IS THE SUPREME COURT RULING A PYRRHIC VICTORY?

By David Phiri

Once the euphoria or the novelty of the latest courtroom intrigue subsides, it will become evident that the fresh elections will be held under highly un-conducive conditions. Commendably, the Supreme Court ruling put several issues to rest, notably the interpretation of ‘majority’ being 50+1. It also paved way for a new electoral page to be turned and, as we march inexorably towards the 02 July polls, at least six observations warrant being made.

About the Author: David Phiri

David Phiri is a legal expert based in Geneva. He can be reached via email: [email protected]

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