Alfandika Resigns As MEC Chief Elections Officer

Alfandika Resigns As MEC Chief Elections Officer

Malawi Electoral Commission (MEC) Chief Elections Officer, Sam Alfandika has resigned from his position. According to Nation Online, Alfandika has resigned from the post after securing a job as United Nations (UN) position as an international elections advisor. Meanwhile, MEC chairperson Chifundo Kachale, in a statement, says the commission will soon be meeting to discuss […]

MEC Hands Over By-Election Materials to Parliament

MEC Hands Over By-Election Materials to Parliament

The Malawi Electoral Commission (MEC) has handed over to Parliament of Malawi used election materials from the by-elections that were held on 30th March, 2021 in seven constituencies. Section 119 of the Parliamentary and Presidential Elections Act mandates the Clerk of Parliament to safely store used election materials for a period of 12 months after […]

By-Elections: UTM Candidate Withdraws From Race As Vote Counting Underway in Nsanje

By-Elections: UTM Candidate Withdraws From Race As Vote Counting Underway in Nsanje

The Malawi Electoral Commission (MEC) says the last minute withdrawal of a UTM Candidate from Nsanje North Parliamentary race will not impact much on Tuesday’s by-election. MEC Commissioner, Steve Duwa, said this in an interview with MBC at Kalulu Polling Centre in the Constituency. UTM Candidate, Kennedy Jailosi, withdrew from the race after MEC had […]

By-Elections: MEC Chair Kachale Impressed With Voting Process

By-Elections: MEC Chair Kachale Impressed With Voting Process

By Leah Malimbasa – MEC Stringer  Chairperson for Malawi Electoral Commission (MEC) Dr. Chifundo Kachale has expressed satisfaction with the way polling has started in most areas where by-elections are being conducted.  In Zomba Changalume, St Anthony Polling Centre has about 630 voters but as of 09:00 this morning over 100 voters had already voted […]

Heavily Armed Thugs Attack MCP Candidate for Nsanje Central Constituency

Heavily Armed Thugs Attack MCP Candidate for Nsanje Central Constituency

By Ayamba Kadondo- Contributor Unknown thugs last night attacked Malawi Congress Party (MCP) candidate for Nsanje Central Constituency, Kafandikhale Mandevana in the district. According to Mandevana, the assailants attacked him together with other MCP leaders around 9 pm, between Mtolongo and Kachere area while they were on their way to drop monitors in the Constituency […]

Update: Mozambicans Voting in Nsanje By-Elections

Update: Mozambicans Voting in Nsanje By-Elections

By Ayamba Kandodo & Elijah Phompho Voting at Chilumba Polling Centre in Nsanje Central Constituency has been suspended for close to an hour now over allegations that some candidates are ferrying Mozambicans to vote. Malawi Congress Party (MCP) supporters have regrouped and positioned themselves in the strategic entry points leading to the centre. On the […]

All Set For Tuesday’s By-Elections- MEC

All Set For Tuesday’s By-Elections- MEC

By Leah Malimbasa- MEC Stringer The Malawi Electoral Commission (MEC) has assured Malawians that it is fully prepared to deliver credible by-elections on Tuesday. MEC Director of Media and Public Relations, Sangwani Mwafulirwa said Commission has successfully deployed its well-trained polling staff and delivered all polling materials in the 7 constituencies and 2 Local Government […]

By-Elections Ballot Papers Arrive

By-Elections Ballot Papers Arrive

Ballot papers for next Tuesday’s by-elections set to be held across the country in seven constituencies and two wards have arrived in the country. The ballot papers printed by Al Ghurair and Publishing LLC arrived on Friday in a Fly Emirates cargo plane that landed at Kamuzu International Airport at 11:30 am. The arrival ceremony […]

Commissioner Kunje Freed On Bail

Commissioner Kunje Freed On Bail

The Zomba Senior Resident Magistrate Court has granted bail to Malawi Electoral Commission (MEC) Commissioner Linda Kunje and his official driver Jones Tewesa. Commissioner Kunje and the driver Tewesa were arrested by the Eastern Region Police for obstructing of President Lazarus Chakwera’s convoy on Thursday last week. In her Bail ruling, Senior Resident Magistrate Hellen […]

Commissioner Kunje Remanded to Zomba Prison

Commissioner Kunje Remanded to Zomba Prison

Senior Resident Magistrate Court in Zomba has reserved bail ruling to Thursday in a case where Malawi Electoral Commission (MEC) Commissioner Linda Kunje and his official driver Jones Tewesa appeared in the court on charges relating to obstructing the President’s convoy. Regional Prosecution Officer Josephine Chigawa had prayed to the court that the two should […]

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