Lawyers for Malawi Congress Party leader Lazarus Chakwera the second petitioner in a case to nullify presidential results in the May 21 Tripartite Elections want President Peter Mutharika to appear before a five-judge panel of the High Court sitting as the Constitutional Court so that they can cross-examine him. Mutharika,the declared winner, is asking the court to dismiss the case.
Chakwera Ready to Give Testimony in Presidential Results Case
Nyasa Times, 12 August 2019
Malawi Congress Party (MCP) president Lazarus Chakwera has returned from the United States and faces a huge battle in court over the presidential election result case. Read more »
President Peter Mutharika (file photo).
Malawi Supreme Court to Rule On Appeal to Dismiss Presidential Elections Result Challenge
Malawi Supreme Court of Appeal will deliver its ruling on Thursday on an appeal by Malawi Electoral Commission (MEC) on High Court ruling in June dismissing an application to throw… Read more »
Kaphale Shreds Chilima's Elections Petition
Attorney General (AG) Kalekeni Kaphale on Monday afternoon in historic presidential elections nullification petition case, continued to cross-examine the country's immediate past… Read more »
MCP Lawyers Want to Grill President Mutharika in Malawi Election Case
Nyasa Times, 11 August 2019
Lawyers for Malawi Congress Party (MCP) president Lazarus Chakwera the second petitioner in a case to nullify presidential results in the May 21 Tripartite Elections want President… Read more »
Demos Speak Volumes About Malawi Broken System - Chinsinga
The recent post-election demonstrations have been described as a manifestation of a broken system which needs to be redressed for the country to retain trust of some Malawians who… Read more »
Don't Hold Malawi to Ransom, Ansah Please Go!
Nyasa Times, 10 August 2019
Jane Ansah must resign. This has been the war cry of Human Rights Defenders Coalition (HRDC) for the past two months. Read more »
Malawi's Constitutional Court has begun hearing an opposition application to overturn the results of the country's presidential election held nearly three months ago. The hearing ... Read more »
Opposition Party leader Saulos Chilima has said while he condemns acts of violence and looting, "no state institution should be used to muzzle a very clear and unequivocal call of ... Read more »
The Malawi Congress Party President Lazarus Chakwera, has described the torching of his southern regional headquarters in Blantyre as "a clear cowardly act". His party has been ... Read more »
The Democratic Progressive Party's Vice President, Kondwani Nankhumwa, has said Malawi's political differences should be settled through peaceful means. He said he was ready to ... Read more »
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