Malawi: Mutharika re-elected

June 2009
New African;Jun2009, Issue 485, p48
The article reports on the re-election of President Bingu Wa Mutharika last May 19, 2009 in Africa. Despite various opponents claiming foul on his victory, Mutharika still depicted zero tolerance on corruption. It notes that Mutharika got more than 2.7 million votes ahead from his main opponent John Tembo who got 1.7 million votes only. Meanwhile, his party was guaranteed a majority share of parliamentary seats as well as the country's first female vice president.


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