Gabriel Kamlomo

Gabriel Kamlomo

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.

Government has come under heavy criticism from various quarters for the manner the ministry of health organized recruitment of lower grades staff under the Covid-19 pandemic management arrangement.

A stampede has left 158 people injured, one critical, in Mzuzu as young men and women hunting for jobs trampled on each other at Katoto Secondary School today.

A stampede has left 158 people injured, one critical, in Mzuzu as young men and women hunting for jobs trampled on each other at Katoto Secondary School today.

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