Injunction bid to stop Malawi fresh elections branded ‘fake news’

Minister of Tourism Symon Vuwa Kaunda has denied social media reports that he had gone to the High Court in Lilongwe to challenge the presidential election date.

Vuwa:  No one sought an injunction, DPP is ready for June 23  voting day

In an interview, Kaunda said the reports were concocted by opposition zealots who just wanted to confuse people due to their candidate’s impending loss at the ballot box.

Minister of Information Mark Botomani said the government respects the rule of law and would not challenge the court order that the election be held 150 days.

“There is nothing to fear, we are more than ready for the election,” said Botomani.

Presidential spokesperson Mgeme Kalilani said President Peter Mutharika is ready for the election on June 23 and would not want anyone to delay it.

Registrar of the High Court and Supreme Court Agnes Patemba said the courts do not have any application from anyone wishing to secure an injunction against the election.

It has emerged that there was no application at all for an injunction and the rumour spread on social media was work of propagandists.

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James Banda
James Banda
3 months ago

Its not fake news the truth is that ma Lawyers akukanilani just as they refused to represent you in the supreme court.

Chechamba
Chechamba
3 months ago

DPP IS HOPELESS, HELPLESS AND DESPERATE. DPP CAN DO ANYTHING JUST TO MAKE THE ELECTIONS FAIL.

Malawi belong to the citizens

Even mupange Mumakana Kut simunapange we know you DPP leaders, useless individuals.

Malawi belong to the citizens

Don’t worry God is watching Peter Munthalika’s moves very closely.Kudali Kamuzu Banda,kudali Bakili Muluzi and kudalinso Bingu wa Munthalika alikut pano.

mtete
mtete
3 months ago

No sane judge would issue such an injunction anyway

Truth
Truth
3 months ago

But the changes at the judiciary are bad and unconstitutional – the people who give justice must defend themselves if their rights are violated. Chief Justice Andrew Nyirenda please do that!!!

Nyirenda Tobious
Nyirenda Tobious
3 months ago
Reply to  Truth

I agree with you my fellow citizen, there is a very big foul-play on the sending of justice Andrew Nyirenda on this emergency leave…… something needs to be done here to stop this APM evil deed

mfumujay
mfumujay
3 months ago
Reply to  Truth

1001% Agreed – the CJ has rights too, damn it!!!!

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