Malawi’s Chakwera pledges graft clampdown in subdued inauguration

Malawi’s new President Lazarus Chakwera pledged to clamp down on corruption on Monday, as he delivered his inauguration speech in a scaled-down ceremony dampened by a surge in COVID-19 cases. Subscribe: http://smarturl.it/reuterssubscribe Reuters brings you the latest business, finance and breaking news video from around the globe. Our reputation for accuracy and impartiality is unparalleled. … Read more Malawi’s Chakwera pledges graft clampdown in subdued inauguration

Counter-Terrorism Week & other topics – Noon briefing (6 July 2020)

Noon briefing by Stéphane Dujarric, Spokesperson for the Secretary-General. – Counter-Terrorism Week – Integration Segment/ECOSOC – Syria, Nigeria – COVID-19/Dominican Republic – COVID-19/Malawi – COVID-19/Peacekeeping – DRC – CAR – UNTSO – Senior Personnel Appointment – Financial Contribution – Press Briefing Tomorrow COUNTER TERRORISM WEEK This morning, the Secretary-General spoke at the opening event for the … Read more Counter-Terrorism Week & other topics – Noon briefing (6 July 2020)

2020-06-29 22:41 EYE ON AFRICA

Nigeria saddened by the sale of ‘looted’ masterpieces in Paris. Auction house Christie’s refused to stop the sale of two sacred statues, saying that the works had been sold before. Also, Malawi’s new president’s inauguration on Sunday came after a hard fought victory. Lazarus Chakwera won a rerun of a presidential election which had originally … Read more 2020-06-29 22:41 EYE ON AFRICA

Malawi’s new president promises to serve, not rule

Malawi’s new president Lazarus Chakwera was sworn in for a five-year term, hours after unseating former leader Peter Mutharika in a re-run election. Subscribe: http://smarturl.it/reuterssubscribe Reuters brings you the latest business, finance and breaking news video from around the globe. Our reputation for accuracy and impartiality is unparalleled. Get the latest news on: http://reuters.com/ Follow … Read more Malawi’s new president promises to serve, not rule

Malawi opposition leader sworn in as president

Malawi’s opposition leader has been sworn in as president, marking a landmark result in African politics. Lazarus Chakwera won the rerun of the presidential election with just less than 59 percent of the vote. But the new leader faces many challenges. Al Jazeera’s Haru Mutasa reports. – Subscribe to our channel: http://aje.io/AJSubscribe – Follow us … Read more Malawi opposition leader sworn in as president

Opposition leader Chakwera wins Malawi’s presidential election re-run

Malawi’s opposition leader Lazarus Chakwera won this week’s presidential election re-run with 58.57 percent of the vote, the electoral commission said Saturday. Subscribe to France 24 now: http://f24.my/youtubeEN FRANCE 24 live news stream: all the latest news 24/7 http://f24.my/YTliveEN Visit our website: http://www.france24.com Subscribe to our YouTube channel: http://f24.my/youtubeEN Like us on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/FRANCE24.English Follow … Read more Opposition leader Chakwera wins Malawi’s presidential election re-run

Malawi presidential election: Lazarus Chakwera declared winner

Malawi’s opposition leader has won the rerun of the presidential election. Lazarus Chakwera got just under 59 percent of the vote. That makes him the first African opposition leader to win power in a court-ordered rerun. Al Jazeera’s Haru Matusa reports on an historic moment for African democracy. – Subscribe to our channel: http://aje.io/AJSubscribe – … Read more Malawi presidential election: Lazarus Chakwera declared winner

Malawi election: Activists closely monitor vote counting

Malawi’s opposition candidate Lazarus Chakwera has claimed victory in the rerun of last year’s presidential election. Early results have put him ahead of the incumbent, Peter Mutharika. Al Jazeera’s Haru Mutasa reports. – Subscribe to our channel: http://aje.io/AJSubscribe – Follow us on Twitter: https://twitter.com/AJEnglish – Find us on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/aljazeera – Check our website: https://www.aljazeera.com/ … Read more Malawi election: Activists closely monitor vote counting

Vote counting under way in Malawi’s presidential election rerun

People in Malawi have been voting to elect a new president in a hotly contested election rerun. The previous result was scrapped after incumbent President Peter Mutharika’s win was annulled by the courts over irregularities. Al Jazeera’s Haru Mutasa reports. – Subscribe to our channel: http://aje.io/AJSubscribe – Follow us on Twitter: https://twitter.com/AJEnglish – Find us … Read more Vote counting under way in Malawi’s presidential election rerun

Malawi votes in presidential re-run

Malawian voters have defied the coronavirus pandemic to return to the polls for the second time in just over a year after President Peter Mutharika’s re-election was annulled by the Constitutional Court. Also, prosecutors at the ICC are appealing against the decision to acquit former Ivorian president Laurent Gbagbo of crimes against humanity. Victims of the … Read more Malawi votes in presidential re-run

Malawi reruns election in test case for Africa

After Malawi’s judiciary infuriated President Peter Mutharika by overturning his narrow election win – a notable decision on a continent where many judiciaries act as a rubber stamp – voters returned to the polls. Subscribe: http://smarturl.it/reuterssubscribe Reuters brings you the latest business, finance and breaking news video from around the globe. Our reputation for accuracy … Read more Malawi reruns election in test case for Africa

South Africans voice their concern about police brutality

In tonight’s edition: Malawi braces for a landmark election re-run. Voters will return to the polls this week to chose a president after last year’s outcome which was overturned by the Constitutional court. South Africans grow increasingly frustrated with heavy handed policing in the wake of the international focus on police brutality that has followed the … Read more South Africans voice their concern about police brutality

Impact of COVID-19 on AIDS & other topics – Daily Briefing (22 June 2020)

Noon briefing by Stéphane Dujarric, Spokesperson for the Secretary-General. Highlights: – Mali statement – Malawi statement on elections – Afghanistan – COVID-19/AIDS – COVID-19/Tourism – Senior appointment – Syria – Nigeria/COVID-19 – Somalia talks Full Highlights: https://www.un.org/sg/en/content/noon-briefing-highlight?date%5Bvalue%5D%5Bdate%5D=22%20June%202020

Malawi set for landmark presidential rerun

Malawi goes to the polls on Tuesday in a landmark presidential rerun, after last year’s elections were marred by allegations of rigging. The results were overturned by the constitutional court which ordered a fresh vote. Al Jazeera’s Haru Mutasa has this update. – Subscribe to our channel: http://aje.io/AJSubscribe – Follow us on Twitter: https://twitter.com/AJEnglish – … Read more Malawi set for landmark presidential rerun

Malawi presidential election: citizens to vote in re-run after voided 2019 poll

In this edition, we look at the upcoming presidential election in Malawi. The re-run will take place on 23 June after the results of the previous election were canceled. We speak to the President of Malawi Congress Party (MCP), Lazarus Chakwera. Also, South African restaurants prepare to re-open after a strict lockdown. We show you … Read more Malawi presidential election: citizens to vote in re-run after voided 2019 poll