Elections 2014

Electoral stakeholder threatens to sue the government over postponed polls in Malawi

by: Lameck Masina Various electoral stakeholders in Malawi have expressed resentment over postponement of the local government elections and have threatened to government to court should they not rescind the decision. Malawi Electoral Commission (MEC) officials announced Tuesday evening that in consultations with President Bingu wa Mutharika they have postponed the much touted polls to 2014 which were previously scheduled to April 20,...

Malawi postpones much-awaited local govt. to 2014

BLANTYRE--The Malawi Electoral Commission (MEC) has announced the postponement of the long-awaited Local Government Elections to 2014, the elections body said in a statement Tuesday evening. In a brief statement, the electoral body statement "the decision by government to postpone the elections has been arrived at following consultations with President Bingu wa Mutharika". No reasons were given for the postponement of the much-anticipated elections. This development...


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