APM and Running Mate
Arthur Peter Mutharika has chosen Minister of Civic Education, Culture and Community Development, Everton Chimulirenji,

MEC Chairperson, Justice Jane Ansah, SC, announced Friday that MEC had finished receiving nominations from candidates and that by the end of the day, the following candidates’ forms had been received for further scrutiny.


  1. Dr Lazarus Chakwera – Malawi Congress Party
  2. Peter DSD Kuwani- Mbakuwaku Movement for Development
  3. Professor John Chisi – Umodzi Party
  4. Dr Joyce Banda – People’s Party
  5. Dr Saulos Klaus Chilima – UTM
  6. Atupele Muluzi – United Democratic Front
  7. Cassim Chilumpha – Tikonze People’s Movement
  8. Reverend Kaliya – Independent
  9. Loudon Malingamoyo Phiri – National Salvation Front
  10. Prof. Arthur Peter Mutharika – Current President DPP
Sidik Mia and Chakwera
MCP President Lazarous Chakwera with his Vice President during the Convention in Lilongwe – Pic by Abel Ikilon

Justice Jane Ansah said in summary 25 nomination forms were collected. Ten nomination forms have been submitted to the commission; three were differed and candidates were asked to correct them before 4pm Friday.


MEC will announce within seven days the final list after scrutinizing the submissions.


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