Gabriel Kamlomo

Gabriel Kamlomo

The Malawi Electoral Commission-MEC-and President Peter Mutharika have filed applications asking the courts to order that effect of the recent ruling of the Constitutional Court on the Presidential election case be delayed to allow for a pending appeal case, for which they have also both filed notice.

Speaker of Parliament, Catherine Gotani Hara, has called for a media briefing Thursday apparently to outline how the house is going to respond to Monday orders by the Constitutional Court which was hearing the presidential election dispute.

The Malawi Congress Party-MCP-has called for what it is calling a victory rally at its’ headquarters at City Centre in the capital, Lilongwe.

The European Union says it stands ready to support Malawi “unity and democratic credentials”, following the ruling of the Constitutional Court last evening which nullified the May 21, 2019 presidential election and subsequently called for fresh election in 150 days.

The Constitutional Court has nullified the May 21, 2019 presidential election on the basis of widespread irregularities and has ordered fresh elections within 150 days.

Jerome Sibande, a 16 years-old Malawian studying in South Africa has emerged number one in overall results of 2019 high school Cambridge  International General Certificate of Secondary Education (IGCSE) examinations in South Africa.

Emerging investigative findings suggest that Kottana Maria Chidyaonga was administered an anaesthetic drug called vecuronium at the first clinic where she was brought before her referral to Kamuzu Central Hospital in Lilongwe for respiratory support and treatment.

Malawi Defense Force commander, General Vincent Nundwe, has told Zodiak Online that people in Malawi should not despair as the army in conjunction with the Malawi Police Service have put in place measures to ensure peace and safety around the time the Constitutional Court will pronounce its' verdict in the presidential election case.

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.

Diana Bhagwanji, one of the suspects in the mysterious death of 23-year-old Kottana Maria Chidyaonga of Lilongwe, has hired a pathologist who is challenging the accuracy of an autopsy by another pathologist suggesting this was a homicide.

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