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Father Bwalya supports Guy Scott on removal of presidential parentage clause

General News Father Bwalya supports Guy Scott on removal of presidential parentage clause

Alliance for Better Zambia president Father Frank Bwalya blows a whistle against the government's refusal to release the Zambian draft constitution
Alliance for Better Zambia president Father Frank Bwalya blows a whistle against the government’s refusal to release the Zambian draft constitution

The Opposition Alliance says it agrees with republican Vice President Guy Scott to have the presidential parentage clause in the constitution removed or amended.

Alliance Coordinator Frank Bwalya has told Qfm news in a telephone interview that the parentage clause is discriminatory.

Fr. Bwalya says this is especially that when the clause was introduced under the MMD government in 1996 it was meant to bar former republican President Kenneth Kaunda from contesting for the presidency after UNIP lost power to the MMD in 1991.

Fr. Bwalya says this is why the opposition alliance would be happy if the clause is either scrapped off or amended in order to ensure there is no discrimination against citizens whose parents were not born in Zambia who want to vie for the presidency.

Earlier today, Dr Scott told parliament that the parentage clause in the constitution excluded a lot of people and that the amendment needs to be removed from the constitution.

29 COMMENTS

  1. Can’t agree more. Looking at the current crop of Leaders, only Given Lubinda fits in my idea President criterion. This stupid clause ought to ever be entertained by anyone.

    I will go high and wide to make sure he becomes one, even if it means scrapping/waiving off this clause.

    • Guy Scot is a brit!,,,, Today if there is a civil war or tribal war whatever,,, or even a massive cholera outbreak,,, Guy Scot will be evacuated to UK,,no doubt!,,,,if you are taking Scot, give me KABIMBA anytime i will take,,,
      dont tell me about Obama,,, thats a mixed race bastard,,, mwana wa mu chingololo!,,, and give a BLACK prime minister in UK not a mixed race item,,, BLACK!,,, i may think about Scot as a Zambia president,,, for now we keep that parentage clause

    • @Ndobo, please Zambia will be well-off with Guy Scott, Given Lubinda, Mulenga Sata or Dante Sanders.
      Litunga or Chitimukulu Sosala can’t not be presidents. Miyanda also not willing…

    • @Nostradamus
      when this Guy Scot is speaking to his white friends ,,, he says `these Zambians are dull thats why minning companies are stealing from them in broad daylight and their Sata is sick with diarrhea or cholera,, who knows`,,, and when he(Scot) goes to world bank or IMF,,, he would say in Zambia they (not we in Zambia) need bla bla help

    • If the only way we can block the kind of Scott is by this clause? Then it is a good one, can you image having Scott for a president with his kind of thinking and insulting the local people. Please let us keep things the way they are.

    • @[email protected], what are you saying? That the people of Zambia are TOO STUPlD to choose themselves?

      Let him stand. When he gets 0.0001% of the votes we will all be able to have a good laugh!

      And it will show this dumb muzungu what people think of him for 90 day promises!

    • Thats why people lough at us. How can you support something like that? Is this country ever going to learn? All we want is to experiment. Our experiments are to many;
      1. We deleted our own history (Our history starts from 1964),
      2. Gave KK 27 years (The other one was in prison for 27years ruled for 4 years and he is a Hero world over)
      3. Because we are a country of cowards, we gave FTJ to take over from KK, and and hopped to remove him after 1 term. The character sold all state property within the twinkling of an eye and called it liberalization, and we were all clapping.
      4. We voted RB, we know his mistakes,
      5. We Voted for sata, some of you can not even leave your houses because you are scared.
      6. Chikoti says we need to remove this clause, You are praising him, ask yourself why…

    • @ndobo, you really are a RACIST swine!

      When King Cobra was sick did he go to UTH? No, EVACUATED to SA, EVACUATED to ISRAEL, EVACUATED to INDIA!

      So “Guy Scot will be evacuated to UK,,no doubt!,,,,” is bullsh!t!

      Scott is an ID!OT and should never be President, but that is because he is a PF LIAR and CHEAT, and has not done the 90 day promises. Not because he it white!

    • @Saulosi
      Brick-head nut-head, I think you are coming back to your senses. It has suddenly hit your marble mind that your boss is ill. That’s exactly what Scott is implying. Scott knows what has befallen of your boss and wishes to disassociate himself from being the lying messenger. “Refer all questions to State House” he said. Lies and loose talk have landed him in too much trouble lately. You too must soften your brick-head and accept reality. Wake up–donkey!!

    • I guess insults makes you feel important.Your father must be very proud of you.If he is dead he must be smiling in his grave with his arms akimbo for a wonderful son he raised in you.Keep it up

    • PF is about to give birth to new splinter opposition parties that shall confuse the opposition and the electorate further!
      Only iron man will bring sanity back to this den of thieves!

    • That’s the way the PF shall span out to be. Given as President and GBM as Veep. This team will bring back the PF we’ve always wanted from the beginning.

  2. Tht Clause is just ok. Even if we r in a Dilema will leave the clause the way it is. Guy Scott is the last of those to live of the ‘old era’.

    Only PATRIOTIC ZAMBIANS are to lead. If u want to ENJOY IN EUROPE or so forth be a Citizen of the country u ve chosen to live in.

    Zambia is for PATRIOTIC ZAMBIANS full STOP !!!

    • @Anderson Chisala, think you are a bit confused!

      This dumb muzungu IS a ZAMBIAN CITIZEN! Did you think Sata was so ignorant he made a FOREIGNER Vice President??

      Well, we all know that King Cabbage has had scrambled brains for a long time and made the most stup!d appointments ever seen in Zambia, but that would have really been too much!

  3. We have Magande who has give solution to Zambia’s needs. The only real candidate though zambians aren’t that crop of educated voters.

  4. Father bwalya of the chicken sacrifice fame. He helped bring disaster upon this nation, he can only bring more, not less.

  5. I WONDER WHY THIS CLAUSE IS THERE, ANYWAY. CAN’T WE GO THE US WAY. IF USA HAD SUCH DISCRIMINATORY CLAUSES IN THEIR CONSTITUTION OBAMA WOULDN’T HAVE BEEN ALLOWED TO BE PRESIDENT OF THE US of A. WE HAVE IN ZAMBIA REAL CITIZENS LIKE GUY SCOTT HIMSELF- WHY SHOULDN’T THAT CLAUSE BAR GUY SCOTT FROM BECOMING PRESIDENT OF ZAMBIA. EVEN THEN MANY ZAMBIANS NOW HAVE INTER MARRIED ACROSS COUNTRIES AND CONTINENTS ARE SAYING THOSE CHILDREN’S OFF SPRINGS WILL NOT BE ZAMBIANS? THAT’S WHY ZAMBIANS TODAY WHO LIVE ABROAD/OVERSEAS ARE SO BADLY DISCRIMINATED WITH THEIR CHILDREN AT AIRPORTS AND OFFICES IN ZAMBIA BECAUSE OF SUCH CLAUSES.

  6. Father Bwalya is also losing it. We don’t need to amend the constitution but a new one. Guy Scott is affected by being not to act and a possible president should there be a bye election considering the mystery surrounding State House

  7. Father Bwalya is also losing it. We don’t need to amend the constitution but a new one. Guy Scott is affected by being not to act and a possible president should there be a bye election considering the mystery surrounding State House. His call has nothing to do with principle but person. it’s a good clause otherwise someone will smuggle Kenyans to come and stand

  8. the debate is on,meaning having a constitution that will stand a test of time now is a non starter.remove it ,maintain it,amend it,which way

  9. KK imported dictatorial tendencies from his homeland president, Kamuzu Banda.
    FTJ imported his thieving & flamboyancy tendencies from his homeland president, Mobutu SeSeSeko.
    Guy Scott has imported his racist commentary from his homeland Britain.
    Let these foreigners seek office in their homelands. You don’t find Zambians trying to become presidents of india, britain, Zaire, malawi etc.

  10. This foolish Father Bwalya is fond of opening his stinking mouth at anything that moves! I had respect for Fr. Bwalya BUT now I think he is so CHILDISH, IMMATURE and a downright stupid and dangerous DOG!

    Scott cannot be and MUST never ever be President of our country! He is a foreigner whose interests are outside of our country. His racist and divisive views are quite dangerous even for our neighbours like SA.
    Was it not for the same RACISM and Discrimination or “Monkeying” that our heroes like Nkumbula, Kapwepwe, Kaunda, Julia Chikamoneka, etc fought hard again the white colinialists who had the same racist views as Scott today?
    Our animals at ZAWA will disappear and Whites will be taking out Copper for peanuts!!
    OUR PRESIDENCY IS NOT FOR SALE! Scott and Bwalya are FOOLISH!

    • Who cares where his ancestors came from? Every Zambians ancestors came from somewhere else!

      What we need is a GOOD PRESIDENT that will do the job properly and look after the interests of the Zambian people.

      Not some village IDl0T from Tanzania with no birth certificate and just because he CLAIMS to be born in Zambia!

  11. The clause may have been introduced to bar Kaunda from contesting but it is not discriminatory. Most governments in the world have such clauses because the experience was that an “unpatriotic” President could take the nation to catastrophies especially if he had the option of fleeing to say nothing of fleecing the nation.

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