Mutharika Inaugurated as Malawi President

While President Peter Mutharika was making his inauguration speech at the Kamuzu Stadium in Blantyre - urging the country to unite following a divisive election - Malawi Congress Party president Lazarus Chakwera was rejecting Mutharika's election victory as fraudulent, saying he will pursue legal and constitutional means to challenge the result.

Photo: Mana

President Peter Mutharika displays the Sword of Command after being presented to him by Malawi Defence Force Commander General Griffin Spoon Phiri.

In the next five years we will build this country on the foundation we have set in the past five years, Mutharika has said during his inauguration.

Malawi Congress Party president Lazarous Chakwera.


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