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Nevers Accepts UPND-MMD Pact Vice Presidency, As Cracks Emerge In MMD

FILE PICTURE: Mumba sharing a light moment with RB

OPPOSITION Movement for Multi-Party Democracy [MMD] leader Pastor Nevers Mumba has accepted to be vice President in what is believed and expected to be the UPND-MMD working pact.

Sources within the two opposition parties have hinted to Tumfweko that the two leaders arrived at the decision in a meeting held recently at a named Lusaka residential Lodge.

However, this development has angered some senior Leaders in the MMD who feel the former ruling party deserves a much more Luminary position than the vice Presidency saying that it is the second largest political party in Zambia.

The sources also disclosed that the meeting which was chaired by both Mumba and Hakainde was characterized by Hakainde’s big spending talk.

“Hakainde is a Problem and that is why he even failed to accept the vice Presidency in the PF-UPND pact because of his pomposity”, said the source.

The source also explained that Pastor Mumba was desperate for any position in the pact as long as it works well for the elimination of the Patriotic Front [PF] from government.

Sources claimed that some members within the MMD NEC like Chembe Nyangu, Dora Siliya and Major Richard Kachingwe have strongly opposed Pastor Mumba’s decision adding that this will divide the party.

The NEC members have since threatened to leave the Party or diselect Mumba if he doesnt rescind the decision.

But when contacted for a comment, MMD spokesperson Dora Siliya could neither confirm nor deny.

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77 Responses to Nevers Accepts UPND-MMD Pact Vice Presidency, As Cracks Emerge In MMD

  1. ZED LOVER

    August 25, 2012 at 9:33 am

    pipo who say the pact ill work not in zed upnd with william banda thats total madness movement of mad dogs vj.katele kalumba dirty minded pipo lets be seriou 4 our zed we shud nt be of self intrest God bless ZED

  2. Lizzie

    August 25, 2012 at 9:39 am

    rubbish

  3. goe gregoe

    August 25, 2012 at 9:47 am

    Ba serious Die Hard PF muli Chipuba sana. How could go for a guy whow had never laughted in public for 15 years.
    Which sense are you talking about.
    you are not pf, you are Useless People Never Develop (UPND). Why because of Foot & Mouth dies from your animals.
    HH does not laugh because he was following herds of Animals in the bush.

  4. Chisenga

    August 25, 2012 at 9:54 am

    ALL THESE POLITICAL PARTIES ARE DEAD. SO WHATEVER THEY DO IS JUST CIRCUS. WE WILL SURELY BE ENTERTAINED BIG TIME. WE HAVE MANAGED TO REMOVE MMD WITH ITS CORRUPTION. PF IS JUST A CARE-TAKER GOVERNMENT BECA– USE IT WAS THE ONLY POLITICAL PARTY THET COULD CRUSH MMD. NOW IS THE TIME FOR A NEW PARTY. AND NAREP WITH CHIPIMO MAKES SENSE.

  5. CHOOBE

    August 25, 2012 at 10:08 am

    If the pact is true,then it`s okay.But let Hakainde be the President and in that way things could be okay.

  6. COCO.T

    August 25, 2012 at 10:14 am

    last kicks of a dying horse

  7. Sekwila Mumba

    August 25, 2012 at 10:47 am

    The editor of Tumfweko. I had thought this publication was based on reporting on true events! Please retract the story that UPND and MMD have entered a pact and that Dr Mumba is Veep.
    Firstly MMD has no pact with UPND and no such meeting took place between myself and Mr Hichilema. In any case if there were to be discussions between the two parties, it is not the presidents to make such decisions but entire party structures would have to be involved.
    MMD is not desperate for any arrangement. There are no cracks in MMD as purported by the article. Our team is united in rebranding our party and position ourselves to form government at the next election. We however continue to enjoy cordial relations with several opposition parties including the UPND.
    There is absolutely no truth in this story. I wonder what your intentions are. Please check your facts with institutions and individuals named in your articles otherwise you shall lose credibility.
    Nevers Sekwila Mumba

  8. MMD Chief Spockes Man

    August 25, 2012 at 11:36 am

    The sight is indeed a gossip one.Tahnks to the Party president for a quick response.
    MMD is the Largest politcal Party in Zambia.

    Local Govt seats:
    MMD 572
    PF 522 there about
    UPND 263 ” ”
    Parliamentary seats:
    PF 64 there about
    MMD 52
    UPND 30
    So its a fallacy to say the MMD is a dying party.MMD is an institution governed by the committee system.MMD has changed its Leadership 4 times.No individual can claim suppremacy on the Party as compared to other parties.
    MMD shall continue to be rellevant to many Zambians out there as a pioneer of Democracy and Freedoms in Zambia.You can can not erass History.
    The libralization of he economy from 1991 to 2001.
    HIPIC complition point and the debt cancellation from 2001 to 2011 these were complex issues we dealt with and won MMD a lot of kudoos with the people of our great country.The list list is endless compared to the wrongs that could occure in some spots.

  9. ManBuka

    August 25, 2012 at 11:59 am

    lets wait and see!!

  10. ManBuka

    August 25, 2012 at 12:02 pm

    UPND/MMD pact…Let’s wait and see the chemistry of this political reaction!!

  11. Renard Mangobe CAF Champ

    August 25, 2012 at 12:26 pm

    MMD et UPND zey lose we win! Now am Zed proper watch my space as I get a job in Congo from my base Zed.

  12. ,,,,,,,,,,,

    August 25, 2012 at 1:24 pm

    MMD FOR SALE TO THE HIGHEST BIDDER…….GONE GONE GONEEEEEEEE!!

  13. ,,,,,,,,,,,

    August 25, 2012 at 1:40 pm

    The new party must leadership must as follows:
    Party President: Maureen Mwanawasa.
    Vice: Charles Milupi.
    Foreign Affairs: Nevers Mumba.
    Finance: Hakainde Hichilema.
    publicity: Dora siliya.
    Legal: Eric Silwamba.
    sport: Chishimba Kambwili.
    Chiefs and….. Katele Kalumba.
    Youths-Elias Chipimo
    Commerce: Felix Mutati
    This crack team will change the face of this country for Good.

  14. the mbetis

    August 25, 2012 at 1:43 pm

    whether the story is a lie or true MMD died when Nevers was chosen has party president u clergy man never resigned from his party the same manner he left his flocks in church is the same way he left his party members so for MMD does not exist. if they chose mutati or situmbeko i would have been an MMD carder for the first time. so both UPND and MMD have no Vision unless they change leaders.

  15. Kaesha

    August 25, 2012 at 1:53 pm

    If this is true. Its a sheer waste of resources. The next President is Elias Chipimo Jnr. I have seen it from his humility, he accepted the invitation to go with the President last time not because he was obliged to becuase he is wise. I voted for PF last time i will vote for Chips nxt tym not that i want to because i want batata batushe kano ngaba Lubinda bakeminina awe ninshi ni PF. FOR NOW IS pabwato go go go!

  16. Sunzu the tool

    August 25, 2012 at 2:46 pm

    Nevers at it again, he sold his own party for VP position in Levy’s rule, now he is doing the same to MMD, Ekupwa uku nomba emuemudi……..

  17. non political

    August 25, 2012 at 4:20 pm

    the all issue lives much to be desired. i feel pf are still in government until 2016 so y pact now instead of ensuring that pf works by checks and balances. the response have seen from mumba questnable i hope its the president of the pary responding to story. pastor lead us to good politics and we will stand to support you. do not be afraid you are odained by God and no will remove that from you.

  18. LEEJEE

    August 25, 2012 at 4:48 pm

    LET ME AV A MIND-TEST.I WIL KOMENT LATER.

  19. xxx

    August 25, 2012 at 5:38 pm

    This is true then MMD and UPND are finished coz we are voting Chipimo as President!!

  20. haakaoivotela umwine eka

    August 25, 2012 at 7:36 pm

    tonga bull vs bemba, lozi mwatusebanya but. ok ni one zambie one nation, we are all mazambian, nomba aba tonga kuti bamimbusha nasunami too much hakaitombela humwine.

  21. Simbwa

    August 26, 2012 at 8:24 am

    Viva sata my presido. Nevers would hav been an mp 4 pf in kasama. He was jus blocked. He is not serious.

  22. taliban

    August 26, 2012 at 11:20 am

    whats latest about this..find something tangible to report about ..

  23. Joe

    August 26, 2012 at 2:14 pm

    Good news! Or is it?

  24. Gluco

    August 26, 2012 at 4:49 pm

    You PF thugs, what’s the excitement all about? This ka PF website is full of lies and propaganda.

  25. Jojo

    October 15, 2012 at 1:48 pm

    But honestly what do you expect? The MMD coming back to power? No matter who the MMD can filled in as presidential candidate it cant win an election now. Dora and all others including RB know that exactly. All they need to do at the moment is to ride on the support of another party like the UPND to be a subordinate power sharing patner in government. It will work PF thugs. It will not devide them.

  26. Jojo

    October 15, 2012 at 1:49 pm

    After all Sata has failed to fight corruption and is now indulging in it deeply through RDA. Is MMD worse? Hell NO.

    • Prof; Zick

      October 15, 2012 at 1:59 pm

      Useless Jojo