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Malawi Electoral Commission (MEC) vindicated from forged deposit slips and Media rush accusations

KalongaMalawi media rushed to the presses to accuse MEC Chief executive of supporting the MCP based on fake deposit slips that they failed to verify.

In a statement signed by MEC chief elections officer, Willie Kalonga, the commission it has been availed with bank deposit slip that has been provided to the media indicating details that it was made by a MEC staff member into a bank account for a political party.

Malawi Electoral Commission (MEC) to hold national prayers for tripartite elections

National Prayer DayBLANTYRE (MaraPost)--With 26 days to go before the May 20 polls, the Malawi Electoral Commission (MEC) has organised national inter-denominational prayers for the first ever tripartite elections.

The prayers will be held on April 30 at the Chichiri International Conference Cenyre (Comesa Hall) under the theme "Free, Fair and Peaceful Elections: Is Anything Too Hard for the Lord (Genesis 18 vs 14A".

Malawi’s Karonga district floods kill girl, displace hundreds

Karonga in Malawi Blantyre, Malawi, April 22 (Maravipost) _ Heavy flooding have swept to death a four-year-old girl while destroying several houses and crop fields in the northern border district of Karonga.

 Karonga District Council Director of Planning Geoffrey Mkandawire said the flooding follows heavy rains that have been falling in the district since the weekend.

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Malawi Muslims Advocate Death Penalty

“Our stand as Muslims is that capital punishment should be enforced to ensure that this country is safe from criminals who are on the prowl,” Shareef.LILONGWE ― The Muslim community in Malawi have been calling for the re-activation of capital punishment in the country’s legal system as a deterrent to a rising wave of crime rate in the southern African nation.

“Ever since the adoption of the new political order in 1993, post - democratic governments in the country have not respected the constitution by not signing execution warrants for dangerous criminals who commit very serious crimes for fear of losing popularity,” Dr. Imran Shareef, Secretary General of the country’s supreme Muslim body, Ulama Council of Malawi told OnIslam.net.

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