NICE Intensifies Voter Civic Education Ahead of Fresh Presidential Polls

NICE Intensifies Voter Civic Education Ahead of Fresh Presidential Polls

By Sarah Munthali Mchinji, May 18, Mana: National Initiative for Civic Education (NICE) has intensified voter education campaign for Mchinji residents amid reports that many people are not aware of the voters’ verification exercise taking place in the district. Reports have been rife in the district that many people are unaware of the exercise. Eligible […]

Chilima Under Fire Over ‘Hug Each Other’ Remarks

Chilima Under Fire Over ‘Hug Each Other’ Remarks

The opposition Malawi Congress Party (MCP) runningmate for the forth-coming presidential elections Saulos Chilima has come under fire for asking Malawians to ignore public health advice on Covid-19 prevention. Speaking on Sunday during a political rally in Lilongwe Chilima, who is also UTM Party leader, said Malawians should stop maintaining social distance and hug each […]

CCJP Calls For Peace Ahead of Polls

CCJP Calls For Peace Ahead of Polls

By Ayamba Kandodo – MEC Stringer The Catholic Commission for Justice and Peace (CCJP), Mangochi Diocese has advised political party, religious leaders, chiefs and other influential leaders in the district to nurture peace ahead of the fresh presidential election slated for July 2 this year. CCJP Mangochi Diocesan Secretary, Bruno Banda made the call recently […]

Nsanje Endorses DPP-UDF Alliance

Nsanje Endorses DPP-UDF Alliance

By Martin Chiwanda Nsanje, May 16, Mana: Nsanje District has endorsed DPP-UDF Alliance as the country goes to the fresh presidential election this July saying it is the only grouping which can continue transforming the lives of people in the district. The endorsement was made Friday at Nsanje Boma when the alliance running mate and […]

Cabinet Drums Up Support for DPP-UDF Alliance

Cabinet Drums Up Support for DPP-UDF Alliance

By Solister Mogha Zomba, May 16 Mana: Minister of Information and Civic Education, Mark Botomani and Minister of Education Science and Technology, Dr William Susuwele Banda, both from Zomba district, Friday took advantage of their meetings to woo people to vote for Prof Peter Mutharika in the coming fresh Presidential elections. The two ministers, who […]

Mass Exodus in MCP, Over 64 Senior Members Join Mighty DPP

Mass Exodus in MCP, Over 64 Senior Members Join Mighty DPP

Over 64 Malawi Congress Party (MCP) members in Nkhata Bay district have defected to the Mighty Democratic Progressive Party (DPP) ahead of the forthcoming fresh presidential election. Mighty DPP’s Director of Logistics, Symon Vuwa Kaunda welcomed the defectors at Tukombo Trading Centre in the district. In his welcoming remarks, Vuwa Kaunda said:  “DPP’s open door […]

Voter Verification Exercise ‘Very’ Serious Business

Voter Verification Exercise ‘Very’ Serious Business

By Solister Mogha, MANA District Commissioner (DC) for Zomba, Dr Raphael Piringu has called on members of District Election Supervisory Team (DEST) to take the voter verification and transfer exercise seriously. He made the remarks Wednesday during a planning meeting ahead of the exercise scheduled to commence Friday, May 15, 2020. The DC said election […]

Kamuzu Day: Chakwera Should Apologize for MCP Atrocities- CHRR

Kamuzu Day: Chakwera Should Apologize for MCP Atrocities- CHRR

The Centre for Human Rights and Rehabilitation (CHRR) has condemned Tonse Alliance Presidential Candidate Lazarus Chakwera for failing to apologies to Malawians over atrocities committed by Malawi Congress Party (MCP) regime. CHRR Acting Executive Director, Michael Kaiyatsa made the statement on Thursday as the country was celebrating the life of first President of Malawi Dr. […]

MEC Dates Chiefs On Voter Verification

MEC Dates Chiefs On Voter Verification

By Elton Mhango, MEC Stringer The Malawi Electoral Commission (MEC) is engaging traditional leaders from Mzimba District ahead of the voter’s verification and transfers exercise which is starting from 15th to 19th May in the district.  Among others, the chiefs are told to woo their subjects to go and verify their names in their nearest […]

MEC Proposes New Date For Fresh Presidential Polls

MEC Proposes New Date For Fresh Presidential Polls

By Kondwani Magombo Mangochi, May 14, Mana: Malawi Electoral Commission (MEC) has proposed June 23, 2020 as tentative date for the fresh presidential election following the May 8 Supreme Court ruling. MEC Chairperson, Justice Jane Ansah, said this on Wednesday during the National Elections Consultative Forum (NECOF) meeting held in Mangochi where the Commission updated […]

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