ConCourt adjourns to Sept 3 case challenging Malawi presidential election results

Hearing of  a case revolving around the country’s controversial May presidential elections has  been adjourned to September 3 by Malawi’s Constitutional Court.

One of MEC lawyers Tamanda Chokhotho leaving the court

Justice Healy  Potani  on behalf of the he five-judge panel  which includes  Ivy Kamanga, Mike Tembo, Dingiswayo Madise and Redson Kpaindu said when thecourt resumes on September 3 it will  run for 9 days  in that phase.

He said the first phase was expcted to run for 12 days but had only had  11 days because it adjouned on one day when it allowed Supreme Court of Malawi to rule on an appeal to dismiss the matter.

The case adjourned when one of the key witnesses for the first petitioner in the ongoing elections case, Miriam Gwalidi, wa sbeing cross examined by Attorney General Kalekeni Kaphal, who is representing Malawi Electoral Commission (MEC) in the cas.

Gwalidi has  told the Constitutional Court that she found an official from  MEC and Democratic Progressive Party (DPP) monitors altering results at a polling centre in Ndirande, Blantyre.

UTM party president  Saulos Chilima and Malawi Congress Party (MCP) president Lazarus Chakwera are challenging the outcome of the May 21 polls in which President Peter Mutharika was declared winner thereby securing another five-year term for his Democratic Progressive Party (DPP).

Chilima and Chakwera are seeking the nullifaction of the presidential results, aguing the poll was marred by irregularities.

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BIG P
BIG P
1 year ago

I don’t think so that at acourt you can get a time for kulalata

Justice Usiwa
Justice Usiwa
1 year ago

Con court you have put Malawi at stand still .Please bring judgement only.Not these nonsenses in court just base your evaluations on AUDIT REPORT

Ankolo
1 year ago

Gwalidu, gwalidi, how many times have I called you? Please zitaye..ukulankhula zosemphana. Umutchukitsa kaphale, a UTM just want to f*** k you later. That’s all.

Justice Usiwa
Justice Usiwa
1 year ago

Jane and Peter definitely will be jailed.Akuopa kumangidwa

ananveruwa
ananveruwa
1 year ago

Kunena zoona Gwalid ndi more ndipo amatha alibe mantha akuyankha mafunso accordingly ndipo SKC akuchepa amalenga ndinfana koma naga mayi uyu ndati uyu gwalidi uyu eeeeee a DPP fe tayaluka naye apa taluza basi apapa iiiiiiii bola asasowetu Mulongoyu miyendo yakeso yabwino kobasi

CHAO CHAKE
CHAO CHAKE
1 year ago

BOLA MAYIWA TISAMVE KUTI AFA MWAZIZI MONGA NGATI BULEYA NDI UJA NASITHA DZINA LA DR CHILIMA KUPITA KU LIKOMA KUCHOKA KU LILONGWE

TOSH
1 year ago

CONGRATS GWALIDI, THOUGH COURT CAN ADJOURN THE CASE DPP AND MEC CANT WIN THIS CASE THOUGH THEY CAN TRY ANY MEANS

Charie
Charie
1 year ago

So where is your utm monitor to explain this shit,mumangova kut anthu amawina mulandu etiii? koma milandu yake si iyi .

Josi
Josi
1 year ago

Mayi gwalidi mutu mwawo muli ziphala zokha zokha. I wonder where UTM recruited her

wakikiki
wakikiki
1 year ago
Reply to  Josi

cadet suzatheka koma wasala ndi masiku ochepa kwambiri,

Kaitano
Kaitano
1 year ago
Reply to  Josi

Why you think so? Is it because she is saying what she saw?

FOOLISH ANSWERS ARE ANSWERS 2
Reply to  Josi

USELESS FOOL JOSI —

mole
mole
1 year ago
Reply to  Josi

She is intelligent.

Kalumadazi
1 year ago
Reply to  Josi

Ndipo phala lake laku boarding school losaphya kapena lophyelera..all she has is miseche no facts! Kungodziwa kulalata basi akukamba zosamveka.

Sam
Sam
1 year ago
Reply to  Kalumadazi

I don’t think you can do better than her

Galumtsukwa
Galumtsukwa
1 year ago

3 September? To give more time to Kaphale to regroup or what? Why not finish with this witness then take a break? This is very unfair.

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