As the country await Constitutional Court Verdict, The vocal Human Rights Defenders Coalition has joined several stakeholders asking parties to the electoral case to respect the outcome and maintain peace thereafter.
Registrar of the High Court and Supreme Court of Appeal in Malawi, Agnes Patemba, has announced that ruling of the constitutional court judges trying the presidential election case shall be pronounced on Monday, February 3rd, 2020.
Lawyers for UTM’s president Dr. Saulos Chilima in the case of the presidential election today start cross-examining witness for Malawi Electoral Commission Muhabi Chisi.
In the presidential elections case this afternoon, MEC's Director of IT, Muhabi Chisi, will make an elections data simulation presentation to defend MEC case in the matter.
Lawyers for Dr Lazarus Chakwera say they shall need to cross-examine Bob Chimkango, witness for President Peter Mutharika, as he doesn’t appear, to them, to know much based on his “no” responses during cross-examination by UTM lawyer, Bright Theu.
Lawyer Bob Chimkango will be back in the witness box this morning to continue responding to questions in cross-examination as the constitutional court proceeds hearing substance of the presidential election case.
The National Initiative for Civic Education (NICE) Trust has launched a peace building campaign aimed at preparing Malawians from all political persuasions for eventual court outcome of the presidential election case.