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Malawi police have fired tear gas at thousands of demonstrators who took to the streets of the capital Lilongwe, in the latest wave of protests over the disputed May presidential election.
Malawi President Peter Mutharika accused the opposition which has rejected the outcome of last month's election of wanting to "overthrow the government by force".
Malawi's opposition leader Lazarus Chakwera has rejected the result of last week's presidential election, saying he had launched a court battle to have the vote annulled on the grounds of fraud.
Malawi's president Peter Mutharika, 78, is a former Washington law professor with two successive election victories to his name and a political career clouded by claims of corruption, even treason.
Malawi opposition leader Lazarus Chakwera has warned against attempts to rig the country's election, claiming he was leading as votes were slowly tallied.
Malawi's Anti-Corruption Bureau has arrested a top police commander and a businessman with ties to President Peter Mutharika over a graft scandal that has embarrassed his government ahead of polls.
Malawi's ex-president Joyce Banda, who has recently returned home after four years of self-imposed exile, has been reelected as her People's Party's leader to lead it into next year's national elections.
Malawi's anti-corruption agency says newly-returned former president Joyce Banda is still under investigation over the massive graft scandal that erupted while she was in office.
Malawi's former president Joyce Banda is set to arrive home this week after four years of self-imposed exile that saw an arrest arrant issued against her for alleged corruption, her party says.
President Robert Mugabe's former spin doctor has been accused of being a CIA spy planted to destroy the ruling Zanu-PF party from within, while Malawi reels under a vampire scare.
Thousands of people gathered in three cities in Malawi to call for the sacking of the head of the electoral commission, as protests continue over May's presidential election result.
Malawian opposition supporters have marched through the capital Lilonge and burst into government offices to protest against alleged fraud in elections last month that returned Peter Mutharika as president.
Malawi's President Peter Mutharika has urged opposition parties to accept the outcome of an election clouded by fraud allegations as he was sworn in for a second term.
Malawian President Peter Mutharika has been narrowly re-elected for a second five-year term following a hotly-contested vote, according to the country's electoral commission.
Malawi Vice President Saulos Chilima has been elected head of the United Transformation Movement party, paving way for him to challenge President Peter Mutharika in May elections.
Malawi President Peter Mutharika has reportedly sacked his deputy, Saulos Chilima, in a cabinet reshuffle, ahead of a presidential election next year.
Malawian President Peter Mutharika is facing a growing corruption scandal ahead of next year's election after a leaked report from the country's anti-graft body accused him of fraud.
Thousands of Malawians have taken part in the country’s first nationwide anti-government demonstrations since 2011, with peaceful protests held in six cities.
Deadly mob attacks on people suspected to be "vampires" have led to 140 arrests in Malawi, police have said.
Malawi President Peter Mutharika has vowed a thorough investigation after seven people were murdered by vigilantes in a vampire scare that has driven UN staffers out of the affected region.
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