“I don’t have a million to pay to you,” says PETRA’s...

Peoples' Transformation party (PETRA) president, Kamuzu Chibambo, has withdrawn from the Presidential race with only hours to go before the submission of his papers...

Ballot papers for Malawi polls to arrive in early May

Ballot papers to be used in Malawi’s general elections set for May 20 general elections are expected to arrive in the country by second...

Mutharika arrives, spits fire at PP, to hold press conference tomorrow

Democratic Progressive Party (DPP) leader, Peter Mutharika, arrived in the country this afternoon through the Kamuzu International Airport. Mutharika was returning from the United States...

PPM settles for an alliance with ‘any other party’ as Katsonga...

Peoples' Progressive Movement (PPM) has agreed that it does not have the muscle to go to the 2014 tripartite elections and, thus, the party...

HIGH COURT REBUFFS GRANTING PP INJUNCTION

 The High Court in Blantyre has denied granting injunction the ruling People's Party(PP) stopping Malawi Electoral Commission (MEC) from announcing both official and unofficial...

JB replaces Mia with Chilapondwa

Barely a day after ex-Vice President of the Peoples' Party for the South, Sidik Mia, resigned from the party and his ministerial position, the...

Chakwera tours the north, pays tribute to July 20 victims

Malawi Congress Party (MCP) leader, Lazarus Chakwera, toured the Northern region over the weekend where he conducted whistle stop tours and rallies in the...

MCP’s Chakwera to return today after spending a fortnight in the...

MCP torchbearer, Lazarus Chakwera, is returning this afternoon via the Kamuzu International Airport after spending over a fortnight in the US where he was...

MEC POSTPONE ELECTIONS IN MZIMBA

Malawi  Electoral Commission (MEC) has postponed elections for  Councillors in Mbalachanda Mzimba due to stray ballot papers. According one of the MEC officials in the...

“President Banda’s decision to shun poll debate is very unfortunate” –...

The United States government has described as unfortunate the decision by President Joyce Banda to shun the debates organised by the Media Institute for...

MSONDA BLAST RIGGING CLAIMS BY OPPOSITION

With less than two weeks to go before the country host its first ever tripartite election, the ruling People's Party (PP) has blasted rigging...

MEC TO OPEN VOTER INSPECTION EXERCISE

Malawi Electoral Commission (MEC) has called upon all Malawians to come out in large numbers and check  for their details in the Centers where...

Media giving People’s Party more coverage – IWPR report

The media in Malawi are giving the governing People’s Party (PP) more time and space in their election coverage, a report by the Institute...

Kasamba Pens MEC for Vote Recount in Neno South

Neno South Parliamentary candidate, Barry Kasamba who has trailed Mark Katsonga Phiri has written the Malawi Electoral Commission (MEC) asking for a...

Nkasa’s pro-Katsonga song goes viral

Maybe it is the arguable masterly of Joseph Nkasa, or even that people agree with what is sung by the self-acclaimed Prophet musician, it...

THERE WAS NO RIGGING IN THE POLLS, JUST SOME IRREGULARITIES –...

Ladies and Gentlemen, On behalf of the Malawi Electoral Commission I am here to report on developments and progress towards the determination of the election...

FIVE IN POLICE CUSTODY FOR CAMPAIGNING OUTSIDE THE CAMPAIGN PERIOD

Just barely few hours before the country host the first ever tripartite election, Police in Nsanje have arrested five people  for allegedly doing campaign...

Govt backs calls to shift tripartite polls to 2019

The Joyce Banda government has backed calls by the Legal Affairs Committee of Parliament that the tripartite elections in Malawi be held in...