Tags : By-Elections

MCP EXPRESSES CONFIDENCE IN WINNING BY-ELECTIONS

By Chilenje Chilenje The Malawi Congress Party -MCP is optimistic it will sweep all the constituencies under contest in the forthcoming by-elections in Shire valley and other districts. The party’s National Deputy Director of Research, Illias Karim, was speaking on Tuesday in Nsanje central at a rally held in the area of Senior Chief Tengani […]Read More

WEAK FINANCIAL MUSCLE CASTS WOMEN OUT OF ACTIVE POLITICS

By Aamon Butao and  Vyalema Kaluluma Phiri  Lack of financial support has been pointed out as a major challenge affecting women participation in the forthcoming by-elections in March.  In an interview with Gender activist, Emma Kaliya decried lack of commitment from nongovernmental organizations.   “NGOs need to wake up and help women in by-elections and […]Read More

MEC READY TO HOLD BY-ELECTIONS COME MARCH

By Gerald  Musambazi Viyuyi Chairperson of the Malawi Electoral Commission says the body is prepared to hold by-elections, come 30th  March the in 9 constituencies and wards.  Addressing the media in Blantyre on Thursday, Justice Dr Chifundo Kachale said the commission in consultation with electoral stakeholders and the Presidential Task Force on Covid-19 received advised […]Read More

BY-ELECTION WINNERS TO BE ANNOUNCED ON WEDNESDAY

By Aamon Butao The Malawi Electoral Commission(MEC) says it is expected to announce winners of Tuesday’s By-elections by the close of business Wednesday.  MEC conducted the polls in Karonga Central, Lilongwe North-West and Makhuwira South Ward in Chikwawa district. Speaking to Timveni, MEC spokesperson Sangwani Mwafulirwa said once all results have reached the main tally […]Read More

DPP CALLS FOR PEACE IN THE FORTHCOMING BY-ELECTIONS

By Jordan Simeon Phiri The opposition Democratic Progressive Party (DPP) has called for peace ahead of, during, and after the November By-election in Karonga Central Constituency. Particularly, DPP National Director of Logistics Symon Vuwa Kaunda made mention of the important role youths have in the election. Speaking during a political rally at Chiwondo school ground […]Read More