Mtambo Gives Mutharika 7 Days to Asset Electoral Reform Bills

Human Rights Defenders Coalition (HRDC) chairperson Timothy Mtambo has given President Peter Mutharika 7 days to asset bills on electoral reforms passed by parliament. On Monday, parliament passed a number of bills among others is ....

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HRDC Vigils On Hold ‘we still have unfinished business’

Human Rights Defenders Coalition (HRDC) has put on hold the planned vigils slated for today at Parliament following the passing of electoral amendments reforms bill yesterday. Writing on his Facebook page HRDC chairperson Timothy Mtambo ....

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PAC of Parliament Says Report of Competency of MEC Commissioners Sent to Mutharika

Chairperson of the Public Appointments Committee of Parliament, Collins Kajawa has told reporters that the final report on the committee’s inquiry into the competency of the commissioners of the Malawi Electoral Commission (MEC) has been ....

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Concerned Citizens Engage Lilongwe High Court Over MEC Commissioners Resignation Calls

Two concerned citizens are expected to engage Lilongwe High Court over Malawi Electoral Commission (MEC) commissioners’ resignation calls. The two Aaron Kayira and George Ngwenyama through their lawyer George Kadzipatike gave MEC commissioners two weeks ....

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Commissioner Baloyi Says MEC is Competent ‘Elections Were Free and Fair’

Malawi electoral Commission (MEC) Commissioner Clifford Baloyi has stressed that the electoral body is competent as the elections were free and fair. Baloyi said this yesterday when he appeared before the Parliament Appointment Committee to ....

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‘MEC to Continue Operating Despite Closure’ – Mwafulirwa

The Malawi Electoral Commission (MEC) says the closure of its offices by protesters has not affected the commission’s operations. MEC Spokesperson Sangwani Mwafulirwa made the remarks after Human Rights Defenders Coalition (HRDC) sealed MEC offices ....

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DPP in for ‘Restoration of Democratic Justice’ Demonstrations

Democratic Progressive Party (DPP) has set days for demonstrations dubbed ‘restoration of democratic justice’ This follows the ruling by Constitutional Court to nullify May 21, 2019 presidential elections which saw their candidate Peter Mutharika a ....

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Interparty Hearing on Constitutional Court Ruling Suspension Underway

The panel of five judges at the Constitutional Court has this morning resumed the sitting to hear the application by Malawi Electoral Commission (MEC) to stay the court’s ruling on nullification of the May 21, ....

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Ras David Chikomeni Chirwa to contest again in fresh Presidential elections

Ras David Chikomeni Chirwa has said he will again contest as an independent presidential candidate in the forthcoming fresh election scheduled to be conducted within a period of 150 days. The Constitutional Court on Monday ....

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