Court says Malawi electoral laws does not give MEC adequate time to resolve disputes

Court says Malawi electoral laws does not give MEC adequate time to resolve disputes

In  reading of the judgement in the presidential elections nullificationcase at the Constitutional Court in Lilongw,  lead Judge Healy Potani has said the Presidential and Parliamentary Act  (PPEA) does not give the Malawi Electoral Commission (MEC) enough time to resolve electoral disputes. Potani, in his reading of the judgement,  said Section 99 of the PPEA […]

Ecobank Conducts First Draw of ‘Zayambika’ Promo

Ecobank Conducts First Draw of ‘Zayambika’ Promo

Ecobank Malawi on Friday conducted its first raffle draw of its ‘Zayambika” promotion where two customers won MK500, 000.00 each for bursaries. In an interview during the ongoing promotion draw that took place of it Banks’ training premises in Blantyre, the Banks marketing, Brands and Communications Manager, Takondwa Chirwa said the promotion was a kick […]

DPP gurus attend Cadet Billy Gama church induction

DPP gurus attend Cadet Billy Gama church induction

The governing Democratic Progressive Party (DPP) senior officials took time off from their partisan political assignments to attend the inauguration ceremony of Blantyre synod newly elected general secretary Reverend Billy Gama at Mkowa CCAP in Blantyre. The ceremony also offered vice president Everton Chimulirenji to meet face to face in public with party strongman Agriculture […]

Malla Kawale booted out of MCP Bornfree grouping

Malla Kawale booted out of MCP Bornfree grouping

Trouble in MCP.Malla Kawale, outspoken wife of now largely unpopular MCP Chief Whip Sam Kawale has been booted out of MCP Bornfree group. Our sources reveal that the Kawales who unquestionably were MCPs hardest working, biggest spending couple only second to the Mia’s have fallen from grace in a spectatular manner. Sam Kawale was poised […]

Law expert says Mutharika Chimulirenji would be biggest loser if Malawi election is annulled

Law expert says Mutharika  Chimulirenji would be biggest loser if Malawi election is annulled

A legal pundit Justin Dzonzi has said President Peter Mutharika will continue holding the sword of power whatever outcome the  Constitutional Court will make  on the disputed May 21 presidential elections case set to be delivered on Monday, February 2020. The Constitutional Court (ConCourt) will deliver the landmark judgement where the opposition Malawi Congress Party (MCP) leader […]

Govt Ignore Malawian under ‘torture’ in South Sudan

Govt Ignore Malawian under ‘torture’ in South Sudan

The Government of Malawi has ignored calls to rescue a Malawian citizen (name withheld) currently detained in South Sudan’s Juba Central Prison where he is allegedly being tortured by the notorious National Security Service (NSS). The Malawian national has been in prison for about 15 months on allegations that he misappropriated funds for his company […]

APM’s Dodgy Handshake … Chimulirenji fall out favour

APM’s Dodgy Handshake  … Chimulirenji fall out favour

President Peter Mutharika has, once again, incited debate after he gave his Vice Everton Chimulirenji a suspicious handshake – at Kamuzu International Airport – upon arrival from United Kingdom – yesterday. Mutharika, in an MBC video clip which has gone viral, is seen shaking Chimulirenji’s hand while facing elsewhere – a situation which some say […]

Gaba fires Orlando Pirates up to 2nd in PSL

Gaba fires Orlando Pirates up to 2nd in PSL

South Africa-based red-hot  Malawian striker Frank ‘Gabadinho’ Mhango was hero of the day again  as Orlando Pirates dislodged  Mamelodi Sundowns on the  second spot in the Absa Premiership with a 2-1 win over Chippa United on Saturday. In a match monitored on Digital Satellite Television’s (Dstv) SuperSport channel, Mhango fired the opener from the penalty […]

UN chief urges Malawians to respect ConCourt verdict

UN chief urges Malawians to respect ConCourt verdict

The United Nations (UN) General Secretary António Guterres has called upon Malawians to uphold the rule of law and  accept the verdict of the presidential elections case by the Constitution Court to be delivered on Monday, February 3 2020. The UN Chief Guterres made the appeal through his spokesperson Stephane Dujarric. He said Malawians should continue […]