Joyce Banda hopeful for a better Malawi: Fresh electoral process credible

Malawi former president Joyce Banda has expressed satisfaction with the electoral process as Malawians are voting to elect the country’s President for the next five years in a court-ordered fresh presidential election.

Joyce Banda marking her ballot
Joyce Banda casts her ballot in fresh presidential election

Some 6.8-million Malawians from a population of 18-million are registered to cast their votes between 6am and 6pm at polling stations across the country.

Speaking when she  casted her vote at Malemia primary school in Traditional Authority Malemia in Zomba district, Banda said she expects a better Malawi after the vote.

“It is my sincere hope that all Malawians will do the same and also will maintain peace and order,” said the former leader.

The main contendors  in Tuesday’s elections are Malawi Congress Party (MCP) president Lazarus Chakwera alongside Saulos Chilima; President Peter Mutharika alongside Atupele Muluzi and Peter Kuwani of Mbakuwaku Movement for Development (MMD) and whose running mate is MacLeonard Kalawang’oma.

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Said sayid
Said sayid
8 months ago

From now onwards, every election will be followed by intensive demonstrations

8 months ago
Reply to  Said sayid

You lie Sir. This is what everyone was saying just before concourt ruling The security forces were put on high alert. When judgement produced justice for Malawi it was all quite on the demo front. The same applies to the elections. When the will of the people prevails there want be any need for demonstrating

Malisache pa Kwawo
Malisache pa Kwawo
8 months ago
Reply to  Said sayid

No need, the demonstrations will not be necessary if the election are free fair and credible, people will demonstrate if they believe their fundamental right to choose a legitimate leader has been violated as it happened in 2019…….. its that simple !!!!! this is a New Malawi, A NEW Dawn

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