1000’s of Malawians on Thursday staged a significant protest as they categorical anger on the re-election of President Peter Mutharika.
Many Malawians particularly opposition supporters dispute the outcomes that confirmed President Mutharika’s election victory.
Mutharika final month was sworn in a second five-year time period after profitable the controversial presidential vote.
He was declared winner of the election with a 38.57% share of the vote.
However the opposition occasion chief Lazarus Chakwera who got here second with 35.41% rejected the ultimate outcomes.
Mutharika nevertheless took his oath of workplace promising to deal with corruption.
Two opposition events, the Malawi Congress Get together (MCP) and the United Transformation Motion (UTM), are at the moment difficult the ballot lead to court docket .
They allege vote rigging and Judges are resulting from rule on the case on Friday.
However the protests throughout Malawi haven’t been that peaceable with Police and protesters clashing in three cities.
Throughout one of many protests police used teargas to disperse demonstrators who tore down billboards of President Peter Mutharika.
At one of many gatherings, Lazarus Chakwera instructed the gang that “Malawians are very angry with the manner in which the management of the election results were conducted and we want everyone involved in the injustice to resign and get out.”
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