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.

Chakwera: President -elect

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.

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Jamax
Jamax
7 months ago

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.

Jesta
Jesta
7 months ago

We are waiting for fertilizer apo bii muwona zawona adadi.

Quixote
Quixote
7 months ago

Suleiman, Halima, sidik, Saulos this message goes to you. If you know you know

Drogba
7 months ago

CONGRATULATIONS

Kaitano Kagalu
Kaitano Kagalu
7 months ago

Happy birthday Malawi!

Your Turn
Your Turn
7 months ago

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

Jamiton
Jamiton
7 months ago
Reply to  Your Turn

Osamangobwebweta apa unavota iwe?

Good critic Mtamba
Good critic Mtamba
7 months ago

Congratulations to Mr president elect long live malawi long live democancy

China
China
7 months ago

O Chakwera and Saulosi congrats don’t let the corrupt people like the Msungamasi destroy this unity. They are corrupt to the core

Kuunika
7 months ago

Congratulations to DR LAZ and SKC for your selfless ambitions for a better Malawi. Long live democracy.

Mangochi Kabwafu
Mangochi Kabwafu
7 months ago

Let the work of change begin.

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