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Alex Banda

Alex Banda

Despite widespread condemnation against usurping powers of the judiciary, government is adamant insisting that the executive was justified since Chief Justice Andrew Nyirenda has accumulated 572 leave days hence should proceed on leave pending his retirement.

MCP-UTM alliance presidential candidate, Dr. Lazarus Chakwera, on Tuesday took his campaign to Nkhata Bay where multitudes turned up to hear the governance plan of the nine parties forming the alliance when he is ushered into office after June 23.

Democratic Progressive Party and united Democratic Front DPP & UDF alliance running mate Atupele Muluzi on Sunday ended his northern region tour with whistle stops at Mpamba, Nkhata Bay Boma, Chintheche and Tukombo.

The Malawi Energy Regulatory Authority MERA has maintained the fuel pump prices for Diesel at 664.80 Kwacha, Petrol at 690.50 Kwacha and Liquid Petroleum gas.

The high court registry in Mzuzu has found four, out of seven suspects, with a case to answer in the murder of Yassin Kwenda Phiri, a person with Albinism.

Former civil society leader turned politician Timothy Mtambo who has been calling for the ouster of Justice Dr. Jane Ansah as chairperson for the Malawi Electoral Commission MEC, has gone back on his word saying her resignation now; is a ploy by the governing Democratic Progressive Party DPP to rig the fresh presidential poll.

Former civil society leader turned politician Timothy Mtambo who has been calling for the ouster of Justice Dr. Jane Ansah as chairperson for the Malawi Electoral Commission MEC, has gone back on his word saying her resignation now; is a ploy by the governing Democratic Progressive Party DPP to rig the fresh presidential poll.

The two tussling political alliances ahead of the fresh presidential election faced-off Wednesday in a campaign that saw them hold rallies at venues close enough to spark the tension that ensued.

It is highly likely that the fresh presidential election coming in Malawi will be conducted in the absence of international observers. Even the Malawi Electoral Commission-MEC-is yet to send out invitations as has been the tradition.

As the race against time for the Malawi Electoral Commission to organize a fresh presidential poll continues, a local political and governance think tank, Political Science Association (PSA) has asked the remaining MEC commissioners to immediately follow out their chairperson Justice Dr. Jane Ansah.

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