PP to form Alliance with MCP and UDF
By Amalawi - Tue May 27, 8:07 am
Blantyre, Malawi: The former ruling Peoples Party (PP) is planning to go into an alliance with United Democratic Front (UDF) and Malawi Congress party (MCP) following the election shambles currently going on in Malawi.According to sources within the party, PP is is distributing money to MCP and UDF, 50 Million kwacha ($73,000) has already been distributed in the last week. Some of the money is meant to go to MEC officials. On Sunday night Joyce Banda met with both Muluzi’s and currently a meeting is being organised with Chakwera of MCP. There was no immediate comment from the ruling people’s party.
This will be the biggest political alliance in Malawi’s history and it is aimed to silence the Democratic progressive party (DPP), it’s leader Peter Wa Muntharika is currently leading, the unoffical results put him in front with with 42% margin.
Malawi is currently in turmoil as the PP is trying to cling to power. Malawi Electoral Commission was supposed to announce election results within 8 days but this has now been posted to 30 days. The commission plans to recount the counts which is against a court judgement issued on Saturday.
Malawi Business are losing out as business has come to a stand still, business do not have the confidence to operate due to the administrative vacuum.