Malawi puts chief justice on leave before election rerun ordered by courts
Andrew Nyirenda led court that annulled President Peter Mutharika’s victory last year
Malawi’s government has placed Chief Justice Andrew Nyirenda on leave weeks before an election re-run ordered by the courts.
Nyirenda led the court that annulled President Peter Mutharika’s election victory last year and ordered a rerun. The new election is scheduled for June 23. The order has been challenged in court and will now be taken under judicial review. It won’t be enforced until a ruling is made...