The anti-Jane Ansah protesters have sealed offices of the Malawi Electoral Commission (MEC) in their continued bid to force the Commission step down.
The high court in Blantyre has resumed hearing a parliamentary elections case where some opposition parliamentary aspirants in last year’s elections are challenging the results.
Evangelist Linley Mbeta has called for continued prayers as presidential elections case appears to be far from over following President Peter Mutharika’s intention to appeal the Monday judgment.
The High Court in Blantyre will on March 4, 2020 start hearing the case in which a Malawi Congress Party (MCP) parliamentary aspirant for Mangochi Monkey Bay, Gerald Kazembe, is contesting the victory of Minister of Transport and Public Works, Ralph Jooma, of Democratic Progressive Party (DPP).
UTM president, Saulos Chilima, has written Malawi Electoral Commission (MEC) on the bills incurred during the elections case as lawyers for Malawi Congress Party (MCP) president, Lazarus Chakwera, are still assessing the costs.
President Peter Mutharika has instructed his legal team to file an appeal against a ruling by the high court sitting as a constitutional court that nullified the May 21, 2019 presidential elections on Monday.
Opposition supporters in Malawi have been celebrating after a panel of five top judges annulled the results of last May's presidential election.
The Supreme Court of Appeal in Blantyre has adjourned to February 7 hearing of an application for a stay of execution of judgment on Mangochi West Parliamentary election case.
The anti-Jane Ansah protesters in Blantyre on Thursday held a peaceful march in their continued attempt to force Dr. Jane Ansah to step down as chairperson of Malawi Electoral Commission.
The Human Rights Defenders Coalition (HRDC) says it has notified all four city councils and other two district councils of the planned anti-Jane Ansah demonstrations slated for 16th January, 2020.