HRDC to Hold Press Briefing Today

Human Rights Defenders Coalition (HRDC) is expecting to hold a press briefing this afternoon in Lilongwe. Among others the coalition will address the media on their position of Malawi Electoral Commissioners and Jane Ansah’s resignation. Adding to that the coalition is expecting to address issues to do with the fresh presidential elections and Covid-19 pandemic. On May 28, the human rights body is expecting to hold demonstrations...

Church and Society of CCAP Livingstonia Synod Endorses HRDC Demos

The Church and Society of Central Africa Presbyterian Church (CCAP) Livingstonia Synod has endorsed Anti-Ansah demonstrations by Human Rights Defenders Coalition (HRDC slated for May 28, 2020. Church and Society Executive Director, Moses Mkandawire, wonders why Jane Ansah, Malawi Electoral Commission (MEC) chairperson and President Peter Mutharika are protecting each other after Malawians lost trust and confidence in them. Mkandawire said that the reason behind their...

Striking Prison Warders Assault Police Officers at Chichiri Prison

At least three police were assaulted by striking prison officers yesterday at Chichiri prison in Blantyre. The Junior Malawi Prison Services (PS) officers were protesting for not being given risk allowances in the wake of Coronavirus. Other security agents such as Malawi Defense Force (MDF), Malawi Police Services (MPS) and Immigration had received risk allowances in response to Covid-19 leaving out the prison department. The assaulted police...


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