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Ugandan Government Given Ultimatum to Address Petition against Closure of Churches

Sep 12, 2021

The Constitutional Court of Uganda has given President Yoweri Museveni-led government ten days to reply to a petition challenging the closure of places of worship as part of the COVID-19 restrictions

Lazarus Chakwera (centre) and Saulos Chilima (right) to face incumbent President Peter Mutharika (left) in fresh elections within 151 days.

Court in Malawi Cancels Presidential Election, Orders New Vote within 5 Months

Feb 4, 2020

A few days after the Catholic Bishops in the Southeastern Africa nation of Malawi appealed for “peace and order” ahead of the long-awaited judicial ruling, the constitutional court of the country has annulled the last May 21 Presidential election that saw President Peter Mutharika re-elected with a narrow margin, the judge citing widespread irregularities.