MEC Opens Registration for By-elections
The Malawi Electoral Commission (MEC) has opened registration of voters and verification exercise for by-election for Lilongwe South Constituency and Matenje Ward By-elections.
MISA Obtains Injunction against Phone-Ins Ban
The Media Institute of Southern Africa (MISA) Malawi has obtained a court injunction restraining the Malawi Communications Regulatory Authority (MACRA) from implementing a ban on phone-in programmes until a judicial review of the decision is undertaken.
Police Condemned on BT Demos
Various quarters of the country have condemned action taken by Malawi police during a fight between anti-Jane Ansah protesters and purported supporters of Democratic Progressive Party.
CISONECC Charges Youth to Demand Climate Policies
Civil Society Network on Climate Change (CISONECC) has called on youth in the country to keep raising their voices innovatively for government and private sector to act on climate change.
Oil Company Spills Waste Into Communities
The risk of waterborne disease has engulfed an area on the outskirts of Malawi’s capital city Lilongwe city where a cooking oil manufacturing company is discharging greasy industrial waste into the territory of a community of an estimated 300 households.
From War to Woe; Life in Dzaleka Refugee Camp
Seventeen-year-old Chikumbutso was among a group of Congolese who fled from the war-torn Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) when he was only seven.
MISA Malawi Condemns Assault of Journalists by Protesters
Media Institute of Southern Africa (MISA) - Malawi has condemned physical and indecent assault of two journalists; Golden Matonga of Nation Publications Limited and Gladys Nthenda of kulinji.com by some demonstrators during protests organized by the Human Rights Defenders Coalition (HRDC) on Wednesday.
HRDC Banks Hope in Parliament
Human Rights Defenders Coalition has presented a petition to parliament in its ongoing attempt to have the Malawi Election Commission (MEC) resign or fired.
Mugabe Stood for Africa’s Independence – APM
President Peter Mutharika has described the late Robert Mugabe as a man who stood for independence of Africa; politically and economically.
HRDC Says Demos on 18 – 20 September
Human Rights Defenders Coalition (HRDC) on Wednesday told media in Lilongwe that fresh anti-Jane Ansah nationwide demonstrations will be held from 18 to 20 September, 2019.