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In an inauguration marking the first time a sitting African president was removed by a court-ordered election do-over, Lazarus Chakwere – a theologian – was sworn in on Sunday 28 June. His inaugural address promised a government that serves rather than rules; inspires rather than infuriates; “that fights for you and not against you”. Amid public pride in Malawi about a peaceful transition, health professionals hope the new government will move to address the health emergency of Covid-19, which Chakwere did not mention in his speech.  

Dr. Dr. Lazarus Mccarthy Chakwera and Saulos Chilima taking oath as president and vice president of Malawi.

  • Dr Lazarus Chakwera of the Malawi Congress Party has defeated incumbent Peter Mutharika with 60.3 percent of the vote in the re-run presidential election ordered by the country’s … Read more »