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Re: Well, there it is

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  • kym walther
    Here, Here! I agree 100%... Thanks Christine!!!!
    Message 1 of 3 , Jun 27, 1999
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      Here, Here!
      I agree 100%... Thanks Christine!!!!



      >From: "Weber" <weber@...>
      >Reply-To: ujeni@onelist.com
      >To: <ujeni@onelist.com>
      >Subject: Re: [ujeni] Well, there it is
      >Date: Fri, 18 Jun 1999 07:18:25 -0700
      >
      >From: "Weber" <weber@...>
      >
      >Thanks Christine for making it so easy to stay abreast of the elections.
      >It's been fun. By all means, if things get unruly, keep the info coming.
      >.
      >We're always interested in Malawi news so don't stop with other ineresting
      >stuff. We've really enjoyed and appreciated your efforts Cathy
      >and
      >Don,too
      >
      >-----Original Message-----
      >From: Christine Chumbler <cchumble@...>
      >To: ujeni@onelist.com <ujeni@onelist.com>
      >Date: Friday, June 18, 1999 6:41 AM
      >Subject: [ujeni] Well, there it is
      >
      >
      > >From: "Christine Chumbler" <cchumble@...>
      > >
      > >Victory for Muluzi
      > >
      > > President Muluzi: A second term beckons
      > >
      > > Bakili Muluzi has been re-elected president of Malawi
      > > according to unofficial results from Tuesday's general
      > > elections.
      > >
      > > Malawi state radio said that results from all 26 of the
      > > country's districts indicated that Dr Muluzi polled about
      > > 2.5 million votes with his nearest rival, Gwanda
      > > Chakuamba, half a million votes behind.
      > >
      > > The radio said that in the parliamentary poll, Dr Muluzi's
      > > United Democratic Front (UDF) had won 94 seats - four
      > > short of a majority in the 193 seat chamber.
      > >
      > > Mr Chakuamba's Malawi Congress Party (MCP) took 63
      > > seats, and his opposition partners, the Alliance for
      > > Democracy (Aford) took 31.
      > >
      > > Independents won 4 seats and a by-election is to be
      > > held in one other constituency.
      > >
      > > Final official results are expected to be announced by
      > > the electoral commission within the next few hours.
      > >
      > > Injunction sought
      > >
      > >
      > > Mr Chakuamba on Thursday
      > > applied to the high court for
      > > an injunction to stop the
      > > electoral commission
      > > announcing the results.
      > >
      > > The application cited
      > > irregularities in the electoral
      > > process, including failure to
      > > register more than 160,000
      > > eligible voters in the centre
      > > and north of the country due
      > > to logistical problems.
      > >
      > > Observers say the voting has been been heavily based
      > > on regional loyalties - as is normal in Malawian politics.
      > >
      > > The north of the country stayed loyal to Aford, the centre
      > > to the MCP and the densely populated south to the
      > > UDF.
      > >
      > >This should be it for election news, unless, of course, the opposition
      >gets
      >unruly.
      > >
      > >
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