November 5th, 2013

Malawi’s Electoral Commission (MEC) to organise first ever presidential debate in the country

Posted on 05 Nov 2013 at 1:12am

Malawi’s Electoral Commission (MEC) has established a task force to organize the country’s first ever presidential debate in the run up to general elections on May 20, according to Sangwani Mwafulirwa, the electoral body’s director for media affairs.

Mwafulirwa said the group aims “to create a platform where we can give a chance to the electorate to compare views and policies which the presidential candidates have on various issues affecting the country.”  “We also aim at providing an opportunity for all the presidential candidates articulate what they have to the nation…