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Chakwera has his work cut out restoring democratic rule that delivers for Malawians

The new president leads a party which was at the forefront of the country’s fight for independence from Britain and went on to rule during the 27-year dictatorship of Hastings Banda

Malawi court rejects president’s appeal

The Constitutional Court also found that less than a third of the results from the more than 5000 polling stations had been certified by the auditors by the time Ansah declared Peter Mutharika winner of the presidential race

Mutharika to appeal overturning of Malawi poll win

Mgeme Kalilani, the president's spokesperson, described the ruling as "a serious miscarriage of justice and an attack on the foundations of the country’s democracy..."

In historic decision, Malawi annuls presidential election

Top court says that electoral irregularities were ‘widespread, systematic and grave’

Malawi’s Mutharika re-elected amid vote-rigging claims

The final count of last week's vote was released after a court battle

Malawi court suspends release of vote results over ‘irregularities’

The main opposition party had on Saturday obtained an injunction from the court barring the electoral commission from releasing the results

Malawi is Southern Africa’s next big election

Malawi’s president faces stiff competition. But the politics will be different even if he doesn’t win

Malawi election annulment challenged

Malawi's electoral body says President Joyce Banda has no power to scrap elections, while her main political rival says the decision is "illegal".

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