Political Violence Denting Malawi’s Image-MEC

The Malawi Electoral Commission MEC has condemned the acts of violence practised by some political party followers saying this malpractice is tarnishing the reputation of Malawi as a country. Commissioner Reverend Killion Mgawi shared the sentiments on 25th January in Dedza district during the opening of a day long training of Constituency Returning Officers and Constituency Civic and Voter Education Assistants from Dedza and Ntcheu districts on nomination process. In his remarks, Commissioner Mgawi said party leaders should teach their members manners;arguing its high time Malawi should wake up and…

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Aspiring Independent MP, Councillor Pledges No Support to Presidential Candidates.

The would-be self-governing Member of Parliament (MP) for Chitipa Central Constituency, Anubwila Musongole and Councillor Wedson Sinkhonde for Yamba Ward have vowed not to rally behind any aspiring presidential candidate ahead of this year’s May general elections once campaign opens. The two candidates said the move is for their own future good as to which political party to work with once ushered into power. “We don’t want to block our future once we sail through, we don’t know who will carry the day come 21st May 2019, so we cannot…

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HRDC Loses Confidence in Mutharika, Police Chief

President Peter Mutharika has a lot to convince Human Rights Defenders Coalition (HRDC) that he is still under control managing state affairs as the latter has vowed to go ahead with its planned demonstrations in March this year citing failure by his Democratic Progressive Party-DPP led administration in addressing myriad challenges haunting the nation. The grouping accuse Mutharika of presiding over and partaking in organized theft, fraud and corruption with little action to prove his commitment in eliminating such. Addressing journalists in Lilongwe on Friday, the grouping doubted if Mutharika…

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