Chakwera declared winner of Malawi presidential election, defeats incumbent Mutharika
Malawi’s opposition leader Dr Lazarus Chakwera has won the fresh presidential election, Malawi Electoral Commission (MEC) chairperson Justice Chifundo Kachale announces Saturday evening.
Kachale, a judge of the High Court, declared Chakwera duly elected and is now president-elect.
He defeated incumbent Peter Mutharika with 58.57% of the vote in Tuesday’s poll, the electoral commission announced late on Saturday.
Celebrations have broken out in the capital, Lilongwe.
Chakwera of Malawi Congress Party (MCP) won the elections on his second attempt to reach the presidency, after a campaign dominated by the country’s faltering economy.
Congratulations!!!!! Let’s now bury the matchets of hatred and preach LOVE, PEACE AND DEVELOPMENT for the Malawi NATION = I like your speech Mr. President it really shows that you are a President for us ALL, May God bless you and give you a PROPEROUS AND SUCCESSFUL LIFE in your new job.
We are waiting for fertilizer apo bii muwona zawona adadi.
Suleiman, Halima, sidik, Saulos this message goes to you. If you know you know
Happy birthday Malawi!
Promises and lies! We are watching you and remember Malawians are no longer fools to be cheated. You and your team have 5 years to prove your promises otherwise……. ask Peter
Osamangobwebweta apa unavota iwe?
Congratulations to Mr president elect long live malawi long live democancy
O Chakwera and Saulosi congrats don’t let the corrupt people like the Msungamasi destroy this unity. They are corrupt to the core
Congratulations to DR LAZ and SKC for your selfless ambitions for a better Malawi. Long live democracy.
Let the work of change begin.