President Peter Mutharika has sucked former Zimbabwe police Commissioner-General Augustine Chihuri into a sensational rigging plot, while another report asks why the government has given pay increases to thousands of public workers in the run-up to the tight election...
Mass Promotions Spark Raised Eyebrows Before Elections
African Arguments, 20 May 2019
Civil society and opposition groups question why the government gave pay raises to thousands of public workers in the run-up to the tight election. Read more »
Polling agents in Blantyre (file photo).
Opposition Wants Zimbabwe Ex-Police Boss's Deported
New Zimbabwe, 19 May 2019
SELF-EXILED former Zimbabwe police Commissioner-General Augustine Chihuri has been sucked into a sensational Malawi rigging plot by incumbent President Bingu wa Mutharika who is… Read more »
Rights Defenders Ask MEC to Be 'Proactive' On Heightening Rigging Claims
Nyasa Times, 19 May 2019
The Human Rights Defenders Coalition (HRDC) has expressed dissatisfaction at the rate rumors of elections rigging are thriving in the country ahead of the Tuesday watershed polls,… Read more »
Malawi's Election Is Impossible to Call
ISS, 20 May 2019
In the last months of former president Bingu wa Mutharika's rule, his relations with his vice-president soured to such a degree that Joyce Banda formed her own political party and… Read more »
On 21 May, Malawi goes to the polls to vote for the president, members of parliament and local councillors in what could be the most tightly-contested elections yet. There are ... Read more »
"In 2014 I survived five assassination of attempts, and my predecessor [Joyce Banda ] tried to cling over to power but I ensured peace," Malawi President Peter Mutharika has said ... Read more »
Both the Democratic Progressive Party torchbearer President Peter Mutharika and United Transformation Movement's Saulos Chilima have claimed that some people want to rig the May 21 ... Read more »
Mary Chilima, wife of vice-president and presidential hopeful Saulos Chilima, has released a rap song in a bid to campaign for her husband in the forthcoming elections. Read more »
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