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Malawi presidential results are in

Malawi opposition claims victory in presidential election re-run Malawi's opposition alliance claimed victory for its candidate Lazarus Chakwera on Thursday in a re-run of the 2019 presidential election, annulled by courts because of fraud. The vote on Tuesday came to be...

Poll chief warns against ‘unofficial’ results in Malawi elections

Electoral Commission chair Chifundo Kachale says results are being transferred manually for further collation hence warned against allegations of rigging. He also tasked the media to always state that results they are transmitting were unofficial, local media have reported. He...

Lungu congratulates Mr. Uhuru Kenyatta, for Kenya’s election to serve as a member of the United Nations Security Council

President Lungu has congratulated His Excellency Mr. Uhuru Kenyatta, following Kenya’s election to serve as a member of the United Nations Security Council for the period 2021-2022 in the non-permanent category. The President in his congratulatory message to Mr Kenyatta...

Claims linking Zambia officials to rig Malawi Poll

The Malawi Electoral Commission (MEC) has downplayed claims by opposition Tonse Alliance during the final campaign rally on Saturday that three top Zambian nationals have come in the country to allegedly rig the fresh presidential elections in favour of...

Malawians vote again

TODAY, Malawians are voting in a historic election three months after the Constitutional Court annulled results of the the 2019 vote saying they showed "grave," "widespread" and "systematic" irregularities. Malawi is repeating its presidential elections after months of protests. Today will...

Malawi’s chief justice forced to retire

Bid to remove Andrew Nyirenda from post condemned as an ‘unprecedented assault on judicial independence’ by campaigners. Attempts by the Malawi government to remove the country’s chief justice days before presidential elections have been blocked following protests from law and...

Malawi Electoral Commission Chairperson Resigns

he chairperson of the Malawi Electoral Commission (MEC), Jane Ansah, has resigned just a month before the country conducts fresh elections. Her decision comes after months of protests organized by rights campaigners who accused her of mismanaging last year’s...

Malawi:Presidential campaigns could help to spread the coronavirus

Malawi Politicians Ignore COVID-19 Measures for Elections Health experts in Malawi are concerned the ongoing presidential campaigns could help to spread the coronavirus. Political parties are holding mass rallies where few people are wearing face masks or observing social distancing,...

Nine Malawian Border Jumpers Test Positive for COVID19

Nine Malawian border jumpers who were intercepted along with 32 others after skipping the border from South Africa have tested positive for Covid-19. They have now been put on isolation at the National Social Security (NSSA) hotel in Beitbridge. Thirty...

New Presidential Polls in July-Malawi’s Supreme Court

Malawi's Supreme Court confirmed Friday that last year's presidential elections remain nullified and a fresh vote held in July. Malawi's Supreme Court on Friday in a unanimous decision upheld an earlier court ruling that annulled President Peter Mutharika's narrow election...
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President Micheal Chilufya Sata’s memorial set for tomorrow

Statement: This serves to notify the media and the general public that the Memorial Service for His Excellency late...
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