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Lazarus McCarthy Chakwera

Date of Birth: 5 April 1955


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Campaign plumbs the depths

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 Malawi Congress Party (MCP) go into the final weeks of campaigning with all guns blazing...

Banda however has pledged support for Lazarus Chakwera's Malawi Congress Party (MCP) in exchange reports say for the promise of cabinet seats for members of her People's Party...


Fighting withdrawal

Mutharika's nemesis Vice-President Saulos Chilima may also turn out to be a casualty of Banda's move which followed intensive talks with Malawi Congress Party (MCP) leader Lazarus Chakwera (AC Vol 59 No 24 Mutharika's uphill battle)...


War of the running mates

The decision has thrown the race wide open and most pundits believe made the Malawi Congress Party's (MCP) Lazarus Chakwera favourite to win the localism and tribalism-infested race...


Mutharika’s uphill battle

Others including Lazarus Chakwera the leader of the Malawi Congress Party (MCP) accuse Mutharika of sleeping on the job and point to presidential aides and cronies who have he says amassed unexplained wealth...


Banda flies home

Some pundits believe a deal between Banda and the MCP's Lazarus Chakwera is a possibility either in the shape of an electoral pact or with Banda standing on Chakwera's ticket for the vice-presidency...


Banda’s Faustian pact

In his scramble to weaken his main challenger Lazarus Chakwera leader of the Malawi Congress Party (MCP) Mutharika is going flat out to recruit leaders of other parties opposed to his governing Democratic Progressive Party (DPP)...


Mutharika's uncertain future

In the meantime the leader of the Malawi Congress Party (MCP) Lazarus Chakwera is riding high and influential opinion polls including Afrobarometer indicate that he is on the way to unseating Mutharika if his support holds up...


Mutharika's woes look terminal

Many think his appearance a signal that he may become running mate for Mutharika in the next elections with the aim of countering the MCP's Reverend Lazarus Chakwera who is currently dominant in the Central Region...


Mutharika, the sequel

The opposition won far more: the Malawi Congress Party (MCP)'s Lazarus Chakwera won 27...


Poll ends in farce

Disregarding the constitution she tried to cancel the polls when it became clear that she was running a distant third behind her arch-rival Peter Mutharika for the Democratic Progressive Party (DPP) and Lazarus Chakwera for the Malawi Congress Party (MCP)...


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