Rev. Sembereka joins politics, seeking Mangochi Central parliamentary seat on People’s...

Can all politicians camouflaging themselves as civil society leaders please stop the pretense and join the political league where they ordinarily belong. That is what...

Mec wants electoral law amended again

Malawi Electoral Commission (Mec) would like the Electoral Commission Amendment Act passed in 2010 amended to increase the number of wards. The amended Act reduced...

MEC to conduct consultative meetings on demarcation of wards ahead of...

The Malawi Electoral Commssion-MEC will conduct consultative meeting in some districts to solicite views on the demarcation of wards ahead of the 2014 tripartite...

Atupele Muluzi optimistic of winning 2014 elections

The United Democratic Front (UDF) 2014 presidential candidate Atupele Muluzi says he is optimistic that his party will win the forthcoming 2014 polls with...

MESN to engage govt on harmonizing electoral laws

Representatives of the Malawi Electoral Support Network (MESN) are scheduled to engage the government to speed up the harmonization of electoral laws, ahead of...

Malawi Parliament finally passes Tripartite Elections Bill

Parliament has finally passed into law the Tripartite Elections Bill. The amending of the country's constitution has paved the way for holding of...

Tripartite elections bill now or never—Opposition

Opposition political parties in the country say they want the tripartite elections bill to be tabled and passed during the forthcoming parliamentary sitting,...

Stakeholders push for Tripartite Polls in 2014

Malawi’s civil rights activists, religious leaders and the media have anonymously agreed that the country should have its first ever tripartite elections come...

DPP eyes choppers in 2014 campaign

Opposition Democratic Progressive Party (DPP) is planning to use helicopters in the upcoming campaign for the 2014 general elections, a senior party official...

CDE students present presidential elections in Malawi, Zimbabwe, and Mozambique

The International Studies Program held its first round of CDE Country Talks during the International Studies Colloquium on Tuesday, October 16, 2012. Precious Chimbaba...

Mzimba by Elections: Ruling PP Faces Test

The Ruling People's Party (PP) of State President of the republic of Malawi Mrs. Joyce Banda is expected to face a tough test...

Review electoral laws – Speaker

Malawi will keep struggling to achieve democratic inclusiveness if it does not review its electoral system of first past the post used in...

PP refutes endorsing JB before convention

Leaders of the ruling People’s Party (PP) have dismissed reports of endorsing President Joyce Banda as the party’s presidential candidate before the convention...

Joyce Banda will contest in 2014 polls

Malawi President Joyce Banda has told international media that she would stand in the 2014 presidential election saying that more work was needed...

US implores Malawi govt on local polls

The United States government has implored government to make the right decision on whether to hold tripartite elections or hold local polls which...

Malawi govt wants local polls before 2014

Malawi Government says it wants Local Government Elections to be held before 2014 if the process of clearing the legal challenges created by...

Patricia ‘Akweni’ Kaliati challenges to win 2014 elections

Former Information Minister Patricia Kaliati has challenged that she will win 2014 parliamentary elections in Mulanje West without hurdles. Mrs. Kaliati also said she...

MEC launches Mzimba by-elections

The process of conducting by-elections in Mzimba South West and Mzimba Central constituencies is expected to be launched on Wednesday by Officials of...