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Lazarus McCarthy Chakwera

Date of Birth: 5 April 1955


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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...


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...


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