One of the political scientists in country has said lack of ideologies in political parties is one of the major factors which are fuelling political inconsistency in Malawi.

Secretary General of Political Scientists Association of Malawi (PASM), Ernest Thindwa, said this to Radio Islam on the sidelines of his research on whether political parties in Malawi have ideologies.

Thindwa who is also the lecturer at Chancellor College a constituent college of the University of Malawi said many political parties in the country make policies which are not guided by values and beliefs. He said it is very unfortunate that political parties formulate manifestos only to win the vote.