Mathanga Gets Court Bail

Mathanga Gets Court Bail

The Blantyre Magistrate Court has granted bail to former Electricity Supply Corporation of Malawi (ESCOM) Board Chairperson Jean Mathanga and former Chief Executive Officer John Kandulu. The Anti-Corruption Bureau arrested the two on Thursday alongside former ESCOM’s Director of Procurement Fanuel Nkhono and Senior Procurement Officer Emilias Kandapo for abuse of Office. On bail conditions, […]

MEC Commissioner Jean Mathanga Arrested

MEC Commissioner Jean Mathanga Arrested

The Anti-Corruption Bureau (ACB) has arrested Malawi Electoral Commission (MEC) Commissioner Dr. Jean Mathanga and former Board Chairperson for Electricity Supply Corporation of Malawi (ESCOM) John Kanduku. ACB’s Director Reyneck Matemba confirmed the arrest on Thursday evening. He said the bureau will release a statement on the matter. Commissioner Mathanga is allegedly connected to the […]

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 Commissioners Tell Uniform Story On Alterations

MEC Commissioners Tell Uniform Story On Alterations

BY MORTON SIBALE All the four MEC commissioners that appeared before the parliamentary Public Appointments Committee (PAC) on Tuesday insisted that the commission meticulously scrutinised all altered result sheets before confirming or rejecting them. The four, Moffat Banda, Yahaya M’madi, Linda Kunje and Jean Mathanga were appearing before the members of PAC on the second […]

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 […]