MALAWI | MALAWI

22-Jun-2020 to 13:44

Malawi braces for watershed presidential poll rerun

APA-Lilongwe (Malawi) — Malawi is bracing for Tuesday’s historic presidential election rerun amid calls for calm and tolerance following months of political tension and uncertainty.

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17-Jun-2020 to 13:15

Malawi lawyers march in favour of judiciary independence

APA-Lilongwe (Malawi) — Scores of lawyers marched in several cities on Wednesday in protest against the government’s decision last week to send Chief Justice Andrew Nyirenda on forced leave pending retirement and the alleged attempt to limit the independence of the judiciary.

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13-Jun-2020 to 14:16

Malawi’s top judge sent on leave pending retirement

APA-Lilongwe (Malawi) — The Malawi government on Saturday sent Chief Justice Andrew Nyirenda on leave pending retirement.

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12-Jun-2020 to 12:29

Malawi: Recession fears as COVID-19 hits revenue collection

APA-Lilongwe (Malawi) — Finance Minister Joseph Mwanamvekha has warned that Malawi’s economy could be headed towards a recession unless the current coronavirus-induced headwinds rescind before the end of the year.

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10-Jun-2020 to 19:32

High-level partnership launched to fight Covid-19 in Africa

APA-Dakar (Senegal) — A new partnership bringing together private enterprise and the UK’s leading non-profit humanitarian organisation for children has been formed to tackle the challenges posed by Covid-19 in Africa.

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09-Jun-2020 to 17:30

Malawi presidential rerun to be held on June 23 - Parliament

APA-Lilongwe (Malawi) — Malawi’s parliament on Tuesday set June 23 as the date for the eagerly awaited presidential election rerun, ending weeks of uncertainty about a vote seen as holding the key to the future stability of the southern African country.

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08-Jun-2020 to 10:33

Mutharika appoints new members of Malawi electoral body

APA-Lilongwe (Malawi) — President Peter Mutharika has appointed High Court judge Chifundo Kachale to head a seven-member Malawi Electoral Commission as the country heads for a much anticipated presidential election rerun.

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