• PAC, Cdedi slam Malawi govt over new Covid-19 protocols

    Two influential democracy defender organisations have sprung up to slam the government over the announced  decision to close the country’s borders for 14 days and restrict public gatherings to 100 people following a new surge in cases of the coronavirus. Quasi-religious body, the Public Affairs Committee  (PAC) has faulted the Tonse Alliance administration for failing

    December 23, 2020
  • CCJP, PAC want MEC to disqualify candidates who sponsor violence

    The consortium of the Catholic Commission for Justice and Peace (CCJP) and Public Affairs Committee (PAC) has challenged the Malawi Electoral Commission (MEC) to go beyond merely warning the candidates and political parties of stiff punishment for inciting violence and start disqualifying the sponsors of the vice. Speaking during a news conference held at the

    November 9, 2020
  • PAC tips Tonse government on proposed Peace Commission Bill

    The quasi-religious grouping, Public Affairs Committee (PAC) has asked government to ensure that there is support and political will if the proposed National Peace Commission Bill is to be successful in achieving sustainable peace and unity in the country. PAC Chairperson, Monsignor Patrick Thawale made the call on Monday in Lilongwe as the country commemorated

    September 24, 2020
  • Chakwera grant an audience to PAC

    President Lazarus Chakwera  has granted an audience with the leadership of  Public Affairs Committee (PAC)  this Thursday at Kamuzu Palace in Lilongwe, State House has confirmed. State House director of communication and presidential executive assistant,  Sean Kampondeni said: “Yes, I can confirm that the President has indeed granted an audience to PAC tomorrow in Lilongwe.”

    August 6, 2020
  • Accept election results, time for Malawi to move on — PAC

    Public Affairs Committee (PAC), a quasi-religious body formed in 1992 during the country’s political transition from one-party to multiparty democracy, has  appealed to the contesters the court-ordered June 23 fresh presidential election that they should accept the results even if they will no go their way. “No presidential candidate should be bent on causing anarchy

    June 22, 2020