EU lauds Malawi’s elections


Hundreds of residents from the Ndirande township queue to vote on May 21, 2014, in Blantyre, Malawi, as election procedures are repeated after polling was disrupted the day before.

The EU observers assessed the overall conduct of voting as being good or very good

The European Union Election Observation Mission (EU-EOM) to Malawi on Thursday commended Malawi for holding peaceful elections despite organizational challenges.

In its preliminary assessment of the Tuesday tripartite elections, the EU noted that the elections were largely held in a calm and peaceful environment and commended the Malawi Electoral Commission (MEC) for a good job.

"Despite the weaknesses in the election administration's structural capacity and the resulting organizational sh...

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