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Court throws out ex-MPs’ application
A court in Lilongwe has dismissed an application by former Members of Parliament (MPs) – Jessie Kabwila and Peter Bvalani – who wanted an injunction to restrain Parliament from conducting business following the nullification of the 2019 presidential elections. Kabwila and Bvalani...
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Court dismisses ex-MPs’ case with costs: ‘Come with clean hands’
The High Court  Lilongwe Registry has dismissed with costs an application by former legislators who lost the May 21 2019 Tripartite Elections for nullification of the  entire parliamentary elections as it did with the presidential elections and an interlocutory injunction restrai...
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Mutharika asked to fire MEC Commissioners  
The Public Appointments Committee (PAC) of Parliament has asked President Peter Mutharika to act on the committee’s recommendation to fire Malawi Electoral Commission (MEC) Commissioners. The remarks were made by PAC Chairperson, Collins Kajawa, during a press briefing that was h...
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Malawi Law Society condemns MEC lockdown, DPP attacks on judges
The Malawi Law Society (MLS) has come out guns blazing in condemning some undemocratic tendencies exhibited by the Human Rights Defenders Coalition (HRDC) and the ruling Democratic Progressive Party (DPP). In a statement released on Thursday, MLS says it finds fault with the HRDC...
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Icam fines MEC’s auditors BDO K4.8m for Malawi poll mess
Institute of Chartered Accountants (ICAM) has found BDO Chartered Accountants (Malawi) guilty of four counts of serious misconduct in its operations as the retained auditor in the Tripartite Elections held on 21 May 2019 and has since been fined with K4.8 million. In the verdict...
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Malawi 24
Two motions on electoral reforms adopted by Parliament
Parliament on Wednesday passed two motions for the tabling of electoral reforms bills in the House. Member for Lilongwe City South West Nancy Tembo moved a motion for the amendment of the provisions of the Parliamentary and Presidential Elections Act to effect Section 80 (2) of t...
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