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Mutharika withholds assent to bills

President Peter Mutharika has withheld assenting to four Bills that Parliament passed during its February Sitting and rejected Parliament’s Public Appointments Committee (PAC) recommendations to fire Malawi Electoral Commission (MEC) commissioners. Presidential Press Secretary and Spokesperson, Mgeme Kalilani announced Mutharika’s decisions at a press briefing in Blantyre on Tuesday. “His …

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Chakwera Tells Mutharika to Free HRDC Leaders

Malawi Congress Party (MCP) President Dr Lazurus Chakwera has told President Peter Mutharika’s led Government to free Human Rights Defenders Coalition (HRDC) members who were arrested on Sunday night in Lilongwe. Police arrested HRDC Vice Chairperson Gift Trapence and Executive Member of the grouping Reverend MacDonald Sembereka after an issuance …

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Mutharika Warns HRDC on State House Shutdown Plan

President Peter Mutharika has warned members of Human Rights Defenders (HRDC) not to dare hold protests at Kamuzu Palace. HRDC Members led by its leader Timothy Mtambo announced that on March, 25, 2020 they will shut down the State House to force Mutharika sign the Electoral Bills passed by Members …

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Parliament Passes Two Amendment Bills

Parliament has passed two amendment Bills this afternoon, 24th February, 2020. The bills are further amendments made to the Electoral Commission Act and Parliamentary and Presidential Elections Act made on 20th February, 2020. The Bills are as follows: 1. Private Members Bill no 4. Electoral Commission (Amendment) (no.2) of 2020 …

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Malawi Needs More than Electoral Alliances- Political Analyst

Political analyst, Wonderful Mkhutche says the country needs more than electoral alliances ahead of fresh elections if the country needs to tick social-economically. Speaking in an interview with Malawi Muslim Website, Mkhutche says Malawi has problems that mere electoral alliances without realistic objectives can not solve. He backs UTM party …

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Chilima tells Mutharika to Fix Challenges Facing Malawians

Vice President and UTM Party leader Dr Saulos Klaus Chilima says President Peter Mutharika should fix problems facing the Malawi citizens. Chilima made the remarks today during UTM party political rally at Masintha ground in Malawi’s capital , Lilongwe . In his remarks, Chilima says Mutharika through his visionary leadership …

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