Malawi to use National IDs in 2019 elections

The Malawi Electoral Commission chairperson, Dr. Justice Jane Ansah, said the MEC is considering the National Identity Card to be used in identifying people during registration and polling day, saying her institution will work with the National Registration Bureau (NRB) to foster registration of eligible voters. “The Commission has engaged Ministry of Justice and Constitutional Affairs […]

Malawi: connecting national ID to voter registration

Registration of voters will be easy and faster for those with national IDs as it will just involve establishing if the holder is the right owner of the card and then scanning the card on the registration machine to capture the details of the registrant. As explained before, the MEC will conduct voter registration despite the […]

OpenLMIS Streamlines Reporting and Reduces Stockout Risk in Malawi 

On August 17, the USAID Global Health Supply Chain Program-Procurement and Supply Management (GHSC-PSM) project rolled out OpenLMIS 3.0, a new web-based application replacing the increasingly cumbersome legacy database system, Supply Chain Manager (SCMgr). OpenLMIS simplifies and expedites the process for health facilities and service providers to report on health commodities in stock and in […]

Cost of Malawi National Id Mass Registration

The mass registration exercise shall be undertaken as a Project Unit coordinated by the United Development Programme (UNDP). The government of Malawi and Development Partners such as DFID, European Union, Ireland, Norway, United States of America and UNDP agreed to fund the project at 40 and 60 percent respectively via a UNDP Basket Fund mechanism. The […]

Malawi: 9 million registered with national IDs

President Professor Arthur Peter Mutharika announced Thursday that over 9 million Malawians have registered during the national identity registration exercises which took place from May to October this year. Speaking during the official announcement of mass registration statistics and handing over of registration campaign and operations to the Malawi Government at the Kamuzu Palace in […]

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