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Mutharika Adamant on Winning 2019 Polls: Plans to Appeal

Malawian President Peter Mutharika plans to challenge a court decision overturning his 2019 poll victory, his spokesman said on Wednesday, in a move that could spark fresh opposition protests. After six months of hearings that gripped the southern African country, five top judges on Monday ruled that Mutharika was “not …

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Muluzi Hails Malawi Judiciary

The president of the opposition United Democratic Front (UDF) Party Atupele Muluzi has commended the Constitutional Court Judges for declaring that President Peter Mutharika was not duly elected in May, 2019. The Judges led by Healey Potani have nullified the last year’s presidential elections case on the ground that the …

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MCP MP Wins Lilongwe South by- Elections

Unofficial results of the Lilongwe South constituency by-elections are indicating that opposition Malawi Congress Party (MCP) candidate, Peter Dimba has won by scooping 11,230 votes beating Frank Mazizi of the ruling Democratic Progressive Party (DPP) who got 1, 800 votes. The by-elections conducted yesterday following the death of a UTM …

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Violent protests derailing Malawi’s progress- Mutharika

President Peter Mutharika has urged Malawians to stop violent demonstrations to avoid pulling the country backward. Mutharika made the remarks yesterday when he addressed a political rally in Balaka district. “We are trying our best as government to develop this country but others are busy destroying that within minutes; this …

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MEC postpones Lilongwe South constituency by-elections over “volatile” situation

Malawi Electoral Commission (MEC) has postponed Lilongwe South constituency by-elections slated for 5th November, 2019 over “volatile” situation. According to a statement signed by MEC, Chief Elections Officer, Sam Alfandika the electoral body has received complaints since the official launch of campaign. “Since the launch of the campaign period on …

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MAM Bemoans the Act of Using Islam for Political Gains

"For someone to come open and claim that all Muslims or all sheikhs are behind him or belong to one political party is not true and it is impossible. We are in multiparty dispensation where everyone has the right to join a party of his or her choice,’ said MAM Secretary General Twaibu Lawe.

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