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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.

Malawi court rejects Banda’s call to annul elections

Malawi's high court has issued an injunction barring President Joyce Banda from interfering in the electoral process.

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.

Malawi president sworn in for second term

Malawi's President, Bingu wa Mutharika, was sworn in for a second term on Friday after winning re-election on a platform of economic growth.

Malawi president wins poll, opposition cries foul

Malawi's President Bingu wa Mutharika won re-election on Friday, but the opposition said he rigged the vote.

Malawi president takes lead in vote count

Malawian President Bingu wa Mutharika took the lead according to official figures on Wednesday in an election seen as a test of political stability.

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