Malawi voter registration kit found in Mozambique

A biometric machine being used in the ongoing voter registration exercise for the May 21 2019 elections has been found on a train coming from Mozambique, Malawi police spokesman has confimed.

Registration kit

According to police spokesman James Kadadzera, Malawi Electoral Commission  (MEC) reported to law enforcers that the biometric voter registration his kat been found on a train coming from Mozambique. The train belongs to Vale Logistics.

“We are investigating the matter. We want to establish what really happened” he said.

The kit comprises a laptop, which stores a voter data, a finger print scanner  and a camera.

Spokesman for the electoral body, Sangwani Mwafulirwa said the kit went missing in transit from Lilongwe to Mwanza.

He said MEC were “surprised” to be informed that the kit had been found in Mozabique on a train.

However, he assured that no important data was lost

Opposition Malawi Congress Party  (MCP) and People’s Party (PP) said the development confirms their fears of possible rigging of votes next year.

MCP director of strategy Ken Zikhale N’goma and PP’s Ibrahim Matola asked police toinvestigate thoroughly on the matter.

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Sucks
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Sucks

Seriously???? How can MEC be so negligent abale inu?? This is just unbelievable! All MEC officers including Jane Ansah must be FIRED WITH IMMEDIATE EFFECT! This is serious ! Voter registration must be revisited if the election is going to be credible! Oh Malawi my Malawi!

Malema
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Malema

The whole election process has been jeopardized by MEC ‘s recklessness . Voter registration is no longer credible. All MEC officers must fired, Jane Ansah la 40 lakwana!

Taogolo Lange
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Taogolo Lange

What the hell ! this is unbelievable, Jane Ansah has a lot of explanation to do! This is a scandalous, she needs to be fired with immediate effect including everyone who works for MEC………..dissolve MEC , appoint new CREDIBLE office bearers and voter registration should start all over again

Maliseche
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Maliseche

Jane Ansah and ALL MEC officers must be fired, dissolve MEC, voter registration must be halted because it has been seriously compromised there is no way voter registration can continue!!!!! We need a new MEC and voter registration must start all over again if the election is to be credible.

Hama
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Hama

Did MEC report to police about the missing machine? When? And the machine found in transit to Malawi eeeeesh already used. Lets start all over voter registration. All MEC commissioner must step down.

SITTING ON A MIRACLE / BREAK THROUGH
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SITTING ON A MIRACLE / BREAK THROUGH

ANY DOUBT SURROUNDING THE MACHINE HAS /NEEDS TO BE CLEARED/RECTIFIED NOW BEFORE MAY ELECTIONS –WE WILL NOT ENTERTAIN ANY STUPID GRIEVANCES AFTER ELECTIONS WHICH MAY CAUSE UNNECESSARY PROTESTS OR EVEN DEATH’S TO INNOCENT SOULS — WE LOVE MOTHER MALAWI —WE LOVE EVERY SOUL — GOD BLESS EVERY ONE !!!!

Andrew
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Andrew

Kudziwa wakuba apa nzosavuta, ngati ali SKC nkhani iyi ipitirira koma ngati ali ***ithera m’madzira momwemo 🏌️‍♂️🏌️‍♂️🏌️‍♂️

Telon
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Malawians please remember that every time Jane Ansah had press briefing she has been telling us that the figures recorded were not final. Especially those from the Lomwe Belt. She knew in advance that additional figures will be coming later from somwhere, where only herself know.

Akubatoto
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Akubatoto

Gross incompetence, and serious mismanagement by Jane Ansah and her MEC officers, they all need to resign and voter registration should be nullified and voided

Ndatopa
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Ndatopa

Jane Ansah and all MEC officers should be locked up until we get to the bottom of this . They have demonstrated gross incompetence and serious negligence Voter registration exercise has been seriously compromised and should be declared null and void. There is too much at stake ! How can this even happen The whole process should be scrutinized meticulously by an independent entty before voter registration can start all over againI think the election date should be extended if it is going to be legit. This is as serious as it gets! We can’t just sit and look the… Read more »

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