MALAWI | MALAWI

20-Feb-2020 to 14:16

Malawi gov’t distributes food as over 1.8m face hunger

APA-Lilongwe (Malawi) — Malawi's Department of Disaster and Management Affairs (DODMA) has embarked on the distribution of maize grain and flour to food-insecure population under the 2019/20 Lean Season Food Insecurity Programme.

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13-Feb-2020 to 21:32

Malawi protesters shut down electoral commission offices

APA-Lilongwe (Malawi) — Thousands of protesters led by the Human Rights Defenders Coalition (HRDC) on Thursday locked up offices belonging to the Malawi Electoral Commission (MEC) to force its Chairperson Jane Ansah and other officials to resign over mismanagement of last year's presidential elections.

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13-Feb-2020 to 07:53

Mutharika appeal against Malawi poll verdict dismissed

APA-Lilongwe (Malawi) — Malawi’s Constitutional Court threw out an appeal by President Peter Mutharika and the country’s electoral commission against an earlier order declaring the outcome of last year’s presidential polls null and void.

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11-Feb-2020 to 06:21

Malawi rights groups call for fresh anti-electoral body protests

APA-Lilongwe-(Malawi) — Buoyed by a Constitutional Court judgement that found widespread irregularities in the conduct of last year’s general elections, Malawi’s civil society groups have lined up a series of nationwide demonstrations on Thursday to demand the resignation of commissioners of the country’s electoral body.

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11-Feb-2020 to 05:45

Malawi: Former MPs want all 2019 poll results nullified

APA-Lilongwe (Malawi) — Over 100 former Members of Parliament who lost the 2019 parliamentary elections have ganged up to seek a court order nullifying the outcome of the polls, citing similar irregularities that saw the results of presidential elections being declared null and void last week.

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06-Feb-2020 to 07:32

Malawi ruling party will appeal poll verdict

APA-Lilongwe (Malawi) — Malawi ruling Democratic Progressive Party (DPP) plans to appeal to the Supreme Court against a Constitutional Court verdict nullifying results of last year’s disputed presidential elections, a senior party official said on Wednesday.

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06-Feb-2020 to 07:27

Mutharika expresses reservations with poll judgement

APA-Lilongwe (Malawi) — Malawi President Peter Mutharika says he has serious reservations with the Constitutional Court verdict in the case in which the opposition had challenged the outcome of last year’s presidential elections.

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