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25 Nov 2019 | 08:11 PM UTC

Malawi: Protest planned in Mzuzu November 26

Professionals plan to protest the Malawi Revenue Authority in Mzuzu on November 26; heightened security presence and associated disruptions expected

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Event

Business professionals have called for another protest in Mzuzu on Tuesday, November 26, in opposition to the Malawi Revenue Authority (MRA). As of 03:15 (local time) on Tuesday, organizers have not yet announced a starting time or location. However, local authorities are planning to establish several road blocks from the Songwe border to Mzuzu, according to local sources. All shops in Mzuzu are also expected to remain closed on Tuesday.

A heightened security presence and associated transportation and business disruptions are expected near the protest site. 

Advice

Individuals in Mzuzu are advised to monitor the situation, anticipate transportation and business disruptions, and avoid all public gatherings and protests as a precaution.