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Muslim Supreme Council asks Malawians to support winner of May 20 Polls

Muslim Supreme Council of Malawi has asked Malawians to leave their political interests aside and support the winner of the May 20 polls. According to the statement released by the council signed by Imran Katona, Secretary General for the organisation, people should accept the will of the people and let Malawi Electoral Commission do its job. “Malawi is a peaceful …

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Malawi 2014 Elections: a Missed Opportunity for Muslims

On May 20 this year, Malawians went into the polls to elect their president, member of parliament and a councillor. Unlike other past elections, this year’s elections have really been a “game changer.” Like citizens of this country, Muslims too, took part in the elections which though have been marred by several challenges. To the dismay, Muslims’ preferred candidates didn’t …

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MEC Calls for Vote Recount

  Malawi Electoral Commission yesterday announced that it plans to recount the votes in the 30 days. Commissioner Reverend Chimkwita Phiri told reporters in Blantyre that this is following anomalies that have marred the elections. Reverend Chikwita said the commission discovered serious irregulaties enough to warrant vote recount. Among other irregulaties, Chimkwita said in about 19 polling centres, a number …

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Full Proclamation Notice by President Dr Joyce Banda on Nullification of Tripartite Elections

  IN THE MATTER OF THE 2014 TRIPARTITE ELECTIONS PROCLAMATION WHEREAS it has come to my attention that there have been several fraudulent and rampant irregularities in relation to the 2014 Tripartite Elections for the election of President, Members of Parliament and Councilors; AND WHEREAS it is in the public interest that all ongoing processes in the relation to the …

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Court Stops Presidential Decree Nullifying General Elections

The High court has suspended President Banda’s decree nullifying the general elections and has told the Malawi Electoral Commission to continue with its duties of counting the votes and announcing the winners of 2014 elections. Lawyers Kalekeni Kaphale, Noel Chalamanda, Patrick Mpaka representing DPP, Malawi Electoral Commission, Malawi Law Society managed to get two orders (1) a stay order stopping …

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