Ansah still in charge of Malawi elections,  issues stern warning

Embattled Malawi Electoral Commission (MEC) chairperson Jane Ansah  co tinues to take charge of the electoral body despite  calls for her to resign for allegedly compromising herself and mismanaging the May 21 Tripartite Elections  and has since warned against violence ahead of by-elections in Lilongwe South Constituency and Liwawadzi ward in Balaka District on January 30 and March 5, 2020 respectively.

Ansah accompanied by commissioner Jean Mathanga: Warns against violence

Ansah, a judge of the Malawi Supreme Court of Appeal, rejected any calls for her to resign on principle, saying she will wait for the court’s judgement on the matter to decide whether to call it quits.

The Constitutional Court  are expected this month end  to determine the case in which Malawi Congress Party (MCP) president Lazarus Chakwera and UTM Party’s Saulos Chilima are disputing the President Peter Mutharika re-election in May 2019 polls.

High Court of Malawi judges Healey Potani, Ivy Kamanga, Dingiswayo Madise, Redson Kapindu and Mike Tembo make up the five-judge Constitutional Court panel who heard the case and will deliver the judgement.

Ansah  has defiantly proved that she is personally alright and leading a normal life,  take charge of the Lilongwe South Constituency by-election originally scheduled for November 5 2019  but postponed due to volatile political environment in the aftermath of the May 21 Tripartite Elections and complaints lodged by stakeholders, including  Democratic Progressive Party (DPP)  candidate for the constituency, Frank Mazizi.

The MEC chairperson  said the resumption of the electoral process follows an assurance from chiefs and other stakeholders that the elections would be peaceful.

“The commission met all stakeholders through the Centre for Multiparty Democracy. Everyone expressed concern and deep regret with the violence that marred the process. They all assured the commission that they will engage their subjects on the need to maintain law, peace and order during elections,” she said on Monday.

She issued  a stern warning that the commission will not tolerate any acts that will jeopardise the process of holding a free, fair credible and peaceful election.

“Anyone found engaging in such acts will be barred from participating in the electoral process,” said Ansah.

She said official campaign period for the Lilongwe South by-election will close on January 28 whereas results of the elections are expected to be announced on January 31.

The by-election in Liwawadzi Ward, on the other hand, follows the death of Democratic Progressive Party (DPP) councillor, Thomson Thomas Bwanali on October 25 last year.

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mpanda
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mpanda

Jane ansah am waiting for you here for elections wlcm mai madando pa easy

LGBT PROPER GANDA
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LGBT PROPER GANDA

Atumiki asatana mukuajowa bwa NTAMBO,TRAPENCE,MUTHARIKA,komanso enawo MUSAMAKHALE MUKUPUSSA PADZIKO

Tobby
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Tobby

Jane Ansa is the only name that has represented the real face of the devil…
Malawians didn’t know who devil was until they started hearing this Ansa thing in their ears…

Am afraid the rath of God may befall on our land if we allow the works of the devil in the name of this bitch woman called Jane to succeed

Razor chakwera
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Same your mother was bitch think before you say something

Noxy
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When you are focused and know exactly what you are doing and when The Good Lord is on your side, no one including the Mtambos and Trapences can distract you.So it be Dr Jane Ansah SC Supreme Court Judge Justice of Appeal.

Mandado@147
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Then why trying to bribe the courts if the Good Lord is on her side? Hope he punishes all the evil doers real soon and those using his name in vein!

ANA ACHEPA
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ANA ACHEPA

incharge wa dpp yes

CheChamba
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CheChamba

Stupid Supreme Court Judge, now issuing statements while in hiding outside the Country. What type of supreme court judge is she who could rush announcing presidential elections results under pressure from Peter Muthalika and DPP when knowing pretty well that 147 madandos remained unresolved and lying to the public in the process??? What type of Supreme Court Judge is she who could not make herself and fellow Commissioners to the Constitutional Court hearing to present evidence that elections were managed in accordance with the Constitution and other relevant laws???For those who have short memories, the High Court Judge, Sylvester Kalembera… Read more »

Razor chakwera
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Sorry man… We have heard your cry

Ndendeuli
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Ndendeuli

This just proves that Mtambo and his HRDC and their marches are useless!

mpanda
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mpanda

We’re waiting for you mec come preside us here in lilongwe lol jane ansah and not forgetting to bring with the correction fluid # tippex as the laws of election leads

MATAKO
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MATAKO

This corrupt woman is not fit to head MEC. She is not only corrupt to the core but also incompetent in the way she thinks she can run elections. She got paid to put her former lover Mutharika and after the court case it is my hope that there will be a thorough investigation and that this greedy woman will be thrown in jail and all her assets ceased. I personally think what she deserves is a bullet in her empty head. She must be dealt with to the fullest extent of the law together with her cohort prince of… Read more »

Razor chakwera
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Sorry man.. We have heard your cry

Nematodes
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I thought …….still thinking