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...

GET TO KNOW THE REAL PETER MUTHARIKA, MALAWI’S 5TH REPUBLICAN PRESIDENT

The Malawi Electoral Commission (MEC) last night announced that Peter Mutharika of the Democratic Progressive Party has emerged winner in the May polls. It...

Eight political parties form an alliance, Mnesa chairs it

A total of eight political parties on Tuesday signed a memorandum of understanding to bind their electoral alliance ahead of the May 20 tripartite...

MEC registers over 7 million voters, women outnumber men

The Malawi Electoral Commission (MEC) says it has registered a total 7,537,548 voters nationwide for the 2014 Tripartite Elections set for May. The total registered...

JB’S SON, ROY, DECLARES WAR ON BAKER TILLY FOR BEING IMPLICATED...

Former President Joyce Banda's son who also happens to be the Member of Parliament for Zomba Malosa Constituency, Akajuwe Roy Kachale, has spat fire...

SHIFTING ELECTION DATE NOT EASY PROCESS-KANYONGOLO

Legal expert in the country have down played the proposal that Electoral stakeholders in the Malawi Electoral Commission(MEC)  should shift the election date owing...

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...

GET TO KNOW GOODALL GONDWE

The newly elected President Professor Peter Mutharika has announced the appointment of Goodall Gondwe as Finance Minister, the position which is not new to...

Malawi Kwacha plummets again, by 16% this time

Those who said the Kwacha’s gaining of power was due to nothing but the tobacco being sold at the auction floors were right; actually,...

PRESIDENT PETER MUTHARIKA’S STATE OF THE NATION ADDRESS

INTRODUCTION Mr. Speaker, Sir, I am pleased to be here this morning to preside over the official opening of the 45th Session of Parliament and Provisional Budget...

DPP primaries drama: ‘loser’ obtains an injunction

The game is on. The same song is being played. The political parties have started holding primary elections to elect their torchbearers for the...

EU confirms polls are fair

Malawi Elections 2014 results are currently being handled by email, fax which the EU officials have seen satisfactory.  Peter Mutharika might be the right decision for...

‘There is no government in Malawi’, MCP’s Richard Msowoya insists

Malawi Congress Party (MCP)’s running mate, Richard Msowoya, has maintained that ’there is no government’ in Malawi and has since refused to apologize over the remarks...

PP TO FORM ALLIANCE WITH SMALLER PARTIES

The ruling People's Party (PP) said the party intends to form an Alliance with some political parties who have never ruled the country before. PP...

MEC consults on running mate resignation

The Malawi Electoral Commission (MEC) has referred the matter regarding the resignation of the Tisintha Alliance running mate to the Attorney General for legal...