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Malawi’s new President Lazarus Chakwera. [PHOTO | COURTESY]
Malawi president strips his deputy of powers over $150 million corruption scandal

By | 5 months ago

Malawi’s President Lazarus Chakwera on Tuesday relieved his Vice President Saulos Chilima of all delegated powers after the latter was named in a co...

Malawi’s new President Lazarus Chakwera. [PHOTO | COURTESY]
Malawi national exams cancelled midway after papers leaked on social media, re-sit ordered

By | 2 years ago

President Chakwera directs the national examinations board to investigate how the papers leaked and prepare to re-administer the tests....

Malawi’s new President Lazarus Chakwera. [PHOTO | COURTESY]
New Malawi president breaks one million jobs promise, to hire a tiny fraction

By | 2 years ago

Lazarus Chakwera breaks the bad news to the Malawians who elected, says it is not possible to hire one million people as he had promised....

Malawi’s new President Lazarus Chakwera. [PHOTO | COURTESY]
Malawi’s new pres. Chakwera responds to those criticising him for appointing relatives, friends to Cabinet

By | 2 years ago

Chakwera said the test will not be who the ministers are but whether they are delivering....

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Malawi’s new President Chakwera names relatives as ministers in his Cabinet

By | 2 years ago

President Chakwera's cabinet is comprises more than 70% of people from the central region which happens to be his political stronghold....

Gideon Moi lands in Malawi to attend Lazarus Chakwera’s inauguration

By | 2 years ago

Moi is among specially-invited guests numbering 100 that will witness the festivities that have since been moved to a military barracks....

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New Malawi president cancels independence day celebrations

By | 2 years ago

Cancellation will put a dampener on the euphoria generated by the historic opposition triumph in a recent election re-run....

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Lazarus Chakwera sworn in as Malawi president

By | 2 years ago

Chakwera, a Pentecostal preacher and former theology lecturer, will first have to heal a nation that has been through many months of political turmoil...

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Malawi opposition leader Lazarus Chakwera, a pastor and lecturer, wins historic election rerun

By | 2 years ago

Malawi is the second African nation to annul a presidential election over irregularities, after Kenya in 2017....

Results from all 28 districts show that President Peter Mutharika (pictured) is lagging behind his opponent, Lazarus Chakwera. [PHOTO | FILE]
Malawi’s President refuses to concede election

By | 2 years ago

Mr Mutharika says there's no winner or loser, and has refused to concede defeat....

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