Malawi Elections: Community cinemas to enhance voter turnout

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In a bid to encourage more young people and women to take part in the tripartite elections, the Centre for Development Communications (CDC) has intensified community cinema and dialogue activities in all the 193 constituencies of the country.

According to Phalombe district facilitator for CDC Andrew Banda, the cinema is aimed at helping electorate to vote properly and encourage many youths and women to cast their votes on May 21 polls.

“As CDC we are in all 193 constituencies conducting high speed voter mobilization exercise aimed at to vote properly to avoid null and void votes,” Banda said.

“We are also asking the youths and women to come out in large number to exercise their right through voting on May 21 elections”. Banda added.

According to a report for registered voters by MEC, 3.7 million are the youth, while 2.1 million are females and 1.6 million are male, representing 54 percent of the total registered voters.

CDC is conducting three mobilization exercises in every constituency of the country.




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