President Mutharika Sacks Malawi Army Chief

Malawi President Peter Mutharika has fired the country's army commander, Major General Andrew Lapken Namathanga, whose men have in recent months protected demonstrators protesting against fraudulent elections that returned the president to office. The move comes days after Mutharika dissolved his cabinet, his latest political move after his May re-election was annulled over irregularities.

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