Malawi Congress Party president – Lazarus Chakwera has ignored the presidency of Peter Mutharika and also vowed; he will continue to use all legal and peaceful avenues until justice is administered in relation to the May 21 elections.
In the recent past; in Malawi, ultimatums have been synonymous to CSOs and the executive, however, in the aftermath of the May 21st elections, civil rights campaigners have picked added one more – MEC chair, Jane Ansah.
In a desperate push for ‘their’ justice, sympathizers of Malawi Congress Party had to brave the harsh weather on Tuesday for a protest match held in the administrative and commercial capitals Lilongwe and Blantyre respectively
National Initiative for Civic Education-NICE Trust has suggested that the country’s electoral body; Malawi Electoral Commission- MEC should quarantine results from problematic areas and resolve the issues before releasing final results.
Thomas Kachere and Chimango Chipeta - 20 - May - 2019
One of the country’s development partners United Nations Development Programme-UNDP has urged media practitioners in the country to refrain from bias reporting stressing such actions have the potential of fueling chaotic scenes during or after elections.
All is set for National Initiative for Civic Education-NICE Trust to place its 462 elections monitors that will for the first time use a smart phone application to report results and state of affairs right from their respective polling stations.
The moderator of the presidential breakfast Apostle Madalitso Mbewe has expressed worry over the conduct of some presidential candidates who have failed to show up at the prayers without even giving an apology.
The Evangelical Association of Malawi-EAM, an umbrella body for all evangelical churches in the country has appealed to all Christians in the country to dedicate the 21 days to a peaceful tripartite election on May 21.
United Democratic Front presidential candidate Atupele Muluzi says failure by leaders to listen and respond to the voices of Malawians, has been one of the biggest challenges the country has had, that also led to poor accountability.
Brenda Kawonga and Crispin Mbukwa - 09 - May - 2019
One of the country’s legal experts has said the media can seek judicial review on an order by the high court sitting in Zomba which has restricted the media from mentioning the names of high profile people who have been implicated by a suspect in an albino abduction case.
A policy analyst in the country Tiyane Nyirenda says Malawians and civil society organizations should show ownership of the infrastructure developments government is doing by overseeing their implementation.
Malawi’s Higher Education Students’ Loans and Grants Board (HESLGB) it is optimistic it will recover 90 percent in two years of loans and grants that public universities alumni owe government since 1985.
The Clergy of the Church of Central Africa Presbyterian-CCAP Nkhoma Synod has called on Malawians to vote for a leader that has a good reputation, full of the Holy Spirit and wisdom, saying these qualities have potential to take this country to another level.
26 people who are seeking refuge at Karonga Old Town Council rest house will have to wait longer for them to live a comfort life in their own village again as discussion to relocate them are still underway.
Female trainee teachers under IPTE 14 have expressed concern over a decision by their management to bar female trainee teachers who are breast feeding and some who are due to deliver from going for internship.
Malawi’s leading media training institution, Malawi Institute of Journalism-MIJ on Friday awarded 447 students with Certificates and Diplomas in journalism with emphasis on professionalism and media independence.
The EU Election Observer Mission says the May 21 polls are an opportunity to conduct polls which enjoy the confidence of the people, building on what has been done previously and learning also from past challenges.
Public Affairs of Committee-PAC says it has managed to approach seven Presidential Candidates and Secretaries General of contesting political parties for national prayers on 4 May at Bingu International Convention Centre-BICC in Lilongwe.
Dust refuses to settle between government and the country’s human rights defenders over ultimatums by the latter to force the former to intervene in a case of a 9-year-old girl who was shot by Malawi Police Service.