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Woman casting her vote

Malawi opposition rally against election ‘robbery’

4 June 2019, 3:52 PM

About 3 000 Malawian opposition supporters marched through the capital Lilongwe Tuesday to protest alleged fraud in the 21 May elections that returned Peter Mutharika as president.

Malawi's President Peter Mutharika addresses guests during his inauguration ceremony in Blantyre, Malawi.

Malawi president pledges to root out corruption

1 June 2019, 6:51 AM

Speaking at his inauguration on Friday, President Peter Mutharika warned that he would not spare anyone found abusing their positions, in an apparent response to allegations of corruption that marked his first term.

Lazarus Chakwera

Malawi opposition chief files suit against vote ‘robbery’

31 May 2019, 1:58 PM

Malawi’s opposition leader Lazarus Chakwera on Friday rejected the result of last week’s presidential election, saying he had launched a court battle to have the vote annulled on the grounds of fraud.

Malawi's President Peter Mutharika speaks at the Nelson Mandela Peace Summit

Malawi’s Mutharika narrowly wins presidential race

28 May 2019, 5:31 AM

President Arthur Peter Mutharika won Malawi’s presidential election with 38.57% of votes, the electoral commission said on Monday, narrowly securing another five-year term after delays over suspected tampering.

Malawi Congress Party leader and Presidential candidate Lazarus Chakwera gets ready to cast his ballot at a polling station in Kasiya, Malawi

Main opposition warns of rigging in close Malawi vote

23 May 2019, 5:35 AM

Malawi’s opposition leader Lazarus Chakwera on Wednesday warned against attempts to rig the country’s election, claiming he was leading as votes were slowly tallied.



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