By Winfred Zagwa
There has been mixed reaction to the arrest of social media influencer, businessman and one of the leaders of the demonstrations Joshua Chisa Mbele who has been arrested after leading demonstrations on Friday in the capital city Lilongwe. Mbele and the group Citizens Against Impunity and Corruption are demonstrating against the Tonse regime, citing rampant corruption and failure to honour their manifesto.
The leader of opposition Kondwani Nankhumwa was first to react to react to Mbele’s Arrest. In a statement, Nankhumwa describes the arrests as unacceptable and undemocratic.