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Malawi

Malawi

Population: 18.62 mn.
GDP: $6.3 bn.
Debt: $2.16 bn.

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Poll in a plague year

The re-run of the presidential election looked certain to see Mutharika fall, but all bets are off now that political rallies are banned

The new presidential election mandated by the Constitutional Court in February was always going to be bad news for President Peter Mutharika, especially with the new requirement th...


Shock ruling resets poll

The Constitutional Court has nullified the presidential election and re-set the political landscape

The Constitutional Court has ordered a fresh presidential election, saying the Malawi Electoral Commission's (MEC) failure to follow its duties under constitutional and electoral l...


No let-up in post-election war

The opposition leaders' campaign to annul the May elections depends on getting more angry people on the streets

Three months after the highly contested and narrowly won elections, politicians, civil society and even religious leaders are divided between pro-opposition and pro-government fact...


Chaos helps Mutharika

Malawi's defeated oppositionists are taking different attitudes to May's disputed presidential polls, and that appears to be playing into newly re-elected President Peter Mutharika...


Mutharika’s narrow win

The final result had to be decided in court, so narrow was the victory margin and so mired in accusations of rigging

After a bitter, though largely policy-free, campaign in which the main candidates jockeyed for ethnically advantageous alliances while flinging accusations at each other, the High ...


Campaign plumbs the depths

The war of words between politicians is becoming more and more frenzied as polling day nears with no obvious favourite

The result of the 21 May general election is now anybody's guess, as President Peter Mutharika of the Democratic People's Party (DPP) and his main rival Lazarus Chakwera, of the Ma...


War of the running mates

Politicians and parties are in a frenzy of alliance-hunting and opportunity-seeking as the general election looms

President Peter Mutharika has snubbed his Democratic Progressive Party (DPP) political gurus and picked a political novice, Everton Chimulirenji, as his running mate for the vice-p...


Mutharika’s uphill battle

An unpopular president faces stiff challenges on all fronts as he seeks to build an election-winning alliance

President Peter Mutharika faces an uphill task to secure a second term in next May's elections as corruption scandals, a deputy-gone-rogue, and a former president and formidable op...


Rationing corruption

Critics are calling on President Peter Mutharika to resign after a leaked report by Malawi's Anti-Corruption Bureau (ACB) alleged that he benefited from millions of kwacha deposite...


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