Nyasa Times
Vuwa is legitimate MP, court throws out Mhone election petition
High Court Judge Thomson Ligowe has upheld Malawi Electoral Commission (MEC)  declaration that Democratic Progressive Party (DPP) legislator  Symon Vuwa-Kaunda won the Nkhata Bay Central constituency in the May 21 2019 Tripartite Elections. The ruling on Monday afternoon sent DPP...
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Nyasa Times
MCP tells supporters to join HRDC anti-Jane Ansah protests
A senior main opposition, Malawi Congress Party (MCP) official has told party supporters to join the Human Rights Defenders Coalition (HRDC) sanctioned new wave of anti-Jane Ansah protests. MCP director of Elections Moses Kunkuyu told the people on Sunday in Mangochi during a pol...
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Nyasa Times
HRDC says ready for fresh demos as Mutharika condemns violent protests
President Peter Mutharika has renewed his condemnation for violent protests just days before the new wave of anti-Jane Ansah demonstrations. Speaking Saturday evening on arrival from Zimbabwe where he attended the state funeral of former president Robert Mugabe, Mutharika said th...
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Nyasa Times
MCP, DPP hold rallies as  political lock down continues
Democratic Progressive Party (DPP) and Malawi Congress Party (MCP) officials have been holding political rallies over the weekend across the country and both parties’ main agenda is the prevailing political impasse. The rulin DPP vice president for the north Goodall Gondwe led th...
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The Nation
Mixed views on HRDC demos
As Human Rights Defenders
Coalition (HRDC) braces to resume nationwide demonstrations this week, the
Attorney General (AG)’s office has insisted that the protests are premature.
However, but legal experts have said the rights body is free to protest.
In a telephone interview yest...
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Nyasa Times
Court dismiss electoral petition, slaps Chinyani with costs to pay MEC
Justice Jack N’riva of the High Court in Blantyre has dismissed with cost an election petition stemming from the May 21 2019 Tripartite Elections after the petitioner Samuel Chinyani failed to pursue the case. Chinyani, who contested in Mwanza West Constituency and lost to Joyce...
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Nyasa Times
Malawi President Mutharika to attend UN general assembly in New York
President Peter Mutharika is this Wednesday expected to leave the country for New York in US where he will attend tthe 74th meeting of the United Nations general assembly. Mutharika is due to participate in the General Assembly and related global meetings in New York from Septemb...
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