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Malawi’s Chakwera sworn in as president after re-run election

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Malawi’s new president Lazarus Chakwera was sworn in for a five-year term on Sunday, hours after unseating former leader Peter Mutharika in a re-run...

Malawi’s opposition appears to win presidential election re-run

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Malawi opposition leader Lazarus Chakwera has what appears to be an unassailable lead in a presidential election re-run, with 60% of the vote, according...

Malawi re-runs election in test case for African democracy

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Malawians queued up to vote on Tuesday in a re-run of a discredited poll that has become a test case for the ability of...

ISS: Mutharika’s last stab at the judiciary before elections

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Next Tuesday’s re-run presidential election in Malawi, like that of last May, is turning out to be more of a contest between the judiciary...

Malawi presidential re-run moved forward to 23 June

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Malawi will go to the polls on 23 June, a week earlier than initially ordered by the courts, which annulled President Peter Mutharika’s narrow...

Warm hearts in a cold land

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International peacekeeping in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) is entering its third decade after years of regional conflict and two multinational wars....

Alleged migrants die in Mozambique

Sixty-four people believed to be migrants from Ethiopia were found dead in a container on a truck in Mozambique, provincial migration authorities and police...

Mutharika appeals overturn of election victory

Malawi President Peter Mutharika and the country’s electoral commission formally filed an appeal against a court ruling overturning Mutharika’s narrow election victory last year....

ISS: Malawi’s court gives electoral justice in Africa a much-needed boost

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Will this week’s Malawi Constitutional Court ruling to annul last year’s presidential election set a precedent for more bravely independent judicial rulings on other...

US Air Forces Africa helps develop Malawian Air Force

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Airmen from US Air Forces Africa conducted force development training with the Malawian Air Force earlier this year, from 13 to 17 January. “This is...

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Coronavirus shows why the SANDF needs to be adequately funded

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The deployment of the South African National Defence Force (SANDF) to help fight the COVID-19 novel coronavirus yet again demonstrates the need for a...