May 18, 2021

CDEDI Releases Program for Nationwide Demo

By Erik Chiputula

The centre for Democracy and Economic Development (CDEDI) has released program for tomorrow’s national wide demonstrations against government administration.

According to CDEDI, their organisation is fighting against punitive taxes, Levies and Interest rates.

A fortnight ago CDEDI Executive Director Sylvester Namiwa warned government to scrap off the punitive taxes in seven days time failing which he threatened to organise demonstrations.

“Should this demand land on deaf ears, then CDEDI will mobilize all Malawians to hold National wide demonstrations until such demands are adhered” he said

A week later, CDEDI held another press briefing after government’s failure to adhere to their demands and they proposed 21st April as a day for demonstrations.

According to CDEDI, tomorrows demonstrations will be held in capital Lilongwe, commercial capital Blantyre and the southern district of Mulanje and will kickstart at 9am.

In Lilongwe it will commerce at Lilongwe Community Centre Ground via Mchesi, Kamuzu Central Hospital Roundabout, Parliament Roundabout to LiLongwe Civic Offices
while in Blantyre, the Kamuzu Upper Stadium will be the starting point to Blantyre Civic Ofices Via Highway, passing through Ginnery Corner Roundabout
and in Mulanje it will start at Nkhonya to Mulanje Council Offices Via Chitakale

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