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Malawi election results delayed after injunction over alleged irregularities

May 25 2019

BLANTYRE/LILONGWE, Malawi Final results of Malawi's presidential elections will be delayed, the electoral commission (MEC) said on Saturday after the high court ordered a review of the polls following opposition allegations of tampering.

Malawians vote in tough election for president Mutharika

May 21 2019

BLANTYRE/LILONGWE, Malawi Malawians on Tuesday voted in presidential and parliamentary elections seen as a tough test for President Peter Mutharika who is running against the deputy president and a former pastor who heads the opposition. | Video

Malawi's president makes final plea for re-election in tight race

May 20 2019

BLANTYRE/LILONGWE, Malawi Malawi's President Peter Mutharika made a last-ditch bid to win re-election on Saturday as candidates for next week's hotly contested election wrapped up their campaigns at rival rallies across the country. | Video

Malawi president faces tough election against deputy, former pastor

May 16 2019

BLANTYRE, Malawi Malawi's President Peter Mutharika is in for a stern test at next week's elections, challenged by a field of candidates including his deputy - a onetime ally turned rival - and a former pastor who accuses him of corruption.

Malawi can eradicate HIV infections says U.S. doctor who discovered AIDS virus

Apr 18 2018

BLANTYRE Malawi, which has one of the highest rates of the deadly HIV/AIDS infections, is on course to eradicate the virus, Jay Levy who co-discovered the AIDS virus 35 years ago said.

Malawi seeks divine intervention as drought, pests threaten maize crop

Jan 19 2018

LILONGWE A dry spell and worsening pest infestation are threatening Malawi's staple maize crop, prompting President Peter Mutharika on Friday to call on government officials to lead prayers for rain.

Malawi hails Madonna's 'motherly spirit' at opening of new hospital

Jul 11 2017

BLANTYRE Madonna was hailed as a "symbol of a motherly spirit" by Malawi President Peter Mutharika after the American singer opened a children's hospital named after her adopted daughter Mercy James. | Video

Malawi hails Madonna's 'motherly spirit' at opening of new hospital

Jul 11 2017

BLANTYRE, Malawi Madonna was hailed as a "symbol of a motherly spirit" by Malawi President Peter Mutharika after the American singer opened a children's hospital named after her adopted daughter Mercy James. | Video

Malawi hails Madonna's "motherly spirit" at opening of new hospital

Jul 11 2017

BLANTYRE, July 11 Madonna was hailed as a "symbol of a motherly spirit" by Malawi President Peter Mutharika after the American singer opened a children's hospital named after her adopted daughter Mercy James.

Mutharika's opposition DPP wins Malawi elections: electoral commission

May 30 2014

BLANTYRE Malawi's opposition Democratic Progressive Party, led by Peter Mutharika, has won the May 20 elections, the Malawi Electoral Commission said, following disputes about the validity of the vote by President Joyce Banda.

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