Peter Mutharika

Malawi court rejects president’s appeal

The Constitutional Court also found that less than a third of the results from the more than 5000 polling stations had been certified by the auditors by the time Ansah declared Peter Mutharika winner of the presidential race

Covering Malawi’s political crisis

The past eight months were perhaps the most strange and unsettling in the country’s modern history. Reporting on it was tough, but I persevered— and so does Malawi

Mutharika to appeal overturning of Malawi poll win

Mgeme Kalilani, the president's spokesperson, described the ruling as "a serious miscarriage of justice and an attack on the foundations of the country’s democracy..."

In historic decision, Malawi annuls presidential election

Top court says that electoral irregularities were ‘widespread, systematic and grave’

Malawi in turmoil as judgment day looms

Widespread and increasingly violent protests have left the government in limbo

Fresh protests over disputed elections in Malawi

About 3 500 marchers headed towards Parliament where a two-day vigil is planned against the result of the May 21 presidential vote

Malawi’s Mutharika re-elected amid vote-rigging claims

The final count of last week's vote was released after a court battle

Malawi court suspends release of vote results over ‘irregularities’

The main opposition party had on Saturday obtained an injunction from the court barring the electoral commission from releasing the results

Malawi is at a crossroads. It needs change

Malawi’s vice-president makes his case ahead of the presidential election

Renegade Malawian vice-president guns for top job

The country's VP threw his hat in the ring for the 2019 presidential elections

Vigilante vampire slayers haunt Malawi

Malawi is haunted by vigilante vampire slayers. Malawi's Nyasa Times noted that at least eight bloodsuckers have been killed since September.

Are Southern Africa’s human rights commissions equipped to protect queer rights?

Malawi and Zimbabwe’s human rights commissions do not seem up to the task of defending LGBTI people. Others, like Namibia, are

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Tshwane water woes in court again

The municipality has been accused of deliberately derailing the contract to sort out toxic water crisis in Hammanskraal

Life in lockdown: Behind closed doors keeping out the coronavirus

South African students in China are staying behind closed doors due to the coronavirus outbreak

Apartheid criminals still at large

Corporations and banks that aided the apartheid regime have not been brought to book, so they continue to act with impunity

Press Releases

Response to the report of the independent assessors

VUT welcomes the publishing of the report of the independent assessors to investigate concerns of poor governance, leadership, management, corruption and fraud at the university.

NWU student receives international award

Carol-Mari Schulz received the Bachelor of Health Sciences in Occupational Hygiene Top Achiever Award.

Academic programme resumes at all campuses

Lectures, practicals, seminars and tutorials will all resume today as per specific academic timetables.

Strategic social investments are a catalyst for social progress

Barloworld Mbewu enables beneficiaries to move away from dependence on grant funding

We all have a part to play to make South Africa work

Powering societal progress demands partnerships between all stakeholders

So you want to be a social entrepreneur?

Do the research first; it will save money and time later

Social entrepreneurship means business

Enterprises with a cause at their core might be exactly what our economy desperately needs

Looking inwards

Businesses are finding tangible ways to give back – but only because consumers demand it