Malawi Opposition Supporters Protest Against Election 'Robbery'

Malawian opposition supporters marched through the capital Lilonge and burst into government offices to protest against alleged fraud in the May 21 election that returned Peter Mutharika as president. Backers of the opposition Malawi Congress Party allege their leader Lazarus Chakwera was robbed of victory, which an official count showed he lost by just 159,000 votes.

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    Nyasa Times, 5 June 2019

    Opposition Malawi Congress Party (MCP) and UTM have welcomed the consolidation of their separate May 21 Tripartite Election petition cases in which both parties are asking the High… Read more »

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