Ex-MEC Boss Ansah Finally Leaves for Zambia

Ex-MEC Boss Ansah Finally Leaves for Zambia

The former Malawi Electoral Commission (MEC) Chairperson, Justice Dr. Jane Ansah SC has left the country for Zambia where she will proceed to United Kingdom (UK) for holiday. According to Mchinji Border Officer in Charge Steve Chirambo, Dr. Ansah left the country through Mchinji Border on Tuesday morning at exactly 8:30. On Monday, Immigration officials […]

Mutharika Accepts Ansah’s Resignation

Mutharika Accepts Ansah’s Resignation

Malawi President Professor Arthur Peter Mutharika has accepted the resignation of Justice Dr. Jane Ansah as Malawi Electoral Commission (MEC) chairperson. Presidential Press Secretary, Mgeme Kalilani confirmed the development on Friday in an interview with state news agency. Justice Dr. Ansah on Thursday told Malawi Broadcasting Corporation (MBC) that she will be leaving the commission […]

Ansah Leaving MEC Happy Person

Ansah Leaving MEC Happy Person

The Malawi Electoral Commission (MEC) Chairperson, Justice Dr Jane Ansah SC has written the appointing authority asking to step aside from her position ahead of Fresh Presidential polls. MEC’s Chairperson Dr. Ansah disclosed the development on Thursday in an interview with the state broadcaster the Malawi Broadcasting Corporation (MBC). “I am stepping aside as Malawi […]

Malawi Fresh Elections Re-Set For 23 June

Malawi Fresh Elections Re-Set For 23 June

The legal Affairs Committee of Parliament has agreed with the recommendation from Malawi Electoral Commission (MEC) to conduct fresh presidential elections on 23rd June 2020. Chairperson for the Committee, Kezzie Msukwa disclosed the development on Thursday after meeting with MEC Chairperson Justice Dr. Jane Ansah and the Anthony General Kalekeni Kaphale over the matter. Msukwa […]

Commissioner Mathanga Vows Not to Resign

Commissioner Mathanga Vows Not to Resign

The Malawi Electoral Commission (MEC) Commissioner, Dr. Jean Mathanga on Tuesday vowed not to resign as the commissioner for the country’s electoral body. Commissioner Dr. Mathanga, who is also the Chairperson for MEC’s Electoral Services Committee, made the remarks during a media briefing held in Lilongwe. “The answer is I am not resigning. I will […]

MEC Rebuffs MCP-UTM Alliance Symbol

MEC Rebuffs MCP-UTM Alliance Symbol

The Malawi Electoral Commission (MEC) has rejected a request by Malawi Congress Party (MCP) President Lazarus Chakwera to change ballot paper symbol. On 13th May, MCP’s Presidential candidate Reverend Chakwera applied to MEC to allow the party to change ballot symbol to include the prints used by the UTM-MCP alliance. MEC’s Chairperson Justice Dr. Jane […]

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 […]

Malawi President Mutharika Pledges More Development

Malawi President Mutharika Pledges More Development

By Yamikani Yapuwa Blantyre, May 8, Mana: Democratic Progressive Party (DPP) Presidential candidate, President Peter Mutharika has reiterated his commitment to continue developing Malawi. Mutharika said this on Thursday in Blantyre when declaring his interest to run for presidency as well as unveiling his running mate, Atupele Muluzi of the United Democratic Front (UDF) to […]

MEC In K8 Billion Deficit For Fresh Elections

MEC In K8 Billion Deficit For Fresh Elections

By Glory Msowoya Blantyre, May 8, Mana: Malawi Electoral Commission (MEC) Chairperson, Dr Jane Ansah has disclosed that it still faces K8 billion funding gap in its budget to be used ahead of the fresh presidential election. Ansah made the remarks during a press briefing on Thursday at Mount Soche Hotel in Blantyre. She said […]

MEC Rejects Ras Chikomeni… Chilima Unveiled As MCP’s Runningmate

MEC Rejects Ras Chikomeni… Chilima Unveiled As MCP’s Runningmate

The Malawi Electoral Commission (MEC) on Wednesday rejected presidential nomination papers for Independent Candidate Ras Chikomeni Chirwa for failing to deposit MK2 Million nomination fee as required by the laws. According to MEC’s Director of Media and Public Relations, Sangwani Mwafulirwa, the candidate Ras Chikomeni also failed to obtain required signatures in all district councils. […]

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