Mangochi has urged chiefs to support government

Senior Chief Nankumba of Mangochi has urged chiefs to support President Professor Peter Mutharika and the ruling Democratic Progressive Party (DPP) for people in the district to enjoy development. Senior Chief Namkumba was speaking on Saturday during the installation of Group Village Headman Chilombo at Chilombo Headquarters in Mangochi Monkey Bay. He said chiefs should not allow their political views, support and affiliation to undermine the people and government of the day. Nankumba has warned other chiefs “Let me…

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MEC calls on parties to submit names of monitors for November 5 by-elections

By Duncan Mlanjira In preparation for the November 5 by-elections in Lilongwe South Constituency and Matenje Ward in Kasungu North West Constituency the Malawi Electoral Commission (MEC) is requesting all political parties, aspiring candidates and civil society organizations to submit names of their monitors and observers to the respective MEC district offices. A communique signed by MEC’s Chief Elections Officer, Sam Alfandika, says names of the aspirants should be submitted using form REG.014 which can be obtained from the…

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GGJDC urge political women aspirants not to give up

Governance Gender Justice and Development Center (GGJDC), one of the organizations that promote gender issues in the country has urged women who failed in the May 21 tripartite elections not to relent but contest  in 2024 elections. This was revealed during the meeting organized by GGJDC at Sanguya Lodge for Women Councilors in Lilongwe on Tuesday. GGJDC Programmes Officer, Grace Makuti said the event was organized to meet all women councilors who failed during the elections to discuss factors…

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Vuwa Kaunda decries wasted time

Minister of Housing and Urban Development Symon Vuwa Kaunda Monday bemoaned that he lost precious time defending his 21 May, 2019 parliamentary election victory which Peoples Party’s (PP) candidate Ralph Mhone contested in court. Kaunda said since  Malawi Electoral Commission (MEC) declared him winner for Nkhata Bay Central Constituency, he has spent almost four months in and out of the Mzuzu High Court defending his seat from his challenger. Speaking after High Court Judge Thomson Ligowe sustained him as…

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