Source:Government of the Republic of Malawi (Lilongwe)
Posted: Monday, May 19, 2014 Updated: Wednesday, May 15, 2019
Malawi's Secretary to the Minister of Local Government and Rural Development, Kester Kaphaizi, has announced that the government of Malawi had not declared Tuesday, May 20, 2014, as another one-off non-working public holiday in Malawi, despite it being Election Day.
Five years ago (2009-05-17), Malawi's then Minister of Local Government and Rural Development, Patrick Kabambe, had announced that the government of Malawi had declared Tuesday, May 19, 2009, a public holiday on the occasion of that year's Parliamentary and Presidential Elections.
At the time, the Minister had point out that May 19 would only be a public holiday this year, on account of the elections, after earlier being forced to deny earlier rumours that May 18 would be declared a public holiday (2009-05-17).
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