September 2, 2016 by Staff Reporter
With just less than three years before the much awaited 2019 Tripartite General Elections, the once Mighty Opposition Malawi Congress Party(MCP) President Dr Lazarus Chakwera says that the party it is half-way set for the elections.
Chakwera made the remarks on Thursday during a Press briefing at MCP Head office in the capital city Lilongwe. He said that MCP is ready to govern the country come 2019.
“As a Party, we are doing all we can to make sure that the Party, as a unified force, faces the 2019 elections prepared as we travel on the road to redeeming this nation,” said Chakwera
He added that, ‘’ Were solved that we continue on our path to rebranding the party as we prepare ourselves for the 2019 General Elections so that we give Malawians their desired destiny. We have taken cognizant of the suffering of Malawians in all spheres of life.’’
The Malawi Congress Party (MCP) is a political party in Malawi. It was formed as a successor party to the banned Nyasaland African Congress when the country, then
known as Nyasaland, was under British rule.
The MCP, under Hastings Banda, presided over Malawian independence in 1964, and
from 1966 to 1993 was the only legal party in the country. It has continued to be a major force in the country since losing power.