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Malawi vote recount could take two months

The decision to hold a manual recount of all votes cast in the May 20 election has the blessing of most as they agree the elections were not fair.

Malawians prepare to vote with Banda leading the pack

Southern Africa's first female head of state will be the one to beat as Malawians get ready to vote, most analysts predict.

Corruption scandal and rising costs can  ’make or break’ Banda

Malawi President Joyce Banda is facing the toughest political crisis of her career.

Joyce Banda sacks Cabinet after corruption scandal

Malawi President Joyce Banda has dissolved her Cabinet after officials were arrested on suspicion of stealing state funds.

Go-getter Banda wields the axe

The sudden death of former Malawi president Bingu wa Mutharika from a heart attack has seen Africa get another female president, namely Joyce Banda.

Malawi leader flown to South Africa for treatment

Malawi President Bingu wa Mutharika has been rushed to hospital after collapsing and remains in a "very serious" condition, medical sources say.

Malawi’s president refuses to budge

Malawi's President Bingu wa Mutharika has responded to calls for him to resign by saying he could rule his destitute Southern Africa state 'forever'.

IMF tells Malawi to devalue kwacha again

The International Monetary Fund has told Malawi to devalue its kwacha to address its foreign exchange shortage and stem its thriving black market.

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