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The president, the preacher and the great escape

Malawi’s new president was furious after Shepherd Bushiri’s dramatic disappearance from South Africa

Malawi court judges win global prize

Members of the small African country’s judiciary took a stand for democracy to international approval

Malawi’s new president is off to a good start

In 100 days of presidency, Lazarus Chakwera has been mostly well received despite a few glitches

Malawi’s new president defends controversial cabinet

Lazarus Chakwera’s post-election honeymoon did not last long

Lazarus Chakwera is sworn in after winning Malawi’s historic presidential election

The opposition presidential candidate won the vote by 20 percentage points, after last year’s poll was overturned because of irregularities

Opposition are favourites on eve of Malawi’s presidential election

Polls suggest widespread dissatisfaction with the administration of President Peter Mutharika

Malawi’s Supreme Court affirms nullification of presidential election

Reiterating an already historical court ruling, the president's election has once again been rebuffed

The judge who defied Malawi’s government to stop the lockdown

Standing up to abuses of power runs in Justice Kenyatta Nyirenda’s blood

Malawi’s president ordered a lockdown. The court said no

Trust in Peter Mutharika’s government is at an all time low — just when it’s needed most

Malawi Court bars South African lawyers from presidential re-election case

The electoral commission’s decision to appoint expensive foreign advocates has been widely criticised

Pressured Mutharika fires army chiefs

A statement from the presidency said popular army commander General Vincent Nundwe, alongside his deputy Clement Namangale, had been replaced

Ignoring coronavirus fears, Malawi concentrates on its own political crisis

Politicians are paying more attention to the upcoming election than to Covid-19

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