Malawi’s Concourt Judges win Chatham House Prize 2020

BLANTYRE-(MaraviPost)-Malawi’s Constitutional Court judges have won the Chatham House award.

In a letter made available to Maravi Post judge Healey Potani president of the High Court has been congratulated on the accolade.

The prize is in recognition of the February 3, 2020 ruling that nullified the may 2019 presidential election.

“Our members recognised you for upholding the independence of the judiciary in your historic February 2020 rulling on Malawis election,”reads part of the letter.

Chatham House members nominated the Malawi’s five Concourt judges because of the bravery that was shown in protecting constitutional process which made strong impression on research programs.

The five judges include Justice Ivy Kamanga,Mike Tembo, Dingiswayo Madise, Healey Potani and Reason Kapindu.

The Chatham House is a leading centre for research and analysis of international affairs.

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