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President Hakainde Hichilema is regionally and tribally inclined- Fred M’membe

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Socialist Party President Fred M’membe has charged that the New Dawn Government of President Hakainde Hichilema is regionally and tribally inclined.

Dr. M’membe said he agrees with good governance activists who have observed and conclusions about Mr Hichilema’s regionally and tribally inclined government.

He said Mr Hichilema is running a government that is more inclined to Southern, Western, and North Western provinces and the southern parts of Central Province.

Dr. M’membe has noted that all the key institutions of the state – presidency, judiciary, legislature – are under the control and direction of individuals from these provinces.

“Mr Brebner Changala and Dr Sishuwa Sishuwa are very right in their observations and conclusions about Mr Hakainde Hichilema’s regionally and tribally inclined government.Whatever the pretensions, some regional and ethnic window dressing here and there, it cannot be hidden or denied that Mr Hichilema is running a government the composition and practices of which are more inclined to Southern, Western, and North Western provinces and the southern parts of Central Province.All the key institutions of the state – presidency, judiciary, legislature – are under the control and direction of individuals from these provinces,” Dr. M’membe stated.

He said Mr Hichilema is regionalising, tribalising, and dividing the country in a manner not seen since independence.

Dr . M’membe said it seems President Hichilema doesn’t care what people say about this regionalism and tribalism in the UPND Government.

“And as Dr Sishuwa has correctly observed, even defence and security follows the same pattern. The Electoral Commission of Zambia is no different; four of the five commissioners are from Southern, Western and North Western provinces. The civil service and public sector in general have also been accordingly realigned.I was probably the first person to publicly voice out against this policy and practice of Mr Hichilema in the hope that it might help him be aware that people were paying attention to it.But it seems he simply doesn’t care what people say about this regionalism, tribalism. It seems he believes in it and that’s the way he is going to govern the country. But this is going to cause problems. This country will not be a good place for any of us to live in unless we make it a good place for all of us to live in,” Dr. M’membe said.

“Mr Hichilema is regionalising, tribalising, and dividing our country in a manner not seen since independence.We have done better as a nation when our people are united. The unity of all our people is very, very important.Mr Hichilema’s regionalism and tribalism is bound to backfire. It is bound to boomerang. It must therefore be exposed and strongly opposed and denounced, even in the cool salons of political manipulation and opportunism,” he stated.

32 COMMENTS

  1. Being mentally ill is saying the same things about a person for over twenty years without any tangible result. There is something seriously wrong in this man’s head.

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  2. Tribal,Regionally,Racism is all over the world but the truth is HH is just using that position to loot and enrich himself and his minions…Zambians should wake up

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    • Are people not tired with this mudslinging crap from tax dodging desparados like Mumembe? Feed such lies to dull P1yefu Cadres. About 1 year ago, another P.F demagogue Emm@nuel Mwamba aka Mwenjenga was spouting this same cr@p & one Eli@s Munsha challenged Mwenjenga to publish a list of Lungu’s government officials so they compare with Bally’s. The demagogue never responded, coz P.F is built on pure lies.
      Anyway as much as Lungu was a TOTAL thieving failure, the only success he had was shutting down Mumembe’s toxic Post toilet rag.

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  3. If you wanted to see and complain about real tribalist, you should have done so under the notorious tribal PF govt. Under the PF, every single minister, PS, director or kwasi govt head belonged to the north east region. Even recruiting of young boys and girls into the civil service involved only people from these regions. Now, you want to pretend about the worst tribalist, even you at the Post, you mostly employed people from two regions. You were even in the forefront calling people from other regions with derogatory names. Don’t even cheat us that you come from all over Zambia because your roots are from the north where you even built your farm/ village home. So, go on promoting your tribal agenda and we will see if Zambians will buy it. Zambians now have access to information all…

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    • Miti, You are very right.

      Under President Lungu in PF, there was only one minister who hailed from Southern Province, that Agriculture economist Hon Edify Hamugale. Even him was left to internal media humiliation by people like Beeswell Mutale, Kebby Mbewe despite his hard work and his reputation of honest, no audit query in southern province for four consecutive years but Lungu brough closer thieves like Lusambo, Katambo, musukwa, Mmembe should check his arguments well. How many permanent Secretaries were Tonga in PF? Almost all Directors of parastatals were from eastern and northern block. kambwili, nkandu luo , chanda kabwe spoke tribalism and hate for Tongaz with impunity. Ba Mmembe ukutumpa munashe

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  4. BUT THIS WAS EXPECTED.
    REMEMBER WHAT HIS UPND
    ELECTORS TOLD THE NATION WHEN LAUNCHING HIM?
    IT IS NAIVE OF ZAMBIANS TO THINK OTHERWISE.

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  5. BUT THIS WAS EXPECTED.
    REMEMBER WHAT HIS UPND
    ELECTORS TOLD THE NATION WHEN LAUNCHING HIM?
    IT IS NAIVE OF ZAMBIANS TO THINK OTHERWISE!

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  6. BUT THIS WAS EXPECTED.
    REMEMBER WHAT HIS UPND
    ELECTORS TOLD THE NATION WHEN LAUNCHING HIM!?
    IT IS NAIVE OF ZAMBIANS TO THINK OTHERWISE!

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  7. Anything this man says is out of pure self-interest. He is one of many who want to set Zambia on fire and then runoff to live in exile.

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    • “If Satan ever laughs, it must be at hypocrites; they are the greatest dupes he has; they serve him better than any others, and receive no wages.”
      ANONYMOUS

  8. Mitti (4) I concur.They attempted to build four public universities in only two of their bedrooms(provinces);Kapasa Makasa.Paul Mushindo.FTJ and Ntumpa universities.Not even us the so-called tribal cousins were spaired one.If this was not tribal/regionalism,then satan shall one day repent.But Membe remains mute and blind only sees it in others.Shameless creature.

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    • Are pe0ple not tired of this mudsling1ng crap from tax dodging desparad0s like Mumembe? Feed such lies to dull P1yefu C@dres. About 1 year ago, another P.F demag0gue Emm@nuel Mw@mba aka Mwenjenga was spouting this same cr@p & one Eli@s Munsha challenged Mwenjeng@ to publish a list of Lungu’s g0vernment officials so they compare with Bally’s. The demag0gue never resp0nded, coz P.F is built on pure lies.
      Anyway as much as Lungu was a T0TAL thiev1ng f@ilure, the only success he had was shutting down Mumembe’s toxic Post t0ilet rag.

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  9. This tribal talk should now be spent puff
    Zambians have since become aware that since unip politicians have only used it to advance their selfish interests
    Today they’d seek and go for whoever shows promise to put food on their tables

  10. “We’re just the fortunate ones who live within a lifetime of the peak and the crisis that will follow if we don’t learn fast to act more wisely than in the past. If we persist in thinking outside time, we will not surmount the unprecedented problems raised by climate change. We cannot rely on the standard menu of political solutions, because those problems are defined by the failure of our present political systems. Only by thinking in time do we have a chance to thrive for centuries more.”-Lee Smolin

    GRZ, we need this type of leadership.

  11. “We’re just the fortunate ones who live within a lifetime of the peak and the crisis that will follow if we don’t learn fast to act more wisely than in the past. If we persist in thinking outside time, we will not surmount the unprecedented problems raised by climate change. We cannot rely on the standard menu of political solutions, because those problems are defined by the failure of our present political systems. Only by thinking in time do we have a chance to thrive for centuries more.”-Lee Smolin

  12. “A hypocrite is more dangerous than a dishonest man. A dishonest man deceives and cheats, and a hypocrite betrays and swindles.“ – DR T.P CHIA

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  13. “The true hypocrite is the one who ceases to perceive his deception, the one who lies with sincerity.”
    – ANONYMOUS

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  14. “….Mr Hichilema is regionalising, tribalising, and dividing our country in a manner not seen since independence…….”

    Cde Membe was handsomely paid out by lungu to have him on his side…………..

    Even after looting the post newspaper to the ground , have you ever heard membe attack lungu ???

    Instead we even saw billboards sponsored by membe attacking HH during campaigns………

  15. It is time for equalization. Ubucenjeshi bwankoko pungwa tasakamana. What goes around comes around. During tuPF era, there was massive marginalization of people from Southern, Western and North-western Provinces. So, it is only fair that those who were thrown out, despite being bona fide Zambians, are brought back in the system. This will go on until a fair distribution is reached over a period of time.
    So, for now, people from Eastern, Northern and Luapula Provinces mainly, must keep quiet. Of course, if in the unlikely event it goes beyond, we will then tell the President that enough is enough. So, Fred, what is your problem?

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  16. This discussion vindicates the late founding father Dr KD Kaunda’s statement on the fact that the only one who would devide this great nation by tribal measureemnt is this man who benefited from the sale of state mines, Hakainde. And that is what we are seeing. Those who worked in the Govt.in the from the late 70s would know that the Govt departments especially the police where all skewed towards the Western and southern provinces. The instutution of higher learning were and are not spared from this scurge, but it requires a sober mind to analyse the causes and act soberly. Hakainde is a NOT the right person to correct the tribal imbalances in the civil service and parastatals, because much as he would deny tribalism in front of the cameras his actions and private conversations…

  17. … Hakainde is a NOT the right person to correct the tribal imbalances in the civil service and parastatals, because much as he would deny tribalism in front of the cameras his actions and private conversations indicate otherwise

  18. … Hakainde is a NOT the right person to correct the tribal imbalances in the civil service and parastatals, because much as he would deny tribalism in front of the cameras his actions and private conversations suggest otherwise. Hakainde is the only head of state to mention “Tribe” in relation to the posistion of a president. Remember the mediation effort between HH and late Sata by Dr Kaunda? kaunda advised that Sata be president of the pact as he was more popular and that HH be vice but HH woalked out and asked whether he could not be presisdent because he was a Tonga. The UPND itself is belt entirely on Tonga being a president. Remember the late Daniel Munkombwe’s statement that “this political party only a Tonga can be president” how much more evidence do you need. We just…

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