Malawi Vice President Dr. Saulos Chilima has cast his vote at St. Thomas Anglican Church Polling Centre in Lilongwe.
Four of the new commissioners of the Malawi Electoral Commission have been served with court summons that require that they make responses within seven days from Thursday, according to MEC chairperson judge Dr. Chifundo Kachale.
At an adhoc press briefing Thursday evening, Malawi Electoral Commission announced that treasury has committed to release K10bn of K20bn shortfall on its budget for the fresh presidential election by mid-morning Friday.
Malawian lawyers, civil rights activists, politicians and other stakeholders have taken to the street in a ‘hands-off-the-judiciary’ demonstration against the executive arm of government meddling in the operational and administrative affairs of the justice delivery system. But it turned out that solidarity numbers were more.
Malawian lawyers, civil rights activists, politicians and other stakeholders have taken to the street in a ‘hands-off-the-judiciary’ demonstration against the executive arm of government meddling in the operational and administrative affairs of the justice delivery system.
The Human Rights Defenders Coalition-HRDC-says it fully supports the decision by lawyers to take to the streets in demonstrations against attempts by the executive to capture the judiciary.
There is excitement in the health care circles as almost all expectant women diagnosed with Covid-19 are delivering and going home later with their babies virus-free.
There are reports of increasing absence of resources used to help expectant women at Bwaila Maternity Wing in Lilongwe where health workers say they are in perpetual shortage of essential supplies.
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.