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Malawi president fires Attorney General

Lilongwe, Malawi | Xinhua | Malawi President Lazarus Chakwera has fired the country’s Attorney General (AG), Chikosa Silungwe, local media reported Wednesday. No reason has been given for the development but the country’s online media outlet, the Nation Publications Limited (NPL) and other local outlets said both the Office of the …

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WHO testing Malaria vaccine in Kenya

WHO says 650,000 children in 3 African countries get malaria vaccine Nairobi, Kenya | XINHUA | More than 650,000 children in Ghana, Kenya and Malawi have received the malaria vaccine in the last two years since its launch, the World Health Organization (WHO) said on Tuesday ahead of World Malaria …

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Malawi’s Chakwera sworn in

  Lilongwe, Malawi | THE INDEPENDENT & XINHUA | Malawi’s new President Lazaurs Chakwera has promised a new beginging for his country, as he was sworn in Sunday by Chief Justice Andrew Nyirenda SC. “I know there many of you who didn’t vote me and the prospect of my presidency gives …

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Malawians to cast vote in fresh presidential poll Tuesday

    LILONGWE, Malawi | XINHUA | Thirteen months after Malawi held tripartite elections in May 2019, the country is going to conduct fresh presidential election Tuesday, June 23. This follows the monumental Feb. 3 court ruling which annulled the May 2019 presidential poll after a lengthy legal battle in …

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Malawi president lashes out against poll nullification

Blantyre, Malawi | AFP | President Peter Mutharika has accused Malawi’s judiciary of agitating for regime change after the courts nullified last year’s presidential vote and ordered fresh elections by July 3. Malawi’s top court rejected Mutharika’s bid to overturn the landmark ruling quashing his controversial re-election, paving the way for a re-run, scheduled for …

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Malawi could bring forward vote re-run by a week

Blantyre, Malawi | AFP | Malawi’s presidential election re-run could be brought forward by a week to comply with a court order that a new leader be declared within 150 days of a ruling that quashed last year’s polls, the electoral commission has said. The Malawi Electoral Commission (MEC) had set July 2 for a …

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