inu wewewe buanji? …. dikilani Mawa lifike mulatha muzinena zanuzo…. vuto mukabwela town muno mumavuta kwambri. .. mumafuna muzivuta…. kupusa basi .. And for these stupid Chewa people. .. Let me remind u…. inu nde ndizitsilu zothelati… u r busy kuotcha misika… who is suffering between u n DPP? Mukuona ngti Peter adandaula? Ur owb business. … he is ur leader n u have to respect him … kumvela the unsightl tribe (Tumbuka ) sikukuthandizano….. Malawi akutukuka inu mwati ayi . Mukufuna zinthu zikhale za ulele? Nde muxiti sizikuyenda?

  18. Chill mr.. the guy will be back tomorrow. .. just relax n watch things happening. … kunyansa ngti mtumbuka. .. I know kti u r mtumbuka. …… ndikudziwa kti soon tizikuphani…. civil war has to take shape…. tiphe atumbuka onse. .. Racism exist… dont fool urselves that we can’t to tribe operation here… killing all the Tumbuka animals Tumbuka creatures …. why creating stupid stories? Do u think allying with Chakwera will change things? We all know that the most unsightly n unwanted tribe in Malawi is urs… u have to be killed when found in thr southern part of Malawi. … ur existence is the worst thing to happen in Malawi. … u won’t bring any change… Mutharika abwela mawa inu wewewe buanji? …. dikilani Mawa lifike mulatha muzinena zanuzo…. vuto mukabwela town muno mumavuta kwambri. .. mumafuna muzivuta…. kupusa basi .. And for these stupid Chewa people. .. Let me remind u…. inu nde ndizitsilu zothelati… u r busy kuotcha misika… who is suffering between u n DPP? Mukuona ngti Peter adandaula? Ur owb business. … he is ur leader n u have to respect him … kumvela the unsightl tribe (Tumbuka ) sikukuthandizano….. Malawi akutukuka inu mwati ayi . Mukufuna zinthu zikhale za ulele? Nde muxiti sizikuyenda?

  19. Apa mpomwe timadziwira kuti Dziko lathu ndila umbulidi,uthenga ukumveka bwino kuti #Mutharika afikamawa chaku masana.nde ena kuyambapo kunyoza”Anthu omwe zandalenditikuzidziwa koma timalimbana nazo ngati zutikhuza bwanji?kaya wamwalira kaya alimoyo ife sindife Mulungu kuti tiweluze Guyz!!stop irritating us

  20. Malawi in shambles by a few and greedy people who have reaped this country. His absence or presence nothing beneficial to this failed state. The country seems have no leader who has a pasion to lift up the peoples lives. Cant care the lives of electorates, yet one can leave his office and stay away lavishly while back home people are feeling the pinch. Shame, and so sad!!!!

  21. or abwere masana kaya usiku ,musade nkhawa kumalawi kunoo kuli black out kalee sitingazamuwone kuti kaya akuyendera ndodo,kaya alipamachila,kaya alimu koffin….sitizamwonaa ndithuu

  22. Which is which. The same page said tomorow night. This very same page is saying afternoon. This same page saying no pple no media is allowed. Now we are confused and curious that we dont know exactly whats going on in the country.