TALK MALAWIANA (21)
Four weeks after Malawi Election Commission (MEC) launched the campaign period for the fresh presidential poll on May 2, Malawians have already been fed with many promises from the three political parties contesting in the coming elections.
Friends of court in the historic presidential election case Thursday morning made their oral submissions, with a call for to the constitutional court to make its determination based on whether all electoral laws were adhered to in the May 21 polls.
The National Organization of Nurses and Midwives in Malawi says its’ fact finding exercise has established that a recent attack on the nursing officer, Chriford Semu, was unfounded and unwarranted as he attended to the expectant woman, in subject, within his scope of practice.
The Human Rights Defenders Coalition (HRDC) yesterday held a Freedom March in Lilongwe to mark this year’s World Human Rights Day, leading Malawians to demand for the protection of their rights.
High court judge, Dingiswayo Madise, has appealed to his pears in the justice system and magistrates to visit the country’s prisons to assess the situation which is leading to overcrowding of inmates in the correctional facilities.
Prisoners at Maula prison have bemoaned the conditions of their facility and their rights in general.
The police in Ntcheu have arrested a Disaster Management Affairs (Dodma) warehouse supervisor for the district and three non-employees suspected of stealing relief items.