LILONGWE Malawi's new President Lazarus Chakwera pledged to clamp down on corruption on Monday, as he delivered his inauguration speech in a scaled-down ceremony dampened by a surge in COVID-19 cases. | Video
LILONGWE 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 election. | Video
BLANTYRE Malawi's opposition leader Lazarus Chakwera on Saturday was declared the winner of a re-run presidential election, a dramatic reversal of incumbent Peter Mutharika's discredited win 13 months earlier in a process that analysts viewed as a triumph for democracy in Africa.
BLANTYRE 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 to a tally by state broadcaster MBC released on Thursday.
BLANTYRE Malawians voted on Tuesday in a re-run of a discredited presidential election seen as a test of Africa's ability to tackle ballot fraud, but the country's president said reports of violence called the integrity of the contest into question. | Video
LILONGWE Malawi's economy could shrink 3.8% this year in a worst-case scenario, Finance Minister Joseph Mwanamvekha said on Friday when announcing his budget in parliament.
BLANTYRE Malawi has become the latest country in southern African to relax laws against growing and selling cannabis, making it legal for use in the production of medicines and hemp fibres used in industry.
BLANTYRE, Feb 27 Malawi has become the latest
country in southern African to relax laws against growing and
selling cannabis, making it legal for use in the production of
medicines and hemp fibres used in industry.
BLANTYRE Malawi's presidency said on Wednesday it would appeal against a court ruling that overturned Peter Mutharika's narrow election victory, calling the order "a great miscarriage of justice".
LILONGWE Malawi's Constitutional Court on Monday annulled the May 2019 presidential vote that declared Peter Mutharika a winner and ordered a re-run after an application from opposition parties citing irregularities. | Video