PAC Inquiry Report Submitted to Mutharika

PAC Inquiry Report Submitted to Mutharika

By Morton Sibale Chairperson of the Public Appointments Committee of Parliament, Collins Kajawa has told reporters that the final report on the committee’s inquiry into the competency of the commissioners of the Malawi Electoral Commission (MEC) has been sent to the president for further action. Kajawa said this Thursday afternoon at Parliament building in Lilongwe […]

Ansah Maintains Elections Were Free, Fair

Ansah Maintains Elections Were Free, Fair

Public Affairs Committee (PAC) on Wednesday made an inquiry into how MEC Chairperson Justice Jane Ansah competently managed the May 21 presidential poll. Justice Dr. Ansah told PAC that according to MEC’s assessment, the elections were free, fair and credible.  “We very much wanted fairness and transparency to ensure the will of the people is reflected, […]

Tippex PAC Chair Gags Ansah on Widespread use of Tippex

Tippex PAC Chair Gags Ansah on Widespread use of Tippex

Public Appointment Committee (PAC) chairperson Collins Kajawa on Wednesday stopped MEC Chairperson Justice Jane Ansah to explain that Tippex was used in all three levels of the May 2019 tripartite election. Ansah was trying to respond to a question from Zomba Msondole MP on whether it was true that Tippex was used in all three […]

MCP Wanted to Kill Me- Ansah

MCP Wanted to Kill Me- Ansah

The Malawi Electoral Commission (MEC) Chairperson Justice Dr. Jane Ansah has revealed that Malawi Congress Party (MCP) officials led party Party’s Secretary Eisenhower Mkaka wanted to kill her. Justice Dr. Ansah made the revelations on Wednesday when she was responding to a question from Parliament Public Appointment Committee (PAC). She said MCP’s CEO Mkaka, Lawyer […]

Ansah to Answer Parliament

Ansah to Answer Parliament

The Malawi Electoral Commission (MEC) Chairperson Justice Dr. Jane Ansah is set to appear before the Parliamentary Public Appointments Committee (PAC) in Lilongwe today. Constitutional Court ordered that the PAC should probe into the competency of current crop of MEC commissioners, following the nullification of the May 21, 2019 presidential election results. This will be […]

Presidential Elections Case Ruling Wrong- MEC

Presidential Elections Case Ruling Wrong- MEC

The Malawi Electoral Commission (MEC) has insisted that the use of correction fluid (Tipex) during 21 May Tripartite Elections did not affect final presidential results. The Constitution Court in Lilongwe nullified the May Presidential Elections citing ‘gross and systematic irregularities’ a verdict which MEC and President Peter Mutharika appealed to the Supreme Court. The Court […]

Fresh Presidential Poll to Cost Over K43.8 Billion- Ansah

Fresh Presidential Poll to Cost Over K43.8 Billion- Ansah

Up to K43.8 billion will be needed to hold fresh presidential poll, Malawi Electoral Commission (MEC) Chairperson Jane Ansah said in a sworn statement she signed appealing the presidential nullification case. In the appeal, Ansah also argued that holding of the polls in July this year, as directed by the Constitutional Court, could be impossible […]