DPP And PP In Alliance Talks , Joyce Banda Left In The Cold
The governing Democratic Progressive Party (DPP) is reportedly in talks over an alliance with former ruling People’s Party (PP) of Joyce Banda in an effort to lock out southern region for the 2019 elections, it has been established.
DPP director of elections Kondwani Nankhumwa has been courting fired PP acting leader Uladi Mussa to bring on fold his support base in the former ruling party for a alliance.
Apparently, some PP member of parliament are warming up to the idea and secretary general Ibrahim Matola is also party.
However, the alliance will exclude PP’s founder Joyce Banda.
PP spokesman Noah Chimpeni said he could not immediately comment on the matter because he had “no idea”.
Nankhumwa also kept his comment close to the chest but hinted that in politics “there are no permanent enemies” and that “anything can happen.”