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10/9/2020

The Malawi Women Movement has begun its protest against gender imbalance in public appointments amid heavy police presence. The women say President Lazarus Chakwera has failed to meet the 60:40 male-to-female target in a...

10/1/2020

Zimbabwean President Emmerson Mnangagwa has praised Malawi for successfully holding its latest elections without foreign observers, and questioned whether external monitors were still necessary for polls in southern Afri...

7/7/2020

Malawi's new president, Lazarus Chakwera, was inaugurated Monday in the capital, Lilongwe, following his victory in the June 23 election rerun. The inaugural ceremony was initially scheduled to accompany Independence Day...

6/29/2020

Lazarus Chakwera has been sworn in as Malawi's new president Sunday after the announcement the previous night that he had won the southern African country's rerun elections.

6/27/2020

Malawi's opposition leader Lazarus Chakwera won this week's presidential election re-run with 58.57 percent of the vote, the electoral commission said Saturday. It was a dramatic reversal of fortune for the incumbent.

6/26/2020

The opposition looks poised to win a historic presidential election in Malawi, where a court overturned the original vote last year citing widespread irregularities including the use of correction fluid on ballots. This...

6/24/2020

Polls closed across Malawi Tuesday evening after millions voted for the country’s president in a rerun of the 2019 election that was nullified by the courts because of vote tampering. Counting of ballots has begun at the...

6/23/2020

Voters in Malawi lined up before dawn for a re-run of the 2019 presidential election that the courts nullified over widespread evidence of tampering. Hundreds of voters braved the cold weather of the southern hemisphere’...

6/22/2020

Malawi goes to the polls on Tuesday in a historic presidential re-run after a court overturned last year's elections and ordered a fresh vote. Citing "grave" and "widespread" rigging, the country's constitutional court r...

6/18/2020

Hundreds of Malawian lawyers have taken to the streets of several cities to protest against interference with the judiciary, after President Peter Mutharika placed the country's chief justice on leave pending retirement...

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