The two organisations, Centre for Human Rights and Rehabilitation, CHRR and Youth and Society, YAS say they have observed that there is secrecy on how government is spending billions of kwachas donor funds aimed at fighting COVID-19 pandemic.
Minister of Finance Joseph Mwanamvekha is expected to present the 2020/2021 National Budget Friday Morning with a focus on healing the country’s economy from its current shocks.
On Thursday parliamentarians continued punching holes into the audio-visual State of the Nation Address delivered by President Peter Mutharika on 5th June 2020.
General Alliance Insurance Limited has laid a foundation stone for the construction of a K40 million worth wing at the Kachere Rehabilitation Center in Blantyre.
The Malawi Congress Party President who is also the torch bearer for the nine political parties under the Tonse Alliance-Dr. Lazarus Chakwera on Wednesday took his campaign trail to the lakeshore district of Karonga to canvass votes for the presidential election slated for June 23.
New chairperson of the Malawi Electoral Commission, Dr. Chifundo Kachale, says MEC will be gazetting June 23 as the date for the fresh presidential election as per the 9th June resolution of Parliament.
The opposition in parliament has shot down a government bill that proposed holding the fresh presidential election on June 23 on one hand while on the other it sought members preference between the 50 plus one or first-past-the-post way of electing the president of this country.
The Tonse Alliance says it will proceed to go to court with the case in which it is protesting President Peter Mutharika's reappointment of Jean Mathanga and Miss Linda Kunje whose contract expired on 5th June 2020, into the new electoral commission.
The Parliamentary Legal Affairs Committee Chairperson, Kezzie Msukwa, says parliament is going ask the Malawi Electoral Commission-MEC to gazette 23rd June, 2020 as the date the country is going to hold the fresh presidential election.
Malawi Defense Force Deputy Commander, Lieutenant General Davis Mtachi, says incorporating female soldiers as non-commissioned officers is crucial in addressing gender gaps in the force.