History Of Malawi

Month: December 2019

The April 1964 Elections in Nyasaland Amidst Terror, Violence, and Intimidation Against Opposition and Other Critical Thinkers.

The General elections were due to be held for the Legislative Council in Nyasaland on 28 April 1964. These would have been the first in the country under universal suffrage. The general roll was to elect 50 members while the special roll had three seats reserved for Europeans to be elected as members of parliament. A total of…