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Lazarus McCarthy Chakwera

Date of Birth: 5 April 1955


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A big tent for Moi's children

Both the sinecures and concrete political benefits have arrived: the appointment of KANU's Samuel Poghisio as Senate Majority Leader; various state appointments and more ostentatiously Gideon Moi's assignment to represent President Kenyatta at new Malawi President Lazarus Chakwera's inauguration...


Lazarus rising

While former President Peter Mutharika finally packed his bags and sought solace at an official government holiday residence on Lake Malawi newly elected President Lazarus Chakwera faces the same challenges that have foxed so many of his predecessors...

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Narrow gaps

Mutharika was opposed by the Tonse Alliance with the Malawi Congress Party's Lazarus Chakwera leading the ticket and the United Transformation Movement's Saulosi Chilima standing for vice-president...


Poll chaos looms

The MCP's Lazarus Chakwera is criss-crossing the country with Chilima who left Mutharika's Democratic Progressive Party (DPP) to form his own party the United Transformation Movement (UTM) but cannot constitutionally be removed from the vice-presidency by Mutharika...


Poll in a plague year

On paper the DPP-UDF alliance looks nothing like as strong as that of Lazarus Chakwera of the Malawi Congress Party (MCP) and Saulos Chilima and his United Transformation Movement (UTM) along with seven smaller parties...


Shock ruling resets poll

The case has been in court since August after former Vice-President Saulos Chilima leader of the opposition United Transformation Movement (UTM) and Malawi Congress Party (MCP) candidate Lazarus Chakwera sought a nullification of the May results (AC Vol 60 No 17 No let-up in post-election war)...


Chaos helps Mutharika

Malawi Congress Party leader Lazarus Chakwera has filed a petition for the partial recount citing inflation of voter figures and results sheets altered with...


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...


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