Malawi dissolves parliament for May 21 watershed election: Bye, bye MPs

Malawi’s parliament  has been dissolved constitutionally , enabling campaigning to get under way for the May 21 presidential, parliamentary and local assemblies election.

 Speaker Richard Msowoya not coming back to the House as he is not contesting 

The local government authorities also stand dissolved.

The dissolution of Parliament is in  line with the Constitution of Malawi as stipulated in Section 67 (2)which states  that “The National Assembly shall stand dissolved the 20th of March in the fifth year after its election, and the polling day for the general elections for the next National Assembly shall be the Tuesday in the third week of May that year.”

Seven candidates including State Vice President Saulos Chilima and Minister of Health Atupele Muluzi  are running against President Peter Mutharika in the presidential race in which another main rival Lazarous Chakwera of the main opposition Malawi Congress Party is also boosted with an electoral alliance with former President Joyce Banda and her People’s Party (PP).

The political temperature in the country is intense ahead of the election as parties are into full gear campaigning.

Talking to the ordinary man and woman in the street, it is clear Malawians are anxiously waiting for the opportunity to exercise their franchise in the upcoming election.

The electoral body has a herculean task to ensure a credible outcome of the polls.

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BigMan
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BigMan

Msowoya, strange fellow.

Maunits
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Maunits

Yes the game is between Dpp+Depeco and MCP+PP+Feedom party. I don’t see dpp surviving here never.

THIRD EYE
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A COMBINING OF NYUSESI KIKIKIKIKI

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